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Investigation Officer at NGO regulatory Authority

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

NGO regulatory Authority

The Non-Governmental Organisations Regulatory Authority (NGORA) is a statutory body established under the NGO Act, 2001 (Cap. 5 of the laws of Malawi). Under the NGO Act, NGORA is mandated to register and regulate the operations of NGOs in Malawi.

NGORA’s vision is to have an NGO Sector that maximizes public benefit. In order to attain this vision NGORA plans on strengthening the capacity of its stakeholders including their systems, governance and ownership. Further to this, NGORA also aims to improve transparency and accountability of NGOs; strengthen collaboration and relationships amongst stakeholders; and create an enabling legal and institutional framework.

To effectively fulfil this vision, opportunities have arisen within NGORA to fill various positions. The positions require personnel with capacity to initiate innovative ideas geared at making NGORA
vibrant and competitive. The following are the details of the vacant positions:

8. Investigation Officer (1 Position) – Based in Lilongwe

The Investigation Officer shall be responsible for receiving and validating all cases reported to the Authority. S/He shall be reporting to the Director of Registration and Reporting.

Duties and responsibilities

a. Receive and validate complaints of alleged malpractices concerning NGOs;
b. Support in investigating cases where the need arises;
c. Support the investigation committee in compiling investigation reports;
d. Testify as a witness in a court of law when necessary;
e. Attend complaints review committee meetings.

The desired candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

a. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Law/Investigative Journalism, and any related field.
b. At least 3 years work experience in similar field.


Method Of Application

Interested candidates should submit their applications in a sealed envelope together with detailed and updated curriculum Vitae (CV), three traceable referees and copies of certificates to:

The Registrar
NGO regulatory Authority
P.O. Box 31785

Or email: and cc: with title clearly stating the position being applied for.

Closing date for receiving applications is 29th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates with be acknowledged.

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