POST 01/12 : STATE ADVOCATE REF NO: RECRUIT 2021/42 (X4 POSTS)

National Prosecutions Service

SALARY : R763 212 – R1 266 156 per annum (LP-7 to LP-8) (Total Cost Package)

CENTRE : DPP: Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS : A recognized four-year legal qualification. At least five years’ post qualification legal experience. Right of appearance under any of the applicable laws or ability to obtain the right of appearance in terms of the said laws. Well-developed skills in legal research and legal drafting. Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure. Proficiency in prosecuting, guiding investigations, drafting charge sheets, including indictments and court documents, dealing with representations. General computer literacy and knowledge of programs in MS Word; Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Ability to act independently without supervision and manage court and case flow management independently.

DUTIES : Study case dockets, make assessments thereof and decide on the institution prosecution. Draft charge sheets and other court documents. Prepare cases for court, including the acquisition of additional evidence. Present the State’s case in court, lead and cross examine witnesses, address the court on, inter alia, conviction and sentence. Attend to representations, prepare opinions and heads of arguments and argue cases in the appropriate court. Appear in court in motion application pertaining to criminal matters and in general conduct prosecution on behalf of the state. Perform all duties related thereto in accordance with the code of conduct policy and directives of the NPA. Promote partner integration, community involvement and customer satisfaction in conjunction with partners in the criminal justice.

ENQUIRIES : Angelene Jansen Tel No: (021) 487 7123
APPLICATIONS : e-mail Recruit202142@npa.gov.za

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