SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE

National Prosecuting Authority

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 East London (Mthatha) Ref No: Recruit 2022/83 Bloemfontein Ref No: Recruit 2022/84
  • Centre East London (Mthatha) Bloemfontein
  • Enquiries
    Lindie Swanepoel Tel No: 012 845 6638
  • Where to submit application
    East London (Mthatha) e mail [email protected] Bloemfontein e mail [email protected]
  • Notes
    Asset Forfeiture Unit. 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 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 and legal drafting skills. Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure. Knowledge of asset forfeiture law will be an added advantage. Strong computer skills and knowledge of programs in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Ability to act independently. Willing to travel and work extended hours. Ability to do legal research. Valid driver’s license. DUTIES: Litigation and supervising litigation. Civil litigation regarding all aspects of the freezing and forfeiture/ confiscation of property/ assets derived from criminal activity. Drafting applications and preparing heads of argument and presenting cases in court. Supervise, train and develop junior legal and investigative staff. Train AFU staff in the use of asset forfeiture procedures. Legal research and keep up to date with legal developments. Assist with general management of the unit, including developing the systems, receiving and analyzing reports and making recommendations to the unit.

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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