Mpamba Recharge & Win

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Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) is a countrywide humanitarian volunteer organization and a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies movement. In Malawi, it was established by an Act of Parliament and works auxiliary to the Government and embodies the principles of the movement. It focuses on providing Humanitarian Services to the needy and vulnerable populations. MRCS has more than 200 staff members and a network of local volunteers in 33 Divisions in all the 3 regions of Malawi. Its Headquarters is in Area 14, in Lilongwe.

MRCS is now inviting applications of qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer to be based at its Headquarters in Lilongwe.

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer


The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer (Reporting) supports District teams to ensure that Comrep activities are on track and ensure reporting is up to date


The MEL Officer is responsible for the following:

  • Developing and reviewing M&E systems for Comrep (including M and E plans, ITT and project database)
  • Producing and implementing monthly, quarterly and annual Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting plans
  • Conducting M&E capacity building of all stakeholders involved in monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the activities in liaison with HQ Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
  • Facilitating program reporting, documentation and communication
  • Manage project database
  • Documenting and disseminating lessons learned across all project activities being implemented in the district and ensuring that ME documentation is stored in are easily accessible
  • Conducting review meetings with the operational staff to monitor progress of implementation.
  • Carrying out periodic visitations to the districts to appreciate results and challenges of project activities as well as validation of data being collected by different project teams

Education Required
  • Higher degree in social science, development studies or other relevant qualifications with minimum of 5 years work experience

Requisite knowledge, ability and skills
  • M&E experience in managing programs related to Health, DRR & Inclusion
  • Demonstrated skills in M&E system design with previous experience in application of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
  • Ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training
  • Fluency in English and at least one locally spoken language
  • Excellent oral and written analytical communication skills, ability to work with people, use good judgment and commit to community work
  • Computer literate (MS Office, SPSS, ODK / Kobo Toolbox and other software)
  • Practical experience working in a multi-cultural team and ability to work independently and for long hours and under pressure

How to apply

All interested applicants with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications, enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and names of three traceable referees, mobile numbers and e-mail address to:-

The Secretary General,
Malawi Red Cross Society,
P.O. Box 30096,
Lilongwe 3.



Not later than Saturday 4th January, 2019, and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged

Skills Required

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