Vacancy – Director of Public Prosecutions – St. Kitts and Nevis

The Human Resource Management Department (HRMD) on behalf of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs, wishes to invite persons to apply for the position of Director of Public Prosecution on a full-time basis on contract for a period of two (2) years.

The candidate must possess at least the Bachelors of Law degree and the Legal Education Certificate from one of the regional Law Schools.

He/she must be a Barrister-at-Law with no less than ten (10) years and call at the bar in a Commonwealth jurisdiction; have extensive experience in criminal prosecutions and knowledge of legal principles, practices and proceedings; have strong leadership and management competencies; have excellent advocacy skills and be able to interpret legislation, rules, regulations, agreements and draft legal documents including indictments and pleadings; and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Applications should be submitted to:

Permanent Secretary
Justice, Legal Affairs and Communications
Government Headquarters
Church Street
St. Kitts

The deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday, May 13, 2016.

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