Are you a statistician with a knack for data analysis and a passion for making a difference in the judicial system? The Office of the Chief Justice invites applications for a dedicated and skilled Statistical Officer to join their team at the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court in Bhisho.

This role is crucial for managing and administering data collection on court processes, ensuring the integrity and accuracy of court statistics. If you possess a degree in Statistics or a related field, have experience in statistical data collection, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply.

Statistical Officer Vacancy Details

Position: Statistical Officer
Reference Number: 2024/14/OCJ
Salary Range: R359,517 – R420,402 per annum (Level 08)
Contract Type: The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
Location: Eastern Cape Division of the High Court (Bhisho)


  • Educational Qualification: Must have an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Statistics or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience: 2-3 years of experience in a statistical/data collection environment is required.
  • Licenses: A valid driver’s licence is necessary.
  • Skills and Competencies:
    • Knowledge of relevant policies and strategies related to statistics.
    • Proficiency in statistical analysis and reporting.
    • Strong analytical and communication skills.
    • Problem-solving and motivational abilities.
    • Presentation and facilitation skills.
    • Computer literacy, particularly in MS Office.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, maintaining professionalism at all times.
    • Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
    • Self-motivated with patience and self-control.


  • Manage and administer data collection on court processes, ensuring accuracy and reliability.
  • Identify data requirements and collate data using uniform tools as requested.
  • Maintain databases and input data into reporting tools, liaising with information sources as necessary.
  • Identify training needs and conduct information sessions and training.
  • Perform follow-up activities to verify and clean data before processing.
  • Analyze and report on the court’s monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant codes and legislation when handling files.
  • Prepare and present cases for audit purposes and manage the staff component related to these functions.

How to apply:

To Apply: Eastern Cape (Bisho, Makhanda, Gqeberha, East London), quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Provincial Head, Office of the Chief Justice, Postal Address: Private Bag X13012, Cambridge 5206, East London. Applications can also be hand delivered to 59 Western Avenue, Sanlam Park Building, 2nd Floor, Vincent 5242, East London.

Application form: Download Z83 Form


  • Technical Related Enquiries: Mr. S. Gani, Tel No: (046) 603 5009
  • HR Related Enquiries: Mr. S Mponzo, Tel No: (043) 726 5217

This is your chance to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of our courts, supporting the delivery of justice in South Africa.

The Statistical Officer position helps contribute to the critical data analysis and court statistics management at the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court in Bhisho. This is an opportunity to apply your expertise in statistics to support the delivery of justice. Don’t miss out on this chance to make a meaningful impact in the judicial system. Apply now and be part of our dedicated team at the Office of the Chief Justice.