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Field Officer at Malawi Girl Guides Association

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Malawi Girl Guides Association


Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA) is a voluntary, non-political, non-religious and self-governing organization for girls and young women (3-39 years) committed to offering them opportunities to develop good character and become responsible and useful citizens of Malawi.:- MAGGA under the Tikwaniritse ndi Kuteteza ma Ufulu a Ana (TiKuMA)Programme seeks to fill four vacant positions. The vision of the programme is that all children enjoy their right to education and are protected through strong community and government systems by 2028. MAGGA is looking for qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Field Officer

This position is tenable at MAGGA District Office in Balaka. The key responsibilities of the position include:
✓ A Field Officer shall at all times perform the duties of Field Officer for Malawi Girl Guides Association and such other duties assigned from time to time.
✓ Represent MAGGA at all District based stakeholder engagements and maintain a positive and cordial relationship with donors and all stakeholders.
✓ Assist in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly work plans for the District
✓ In liaison with the Project officers, support the development of community driven monitoring, reporting and evaluation at community level
✓ Aid in mentoring support to community structures in making sure that best practices that promote the rights of Children are being followed and promoted
✓ Conduct regular field visits to follow up on interventions carried out by the guide units
✓ In liaison with the Project Officers, mobilize IEC materials for distribution during activities in conjunction with community structures
✓ In liaison with the Project Officers, facilitate quarterly review meetings with district stakeholders
✓ Assist in the provision of relevant capacity development initiatives to communities including the provision of required capacity building to cover identified gaps
✓ In liaison with Project Officers ensure compliance to MAGGA financial procedures and policies are being adhered to pertaining to activities being conducted at field level
✓ Assist in data collection and compilation at District level
✓ Ensure that all projects operational performance standards are consistent with project indicators and workplans
✓ Devote time, attention and ability as may be necessary for the proper performance of Field Officer duties
✓ Faithfully and diligently perform those duties and exercise such powers consistent with them which are from time to time assigned to or vested in the position of Field Officer.

Personal Qualifications And Skills

✓ A minimum of a Diploma from reputable University in Social work, or other relevant technical field those with a degree will have an added advantage
✓ Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
✓ Proven attention to detail, follow-through skills, and problem-solving skills.
✓ Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize heavy workloads in order to meet deadlines.

Method Of Application

All interested applicants for the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees addressed to The Executive Director, MAGGA, by email to: [email protected] with subject line clearly indicating the position being applied for.

Closing date for receiving applications is Wednesday, 26th June, 2024.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. MAGGA is an equal opportunities employer. Both Men and women are encouraged to apply.