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

  • Offered Salary R774 660 per annum (Total Cost Package) to R1 285 149 per annum (Total Cost Package) (Level LP- 7 to LP-8)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Justice & Protection
  • Reference DPP: Pretoria Ref No: Recruit 2022/88 DPP: Mpumalanga (STU) Ref No: Recruit 2022/89
  • Centre DPP: Pretoria DPP: Mpumalanga (STU) (X2 Posts)
  • Enquiries
    DPP: Pretoria Godfrey Ramakuela Tel No: 012 351 6808 DPP: Mpumalanga Tebogo Mashile Tel No: 013 045 0686
  • Where to submit application
    DPP: Pretoria e mail [email protected] DPP: Mpumalanga 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. Right of appearance as contemplated in section 25(2) of the NPA Act, 32 of 1998. At least five years’ post qualification legal experience. Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility. At least four years relevant work experience in advocacy and drafting. Extensive prosecutorial or litigation experience with regard to common law offences such as fraud, theft, forgery and uttering, commercial crimes and tax related matters. Proficiency in prosecuting, guiding investigations in complex or more difficult matters, including commercial matters. Drafting charge sheets, indictments and court documents, dealing with representations. Interpersonal skills. Written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work independently. Knowledge of Tax Act, Vat Act, Income Tax Act, Foreign tax, Customs and Excise Act. Knowledge and understanding of SARS functions and financial or accounting background. DUTIES: Study case dockets, make assessments thereof and decide on the institution of prosecution. Deal with any representations. Guide investigations in complex or more difficult tax matters, including commercial matters. Prepare cases for court, including the acquisition of additional evidence and draft charge sheets, indictments and court documents. Present the State’s case in court, 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. Prepare opinions and heads of argument for complex matters and argue cases in the appropriate court. Appear in court in motion application pertaining to criminal matters and general conduct prosecutions on behalf of the state. Mentor and guide investigating officers, prosecutors and stakeholders. Assist in keeping proper records, statistics and reports. Assist in high profile tax matters or matters where an increased risk element is present. Manage any portfolio assigned by the Deputy Director managing the STU. Consult on a regular basis with all the relevant stakeholders, including SARS officials. Promote partner integration, community involvement and customer satisfaction in conjunction with partners in criminal justice system.

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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