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Head of Legal and Investigations

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Corruption Watch
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Monday, 8 November 2021
Interviewing

About the Organisation

Corruption Watch is a non-profit organisation launched in January 2012, relying on the public to report corruption to them. The organisation uses these reports as an important source of information to fight corruption and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Corruption Watch exposes corruption through their communications platforms and mobilises the public to take a stand against corruption and the abuse of public funds. Corruption Watch engages in impact litigation, and makes submissions to parliamentary processes and commissions.

About the Job

Applicants must be experienced lawyers looking for a challenging working environment outside of traditional practice. They will have experience/interest in anti-corruption work, constitutional, administrative, procurement and media law, and will have people and financial management skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing Corruption Watch’s legal and investigative work

  • Influencing the legislative and policy framework governing corruption in South Africa, through research, strategic litigation, commenting on legislation and policies and writing opinion pieces, among others

  • Advising management on all legal issues affecting Corruption Watch’s work

  • Briefing counsel

Requirements

  • An LLB or equivalent

  • Admission as an attorney or advocate of the High Court of South Africa

  • 6 years post-admission experience

  • Litigation experience

  • Research and writing skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills

  • Computer skills

  • Excellent people and programme management, administrative and file management skills

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-changing environment

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Monday 08th November 2021 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za Send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

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About the Organisation

Corruption Watch is a non-profit organisation launched in January 2012, relying on the public to report corruption to them. The organisation uses these reports as an important source of information to fight corruption and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Corruption Watch exposes corruption through their communications platforms and mobilises the public to take a stand against corruption and the abuse of public funds. Corruption Watch engages in impact litigation, and makes submissions to parliamentary processes and commissions.

About the Job

Applicants must be experienced lawyers looking for a challenging working environment outside of traditional practice. They will have experience/interest in anti-corruption work, constitutional, administrative, procurement and media law, and will have people and financial management skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing Corruption Watch’s legal and investigative work

  • Influencing the legislative and policy framework governing corruption in South Africa, through research, strategic litigation, commenting on legislation and policies and writing opinion pieces, among others

  • Advising management on all legal issues affecting Corruption Watch’s work

  • Briefing counsel

Requirements

  • An LLB or equivalent

  • Admission as an attorney or advocate of the High Court of South Africa

  • 6 years post-admission experience

  • Litigation experience

  • Research and writing skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills

  • Computer skills

  • Excellent people and programme management, administrative and file management skills

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-changing environment

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Monday 08th November 2021 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za Send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).