NATIONAL PROSECUTING AUTHORITY – POST 10/67 : PERSONAL ASSISTANT (REQUIREMENTS : At least Grade 12 or equivalent qualification)


The NPA is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities will be given preference and are encouraged to apply. In the filling of vacancies, the objectives of Section 195(1)(i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996, and in particular the Employment Equity Act,1998 (Act 55 of 1998) and the NPA Employment Equity Strategy 2016, will take highest preference in selection of suitable candidates.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be submitted to the relevant Recruitment Response E-mail as stated below.

CLOSING DATE : 30 March 2020

NOTE : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on a Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department or on 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 document 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 emailed 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 (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 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. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency based assessments (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. 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. ERRATUM: Kindly note that the post of Administrative Clerk with Ref No: Recruit 2020/46 with closing date of 09 March 2020 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 07 dated 21 February 2020 has been withdrawn.


POST 10/67 : PERSONAL ASSISTANT REF NO: RECRUIT 2020/103 National Prosecutions Service

SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07) (Excluding Benefits)

CENTRE : DDPP: Thohoyandou

REQUIREMENTS : At least Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Minimum two years secretarial experience and or related administrative experience. General computer literacy. Language skills and ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from different background. Good telephone etiquette and above average planning and organizing skills. Good people skills. High level of reliability. Written communication skills. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Ability to identify and handle confidential matters, and to keep confidential matters as such. Good grooming, presentation and professionalism. Knowledge of the relevant legislations, policies, prescripts and procedures applicable in the public sector. A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : Provide secretarial, administration support and personal assistant service to the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Receiving and screening telephone calls and refers the calls to the correct role players if not meant for the office. Type documents for and provides a clerical support service to the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Operates office equipment like fax machines and photocopiers. Make travel arrangements; make logistical arrangements for meeting and events, process travel and subsistence claims for the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, taking minutes during meetings, draft routine correspondence, develop and maintain an accessible and user-friendly filing system in the office of the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Handle procurement of standard items such as stationery for the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Liaise with other offices of the NPA and external stakeholders and partners with regard to all matters pertaining to the administrative functions of the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

ENQUIRIES : Thuba Thubakgale Tel No: (015) 0285