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School Feeding Manager at Mary’s Meals Malawi

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
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Mary's Meals Malawi


Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 2.4 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals Malawi is our largest school feeding programme, and we work closely with schools and community volunteers who help prepare and serve the nutritious meals every school day.

Marys Meals Malawi is looking to recruit energetic and motivated individuals for the position of:

School Feeding Manager (Permanent Position Based in Blantyre)

Job purpose

The School Feeding Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day implementation of Mary’s Meals SFP programme in the assigned area of work.  This post will undertake supervision of School Feeding Officers (SFO) to ensure the SFOs adhere to SFP minimum standard operating procedures, track performance of schools in key metrics, and engage key district and local SFP stakeholders in delivering a safe and hygienic daily meal to children in their place of education.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • At least a first Degree in Development studies, Public Health, Nutrition, Community Development, Community Nursing, Education or any of the social sciences
  • At least three (3) years project/programme experience two of which should be at a management and team leadership level in an NGO environment with responsibility for managing staff, activities, financial resources, assets and external relationships
  • Strong leadership skills including ability to be in control of delegated responsibilities
  • Strong reporting skills and experience in developing donor reports.
  • Working independently with limited supervision
  • Practical experience of programme monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse large volumes of diverse data.
  • Well-developed community mobilization skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages especially Excel and Word
  • Outstanding ability to self-organize.
  • Knowledge and experience of digital data management systems
  • Flexibility in extensive travelling

Mary’s Meals is a value driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding. Our selection process therefore includes rigorous background checks to ensure our commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

If you would like to join our global family and would relish the chance to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children across the world, we’d love to hear from you.

Method Of Application

Applications stating expected net salary and CV (including contacts for three professional referees) should be e-mailed to indicating the position title and applicant’s name in the subject line. All attached files should be saved under the applicant’s name. Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted. Deadline for receipt of applications is Saturday 20th April 2024. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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