Position Forensic Investigation Practitioners
Location Cape Town
Employment 6 Month Contract
Closing Date 05 June 2020
Vacancy Information


The forensic investigation function is an internal function and the main purpose of this position is to assist and perform forensic investigations that have been referred to the Forensic unit for investigation.

Forensic Investigation Oversight and Strategy:
• Contribute, where required, to the development of a forensic strategy 
•Deliver forensic investigations within investigation plan
• Work across the GRC Department to strengthen the department overall and contribute to its overall
Success Forensic Investigation Operations
Adhere to the internal forensic investigation standards and methodology for when conducting forensic investigations
• Conduct forensic investigation in-line with the forensic investigation methodology
• Deliver forensic investigation reports consistent with the forensic standards
• Identify root causes of weaknesses and recommending appropriate remedial actions
• Assist with the delivery of ad-hoc management requests
• Assist with forensic administrative functions
Forensic Investigation Talent Management
• Contribute to knowledge development and maintaining professional standards
Forensic Investigations and Reporting
• Conduct forensic consultations
• Gather and keep safe forensic evidence
• Contribute to forensic investigation reports on work performed
• Provide verbal feedback on forensic investigations performed
• Provide written status updates on various forensic investigations
• Compile forensic investigation reports
Managing Stakeholders
• Work collaboratively with external and internal parties ensuring that deliverables meet the budget and quality requirements to the desired levels
• Contribute to the delivery of reports to stakeholders such as DHET, PCHET, etc>
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in either Accounting, Forensic Audit/Investigation, Internal Audit or Legal

Minimum Knowledge and Experience:
• At least 4 years proven forensic investigation experience
• Proven experience in conducting forensic investigations
• Demonstrated capability in compiling forensic investigation reports and gathering of evidence
• Knowledge of Public Financial Management Act and Treasury Regulations, Criminal and Civil Procedure Act Preferred:
• Experience in both private and government sectors
• 3 years audit or 2 years legal articles
 Skills and Competencies Required: 
•Analytical thinking and ability to probe down to level of detail
• Maintaining objectivity and professional scepticism
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Ability work on multiple projects
• Ability manage own time and milestones
• Ability to maintain a sense of resilience when faced with challenge
• Remaining technically abreast with professional development matters
• Ability to collaborate with other partners and other stakeholders such as external consultants, other organs of state and whistle-blowers