SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE

National Prosecuting Authority
  • Post Date: Feb 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : Feb 21, 2022
  • Salary: $997,764.00 - $1,559,616.00 / Annual
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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 Constitutional & legal affairs
  • Reference REF NO: RECRUIT 2022/47
  • Centre DPP: Cape Town
  • Enquiries
    Francios Brandt Tel No: 012 487 7144
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    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. Erratum: The post of Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (Regional Head) with Recruit 2022/03; Senior State Advocate Recruit 2022/17; Recruit 2022/23 advertised in circular 2 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

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. Five years in legal practice will be an 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. Admitted advocate and/or attorney will be an added advantage. 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 and PowerPoint. Ability to act independently. Willing to travel and work extended hours. Ability to do legal research. DUTIES: Conduct prosecution of serious, complex and organised crime cases and corruption matters. Advise the police on the investigation of serious, complex and organized 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. General conduct prosecution on behalf of the state.

National Prosecuting Authority
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, VGM Building (Corner Westlake & Hartley), 123 Westlake Avenue, Weavind Park, Silverton , 0184 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Feb 21, 2022
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