Jul 31, 2020

Assistant Director: Labour Relations

  • National Prosecuting Authority
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 18/29 :  (Re-Advert) HRM & D (Labour Relations)
CENTRE : Cape Town - Recruit 2020/202
Durban - Recruit 2020/203

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate B Degree (NQF 7) in Law. LLB will be an added advantage. Minimum three years’ experience in Labour Relations. Knowledge of the employment relations legislative and regulatory framework. Experience in appearing in conciliations, mediations and
arbitration proceedings. Knowledge and experience in the handling of complaints,
disciplinary hearings and grievances. Dispute resolution skills. Valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Represent the NPA in disciplinary hearings, conciliations, mediations and arbitration
proceedings. Facilitate NPA representations and provide support to the counsel
representing the NPA in external disputes. Facilitate the resolution of grievances and
conduct necessary investigations for such resolutions. Facilitate disciplinary proceedings
and conduct necessary investigations. Proactively implement mechanisms that minimize
disputes and create sound employment relations. Participate in collective bargaining and
facilitate the implementation of collective agreements. Prepare the necessary documents
and provide opinions on the management and resolution of labour matters. Ensure
compliance with grievances and disciplinary policies. Research and advice the NPA on
the relevant legislative framework.

APPLICATIONS : Cape Town e mail
Durban e mail


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.

NOTE : For your application to be accepted: Applications must be submitted on a Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department 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 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 (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.

A valid driver’s license will be a requirement where applicable.

(Attach proof of drivers license).

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 Regional Court Prosecutor with Ref No: Recruit 2020/88 and Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions with Ref No: Recruit 2020/77 with closing date 30 March 2020 advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 37 dated 13 March 2020 has been withdrawn.


R470 040. per annum (Level 10) (excluding benefits)

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