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COUNTRY DIRECTOR IN MALAWI , Malawi

The JBJ Foundation (JBJF) is a private foundation based in the United States which seeks to catalyze lasting improvements in health among the world’s poorest by strengthening local health systems. Building on a decade of experience supporting community level health service delivery in Malawi, JBJF is working to expand and accelerate its impact both within Malawi and in additional countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Position Description

The Country Director be responsible for the design, implementation, and monitoring of JBJF’s work in Malawi. Elements of the program may include (but not be limited to):
• Build on existing community health service delivery project to develop a ‘Model Village’ to help accelerate implementation of Malawi’s recently released National Community Health Strategy
• Support development and implementation of a national digital community health information system
• Identify and support implementation of targeted health intervention(s) to drive direct impact
Successful candidates will ideally have a combination of private sector and global health experience, demonstrate a commitment to global health impact, and excitement for helping to shape and drive a country-level program.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Support design, oversee implementation, and monitor effectiveness of JBJF investments in Malawi
• Work in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH), District Health Management Team (DHMT), and implementing partners (IP) to define appropriate scope of work in coordination with other relevant stakeholders
• Establish formal agreements with MOH, DHMT, and/or IP, including objectives, milestones, workplan, budget, and reporting
• Serve as active thought partner to MOH, DHMT, and IP
• Represent JBJF among relevant in-country stakeholders

Required skills and experience:
• At least 5-10 years work experience, including:
o Establishing productive relationships with senior public sector officials in low- and/or middle income countries
o Working in global health and/or private sector, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
o Developing and building new projects and/or organizations
• Strong problem-solving skills and entrepreneurial orientation
• Ability to work independently and proactively in the context of a geographically distributed team
• Cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness
• Excellent communications skills, in both verbal and written English
• Relevant advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MPH) preferred

Are you interested in becoming a Country Director in Malawi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jan 25, 2019
Research Fellow in Malawi , Malawi

Position Title: Research Fellow
Reports to: Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research
Location: Neno District, Malawi

Organizational Profile
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.

Job Description Overview
The Research Fellow will provide research, analytics, and high-level administrative support to the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) as well as the clinical leadership. Responsibilities will include managing the organization’s portfolio of research studies, coordinating research teams, reviewing data, conducting data analyses, managing ethical approval submissions, managing PIH’s internal research committee, supporting coordination with the Ministry of Health of Malawi, building research capacity, and guiding manuscripts through the publication process. The candidate must be highly self-motivated, experienced, and energetic, demonstrating exceptional attention to detail and diplomacy.

Responsibilities and Duties

Research and Writing Coordination (55%)
- Manage the progression of all research studies in PIH Malawi’s research portfolio and coordinate author teams
- Conduct robust literature reviews and synthesize results
- Prepare, write, and edit scientific manuscripts in conjunction with clinical leadership, the Ministry of Health, and other staff or partners
- Build research capacity with PIH Malawi staff including supporting background literature searches, editing and writing manuscripts, drafting conference abstracts, and developing study budgets
- Provide general writing, scientific editing, and presentation preparation support
- Manage timeline and coordination of research publications, presentations, and other submissions
- Organize and support PIH Malawi’s research committee process and meetings
- Review and analyze research proposals
- Provide assistance to coordinate and facilitate a Research Seminar Series
- Manage Boston and Malawian ethics review applications, including all submissions and continuing reviews

Research Grant Support (5%)
- Research possibilities for research grant funding to PIH Malawi in collaboration with the Director of M&E, clinical leadership, and the PIH M&E team
- Support research grant applications
- Work closely with programmatic, implementation, and administrative teams to support deliverables on research grants, prepare concept notes and reports, and provide administrative support

Data Analytics & Light Administrative Support (40%)
- Perform basic and intermediate statistical analyses using STATA or R
- Consult with PIH Malawi M&E department to develop customized reports from various databases and through statistical programming
- Draft reports on routinely collected data for audiences with varying levels of data literacy
- Organize databases, and transform, prepare/manipulate data for data processing and statistical analysis
- Develop automated and standardized data solutions for data management and report generation
- Draft, finalize, and implement relevant programming guidelines, SOPs, data dictionaries, and documentation
- Mentor program staff to improve data literacy and basic analysis skills
- Any other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications and Attributes
- At least a bachelor’s degree in statistics, public health, or economics
- Proficiency with statistical analysis (R or Stata)
- At least 2 years of experience in health-related research
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. EndNote or other reference software a plus.
- Ability to manage and prioritize projects with attention to detail
- Ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
- A strong interest in learning social medicine; that is, a willingness to look at diseases of poverty through a wide “biopsychosocial” lens that draws upon knowledge from a wealth of disciplines including clinical medicine, sociology, anthropology, and public health
- Willingness to work and live in a very rural setting

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
- Willingness to commit to two-year position highly desired
- International working experience desired, with preference to those who have lived in sub-Saharan Africa
- Chichewa language skills highly desired

Are you interested in becoming a Research Fellow in Malawi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Dec 23, 2018
General Manager in Malawi , Malawi

Are you a hands-on, friendly multi-tasker? And do you enjoy nature, peace and quiet? We are looking for you!

Ntchisi Forest Lodge sits on the foot of one of the last remaining indigenous rainforests in an isolated spot near Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital. You can relax whilst enjoying stunning mountain and lake views, experience the warm-hearted hospitality of a part of rural Malawi where tourists are still a rarity, and enjoy relaxing and walking in the beautiful scenery.

Ntchisi Forest Lodge in Malawi is looking for a host/general manager from May.
What are your tasks?
• Receive and accommodate guests, make them feel at home.
• Manage bookings, enquiries, feedback, etc.
• Manage part of the team and helping with all tasks.
• Administration, bookkeeping and reporting.
• Make sure facilities and grounds are properly maintained.
• Maintain forest trails in cooperation with community.
• Manage and stimulate the community projects that are undertaken by the lodge.
• Marketing and liaison: manage contact with tour operators, distributing posters and leaflets, etc.
• Shopping for the lodge in Lilongwe on a regular basis.
• Make sure all taxes and levies are paid regularly.
• Pick-up and drop-off guests if so required.
• And all other odd tasks that are involved in running a small Eco lodge: solar system maintenance, gardening, meetings with community, forestry, district officials, etc. etc.

What do we offer?
• We offer you the opportunity to stay in this gorgeous unspoiled and remote environment.
• An interesting benefits package (a small honorarium and Room and Board).
• A dynamic and challenging job.
• Lots of opportunities to bring-in new ideas.
• A great addition to your CV.
• An initial contract for one year.
• Regular on the job coaching and support, continuous distant support
• An adventure of a life time.

What kind of person are you?
• Basically you are a sheep with five legs.
• You are an excellent host and enjoy receiving and serving people and making them feel welcome.
• You have experience in the hospitality sector
• You are very honest and trustworthy.
• You don’t have a nine to five mentality
• You have a valid driving license.
• You don’t mind hard work and long days if the business requires it.
• You have a can do mentality and look for opportunities instead of difficulties
• You have an eye for hygiene and security
• You are self-motivated and can motivate others
• You enjoy networking and building relations.
• You speak fluent English and if you speak an additional language this is an asset.
• You are computer literate and write well.
• You have experience in (simple) book keeping.
• You are available from May 2017.
• If you have any of the following qualities they will be considered as assets: Prior experience in Africa, cooking, you are a handy-(wo)man, gardening, leading outdoor leisure activities, marketing experience.
• We prefer a couple over a single person due to all the tasks involved and qualities needed to run the lodge. Not saying that individuals may not respond.

If we see potential we will contact you and arrange for an interview.
Interviews will take place in week of 13th March.
Please note that we can only respond to shortlisted candidates. 
Acquisition on this position is not accepted.

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Expiring: Apr 09, 2017
Commercial Manager , Malawi

Do you want to put your know-how and skills to use where they are needed? Do you want to work abroad and experience different cultures? Then the Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) is your ideal partner for finding a responsible position in the field of development policy. We place highly qualified staff with employers in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.
Support the Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa in Lilongwe, Malawi, as a

Commercial Manager in the Trade Facilitation Department

We are looking for you:
The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) needs your expertise to develop its operational business division. ACE was founded 10 years ago with the aim of enabling smallholder farmers and agri-cultural producers in rural areas to participate in the economic development of the country. The Trade Fa-cilitation Department has 30 employees working on warehouse management, logistics, the processing of trading activities and the management of financing facilities, and reports directly to the ACE manage-ment. In this context, it has already been possible to establish services such as the Warehouse Receipt System, ACE Trade Platform and Market Information System . The aim is to continue to develop ACE revenue streams and grow the trade volume currently at about USD 20 million by commercialising the provision of trade and financial services and to make ACE independent of financial resources from de-velopment cooperation.

Your tasks will involve:
• Responsibility for management of the Trade Facilitation Department, including developing a business model and medium-term strategy for the department
• Implementing strategic planning in the department, in particular in the field of trade facilitation, by bringing a commercial angle to a development-oriented organisation
• Improving cooperation within the organisation and building capacity within the department
• Develop trade facilitation and commodity finance management structures and services.

Your profile:
• University degree in business administration or economics with a focus on trade, finance or a compa-rable subject that enables you to perform the tasks
• Several years of experience in international trade, specifically in relation to commodity exchanges and commodity or agricultural trade/finance
• Several years of management experience with power of attorney or proxy
• Experience in organisational development and in the development of service portfolios
• Fluent business English

What we offer:
• A varied and interesting job with a high level of responsibility in an international environment
• The opportunity to work with other organisations in the field of development cooperation
• A preparatory course ahead of your assignment abroad
• A local employment contract as an integrated expert for an initial period of two years, with an option to extend
• Attractive monthly subsidies and social security benefits in addition to your local salary

O n e p e r s o n c a n m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e
Interested?
Please submit your application using our online portal at http://www.cimonline.de. Here you will find more information on what we do and what we have to offer. If you have any questions, you can contact:

Dominik Schell
Tel.: ++49-(0)6196-7935-70
Expiry date: August 26th 2016

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Expiring: Sep 29, 2016
City Lodge Manager , Malawi

Company profile:
This lodge is a stylish contemporary lodge from a unique blend of African designs, furniture, fabrics and personal collectables. The guest lodge has 10 varied collection of rooms, all en suite, and a restaurant for residents to dine. Each room is named after an African country, style or culture and decorated in that particular style. Tourists, business persons and transit visitors come to appreciate the tasteful and comfortable accommodation, warm hospitality and excellent collection of African arts and crafts

Job description:
- The Manager is end responsible for the lodge. He / she will be living on the premises and is first point of contact for the guests. The manager has main responsibilities:
- Deliver excellent customer service at all times, ensuring guests comfort and safety
- Deal with all enquires in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
- Deal with customer complaints in a professional manner
- Manage and maintain the administration of all reservations, cancellations and no-shows in line with the company policy
- Prepare a weekly dinner menu together with the Kitchen staff. Train and monitor the kitchen staff about food , drinks and nutrition, serving standards and kitchen hygiene.
- Financial tasks, Income versus expenses, Food costing, monitoring bank accounts.
- Entertaining and hosting, reception, restaurant and the bar are main areas of attention.
- Also managing approximately 13 staff of gardeners, builders, receptionist, bar staff, cooks and cleaners is a continues task. Every day is different and the manager is challenged with another challenge every day.

Main thing is to keep the customers satisfied whilst running all other work at the same time. A challenging job!

Requirements:

- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills, people manager
- Affinity with Food and willing to work together with the cooks to improve their knowledge of food and recipes.
- Others: Driver’s license


Profile:
Somebody that want to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

Terms of employment:
- First 3 months USD 200 plus accommodation
- After 3 months USD1000 plus accommodation
- 6 day workweek, 1 day off

Expiring: May 06, 2016
Assistant Manager in Malawi , Malawi

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:
This busy 13 room hotel in the centre of Lilongwe is well known for its breakfast and lunch in the back garden. Most of its clients are tourists or people volunteering in Malawi, but also local people stay in this hotel. It has a bar upstairs for residents only where you can rest in the roof lounge. The rooms are decorated in a nice African style with some western comforts like nice white bed linen. People can eat western and some Malawian dishes whilst being served by the nicest staff and listening to live music being played.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
As an Assistant Hotel Manager you manage several everyday tasks. Reception, administration, hosting guests, checking stocks, do shopping, teaching staff on how to clean, serve, do the laundry or cook. You welcome the guests and help them in case they need information or help them solve issues. The hotel has approximately 18 staff. As assistant hotel manager you will work hand in hand with management of Kiboko Limited.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Language: English and preferable other languages
- Experience: Hospitality, tourism, leadership skills
- Other: Driver’s license

PROFILE:
Somebody that want to work in a different environment with a lot of patience - good communication skills – authority – a lot of energy and willing to make long days.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- First 3 months USD 200 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- After 3 months USD 500 plus accommodation in Lilongwe, area 47
- 5,5 day workweek, 1.5 day off
- Start date: asap

Are you interested in becoming an Assistent Manager in Malawi? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Oct 06, 2018

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