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Country Program Coordinator at United States African Development Foundation (USADF)

United States African Development Foundation (USADF)

BACKGROUND

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service, on behalf of the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), is posting this job vacancy to seek a qualified individual to serve as a Country Program Coordinator (CPC) for its field office in Lilongwe, Malawi under a personal service contract (PSC) for a base period of 12-months and four 12-month option periods.

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an agency of the United States Government. USADF provides grant funding to private businesses, farmers’ cooperatives, associations. and various community-based organizations, especially those serving marginalized peoples engaged in economic and social development activities.

The Foundation opened its program in Malawi in 2008. USADF’s office in Lilongwe will provide on-going support to projects that have been financed and will identify viable local community development and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises that show potential to create employment opportunities, generate incomes and have broad social impact beyond the project activity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Citizen of the Country of Malawi (signed statement only with initial application, then actual proof later in evaluation process).
  2. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in agriculture, business administration, management, public administration, finance, accounting, community development, economics, or a related field.
  3. High level of motivation, personal commitment, and ethical standards.
  4. Fluency in written and spoken English.
  5. Good working knowledge of English and a high level of fluency at least one major national language.
  6. Willingness to travel extensively throughout Malawi.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate independently in high visibility, high-pressure environments and operate in a complex office environment, emergency and/or political crisis situations with minimal supervision.
  8. Knowledge of grant management or commercial/micro-lending.
  9. Experience working with marginalized groups and/or community-based enterprises.
  10. Experience managing client relationships, especially in grants management, banking, business development, or international development context.
  11. Experience with or education related to financial management/accounting.
  12. Experience auditing, monitoring, or evaluating international development programs.
  13. Ten years of professional experience in business development, finance, banking, auditing. monitoring and evaluation, and/or management of international development programs.
  14. Knowledge of community needs assessment, mobilization, community enterprises participatory development, and/or monitoring the implementation of an assistance activity under a grant or cooperative agreement.

HOW TO APPLY

This job announcement is solely intended to advertise the Malawi Country Program Coordinator (CPC) position opening. To apply for this position, YOU MUST RESPOND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SOLICITATION RFP-2034192400005 POSTED AT https://sam.gov/.

INFORMATION REGARDING THE SOLICITATION CAN ALSO BE OBTAINED AT:

www.usadf.gov/job-opportunities

OR

USADF Malawi Field Office UMODZI Consulting Ltd.

Plot No. 3, Area 12, Off Dunduzu Road, Lilongwe

To apply for this job please visit sam.gov.