SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, VGM Building (Corner Westlake & Hartley), 123 Westlake Avenue, Weavind Park, Silverton , 0184 View on Map
  • National Prosecuting Authority posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 1, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R983,019.00 - R1,536,567.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R983 019 per annum (Total Cost Package) to R1 536 567 per annum (Total Cost Package) (Level LP-9)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference Ref No: Recruit 2021/480
  • Centre Port Elizabeth
  • Enquiries
    Nosiseko Mabaleka Tel No: 012 842 1465
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 version, obtainable from any Public Service department or on www.npa.gov.za which must be fully completed as per the instructions on the form, signed and dated. If the Z83 is not completed as prescribed your application will not be accepted. CVs without a Z83 will not be accepted. Handwritten Z83 must be completed in BLOCK LETTERS. Only copies of required qualifications, identity document and other listed documents as per the advert, must be included with your application. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. All applications must reach the NPA on/or before the closing date. No late applications will be accepted/processed. The NPA cannot be held responsible for server delays. Applicant’s attention is drawn to the fact that the NPA uses an Electronic Response Handling System in terms of e-mailed applications. Please DO NOT contact the NPA directly after you have e-mailed your applications to enquire if your application(s) have been received. If you have not received an acknowledgement of receipt within one week after the closing date then you can contact the NPA. The NPA reserves the right not to fill any particular position. If you do not hear from us within (6) six months from the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be subjected to a security clearance of at least confidential. Appointment to this position will be provisional, pending the issue of security clearance. Fingerprints will be taken on the day of the interview. The social media accounts of shortlisted applicants may be accessed as part of the verification process. A valid driver’s license will be a requirement where applicable. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the NPA. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency based assessments (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. A Pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants for Public Service Act positions in the NPA. NPA Act appointments are exempted from the pre-entry certificate requirement. This is a Public Service specific training programme. The name of the course is Certificate for entry into the SMS. The full details can be sourced from the link https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.. Applicants are advised that from 1 January 2021 a new application form for employment (Z83) is in use. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies. From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect (old) application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered. NB! Applicants who are successful must please note that the NPA is not in a position to pay resettlement costs. ERRATUM: Kindly note that the post Assistant Director: Operational Planning and Support with Ref No: Recruit 2021/364; State Advocate (Case Manager) Libode with Ref No: Recruit 2021/329, Lusikisiki with Ref No: Recruit 2021/436, Bethelehem R with Ref No: Recruit 2021/330, Taung with Ref No: Recruit 2021/337, De Aar with Ref No: Recruit 2021/334, Kuruman with Ref No: Recruit 2021/336, Springbok with Ref No: Recruit 2021/335, Groblersdal with Ref No: Recruit 2021/332, Musina with Ref No: Recruit 2021/326, Nkhensani with Ref No: Recruit 2021/328; Ermelo with Ref No: Recruit 2021/333, Senior Financial Investigator with Ref No: Recruit 2021/301; State Advocate Recruit with Ref No: 2021/316; with Ref

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB or any appropriate legal qualification for serving prosecutors. At least eight years post qualification legal experience in civil and/or criminal litigation. Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility. Right of appearance as contemplated in section 25(2) of the NPA Act, 32 of 1998. Good advocacy, well-developed skills in legal research and legal drafting skills. Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure. Proficiency in prosecution, competency in guiding investigations, drafting charge sheets, indictments and court documents and dealing with representations. Good interpersonal, analytical, presentation and communication skills. Knowledge of asset forfeiture law. The ability to act independently. Strong computer skills will be required. DUTIES : Conduct prosecution of serious, complex and organised commercial crime cases and corruption matters. Advise the police on the investigation of serious, complex and organised commercial crime cases and corruption matters. Conduct legal research and keep-up to date with legal developments. Draft charge sheets and other court documents and represent the State in all courts. Present cases in court, lead witnesses, cross examine and address the court on conviction and sentence. Appear in motion proceedings and also do appeals and reviews. Generally conduct prosecution on behalf of the State

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