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Full Time National Prosecuting Authority in National Government
  • Post Date: May 4, 2022
  • Apply Before : May 17, 2022
  • Salary: R774,660.00 - R1,285,149.00 / Annual
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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 Constitutional & legal affairs
  • Reference REF NO: RECRUIT 2022/171
  • Centre CPP: Wynberg
  • Enquiries
    Francios Brandt Tel No: 021 487 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. 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: The post of Driver Messenger Recruit 2022/60 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 04 of 04 February 2022; Regional Head Recruit 2022/106; Senior State Advocate Recruit 2022/144 Regional Communication Officer Recruit 2022/156 and Senior Public Prosecutor (Community Prosecution) Recruit 2022/76 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 08 of 04 March 2022 are hereby withdrawn.

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 in the prosecution of Sexual Offences; Criminal Procedure, Civil litigation and management of Gender based violence matters. Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility. High level of proficiency in prosecuting and presenting/ arguing cases in court. Experience in guiding investigations and giving instructions in law and statutory offences. DUTIES: To institute and conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the State, to perform any act incidental thereto and to carry out the duties and functions assigned to the prosecution under any Act and/ or the Policy Manual and / or any directives, inter alia, study case dockets, decide on the institution of and conduct criminal proceedings, including proceedings of an advanced or complex nature in the dedicated sexual offences courts. Prepare cases for court, guide investigations, and consult with witnesses, draft charge sheets and other court documents, including documents that are more complex in nature. Present the State’s case in court. Present evidence, cross-examine and address the court on, inter alia, conviction and sentence. To ensure criminal and civil litigation in compliance with requirements legally imposed upon the State regarding aspects of criminal and civil activities relevant to the mandate of the National Prosecuting Authority on the management of gender?based violence and all matters incidental there to. To track, monitor and facilitate cases through the Criminal Justice System, manage the court rolls at dedicated sexual offences courts. Securing the attendance of witnesses, investigating officer’s and accused in custody at court. Ensuring a reduction of turnaround time in the finalization of cases in line with the mandate of NPA. Assist to improve functional relationships with stakeholders. Constant follow up with the relevant stakeholders. Assist to improve the conviction rate. Supervise, train and develop relevant role-players where required. Submit monthly reports (including statistics) regarding performance management.

National Prosecuting Authority
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, VGM Building (Corner Westlake & Hartley), 123 Westlake Avenue, Weavind Park, Silverton , 0184 View on Map
  • Apply Before : May 17, 2022
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