Human Sciences Research Council – Data Capturer

CompanyHuman Sciences Research Council
Reference #Ref No: HSRC Pub – Data- 06/2020
Contract TypeContract
36 Months
SalaryMarket Related
LocationNationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
IntroductionThe Publishing unit of the Human Sciences Research Council requires the services of freelancers in the various functions below. The names of successful applicants will be placed on a database, which signifies that the freelancer has been approved by HR in terms of the criteria required for the particular function and is therefore employable. It does not, however, signal the existence of a contract or even a guarantee of work. Work will be assigned directly to freelancers by the relevant Editorial Project Managers on a project-by-project basis, depending on the project requirements and freelancer availability, and will include a project specific brief. The database will be valid for the period 01 October 2020 to 30 September 2023. Time frames and remuneration will be project specific.
Job FunctionsPublication
SpecificationThe Publishing unit of the Human Sciences Research Council requires a freelance data capturer for its scholarly publications. In addition to the responsibilities and requirements set out below, there may be a project-specific brief. 

Key responsibilities 
•Reproduce the data as specified to the specified format with a minimum of errors.
RequirementsKey requirements
•Proven experience in capturing data from hard copy or electronic files into an editable format such as MSWord or Excel 
•Include a list of relevant projects not exceeding twenty items in your CV 


Application Procedure

•Submit a detailed CV
•Include at least two contactable references.

Please submit your application on-line at 

Please note the following:

•Ensure you use Google Chrome or Firefox from a computer or laptop, and not a cell phone
•Only your CV can be uploaded on the first page after you have registered/logged in.
•ALL OTHER DOCUMENTS can be uploaded on the “Document” tab on your profile
•Attachments must be less than 2 MB. 
•Should you experience problems applying online, please send your applications to Clearly indicate the reference number in the subject line.

For enquiries, not applications, please contact Ms Charlotte Imani 

Closing date: 30 June 2020 at 16:30. We encourage applicants to submit prior to the closing date. Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. If you do not receive any response from us within eight weeks, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Only candidates who are interviewed will be advised of the outcome of their application. 

We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time. The HSRC reserves the right not to make an appointment

Job Closing Date30/06/2020