SARWatch: Programmes Intern

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

SARWatch works for participatory, transparent and accountable utilisation of extractive resources in a manner that optimises transformative social and economic benefits and inter-generational equity, with sensitivity to environmental and human rights impacts.

SARWatch seeks to appoint a Programme Intern to be based in Johannesburg.

Start date: As soon as possible

Duration: 12 months

SARWatch is offering an internship opportunity for 12 months.

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake primary and secondary research, and assist with project implementation as required
  • Work closely with the director and researchers to assist with the implementation of SARWatch projects in SADC
  • Assist with administrative tasks, working closely with the finance and admin office.
  • Collect and organise materials for the Website
  • Engage in media and publicity work for SARWatch, as required
  • Engage in research writing, as necessary
  • Assist with the development of funding proposals and with compiling project reports, as requested
  • Engage in networking and raising the profile of SARWatch by participating in relevant workshops, conferences and stakeholder meetings
  • Provide ad hoc assistance to the general work of SARWatch, as and when required

Requirements:

  • Commitment to SARWatch’s values
  • Passionate about social justice
  • A degree in human rights or constitutional law, politics, international relations, economics, development, or a related field
  • An interest in the impact of mining activities on communities
  • An interest in resource revenue transparency
  • Motivated to work independently and as a member of a small team, and a demonstrated ability to use initiative and to take a proactive approach to work
  • Communication skills, including confidence to speak in public and with stakeholders
  • English writing skills are essential. The ability to communicate in French or Portuguese is an advantage
  • Relevant work experience (with good references) an advantage
  • Candidates with interest or experience in human rights, environmental protection and mineral resources governance are particularly encouraged to apply
  • Experience with Microsoft Office is an advantage

To apply, submit a CV and a covering letter to recruitment@sarwatch.org 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
 
For more information on SARWatch visit www.sarwatch.org

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Johannesburg

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