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Abt Global LLC

PMI Evolve Malawi Project is funded by the U.S President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI/USAID) to support the Ministry of Health through the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in the distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) in 5 districts during the 2024 mass ITN distribution campaign with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. The PMI Evolve project is implemented by Abt Global LLC.

PMI Evolve Malawi Project,with support from the District Councils and NMCP, is hiring temporary staff to support the distribution of ITNs in the 5 districts namely Balaka, Mangochi, Nkhotakota, Nkhata Bay and Salima. All the posts are temporary, with a duration of 10-20 days.

Table below summarizes the posts and people needed per district and per position:

Job descriptions and qualifications required for the positions.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • In liaison with the Distribution Store Site Manager and Storekeeper, prepare orders for ITNs and other materials for the assigned distribution sites/points according to the distribution plan.
  • Assist the storekeeper in daily preparations for ITNs and other distribution materials for
    the various assigned distribution sites/points daily.
  • Ensure timely and smooth delivery and distribution of ITNs in the assigned distribution sites/points.
  • In liaison with distribution teams, manage reversal of ITNs from the assigned distribution sites/points after each distribution day and ensure that all assigned ITNs are accounted for or reconciled with the storekeeper.
  • Provide oversight on proper documentation and inventory at the assigned distribution
  • In liaison with distribution teams and local leaders, ensure security of all assigned ITNs and other materials before and after distribution.
  • Keep track of receipts, records regarding movement of all assigned commodities.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time


  • A minimum certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related field or experience.
  • Those with experience in distributing commodities to communities or humanitarian work will have added advantage.
  • Willingness to work during odd hours, independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Applicants should be aged 18 years old and above.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Renumeration package is MWK15,000 per day


Specific responsibilities:

  • Ensure security at the storage area.
  • Allow only authorized personnel to enter a storeroom, following guidance from the storekeeper.
  • Ensure that the store areas are always clean, locked when not occupied.


  • Should have at least MSCE or above.
  • Those with guarding experience will have added advantage.
  • Willingness to work in any assigned location in the district.
  • Understand and communicate in the local language of the community.
  • Willingness to work during odd hours.
  • Applicants should be aged 25 years old and above.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Remuneration package is MWK7,000 per day

Method Of Application

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit: an application letter, copy of National Identification Card, copies of certificates and detailed CV with contact information (including telephone) and their referees.

The application letter should also clearly indicate the preferred operations site level if hired (if applicable).

Applications should be addressed to: The Chief of Party, PMI Evolve Malawi project.

Applications should be dropped in the application box at the preferred operations site.

Please take note of the operation site stores:

Nkhata Bay: Kachere, Chinthetche, Lusangazi (Mzuzu), Mpamba and District Hospital

Nkhotakota: Bua health center, Ngala Health Center, Mwansambo Health Center, Benga Health Center and Boma

Salima: Smile Health Center, Senga Bay Baptist HC, Mchoka Health Center and Khombeza Health Center

Balaka: Phalula, Chiendusiku, Kachenga and Mkwekwere Evacuation center

Mangochi: Chilipa Health Center, Katuli Health Center, Masuku, Makanjira Health Center, Lungwena, Monkey Bay Hospital, Ntiya, Nankumba Catholic, Mthiramanja and Malombe

Remember to indicate on the envelope the position you are applying for. All applications must be submitted on or before 12th July 2024. Once again, this will be a temporary engagement lasting less than 20 days.

Canvassing or calling will lead to automatic disqualification for further candidacy.

Abt Global LLC. is committed to safeguarding or protecting its prospective employees from harm that may arise from inappropriate acts during recruitment processes such request for fees or sexual favors or any bribe to get employment, nepotism and discrimination. No fee should be charged at any stage of the  recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other). Should you experience any of the above or you are aware of any of the above during the recruitment process, please contact Abt Global office in Lilongwe on +265 11 177 6916.

Abt is not engaging anyone to handle this recruitment. Submit your application using the provided application process online.

Abt Global LLC. promotes gender equity and social inclusion. All qualifying individuals are encouraged to apply on positions that suit their qualification and skills regardless of their disability or sex or any restriction. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for any position including leadership positions.
Abt Associates is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply for these positions.

Students and those who are already employed are not eligible to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.