SIU Is Hiring: Head Of Investigations – South Africa





ZAR1,241,660 – ZAR1,571,963/annum + Plus, Medical Aid Subsidy

Job Location– South Africa — Tshwane Metro — Pretoria

Job Type



Tuesday, March 05, 2024

Closing date

22 Mar 2024 23:59

Main purpose: To lead and oversee the delivery of provincial portfolios of projects and programmes in accordance with predetermined quality standards and project management principles, ensuring optimal business delivery and in support of the Multi-disciplinary approach (“MDA”) to all projects/assignments within the SIU.

Minimum qualification and experience: LLB or B Honours in Accounting or Forensic Accounting or equivalent (NQF 8). A formal Project Management qualification would be advantageous. Six (6) to Eight (8) years of experience in Forensic Investigations Management, of which Four (4) years is a management level. Experience in the public sector and /or forensic investigations.

Key performance areas (include but not limited to): Manage Delivery of Provincial Portfolio of Projects and Programmes. Development of the Project Management and Investigations Areas. Stakeholder Management and Business Development. Staff Management.

Technical skills: Leadership. Analytical. Research. Communication. Interpersonal. Risk management. Mentoring and coaching. Report writing. Planning and organising. Relationship management. Time management.

Required knowledge and behaviour (include but not limited to):  Thorough Knowledge of the laws, rules, and legal precedents pertaining to evidence, searching of premises, and the technical aspects of conducting interviews. In-depth knowledge of the investigation environment and forensic investigation principles. In-depth knowledge of the applicable legislation techniques. In-depth knowledge of public sector legal environment (PFMA, MFMA Treasury Regulations and other relevant Treasury Directives). In-depth knowledge of project management principles and best practices. Knowledge of corporate governance and ethics. Team player. Attention to detail. Accuracy. Deadline driven. Customer Focused. Work under pressure. Result oriented. Strategic thinker.


The appointment of candidates will be at the Unit’s sole discretion and the Unit reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The SIU is an Anti-Corruption Investigating Unit and requires applicants to make a full and frank disclosure in their application form.

Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will automatically disqualify candidates.

All candidates will be subjected to integrity screening procedures; a favourable end report is essential.

Other critical positions may be subjected to vetting procedures after appointments.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Please be advised that applications received mean that processing may take some time. Candidates who have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

POPIA disclaimer: In line with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 by applying for this position it is accepted that you have consented to your personal information being used and kept to process your application. The SIU will ensure the protection and safeguarding of personal information and all information collected will not be shared with any third parties or be used for purposes other than for the purpose it was intended.

The SIU is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.  Preference will be given to persons from designated groups in particular Africans, Coloureds, and people with disabilities in line with the SIU Employment Equity Plan.

The salary offered will be in line with SIU-approved salary scales, which may change subject to relevant approvals and annual increases.

Late applications will not be considered after the closing date

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