Posted on :
12 Mar, 2020
12 Mar, 2020
The Institute for Security Studies is a leading African organisation that enhances human security to enable sustainable development and economic prosperity in Africa.
It works across the continent, doing authoritative research, providing expert policy advice and delivering practical training and technical assistance.
Job Title: Researcher on prosecutorial
The purpose of the researcher will to be to work with a team of criminal justice experts, and be responsible for developing and implementing projects on the work and functions of South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Informed and empirically-based solutions to the NPA’s operational challenges will need to be developed. The researcher will also support civil society efforts to promote an independent, accountable and effective prosecution service.
Reports to: Project Manager of the ISS’ NPA project.
Applicants must have a thorough understanding and proven expertise in using quantitative and qualitative research methods, project management, and assisting a diverse range of organisations and individuals. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated, analytical thinker with exceptional research, communication and problem-solving skills, with knowledge of about the NPA.
Applicants must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally. The length of the contract will be two years, and may be renewed subject to programme requirements, funding and satisfactory performance. A competitive salary is offered.
Applications are open to South African citizens only.Email your application to Rekha Valabh at [email protected].
Application Deadline: Sunday, 15 March, 2020