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 data capturer

Reporting to: Stakeholder Officer
Unit: Stakeholder Relations and Campaigns

Main duty:

To capture and respond to whistle-blower reports received through Corruption Watch’s numerous reporting channels.

Key performance areas:
  • Receive and respond to reports received via Corruption Watch’s reporting channels, including walk-ins, fax, telephone, email, online, WhatsApp and post;
  • Follow up with reporters to ensure that the full details of the corruption incident is captured and can therefore be classified appropriately;
  • Communicate with whistle-blowers with updates on their reported case; and
  • Referral of reports that fall outside of Corruption Watch’s mandate to the relevant institutions.
Requirements for the position:

Qualifications and experience:

  • Matric


  • Understands corruption
  • Understands the context in which CW works and how CW classifies corruption


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and empathy
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Able to use Word and Excel,
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Proficiency in at least  two languages


  • Team player – works well with others, includes others, participates in teams led by others (e.g. campaigns)
  • Honesty and Respect
  • Integrity
  • Patience and able to work under pressure
  • Accuracy in capturing reports
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Willingness to learn
Contact us:

Interested applicants should send the following information to

  • A letter motivating your application for the position;
  • A concise CV (not longer than three pages)
  • Three (3) contactable references to:

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is Friday, 30 November 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. If you do not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.

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