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Director of Quality Assurance at TEVETA

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00


The Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVET) Authority is a regulatory body that was established in 1999 by an Act of Parliament with the mandate to regulate, promote and facilitate TEVET in Malawi.

The TEVET Authority invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill an exciting and challenging position of Director of Quality Assurance (T2), on a three- year contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance.


The Director of Quality Assurance is a member of the executive leadership team in the TEVET Authority and leads the regulatory and compliance and planning and research functions of the Authority. The position reports to the Executive Director.


a) Management and Governance

i) Prepares performance reports for the Quality AssuranceDirectorate for presentation to the Board.

ii) Facilitates the development and implementation of the Authority’s quality assurance policies and procedures.

iii) Advises Management and the Board of Directors on quality assurance, planning and research matters.

iv) Spearheads capacity development for staff in the Quality Assurance Directorate.

v) Facilitates knowledge management through participation in meetings of the TEVETAuthority Board and its subcommittees, as may be required from time to time.

vi) Facilitates the development and implementation of business plans of the quality assurance directorate.

vii) Engages stakeholders including government ministries, corporate clients and development partners on behalf of the Authority.

viii) Demonstrates outstanding commitment to service delivery programme of the Authority by supporting and contributing to the Authority’s strategic plan as a member of the executive management team.

b) Human Resources Management

i) Spearheads the identification of the human resource requirements for the Quality Assurance Directorate and recommends to Management recruitment for the same.

ii) Undertakes staff capacity gap analysis and prepares appropriate capacity building and training interventions.

iii) Supervises, coaches and appraises staff under the quality assurance directorate.


i) Head of Regulatory and Compliance Services

ii) Head of Planning and Research


i) Required Attributes and Skills

The position requires a hardworking, honest and technically competent team player at senior managerial level in a busy and demanding work environment.



The suitable candidate should possess the following: –

i) Master’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in either of the following fields: – Quality Assurance, Education (Technical/Policy/ Planning), Economics, Business Administration or any related field;
ii) Five (5) years relevant post qualification experience at senior management level; and iii) Experience or knowledge in Technical and Vocational Education Training.


The successful candidate shall be offered a performance-related contract of three years, renewable based on satisfactory performance, with an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with seniority of this role and candidate’s experience and qualifications.


Method Of Application

Interested persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover by enclosing copies of their certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), with names and contact details of three traceable referees to:

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
P.O. Box 30061 LILONGWE 3
Physical address: Capital Hill, GOCH 7 (New Building), Ground Floor

Closing date for receiving applications s Friday 9th June 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.