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Regional Elections Manager at Malawi Electoral Commission

Malawi Electoral Commission

The Malawi Electoral Commission, “the Commission”, is a body corporate created under Section 75(1) of the Constitution, to supervise, direct and preside over the conduct of all elections in Malawi.

In accordance with Section 13 of the Malawi Electoral Commission Act, the Commission seeks to appoint a suitably qualified person with relevant experience to fill the following vacant position within its secretariat.


Job Title: Regional Elections Manager
Number Required : 1
Grade: C4
Responsible to: :Chief Elections Officer
Location: Region Office – South

Key duties & responsibilities

  • General administration of the Malawi Electoral Commission Act and other electoral laws.
  • Providing technical advice to the head office on policy issues regarding operations of the regional office.
  • Managing human, material and financial resources at regional level as well as managing performance of staff in the Region,
  • Producing budgets for the regional office and regional election programmes.
  • Identifying registration and polling staff and organizing their training.
  • Designing and implementing regional logistics plans for registration and polling activities.
  • Supervising registration and polling process at regional level.
  • Receiving and processing registration and polling results in the region and transmitting them to the head office.
  • Receiving and classifying nominations of candidates from returning officers in the region for transmission to the head office.
  • Developing and monitoring linkages with relevant institutions and stakeholders at regional level.
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance of the regional and district offices.
  • Producing appropriate reports as required from time to time.


Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Education, Humanities, Management, or Development Studies with atleast three (3) years of relevant work experience in a senior position

Age: Between 35 to 55 years

Core Competence

  • Knowledge of Malawi Government system
  • Good computer skills
  • Team building and management
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Organizational planning
  • Must demonstrate impartiality at all times
  • Malawian Citizen with National ID


Interested candidates should submit the following:

  • Cover letter with brief details of their suitability
  • Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contacts of three traceable referees
  • Certified copies of certificates

Applications must be clearly marked on the envelope with the title of the position applied for, district you are applying from and submit by mail- hard copies to the following addresses not later than 3rd May, 2024:

Chief Elections Officer,
Malawi Electoral Commission,
Private Bag 113,


  • Please take note that interested candidates must apply for one position only and that the name of the district must be indicated on the envelope.
  • Softcopy applications will not be accepted
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
  • The Malawi Electoral Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.