NPA Careers – DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the portfolio assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Manage, train and guide Advocates, Prosecutors and stakeholders in respect of all matters, including POCA related matters, racketeering applications, complex/high profile matters, in the high court, the high court, the highest court of appeal and the constitutional court.
  • Investigate and prosecute cases and manage all racketeering applications authorisations to the office of the NDPP.
  • Provide legal oversight and guidance in investigation projects and legal casework.
  • Appear in motion applications pertaining to criminal matters.
  • Map out strategic planning for the division and lead staff members towards achieving the strategic objectives.
  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • Admission as an Attorney/Advocate will be an added advantage.
  • Good advocacy and legal drafting skills.
  • Knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure.
  • Thorough understanding of OC offences and related legislations.
  • Right of appearance as contemplated in section 25(2) of the NPA Act, 32 of 1998.
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, presentation and communication skills. Computer skills. Valid drivers license.
  • An LLB or any appropriate legal qualification for serving prosecutors.
  • 85 Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility.

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least ten years’ post qualification experience in civil and/or criminal litigation.
  • Experience or knowledge in POCA legislation will be an added advantage and racketeering applications.

Job Details:

Company: NPA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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