08 January 2021

81 X Human and Social Capabilities Data Collectors / Interviewers 2021

Location: All Provinces

Closing Date: 20 January 2021

Description: The Human and Social Capabilities unit seeks to employ 81 x data collectors / interviewers for the project research study that is being conducted on Gender-Based Violence Survey and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence of gender-based violence.

The study will be conducted in all the provinces in South Africa.


  • At least a Grade 12 (Matric) education, (a post matric qualification in gender studies, counselling social-work, psychology, sociology, anthropology, counselling and related fields will be a recommendation).
  • Previous experience working in a similar project or working on gender and GBV issues will be a recommendation.

Skills & Competencies

  • Good interviewing skills.
  • Comfortable about asking sensitive questions on areas of interest to the study.
  • Good listener.
  • Good inter-personal skills.
  • Flexible schedule and willing to work outside standard office hours.
  • Experienced or exposed in the NGO Sector.
  • Sensitized to, and an understanding of gender diversity.
  • Sensitized to, and an understanding of Gender-Based Violence.
  • Be willing to undergo a psychometric/competency test.


  • Ensure a welcoming environment for survey participants.
  • Conduct interviews with participants and ensure that survey participants complete the questionnaire according to protocol.
  • Ensure quality and completed questionnaires.
  • Ensure that all relevant forms are completed (hard copy and digital).
  • Ensure that information is stored and managed in a confidential manner.
  • Assist the project manager with the successful execution of the survey and with site reports.


  • DCIT/GT1120
  • DCIT/NW1120
  • DCIT/KZN1120
  • DCIT/WC1120
  • DCIT/EC1120
  • DCIT/MP1120
  • DCIT/LP1120
  • DCIT/NC1120
  • DCIT/FS1120


We encourage applicants to submit prior to that date. Applicants, who have not been contacted within eight weeks after closing date, should assume that their application has been unsuccessful. Only applicants who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their applications. The HSRC reserves the right to not make an appointment.

Additional Information

The successful candidates will participate in the implementation of the survey by collecting data and interviewing participants.

The HSRC offers attractive, market-related packages depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications: In your application, please include (1) a letter of motivation; (2) your CV and (3) the names of three contactable referees (with telephone, fax and/or e-mail contact details).

Please indicate the province for which you are applying in your letter of motivation.