Dept of Public Works: Senior Forensic Investigator - 2 Positions - Jobs in South Africa

Dept of Public Works: Senior Forensic Investigator – 2 Positions

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10 Jun, 2014

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SALARY : R227 802 per annum
CENTRE : Head Office (Pretoria)
REQUIREMENTS : A three-year tertiary qualification in Auditing, Accounting and/or Law, Relevant
years of experience, A Certificate in Forensic and Investigative Auditing will serve
as an advantage. Knowledge: Applicable legal framework and legislation,
Departmental business system and processes, Disciplinary code procedures,
Understanding of ethical values and behaviour, Good governance, Best practices
in the prevention and combating of corruption and unprofessional conduct, Fraud
examinations. Skills: Computer literacy, Effective (verbal and written)
communication, Planning and organisational, Relationship management,
Programme and project management, Interpersonal and diplomacy, Analytical
thinking, Problem solving, Decision making, Motivational, Negotiation, Conflict
management, Presentation skills. Personal Attributes: Tenacity, Dedication,

Honesty, Exceptional level of integrity, Innovation, Adaptability, Creative skills,

Solution orientated – ability to design ideas without direction, Ability to work under
stressful situations, Ability to communicate at all levels, People orientated, Hardworking,
Highly motivated, Willingness to work irregular and long hours,
Expected to work overtime, Must be prepared to disclose their financial interests,
Security clearance.


DUTIES : Effective implementation of forensic operations and projects, Actively conduct
forensic investigation projects that are scoped and planned, Gather
comprehensive and complete evidence of alleged serious mismanagement of
resources or unprofessional conduct, Develop an understanding of the
procedures and systems of our Clients, Gather factual evidence under instruction
to support allegations/suspicions, Gather, capture and sort information with
accuracy and efficiency, The effective drafting of finding reports on investigations
completed and administrative support, Develop investigation findings and provide
draft investigation reports, Provide inputs and a summary of findings to prepare
forensic investigation reports containing significant substantiated findings
Perform reconciliation of accounting information as per requirements of
assignments, Trace flow of transactions through records as per requirements of
assignments, Compile, organise, reference and complete audit files, Work
effectively within time frames and budget requirements of projects, Conduct
research for obtaining required updated technical information, Interact with
clients in a professional manner.

ENQUIRIES : Mr L.M. Mahloko, tel. (012) 406 1060.


APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X65, Pretoria
0001 or Central Government Offices Building, Corner of Vermeulen (Madiba) and
Bosman Streets, Pretoria.


CLOSING DATE : 13 June 2014

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed Form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV,
recently certified copies of qualifications and an Identification Document.
Applications not complying with the above will be disqualified. Should you not
have heard from us within the next months, please regard your application as
unsuccessful. Note: It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that foreign
and other qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Recognition of prior learning will
only be considered on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note that
appointment will be subject to verification of qualifications and a security
clearance. Faxed, e-mailed or late applications will NOT be accepted. Please
forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to the address
below, People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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