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Planning Officer at Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Greenbelt Authority (GBA)

Job Title : Planning Officer

Grade : GBA 5

Responsible to : Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for : N/A

Job Location : Lilongwe

To facilitate and coordinate planning, monitoring and evaluation; development activities within GBA, resource mobilization and organization performance monitoring strategies.



Main Duties:

  • Initiating and coordinating formulation of workplans plans, budgets for GBA, analysis and review of strategic and operational policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Developing and implementing relevant performance management and reporting systems for monitoring performance and strategy implementation.
  • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of programs and budgets to ensure timely correction of variances.
  • Conducting impact assessment and process review studies
  • Conducting project planning and appraising.
  • Leading in the development, review and monitoring implementation of the Service Charter and other operational guidelines and standards
  • Consolidating reports on performance trends of the Authority and proposing remedial measures to address variances.
  • Preparing working papers, reports and briefs designed to aid in the process of planning and policy formulation.
  • Facilitating development and review of funding and investment proposals

Qualification and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or any other related development studies, with at least 3 years post qualification experience.

Person Specifications

  • Experience in working with cooperating partners, public sector, NGO’s and Private sector;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Good analytical and numerical skills;
  • Clear understanding of the socio-economic fabric of the country;
  • Ability to motivate and lead a multi-disciplinary planning effort;
  • Highly computer literate

Responsible for:N/A

Other Key Relationship:

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer;

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Implementing Partners

Development Partners

Method of Application

All interested and eligible persons should submit their applications, under confidential cover, either by post or courier enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names and contact details of three (3) traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Greenbelt Authority

P.O. Box 30776


Physical address: Mwai House  2nd Floor, Convention Drive Opposite TAMA House, Lilongwe