SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE

National Prosecuting Authority
  • Post Date: Mar 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : Mar 22, 2022
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R997 764 per annum (total cost package) to R1 559 616 per annum (total cost package) (Level LP-9)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference DPP: Mpumalanga (STU) Ref No: Recruit 2022/66 DPP: Bloemfontein (STU) Ref No: Recruit 2022/145
  • Centre DPP: Mpumalanga (STU) (X2 Posts) DPP: Bloemfontein (STU)
  • Enquiries
    DPP: Mpumalanga Tebogo Mashile Tel No: 013 045 0686 DPP: Bloemfontein Lemmer Ludwick Tel No: 051 410 6001
  • Where to submit application
    DPP: Mpumalanga e mail [email protected] DPP: Bloemfontein e mail [email protected]
  • 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 emailed 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. Erratum: The post of Senior Public Prosecutor Recruit 2021/48; Switchboard Operator Recruit 2022/59 advertised in circular 4 of 2022 are hereby withdrawn. 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 NB! All employees considered for appointment to the Investigating Directorate will be subject to a lifestyle audit and integrity vetting.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or any appropriate legal qualification for serving prosecutors. At least eight years post qualification legal experience. Five years’ experience in legal practice will be added advantage. 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. Extensive prosecutorial or litigation experience regarding common law offences relating to Tax evasion/avoidance, commercial crimes, fraud and related matters. Knowledge of Tax Act, Vat Act, Customs and Excise Act. Knowledge and understanding of SARS functions and financial or accounting background. General computer literacy and knowledge of programs in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. DUTIES: Study case dockets, decide on the institution of and conduct criminal proceedings. Deal with any representations. Guide investigations in complex or more difficult matters, including commercial matters. Prepare cases for court, including acquisition of additional evidence and draft charge sheets, indictments and court documents. Represent the state in all courts, lead and cross examine witnesses, address the court on inter alia, conviction and sentence. Manage court and case-flow management of cases independently. Study and deal with appeals and reviews. Assist SARS in keeping proper records of all criminal proceedings. Mentor and guide investigating officers, Prosecutors and stakeholders. Assist in high profile matters or matters where an increased risk element is present. Promote partner integration, community involvement and customer satisfaction in conjunction with partners in criminal justice system. Mentor and coach junior staff and quality check their work. Participate in the performance assessment of staff being mentored.

National Prosecuting Authority
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, VGM Building (Corner Westlake & Hartley), 123 Westlake Avenue, Weavind Park, Silverton , 0184 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Mar 22, 2022
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