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Executive Director

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Corruption Watch
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Open

About the Organisation

Corruption Watch (CW) is a non-profit organisation launched in January 2012 which relies on the public to report corruption. CW uses these reports as an important source of information to fight corruption and hold leaders accountable for their actions. CW investigates selected reports of alleged acts of corruption, in particular those cases that have the most serious impact on our society and which affect the most disadvantaged South Africans.Handing the findings over to the relevant authorities to take further action, CW monitors the progress of each case, working both with mainstream and community media to make sure that corruption is fully exposed through this investigative work.

About the Job

The Corruption Watch Executive Director reports to the Corruption Watch Board of Directors, and is responsible for managing staff and providing overall leadership of the organisation and its core functions. The Executive Director participates in the “visioning” and formulation of the organisation’s strategy together with the Board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Communicates and leads the implementation of the organisation’s strategy

  • Fundraising

  • Oversees and safeguards the financial and human resources of the organisation

  • Assures the establishment and implementation of communication systems between and among organisational “departments”

  • Assures maintenance of active communications with internal and external stakeholders. The latter includes but is not limited to anti-corruption government agencies, national departments, provinces, municipalities, the South African Police, organised labour, NGOs, business, media and the public

  • Provides strategic guidance in the development of advocacy campaigns and training programmes

  • Participates in advocacy campaigns that are designed to increase awareness of corruption and to promote good governance practices

  • Assures that employees act with integrity, maintain impartiality, act without fear, favour or prejudice and not for personal or third party gain

  • Encourages a work culture that delivers results efficiently and effectively, where staff is recognised for their efforts and contribution in the fight against corruption

Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Law, Human Rights and/or Business Administration is desirable

  • 10 – 12 years’ relevant experience in law, human rights or business administration, of which 5 years must have been in a leadership position or at senior management level

  • Extensive knowledge of legislative environment within which CW operates

  • Ability to interact with stakeholders at a senior level e.g., Ministers and Director-Generals in the public sector and Chief Executive Officers in the private and non-governmental sectors.

  • Public relations, media liaison and advocacy skills. The CEO represents Corruption Watch in the public, business and political arena

  • Irreprehensible corporate governance image and track-record

  • Integrity, Honesty, Respect, Patience, and a propensity for Accuracy and Teamwork

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by 23rd April 2021 to lisa@actionappointments.co.za.

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About the Organisation

Corruption Watch (CW) is a non-profit organisation launched in January 2012 which relies on the public to report corruption. CW uses these reports as an important source of information to fight corruption and hold leaders accountable for their actions. CW investigates selected reports of alleged acts of corruption, in particular those cases that have the most serious impact on our society and which affect the most disadvantaged South Africans.Handing the findings over to the relevant authorities to take further action, CW monitors the progress of each case, working both with mainstream and community media to make sure that corruption is fully exposed through this investigative work.

About the Job

The Corruption Watch Executive Director reports to the Corruption Watch Board of Directors, and is responsible for managing staff and providing overall leadership of the organisation and its core functions. The Executive Director participates in the “visioning” and formulation of the organisation’s strategy together with the Board.

Key Responsibilities

  • Communicates and leads the implementation of the organisation’s strategy

  • Fundraising

  • Oversees and safeguards the financial and human resources of the organisation

  • Assures the establishment and implementation of communication systems between and among organisational “departments”

  • Assures maintenance of active communications with internal and external stakeholders. The latter includes but is not limited to anti-corruption government agencies, national departments, provinces, municipalities, the South African Police, organised labour, NGOs, business, media and the public

  • Provides strategic guidance in the development of advocacy campaigns and training programmes

  • Participates in advocacy campaigns that are designed to increase awareness of corruption and to promote good governance practices

  • Assures that employees act with integrity, maintain impartiality, act without fear, favour or prejudice and not for personal or third party gain

  • Encourages a work culture that delivers results efficiently and effectively, where staff is recognised for their efforts and contribution in the fight against corruption

Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Law, Human Rights and/or Business Administration is desirable

  • 10 – 12 years’ relevant experience in law, human rights or business administration, of which 5 years must have been in a leadership position or at senior management level

  • Extensive knowledge of legislative environment within which CW operates

  • Ability to interact with stakeholders at a senior level e.g., Ministers and Director-Generals in the public sector and Chief Executive Officers in the private and non-governmental sectors.

  • Public relations, media liaison and advocacy skills. The CEO represents Corruption Watch in the public, business and political arena

  • Irreprehensible corporate governance image and track-record

  • Integrity, Honesty, Respect, Patience, and a propensity for Accuracy and Teamwork

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by 23rd April 2021 to lisa@actionappointments.co.za.