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Project Officer – (3 Positions) at Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA)

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Applications have closed
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Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA)


Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA) is a voluntary, non-political, non-religious and self-governing organization for girls and young women (3-39 years) committed to offering them opportunities to develop good character and become responsible and useful citizens of Malawi.:- MAGGA under the Tikwaniritse ndi Kuteteza ma Ufulu a Ana (TiKuMA)Programme seeks to fill four vacant positions. The vision of the programme is that all children enjoy their right to education and are protected through strong community and government systems by 2028. MAGGA is looking for qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

Project Officer – 3 Positions

This position is tenable at MAGGA District Office in Balaka. The key responsibilities of the position include:

✓The Project Officer shall at all times perform the duties of Project Officer, for Malawi Girl Guides Association and such other duties assigned from time to time.
✓Represent MAGGA at all District based stakeholder engagements and maintain a positive and cordial relationship with donors and all stakeholders.
✓Lead the planning, implementation, reporting and management of work on project related activities.
✓Oversee all the operational performance standards to be consistent with project indicators and workplans
✓Coordinate and participate in the development of annual work plans according to MAGGA strategic plan and project action plans
✓Supervise and undertake day to day management of District Program staff
✓Management of project and activity budgets in close collaboration with the finance department and the Project Coordinator
✓Ensure that cordial relationship is being maintained between program staff and volunteers at District level all the time.
✓Write monthly project reports for submission to the Projects Coordinator and Ensure that all advance reconciliations at District levels are done in time according to MAGGA financial policies
✓Devote time, attention and ability as may be necessary for the proper performance of Project Officer duties
✓Faithfully and diligently perform those duties and exercise such powers consistent with them which are from time to time assigned to or vested in the position of Project Officer
✓Always endeavor to promote the interest of MAGGA

Personal Qualifications And Skills

✓A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from reputable University in Social work, or other relevant technical field.

✓A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar position for a non-governmental Organization.
✓Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
✓Proven attention to detail, follow-through skills, and problem-solving skills.

✓Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize heavy workloads in order to meet deadlines.
✓Candidates with substantial experience in Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (ASRHR) and Gender-Based Violence will have an additional advantage.

Method Of Application

All interested applicants for the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees addressed to The Executive Director, MAGGA, by email to: [email protected] with subject line clearly indicating the position being applied for.

Closing date for receiving applications is Wednesday, 26th June, 2024.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. MAGGA is an equal opportunities employer. Both Men and women are encouraged to apply.