Component Head: Priority Crime

Component Head: Priority Crime Specialised Investigation (Major General)
LOCATION: Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Head Office, Pretoria
LEVEL OF REMUNERATION: Band B (SMS) = An all-inclusive flexible remuneration
package of R 1 395 885 per annum is applicable to the post

Generic Requirements:

Applicants must be fluent in at least 2 official languages, of which one must be English;
Must be a South African citizen;
Applicants must have a valid motor vehicle drivers’ licence;
Excellent communication (verbal and written), monitoring and conflict resolution skills;
Applicants must have specific working knowledge of the Directorate for Priority Crime
Investigation (DPCI) mandate and functions (SAPS Act, Act No. 68 of 1995 as amended);
An applicable higher qualification/post graduate qualification related to the post. Relevant
training and development in an Executive Development Programme, Leadership and
Management Training, and/or Programme and Project Management may be an added
The successful candidate will be required to obtain a security clearance to the level of Top
Secret before approval of appointment (if not already in possession of such a valid security

Additional Requirements: Component Head: Priority Crime

Applicants must: Component Head: Priority Crime Specialised
Have a three (3) year Diploma or Degree (accredited by SAQA on NQF level 6 or higher).
Preference may be given to applicants who are in possession of a qualification in Accounting
Sciences, BCompt, Policing or other related fields of study;
Have a minimum of three (3) years’ appropriate managerial experience in the field of the
An in-depth understanding of management, financial, and leadership principles.
An in-depth understanding of the application of the investigation methodologies within the
PCSI environment and the applicable legislative frameworks may be an advantage.

Core Functions:

Directly accountable to the Divisional Commissioner: National Priority Offences –
Operations (NPOO);
Develop effective and efficient strategies, processes and policies for the component;
Evaluate and enhance current operational systems to address the operational framework of
the component focusing on financial investigation, asset forfeiture investigation and
cybercrime investigation;
Monitor performance against operational goals and develop reporting processes to analyse
Conduct performance reviews to ensure performance standards are accomplished;
Ensure effective execution of operational responsibilities to maintain a high impact on the
key performance areas of the component; Determine the operational skills requirements and training development for the component
(national and international level);
Delegating responsibilities to ensure proper performance;
Establish and maintain stakeholder’s relationship on national and international level;
Formulate, maintain, monitor, evaluate and comply with national policy including standards
within the time framework of policies set by the National Head: DPCI;
Resolving conflicts or complaints against and by employees;
Generating reports and presenting information to Divisional Commissioner: NPOO, DPCI
management and other stakeholders;
Establish and maintain working relationship with internal and external role players;
Comply with DPCI policies and standards relating to the environment (including international
agreements); Represent the Divisional Commissioner: NPOO at various forums as directed;
Ensure compliance with information security standards as prescribed by Minimum
Information Security Standards and relevant legislation;
Manage and utilise all resources (human, physical and financial) allocated to the immediate
post environment in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.
Application form specifically developed and circulated with this advertisement
(containing the closing date for applications in Red on page 1) must be utilised.
Application form will also be available at the DPCI Provincial Office, Human Resource
Management as well as on the SAPS Website: The use of any
other application form may result in the rejection of the application.

Information Preparation exercise programme for applicants physical fitness assessments

Aplication Form (DPCI)

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