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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:

Social & Gender Inclusion Officer – 1 Position
Grade: ES7
Location: Head Office
Supervised by :Senior Social & Gender Inclusion Officer

Purpose of the Job

To support social and gender integration in ESCOM’s functions, systems, programmes and activities in the various Divisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Plan, Initiate and conduct various gender and social inclusion programmes at Division level.
  2. Monitoring and enforcing the implementation of the Social and Gender Inclusion Policy, Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy and Mental Wellness Policy
  3. Provide inputs to gender and inclusive annual work plan and budgeting and monitor actions.
  4. Create and increase visibility, knowledge and awareness on Social and gender inclusion through various activities.
  5. Design and implement capacity building initiatives in relation to gender and social inclusion in line with the corporate strategy.
  6. Enforce collection of sex disaggregated data in all areas,
  7. Compile and share success stories to accelerate institutionalization.
  8. Maintain accurate database on social and gender inclusion.
  9. Compile various periodic and activity reports.
  10. Conduct various social and gender related assessments and studies to inform programming.
  11. Conducting various pipeline building activities at Division level.
  12. Facilitate the acceleration of Gender Responsive procurement in the Division.
  13. Assist in accelerating mechanization activities in the Divisions.

Attributes and competencies

  • Sound knowledge of and passionate about rights-based approaches to development and gender-based laws.
  • Excellent Analytical, planning and conceptualization skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and advocacy skills,

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Social Work.
  • 3 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.