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Project Management Specialist

Date Posted: Nov 28, 2019
Monthly Salary: 26567 USD - 41183 USD

Job Description

USAID MALAWI FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
SOLICITATION FOR USAID PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, OFFICE OF SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH, USAID/MALAWI

This position is based in Lilongwe and is open to Qualified Malawian Citizens.

Opening: November 26, 2019;

Deadline date for applications: December 26, 2019

BASIC FUNCTION

This position is located in the Sustainable Economic Growth Office at USAID/ Malawi, Lilongwe. The incumbent is expected to provide leadership in activity development, implementation and monitoring as well as one of the Mission’s COR/ AOR for Intermediate Results under the current Development Objective 2: Sustainable Livelihoods Improved (and the future Development Objective 3: Private Sector Increases Inclusive and Sustainable Wealth Creation). This is a complex DO that requires close and constant coordination with a number of USAID implementing partners. He/she is also expected to develop and maintain an extensive range of professional contacts and policy dialogue with senior government officials, NGO community, civic organizations, the private sector, and other agriculture sector donors. May on occasion serve as acting Team Leader in the absence of the Team Leader.
As a USAID employee, the incumbent carries responsibility to understand and incorporate the Agency’s four core values in all aspects of his/her work. These core values are: 1. Customer focus, 2. Results orientation, 3. Empowerment and accountability, and 4. Teamwork and participation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Any application that does not meet the minimum requirements stated below will not be evaluated. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within one month from the closing date of this solicitation, please consider your application unsuccessful.

  • Education: University Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Business, or other related degree.
  • Prior Work Experience: Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in agriculture (designing, implementing and monitoring production, policies and programs) and/or in agribusiness (such as with medium- or large-scale input suppliers, traders, or processors).
  • Language Proficiency: Level IV English and Level IV Chichewa.
  • Job Knowledge: Knowledge of Agency and mission rules, policy and procedures of assistance and acquisitions. Specialist knowledge of Malawi agriculture (production, policies, programs and key policy makers) and agribusiness.
  • Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong analytical skills to be able to evaluate, review and summarize proposals, documents and reports. Ability to brief/engage senior government officials, other donors, NGOs and civil society on agriculture policy issues.

Salary range: $26,567-$41,183 (annual basic salary paid in local currency Kwacha at the prevailing exchange rate), equivalent to FSN-11.


How to apply

For a complete solicitation for this opening please visit: https://mw.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs

Only those fulfilling the education and experience requirements listed above should submit their application by e-mail to:

Email: malawijobs@usaid.gov 

following the PRESENTING AN OFFER instructions stated in the solicitation.

The strict closing date/deadline for receipt of applications is December 26, 2019.


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    26 Dec, 2019

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