Administrative Clerk


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.

National Prosecutions Services

SALARY : R176 310 per annum (Level 05), (excluding benefits)
CENTRE : DPP: Kimberley
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility. General computer literacy. Language skills and ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from different background. Good telephone etiquette and organizing skills. Good people skills. High level of reliability. Written communication skills.
Ability to conduct legal research. 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.
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 Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Draft routine correspondence and reports. Type documents for the office. Operate office equipment like fax machines and photocopiers. Make travel arrangements, make logistical arrangements for meeting and events, process travel and subsistence claims for the office, taking minutes during
meetings. Draft routine correspondence. Develop and maintain an accessible and user friendly filing system. Handle procurement of standard items such as stationery and refreshments. Liaise with relevant stakeholders with regards to all matters pertaining to administrative function. Set up schedules for meetings and events. Liaise with other offices of the NPA and Administration with regards to all matters pertaining to the administrative functions of the office. Perform any other work as will be determined by the unit head from time to time.
ENQUIRIES : Nicholas Mogongwa Tel No: 053 807 4539
APPLICATIONS : e mail: [email protected]

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

CLOSING DATE : 07 February 2022

NOTE : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 version, 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 required qualifications, identity document and other listed documents as per the advert, must be included with your application. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. 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 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 (6) six 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 as part of the verification process. A valid driver’s license will be a requirement where applicable. 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 NPA. 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. Applicants are advised that from 1 January 2021 a new application form for employment (Z83) is in use. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect (old) application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered. NB! Applicants who are successful must please note that the NPA is not in a position to pay resettlement costs.

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