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Regulatory & Enforcement Director at National Construction Industry Council (NCIC)

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary: 00

National Construction Industry Council (NCIC)

The National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) was created by Malawi Government through an Act of Parliament (Cap 53:05) of the Laws of Malawi to promote, regulate and develop the construction industry in Malawi. A vacancy for the position of Regulatory and Enforcement Director (Grade NC2) has arisen in the Council. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified candidates for this position which is based at the National Construction Industry Council Head Office in Lilongwe.

The position of Regulatory and Enforcement Director is a very senior, challenging and demanding position in the Council. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the position thus requires a mature, knowledgeable and dedicated individual to lead a Department whose mandate is to provide efficient and effective guidance on technical matters pertaining to the core operations of NCIC.

The successful candidate will be employed on a three-year fixed term employment contract, renewable based on satisfactory performance and continued availability of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

This position requires a highly motivated, mature, knowledgeable, dedicated and professionally qualified person. The successful candidate should:

a) Be aged below 57 years.
b) Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Studies, Quantity Surveying, Land Surveying, and Built Environment Studies, and a Master’s
degree in any construction related field, technical education or Business Administration obtained from a reputable and recognised institution of higher learning.
c) Be registered with a Professional Board related to the construction industry in Malawi at Professional Level.
d) Have self-drive, excellent interpersonal communication, team spirit, supervisory and leadership skills.
e) Be a strategic thinker with excellent planning and prioritisation skills.
f) Have at least 5 years’ experience at senior management level
g) Be able to work during odd hours and on weekends and holidays when called to do so.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide strategic leadership, guidance and direction in the management of registration, quality and compliance services.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

a) Championing the development, review and implementation of registration and quality and compliance policies, plans, programmes and strategies including budgets.
b) Coordinating and overseeing operations relating to registration of contractors, consultants and material manufacturers and suppliers, and projects.
c) Monitoring the facilitation of project registration, capturing, updating and managing of projects records and data base.
d) Monitoring and overseeing adherence by industry players with legal requirements and relevant quality standards, procedures, systems and processes during design and construction of infrastructures.
e) Mobilizing resources and monitoring their effective, efficient and economic utilization.
f) Establishing and maintaining partnership with government, professional boards and associations, research and academic institutions, industries, the public and private sectors, development partners and the international community on Construction Industry regulatory and development matters.
g) Championing the development and implementation of quality assurance matters and enforcing compliance with set standards by all persons and firms in the construction industry.
h) Vetting applications and preparing reports for Board decision.
i) Monitoring the conduct of contractors, consultants and material manufacturers and suppliers.
j) Monitoring and providing guidance on the management of records and trends in the distribution of projects and procurement practices by procuring entities.
k) Allocating work and appraising staff.

Method Of Application

This position attracts a competitive remuneration package. Only candidates who strictly meet the above requirements should apply. Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) should reach the office of the Comptroller of Statutory Corporations by 29th July 2024. Only short-listed
candidates will be acknowledged.

The Comptroller
Department of Statutory Corporations
P O Box 30061
Capital City
LILONGWE 3