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The South African Human Rights Commission is searching for talented individuals who are committed to shaping the future of South Africa

Senior Legal Service Officer (Level 12) -  permanent position -  Legal Services Unit – Head Office
Salary: All inclusive package of R674 979 per annum
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Strategy & Performance Specialist (Level 12) -  permanent position -  Strategic Support and Governance Unit – Head Office
Salary: All inclusive package of R674 979 per annum
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Advocacy Specialist (Level 10) permanent position -  Head Office
Salary:  Package of  R361 659 per annum exclusive of benefits
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Legal Officer (Level 10) permanent position – 1 X Free State 1 X Gauteng Provincial Office
Salary: Package of R361 659 per annum exclusive of benefits
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Kindly submit a one page cover letter and two page CV  to recruitment@sahrc.org.za by 15h00 on Friday  09 October 2015. Please note that candidates may be required to undergo competency assessments and subject themselves to security clearance procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Drivers licence is a must. The Commission reserves the right not to make this appointment. Appointment will be done in line with the Commission’s Employment Equity Plan.

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Suitably qualified candidates should forward a detailed CV to Ms Mokgadi Makgatho at mmakgatho@sahrc.org.za by 15h00 on 25 September 2015.

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Intern: Human Resources

A monthly stipend of R5 588.61 is payable throughout the duration of the internship (12 months)* There is one (1) intern position available. *Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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The Commission is available on social media

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or Call 011 877 3600
e-mail: complaints@sahrc.org.za

Provincial contact details are available here

SAHRC Tip-offs Hotline

Report any fraudulent and/or unethical behavior taking place in the Commission anonymously to the SAHRC Tip-offs Line.

FreeCall: 0800 222 365
Email: sahrc@tip-offs.com
FreeFax: 0800 00 77 88
FreePost: KZN 138, Umhlanga Rocks 4320
Website: www.tip-offs.com

To lodge a human rights violation complaint, click here.

Independently managed by the Office of the Public Service Commission.

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Upcoming Events

  • Chairperson, Mabedle Lourence Mushwana, is attending the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) Bureau meeting; and speaking at the 12th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) organized by the Mexican National Human Rights Commission in collaboration with the ICC, and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to be held in Mexico from 5 to 10 October 2015
  • Deputy Chairperson, Pregs Govender, is  attending the 13th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at UJ Soweto Campus, on 05 October 2015.
  • Commissioner Lindiwe Mokate is attending and presenting at the United Nation’s Conference on Blind Spots of the Human Rights Council Agenda in Geneva, from 05 – 06 October 2015.
  • Commissioner Janet Love, is attending the UN Human Rights Conference in Geneva, from 05 – 08 October 2015
  • Commissioner Bokankatla Malatji, is attending the Section 11 Sub-committee meeting on older persons, on 07 October 2015.
  • North West Province will host a workshop on hate crimes/ LGBTI in Ventersdorp, on 7 October 2015
  • Mpumalanga Province will host a Roundtable discussion on corporal punishment in KaNyamazane. Ehlanzeni District Municipality on 8 October 2015


SAHRC Programmes

Since its establishment, the SAHRC has dedicated itself to:
•  Raising awareness;
•  Monitoring and assessment;
•  Education and training
•  Addressing human rights violations

How can the SAHRC help?

The SAHRC promotes, protects and monitors human rights in South Africa. It also has a specific responsibility to promote and monitor the implemen-
tation of PAIA.


08 March – International Women’s Day
21 March - Human Rights Day
27 April – Freedom day
1 May - Workers day
03 May – World Press Freedom Day

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