DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS REF NO: RECRUIT 2024/01

Investigating Directorate
SALARY : R1 433 289 per annum (Level 14), (Total cost package)
CENTRE : Head Office: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB. For serving prosecutors seeking promotion any appropriate legal
qualification. At least ten years’ post qualification 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. Admission as an
Attorney/Advocate will be an added advantage. Good advocacy and legal
drafting skills. Knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure. Knowledge of
Labour Relations Act; Access to Information Act; Legal Administration;
Knowledge of NPA and NPS policies and procedures relevant to the job
functions; Ability to apply technical/professional knowledge and skills; Precca;
POCA; CPA51/77; Interpretation. Act 33/1957; Performance Management
Superior Court Act 10/2013 and all rules of courts specifically in the superior
courts including the Constitutional Court. Knowledge and experience in money
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laundering and complex corruption cases. Knowledge of State Capture
recommendations and offences related threats. Preferred knowledge of FATF.
People Management and Empowerment; Strategic Capability and Leadership;
Project and Programme Management; Financial Management and head
investigations. Good interpersonal, analytical, presentation and
communication skills. Valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Manage the portfolio assigned by the Director. Manage, train and guide
Advocates, Prosecutors and stakeholders in respect of all matters, including
complex / high profile matters, in the high court, the highest court of appeal and
the constitutional court. Study and manage case dockets and other documents
relating to criminal matters, make and review decisions with regard to the
institution. Draft charge sheets and Indictments. Lead investigations in
accordance of Chapter 5 of NPA Act. Prepare cases for court including the
acquisition of additional evidence and drafting charge sheets, indictments and
other court documents. Present the state’s case in court, including examination
and cross-examination of witnesses and addressing the court on conviction
and sentence. Study appeals and reviews, prepare motion applications,
prepare opinions and heads of argument and argue cases in the appropriate
court including the Constitutional Court. Appear in motion applications
pertaining to criminal matters. Ensure that the strategic objectives of the NPA
and unit are achieved. Oversee resources and align them to strategic
objectives, Development, performance management and assessment of staff
members. Deal with representations and complaints. Ensure that a high
standard of professional work is being carried out. Adhere to the highest ethical
standards and professional conduct. Promote partner integration, community
involvement and customer satisfaction in conjunction with partners in the
criminal justice system. Deal with voluminous and complex cases within a short
time frame. Deal with novel questions of law by way of opinion/review
applications appeal. Engage with and manage engagement with internal
stakeholders. Attend to mutual legal assistance and extradition matters. The
drafting of all processes and the engagement with foreign authorities.

Investigate and prosecute cases as per the mandate of the Investigating
Directorate. Provide legal oversight and guidance in investigation projects and
legal casework. Study case dockets and other documents relating to corruption
matters, criminal matters, make and review decisions with regard to the
institution of criminal proceedings. Prepare cases for court including the
acquisition of additional evidence and drafting charge sheets, indictments and
other court documents. Present the state’s case in court, including examination
and cross-examination of witnesses and addressing the court on conviction
and sentence. Study appeals and reviews, prepare opinions and heads of
argument and argue cases in the appropriate court. Appear in motion
applications pertaining to criminal matters for the Investigating Directorate.
Map out strategic planning for the division and lead staff members towards
achieving the strategic objectives. Oversee resources and align them to
strategic objectives. Ensure that a high standard of professional work is being
carried out. Promote partner integration, community involvement and customer
satisfaction in conjunction with partners in the criminal justice system.
ENQUIRIES : Maureen Dibetle Tel No: (012) 845 7727
APPLICATIONS : email Recruit202401@npa.gov.za

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