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Senior Social & Gender Inclusion Officer at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Senior Social & Gender Inclusion Officer – 1 Position

Grade :ES6

Location : Head Office

Supervised by : Chief Social & Gender Inclusion Officer

Purpose of the Job

Social & Gender integration in all the Corporation’s functions, systems, programmes and activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide general oversight supervision and coordination of SGI activities in the Corporation.
  2. Prepare workplans for the department, monitor and report the implementation of the same.
  3. Conceptualize, design, and implement various social & gender integration and anti-sexual harassment programmes.
  4. Review various Corporation’s standard documents to analyze and integrate Social and Gender Issues
  5. Plan, Organize and conduct capacity building on Social and Gender Integration to all staff.
  6. Build capacity of the Social & Gender Focal Points to budget, plan and implement SGI activities in their respective departments and stations.
  7. Lobbying and advocacy on Social and Gender issues.
  8. Conduct research and development activities, audit, and impact evaluation exercises on social & gender inclusion in the Corporation to inform further programming.
  9. Create and maintain an accurate and up to date Social and Gender Database including documentaries and success stories.
  10. Compile monthly and quarterly Corporation wide SGI performance reports and follow up on the performance of all KPls.

Attributes and competencies

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and highly analytical
  • Strategic conceptualization and leadership skills
  • Self-driven and passionate, highly innovative and creative
  • Sound knowledge of rights-based approaches to development and gender-based laws.
  • Sound knowledge and application of national and international social and gender instruments, principals, and indicators.
  • Strong research and data analysis, report writing and data management skills.
  • High computer literacy with statistical software skills and excellent analytical skills.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Social Work.
  • 4 years proven and relevant experience.

 

APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th May 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.