Join us and become a corruption fighter

The Corruption Watch team is small, but dedicated. Our people are excited about the work they do, and proud that they’re helping to take South Africa forward. Our task is often challenging, but always rewarding. If you’re looking for an inspirational environment and work that truly makes a difference, contact us.

We have the following vacancy:

Junior Attorney, Johannesburg
Corruption Watch
Closing date: Wednesday 31st May 2017

Key performance areas include:

  • Drafting of pleadings, reports, letters, briefs to advocates, memoranda to attorneys, PAIA applications and other legal correspondence
  • Contribution to assessment of legal strategy and approaches to strategic impact litigation
  • Assessing and processing reports of corruption in terms of Corruption Watch criteria, investigating reports of corruption and compiling investigative reports
  • Research on draft legislation, policy and international anti-corruption obligations and duties and drafting such submissions
  • Supervision of junior members of the team under guidance from the Head of the Unit
  • In – house legal duties which include vetting of media article and assistance with company secretary work and draft funding applications and reports

Applicants for the junior attorney vacancy must have the following:

  • LLB, admitted attorney
  • At least three years’ work experience, including litigation, research and writing experience
  • Proactive attitude, with enthusiasm for Corruption Watch’s mission and vision
  • Ability to work closely with diverse group of professionals and different departments
  • Excellent administrative and file management skills
  • Ability to adapt in a fast changing environment
  • Desktop forensic investigation experience will be an advantage
  • Preferably fluency in at least one African language
  • Excellent computer literacy skills
  • A valid driver’s license

Download the full job description.

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and complete the AA bio summary form, (you can download the form from this pagein MS word format

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