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The Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association (MIAA) was established in 2003 as an interfaith service agency to play a pivotal role in the coordination and facilitation of HIV and AIDS programming in the country. The main aim of the Secretariat is to facilitate a united commitment of Faith Communities in the tight against HIV and AIDS.

MIAA provides an institutional framework for implementing strategies in the fight against and mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS by the Faith Based Organizations. The significant role of the MIAA through its Secretariat is to facilitate and coordinate the implementation of HIV and AIDS programmes by the various faith based institutions and organizations through the already established religious structures in the country.

To beef up our operations, MIAA is inviting application from suitably qualified Malawian candidates to fill the following vacant positions tenable at the Secretariat in Lilongwe as soon as possible.

POSITION: PROGRAM OFFICERS (2 positions)

Grade: 6

Supervisor: The Head of Programmes

Department: Programmes

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direct supervision of the Head Programmes, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Manage the coordination and implementation of project initiatives and programs of faith based institutions and organizations.
  • Assist and provide technical support to MIAA district based interfaith structures and FBOs implementing various programs
  • Assist in the development and maintain a monitoring database system for the MIAA in close liaison with member and partner organizations;
  • Facilitate knowledge management and sharing within the MIAA membership and with relevant stakeholders;
  • Establish and maintain strategic linkages among stakeholders in order to create synergies in program implementation;
  • Ensure the compilation of quarterly and annual MIAA program reports for submission to key stakeholders and partners;
  • Ensure the development within MIAA membership of institutional capacity to undertake effective interfaith response to issues affecting the communities;
  • Ensure that gender and human rights are mainstreamed in HIV and AIDS and other projects/programs of the faith based institutions and organizations;
  • Conduct periodic supervision, monitoring and evaluation of programs implemented by faith based institutions and organizations in the country;
  • Organize and actively participate in relevant meetings, workshops and conferences.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of a University Degree in Social Sciences, Health, Development and any other related field from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of three years experience in project formulation, design, budgeting, appraisal, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing.


COMPETENCIES

The position requires a highly motivated person with the following attributes:
  • Adequate skills in gender analysis, mainstreaming and rights based approaches to programming.
  • Good interpersonal skills. cross-cultural and religious tolerance and sensitivity:
  • Excellent computer skills:
  • Proficiency and knowledge in computer database software and management;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training;
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their motivation letter with current Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees by email ONLY to

The Executive Director,
Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association,
Off Presidential Highway, Area 14 Plot #171,
Private Bag 385
Lilongwe

by email to:

Email; miaa.talent@gmail.com

before 25th September. 2019, 12:00 pin Central African Time. Include the position applying for in the subject line when submitting. MIAA will entertain applications submitted by emails only

Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities,


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe City
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    2
  • Apply Before
    26 Sep, 2019

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