REFERENCE N° 094/DNHA/AFIKEPO/CS/2017-18/01
The Government of Malawi and European Union signed a Financing Agreement to implement the Afikepo Nutrition Programme in Malawi under the 11th European Development Fund to the value of Euro 70 million from 2017 to 2025. The programme’s overall objective is to contribute to enhanced nutrition security of all Malawians particularly for achieving optimal nutrition for women of child bearing age, adolescent girls, infants and young children in ten selected districts through capacity building, advocacy and awareness raising. The districts are Chitipa, Karonga, Nkhatabay, Mzimba, Salima, Kasungu, Nkhotakota, Chiradzulu, Thyolo and Mulanje. The programme will be implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Ministry of Health and Population, Department of Nutrition and HIV/AIDS (DNHA). The DNHA is the overall Coordinator of the programme. The coordination activities will be implemented jointly with other key sector ministries. In view of this, the DNHA established a Programme Management Unit to lead in the implementation of the programme coordination related activities which include the provision of technical assistance and ancillary tasks relating to planning, management, implementation, monitoring, reporting, procurement, and financial management.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested Malawian citizens to fill the following position in the PMU.
POSITION: PROGRAMME COORDINATOR – GRADE 1 (1 Post).
The Programme Coordinator will report directly to the Imprest Adminstrator (IA). In conjunction with the Imprest Administrator, s/he will take lead in coordinating and supporting the project and the line ministries in the formulation, implementation and monitoring of interventions.
Qualifications and Experience
Aspiring applicants should ensure they possess the following: