SPECIAL INVESTIGATING UNIT (SIU)
The SIU is an independent statutory body established by proclamation R.118 of 31 July 2001, issued in terms of the Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act no. 74 of 1996 as amended (“the SIU act”). The purpose of the SIU is to investigate serious malpractices, maladministration and corruption in connection with the administration of state institutions, state assets and public money as well as any conduct, which may seriously harm the interest of the public. Furthermore, the purpose of the SIU is to institute and conduct civil proceedings in any court of law or a special tribunal in its own name or on behalf of state institutions.
SIU is in search of a new performance-driven and dynamic individual who will drive the implementation of the new strategy that will position the SIU as a leading Anti-Corruption Agency in South Africa, underpinned by a performance-driven culture.
Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for a 3 years Fixed Term Contract Positions:
CHIEF CYBER FORENSIC INVESTIGATORS X2
(REF NO. SIU20/08/006C)
Main purpose: To deliver on projects through the provision of expert cyber forensic investigation services during national, provincial and strategic investigations into maladministration and corruption within State institutions, in support of the Multi-disciplinary approach (“MDA”) to all projects / assignments across the organisation. Provide mentorship and coaching to Senior Cyber Forensic Investigators and Cyber Forensic Investigators to transfer skills and specialised knowledge.
Technical skills: Leadership. Problem solving. Analytical. Communication. Intermediate programming. Advanced proficiency in imaging, examining, and analysing digital media. Advanced proficiency in the use of core digital forensic hardware and software. The ability to testify as an expert witness. Coaching and mentoring. Facilitation. Advanced technical and academic research skills (and the development of new technical materials or methodologies)
Risk management. Team player. Attention to detail. Accuracy. Deadline driven. Customer focused. Work under pressure. Results oriented. Strategic thinker.
Required knowledge (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 current Electronic Communication and Transactions Act (ECT Act) and Regulation of Interception of Communications Act (RICA Act) legislation. Sound knowledge of relevant international legal conventions and instruments. Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite. Knowledge of corporate governance and ethics. In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, and thorough knowledge of Mac operating systems, as well as mobile devices and cellular communications. Expert understanding of digital forensic processes, including acquisition, examination, analysis, and reporting. Knowledge of project management principles, methodology and practice.
Applications for this position can be forwarded to email@example.com or Fax to Email 086 451 0093
Closing Date: 25 September 2020
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 encourages electronic applications (email or fax). Please seek the assistance from the provided contact person to assist you in your application, should you not have access to electronic means.
All applicants must complete the SIU Application form. Application Form can be downloaded from https://www.siu.org.za or visit SIU’s file share on https://siushare.siu.org.za (Click on Enter as Guest).
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 documentations will automatically disqualify candidates.
All candidates (internally or externally) may be subjected to integrity and vetting procedures and a favourable end report is essential for this position
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Please be advised that applications received means 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.
The SIU is committed to equality, employment equity and diversity. Preference will be given to persons from designated group in line with SIU Employment Equity requirements.
The salary offered will be in line with SIU approved salary document which may change subject to relevant approvals and annual increases.
Late applications will not be considered after the closing date.