SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE REF NO: RECRUIT 2021/53 (X2 POSTS)
National Prosecutions Service
SALARY: R983 019 per annum (Level LP-9) (Total Cost Package) to R1 536 567 per annum (Total Cost Package)
CENTRE : Pretoria: Head Office
REQUIREMENTS: A recognized four-year legal qualification. At least eight years post qualification legal experience in civil and/or criminal litigation. Right of appearance under any of the applicable laws or ability to obtain the right of appearance in terms of the said laws. Admission as an advocate or attorney will be an added advantage. Good advocacy, well-developed skills in legal research, and legal drafting skills. Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal proceedings. Willing to travel. Able to work extended hours. Proficiency in prosecuting, competency in guiding investigation, drafting charge sheets, indictments, and court documents dealing with representations. Good interpersonal, analytical, presentation and communication skills, knowledge of asset forfeiture law. The ability to act independently. Strong computer skills will be required.
DUTIES: Attend to representations submitted to the NDPP and/ or DNDPP and advise her/ him by making recommendations on the outcome thereof. These representations mainly relate to all general prosecutorial decisions from all sections within the NPS business unit but also include facilitation of representation pertaining to SOCA, SCCU, and PCLU matters. Attend to requests for Presidential pardons, authorizations in terms of applicable legislation i.e centralization requests, processing of applications for appointment of outside counsel in terms of section 38 of the NPA Act as well as coordination of certain cases with IPID. Assist with Memorandums of Understanding where components of the NPS are involved e.g. FIC, SARS, SIU etc. Participation in stakeholder engagements to proactively strategies on effective and efficient management and resolution of complaints. Where necessary, liaise with the police to obtain more information and provide guidance on further investigation. Conduct legal research, draft reports, and or legal opinions and keep up to date with legal developments.
ENQUIRIES: Phuti Mahanyele Tel No: (012) 845 6945
APPLICATIONS: email Recruit202153@npa.gov.za
APPLICATIONS: All applications must be submitted to the relevant Recruitment Response E-mail as stated below.
CLOSING DATE: 22 February 2021
NOTE: For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on a Z83, 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 certified required qualifications, identity documents and other listed documents as per the advert, must be included with your application. 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 acknowledgment 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 (3) three 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 confidentiality. 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. A valid driver’s license will be a requirement where applicable. NB! Applicants Who Are Successful Must Please Note That the NPA Is Not In a Position to Pay Resettlement Costs