Senior Crown Counsel

Job Summary

Department: Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

Salary: $0- $0

Grade: R0 - R0

Allowances: Housing allowance, Travel Allowance

Deadline Date: Wednesday October 4, 2017

Days Left: 10

About the Job

The Government of Montserrat is seeking to recruit a Senior Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP).  The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution falls within the remit of the Governor, as Head of the Public Service. The Officer will be deputed to provide additional support to the Director of Public Prosecutions.  Prosecuting Counsel are expected to do far more than provide representation in court; they are in fact required to deliver advice on a wide range of matters separate and apart from investigations, as well as participate in the ODPP’s delivery of training to the Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS) and other agencies.      

 

CANDIDATES QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE’ PROFILE

 

The Candidate must:

 

  • be a Barrister or Solicitor of no less than 5 years practice experience in the prosecution of Criminal offences.

 

  • have a working knowledge of the Proceeds of Crime Act with a minimum of two (2) years experience,

 

  • possess at minimum an LLB or its equivalent and should be entitled to practise in any Commonwealth Jurisdiction.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT

 

The terms and conditions applicable for this appointment, include:

 

  • a contractual appointment for a period of two (2) years;

     

  • an attractive remuneration package, consisting of housing allowance, transport allowance and return airfare.  Salary is negotiable, subject to skills, knowledge and experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Detailed Terms of Reference for Senior Crown Counsel (ODPP) can be obtained from the attached link at  http://psru.gov.ms/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/ToR-Senior-Crown-Counsel-ODPP.pdf or by telephoning (+664) 491 2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491 6234. 

 

To apply, send your covering letter with the completed application form, along with curriculum vitae, evidence of qualifications and experience and the names of at least two referees by mail to the Human Resources Management Unit, Office of the Deputy Governor, Brades, Montserrat or by email to jobs@gov.ms on or before Wednesday October 04, 2017

 

NB:  Separate terms and conditions apply to those posts recruited under the Technical Co-operation fund protocol.

 

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