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Principal Rural Development Officer at Ministry Of Local Government, Unity And Culture

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

Ministry Of Local Government, Unity And Culture

The Malawi Civil Service is an equal opportunity employer and is inviting applications are invited from suitably qualified Malawians, Civil Servants or non-civil servants, as the case may be, depending on the requirements of the post, for the vacancies listed below existing in the Civil Service:

Vac. 28/24

Post: Principal Rural Development Officer (Grade G)

Salary: Within the (Grade G) salary scale segment
Location: Ministry of Local Government


Applicants should be serving Community Development Officers, Social Welfare Development Officers, Civil Engineers (Grade I) with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience in those posts.


(f) Supporting delivery and implementation of development projects in the District Councils;
(g) Preparing work plans for the Directorate;
(h) Conserving emerging issues and trends in the Rural Development and keep supervisors informed for their necessary actions;
(i) Preparing concepts notes on rural development interventions;
(j) Coordinating and preparation of bid and tender documents for the construction projects;
(k) Preparing budget estimates for the Directorate;
(l) Providing technical backstopping to the District Executive Committee (DEC) on the matters relating to rural development;
(m) Supporting DEC on the preparation of Social Economical Profiles (SEP) and District Development Plans (DDP);
(n) Monitor and evaluate the implementation of DDPs in the District Councils;
(o) Monitoring data base of all development projects implemented in the district councils; and
(p) Attending meetings, workshops, conferences, field visits as directed by relevant authorities.


Documentary evidence of major requirements specified in the advertisement shall be required during interviews. Serving officers will also be required to demonstrate during the interviews that they are permanent and pensionable officers in the Civil Service by producing letters of confirmation in appointment in addition to letters of condition of appointment on probation (PSR 19).

Civil Service Commission is an equal opportunity employer:

Method Of Application

All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications together with copies of relevant Certificates and Curriculum Vitae to:

The Secretary
The Civil Service Commission
P.O. Box 30133


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