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Principal Community Development Officer at Lilongwe District Council

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Lilongwe District Council

Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from the suitably qualified Malawians for the following vacancies existing at Lilongwe District Council’s Establishment.

POST: PRINCIPAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
GRADE: G
SALARY: Within the Grade G salary scale segment
LOCATION: Lilongwe District Council

QUALIFICATION

Applicants must be serving Community Development Officer (Grade 1) with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience at that grade and should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science majoring in either social work, Sociology or Psychology or Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development, Rural Development, or Education (Humanities) or Guidance and Counselling from a recognized Accredited and University Institution.

DUTIES: –

i Interpret and implementation of the National Gender Policy and all relevant policies;
ii Identify gaps within staff knowledge and skills on gender;
iii Plan and organize capacity building initiatives. For officers in Government, Civil Society and Public Sectors and wherever necessary communities on gender;
iv Collection and processing of gender disaggregated data, which will inform policy, program and budget formulation process;
v Facilitate mounting of campaigns and advocacy activities in liaison with the Ministry of Gender;
vi Disseminate newly adopted protocols, instruments and legislation on gender to sect oral officers, civil society and private sector at district level;
vii Compile and submit reports monthly, quarterly and annually to relevant offices.

Method Of Application

Those meeting the required qualifications and experience should send application letters, with contact telephone numbers, photocopies of elevant certificates and on an envelope and clearly labelling the post applied for to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O Box 766
LILONGWE

The closing date for receipts of applications is on 11th June, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.