LOCATION: Division: Forensic Services (Pretoria)

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LOCATION: Division: Forensic Services (Pretoria)

REFERENCES: 16/02/2755 (1 post)

Generic Requirements:

Appointment requirements

Have at least a Degree or Diploma (minimum of NQF 6) in Police Management, Police

Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, BSc Degree, Economic and Management Sciences,

Public Administration and Management, Quality Management, Psychology (in one of the

following acknowledged categories: Clinical, Industrial or Counselling) or other relevant

field of study;

An applicable post graduate qualification in the above related fields, relevant training and

development in Executive Leadership Programmes, Project Management and Forensic

experience may be an added advantage;

Have relevant training and development in the field of the post;

Have a minimum of three years’ appropriate managerial experience in the field of the post;

Be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;

Have a valid motor vehicle drivers licence; and

Be subjected to a security clearance of Secret.

Additional Competencies

The post requires skills in: strategic capability and leadership, financial

management; programme and project management; planning and prioritising of

work on a national scale, knowledge management, service delivery innovation,

problem solving and analysis, people management and empowerment, client

orientation and customer focus, communication, managing of conflict and the

building of a successful team. The candidate must also be computer literate

(Microsoft Word/Power Point/Excel).

Core Functions

Manage and co-ordinate the provision of advice and assistance to investigators

dealing with Psychologically Motivated Crimes (PMC),

Manage and co-ordinate the liaising with experts in related fields for investigative


Coordinate and disseminate forensic leads to initiate investigation of

Psychologically motivated crime,

Manage and coordinate the provision of forensic psychology input to support the

investigation of investigators dealing with Psychologically Motivated Crimes (PMC),

Manage and coordinate the provision of forensic psychological evidence and

courtroom assistance,

Manage the research projects related to the field of expertise,

Render effective training relating to psychologically motivated crimes to capacitate

the investigators and role players within criminal justice system,

Manage and utilise all resources allocated to the immediate post environment in

accordance with relevant directives and legislation.

 Application forms will be available from SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis

Building, Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2 nd floor, room

T208. Application forms will also be available at the Provincial Offices,

Human Resource Management. The application form that must be used is

circulated together with the advertisement and it may be requested via e-mail




MolomoL@saps.gov.za, SeniorAppointmentsHQ5@saps.gov.za.

 Application forms may be delivered by hand to the SAPS Head Office,

Subsection: Senior Management Appointments:

Wachthuis Building,

Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2 nd floor, room T208

(between 07:30 and 16:00), or may be posted to:

The South African Police Service

Subsection: Senior Management Appointments

Private Bag X 986


 The onus is on the candidate to obtain a reference number as proof of registration

of the application. It is furthermore the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that

the application has been received at the Subsection: Senior Management

Appointments, Head Office on or before the closing date of the advertisement.

 Enquiries can be directed to ANY of the personnel at Senior Management

Appointments: Head Office including: Lieutenant Colonel Hudson, Lieutenant

Colonel Naicker, Lieutenant Van Rensburg or Lieutenant Sibyia at telephone

number: 012-393-1427/4463/1078/1963/4320.


The closing date for applications is 7 March 2016 at 16:00.

Only the official application form as mentioned in paragraph 4 supra will be

accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to.

Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application. Each page, of

the application form, must be signed by the applicant.

The post particulars and number of the post must be correctly specified on

the application form.

A separate original application form and CV must be submitted. Copies

will not be accepted.

The CV must contain full particulars of:

 all boards on which an applicant serves;

 current employment and other business interests;

 career promotions, appointments, career developments, career


 current studies and qualifications;

an applicant must also attach certified copies of the following:

 ID document;

 Valid motor vehicle driver’s license;

 all educational qualifications obtained;

 academic records/statement of results; and

 service certificates of previous employers stating the post



Applications must be received timeously. Late applications will not be

accepted or considered.

Successful candidates for appointment, will be vetted in terms of the

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act,

2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005).

A candidate, whose particulars appear in either the National Register for

Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be

disqualified from appointment to that post.

Appointments will be made in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of


Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.

Shortlisted candidates will have to submit a set of fingerprints to the

secretary of the selection committee.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an assessment centre

process, in compliance with DPSA directives, which will be used to test the

relevant technical elements of the job and the generic managerial

competencies, the logistics of which will be communicated by the


The successful candidate will have to conclude a contract of employment,

enter into a performance agreement and disclose all financial interests in

terms of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2008,

as amended.

An appointee will need to complete a QVA2 form, to which all academic

qualifications must be attached, for verification.

 Through the filling of the above-mentioned posts, an applicant whose appointment

will promote representivity may receive preference.

 The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the

advertisement thereof.

 Although the posts are advertised, the National Commissioner may withdraw a post

from the advertisement, re-advertise the post or fill the post by transferring a

person at the same level where this is deemed to be in the interest of service


 In accordance with SO (F) 41 (5) (k) & (l), expenses with regard to travel and

accommodation of candidates may be paid by the South African Police Service.

 The appointment of the successful applicant will come into effect on the first day of

the month following the date on which the National Commissioner approved the


 The contents of this circular must be brought to the attention of all personnel.

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