Investigators

  • Pretoria East, Gauteng, 175 Lunnon Street, Hillcrest Office Park , 0083 View on Map
  • @Public Protector South Africa posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : Jan 12, 2022 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R414,390.00 - R414,390.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R 414 390.00 per annum plus benefits
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference PPSA 11/01/2022
  • Centre Mpumalanga, Nelspruit
  • Enquiries
    Ms V Shongwe on tel (013) 752 8543 or [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    Please direct your application, stating the relevant reference number as follows: Head Office, Pretoria: For the attention of Ms V Shongwe by email to [email protected] Please quote the reference number and position applying for on the email subject line.
  • Notes
    Requirements: A degree or National Diploma in any of the following fields: Law/Auditing/Accounting/ForensicInvestigations/Criminology/Criminal Justice/Policing. Minimum three(3) years Investigation experience or experience in a related field such as Auditing and Compliance. Good understanding of legislative prescripts that give mandate to Public Protector SA. Computer literacy. Understanding of South African Public Service Administration. Knowledge and application of Case Management System (CMS) or other computer management system. Knowledge of auditing or investigation techniques. A valid driver’s license. Fluency in English and other official language relevant to the Province/Region. Skills: Knowledge of good governance. Excellent negotiation, mediation and conciliation skills(Alternative Dispute Resolution). Legal research skills. Legal interpretation. Knowledge of Case Management or similar computerised management system. Report writing skills. Project Management skills. Forensic investigation skills will be an advantage. Effective general management and administration skills in addition to above. Competencies: Ability to timeously resolve queries and finalise investigations, and make recommendations to effectively address maladministration and correct service delivery failure. Legal research and interpretation. Production of high quality reports. Must have strong ability to initiate hearings, gather information and facts. The position requires individuals who are objective, impartial and initiative. Must be able to deal with complaints, resolve, rectify, make presentations and generally act without fear, favour or prejudice. Key responsibilities and duties Conduct Investigations on complaints relating to maladministration in state organs and parastatals, abuse or unjustifiable exercise of power or other improper conduct or undue delay by persons performing a public function, and any act or omission by persons in the employ of government which may result in improper prejudice to any person. Give complainants feedback on progress made. Investigate and finalize allocated cases within the stipulated turnaround times. Apply ADR mechanisms. Monitor implementation of the remedial action of the Public Protector. Submit prescribed accurate and complete monthly and quarterly statistical reports to the supervisor. Submit closing reports/letters to the supervisor within timelines set in the investigation plan.

Job Description

Requirements: A degree or National Diploma in any of the following fields: Law/Auditing/Accounting/ForensicInvestigations/Criminology/Criminal Justice/Policing. Minimum three(3) years Investigation experience or experience in a related field such as Auditing and Compliance. Good understanding of legislative prescripts that give mandate to Public Protector SA. Computer literacy. Understanding of South African Public Service Administration. Knowledge and application of Case Management System (CMS) or other computer management system. Knowledge of auditing or investigation techniques. A valid driver’s license. Fluency in English and other official language relevant to the Province/Region. Skills: Knowledge of good governance. Excellent negotiation, mediation and conciliation skills(Alternative Dispute Resolution). Legal research skills. Legal interpretation. Knowledge of Case Management or similar computerised management system. Report writing skills. Project Management skills. Forensic investigation skills will be an advantage. Effective general management and administration skills in addition to above. Competencies: Ability to timeously resolve queries and finalise investigations, and make recommendations to effectively address maladministration and correct service delivery failure. Legal research and interpretation. Production of high quality reports. Must have strong ability to initiate hearings, gather information and facts. The position requires individuals who are objective, impartial and initiative. Must be able to deal with complaints, resolve, rectify, make presentations and generally act without fear, favour or prejudice. Key responsibilities and duties Conduct Investigations on complaints relating to maladministration in state organs and parastatals, abuse or unjustifiable exercise of power or other improper conduct or undue delay by persons performing a public function, and any act or omission by persons in the employ of government which may result in improper prejudice to any person. Give complainants feedback on progress made. Investigate and finalize allocated cases within the stipulated turnaround times. Apply ADR mechanisms. Monitor implementation of the remedial action of the Public Protector. Submit prescribed accurate and complete monthly and quarterly statistical reports to the supervisor. Submit closing reports/letters to the supervisor within timelines set in the investigation plan.

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