Oxfam in Malawi is looking for a result oriented individual to fill out a position of Project coordinator – Livelihoods Resilience & Markets to enhance the management and implementation of the ‘Livelihoods Resilience and Markets project. The project initially targets Mchinji and Lillongwe Rural district plus national level policy advocacy work on smallholder farmers access to profitable agriculture markets. The project has a particular focus on cooperative development and value addition. It is funded by Irish Aid through Oxfam Ireland, and it will be implemented over a period of five years.
In Oxfam, the project falls under the Just Economies thematic pillar and will contribute towards realisation of Oxfam’s Southern Africa Cluster Strategic Framework 2021 – 2025.
What we are looking for
Our next Project Coordinator will be;
- Required to make sound judgements regularly with specific focus on the programming and implementation of various livelihoods resilience and markets interventions of the project
- Communication largely with internal staff and also with external contacts to support the delivery of livelihoods and markets access work of the project.
- Support engagement with relevant stakeholders in the smallholder farmers’ access to agriculture markets sector in Malawi
- Technical sound judgment in the implementation of the Livelihoods Resilience and Markets project’.
- Analysis and internal communication of local context to inform and contribute to the programme planning and design.
- Contributing to the Oxfam’s Just Economies thematic areas’ planning, budgeting, monitoring, evaluation and learning.
This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in our work, to act as a key contributor to the team and to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields. On this role, Oxfam Offers a competitive salary and benefits packages in line with local cost of living and national pay structures. Details will be provided to shortlisted candidates.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
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The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
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Method Of Application
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
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