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Project Specialist (Investment & Risk Analysis) at Public Private Partnership Commission

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  • Blantyre
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Public Private Partnership Commission

Background Information

The Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) was established by an Act of Parliament; the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Act, No.23 of May 2022, to support and facilitate the development of public infrastructure and services through public private partnership (PPP) arrangements.

Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), seeking to improve access to services, are primarily responsible for initiation, screening and selection of infrastructure projects for development as PPP projects within the framework of Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) managed by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

The PPPC is seeking to engage visionary, dynamic, self-motivated, highly innovative and suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions:


Key Duties and Responsibilities

1. Oversee the entire project lifecycle, from inception to deployment, by managing planning, design, development, testing, and implementation.
2. Continuously monitor project progress, proactively identify and address risks, and promptly resolve issues to ensure adherence to project timelines and budgets.
3. Take charge of project status meetings, ensuring effective communication of project updates and deliverables to stakeholders and executive leadership.
4. Uphold project management standards, processes, and methodologies to ensure consistent adherence across all project activities.
5. Foster and maintain relationships with internal and external partners to drive successful project outcomes and facilitate ongoing improvement.
6. Identifying potential projects that could benefit from a PPP arrangement. This involves project screening, conducting feasibility studies, analysing infrastructure needs, assessing the viability of PPP implementation.
7. Collaborating with stakeholders to design the optimal structure for PPP projects. This includes determining the appropriate financing mechanisms, risk allocation between the public and private sectors, and establishing contractual frameworks.
8. Overseeing the project appraisal to evaluate the feasibility and viability of proposed PPP projects. This includes assessing potential risks, analysing cost-benefit ratios, evaluating long-term sustainability, reviewing financial models, affordability, financial viability and attractiveness of PPP projects.
9. Engaging with various stakeholders, such as government agencies, private investors, community groups, and other relevant parties, to ensure their input and support throughout
the project lifecycle. This includes addressing concerns, negotiating agreements, and fostering collaboration.
10. Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building: Sharing best practices and lessons learned from previous PPP projects within the agency and broader stakeholder community.
11. Providing training and capacity building initiatives to enhance the understanding and skills related to PPP implementation.

Required qualifications, skills and experience.

  • Degree in Economics or Finance from a recognised institution
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience post qualification experience.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates should send their applications together with complete Curriculum Vitae with at least three traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Public Private Partnership Commission
P.O. Box 937

Or email:

Closing date for receiving applications is 24th November 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.