02 June 2023

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Senior Principal Prosecutors. Candidates must, on or before Tuesday, 20 June 2023 be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar with a minimum of 6 years’ experience as a Solicitor or Barrister. Candidates should also have an understanding of criminal law, the criminal justice system in Ireland including the role of the DPP; and of domestic, EU and international prosecution and criminal law principles.

Candidates will also be expected to display excellent communication, networking and influencing skills, strong leadership and management experience, and experience of leading, and concluding simultaneous, strategically significant projects on or ahead of time and against a workload of conflicting priorities. Shortlisting may apply. Canvassing will disqualify.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/.

For more information and to apply, please see the Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward their Application Form (new version of form uploaded 14 June 2023) to: recruitment@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Tuesday 20 June 2023.

Information about the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available here on this website.