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Project Officer (2 Positions) at New Apostolic Church Relief Organization (NACRO)

New Apostolic Church Relief Organization (NACRO)

New Apostolic Church Relief Organization (NACRO) is a faith-based Non-Governmental Organisation that was incorporated in Malawi in February 2011. Since inception the NGO has been implementing actions aimed at helping the needy and disadvantaged communities through the delivery of projects in agriculture, health, water and sanitation, education, environmental management as well as in disaster mitigation.

NACRO in Malawi is inviting applications for the following position:

PROJECT OFFICER – Two positions – to be based in Ntcheu and Mchinji

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

The project officer will be reporting to the Livelihoods Coordinator and shall coordinate all the activities of our Livelihood Projects in Ntcheu and Water and Sanitation Project in Mchinji. The major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Planning, implementing, and monitoring of project activities.
  • Collaborate with all project stakeholders at community and district level.
  • Supervision of the construction works in the project areas.
  • Facilitate the required studies and surveys such as baseline/midline/endline surveys, hydrogeological surveys, and topography surveys.
  • Promote safe water storage, good sanitation, and best hygiene practices in the project area.
  • Build capacity of community-based water management structures, sanitation, and hygiene structures
  • Facilitate the formation and training of village savings and loans associations at all water points or at the irrigation schemes.
  • Facilitate formation of the Cooperative Society targeting beneficiaries in the project areas.
  • Work closely with local implementing stakeholders such as community structures, NGOs, District Council, Private Sector, in the project area to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness in implementing the project activities.
  • Participate in the development of strategic plans, annual work plans, projects action plans, and detailed implementation plans of the country program.
  • Management of project budget in close collaboration with the finance department Preparing timely project progress reports in line with project contract requirements
  • Other relevant duties assigned to him/her.

(b) Requirements

  • At least a Degree in Business Management, Water Resource Engineering, Social, Community and Rural Development or related field
  • At least two years’ experience in implementing irrigation, water and sanitation or rural development projects.
  • Experience and demonstrated success in project management.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in community mobilisation and formation of village savings and loans associations, and cooperatives.
  • Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills including report writing skills.
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) Self-starter, self-motivated and team worker
  • Possession of a motorcycle driving licence will be an added advantage.

Mode of application

Those interested and are meeting the requirements should submit their applications comprising of a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of relevant certificates to either of the following addresses not later than 6th May 2024:

Posted mail:

The Acting Executive Director
New Apostolic Church Relief Organisation (NACRO)
P.O. Box 349
Lilongwe, Malawi
cpc.malawi@nacrozmz.com

By hand mail:

Submit at:

NACRO Offices
New Apostolic Church Premises
Plot – Area 14/22

LILONGWE

NACRO is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to cpc.malawi@nacrozmz.com