• 4 months ago

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    ANTI-CORRUPTION BUREAU The Ministry of Justice is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced Malawians to fill the following post –

    Post: Director
    Grade : G 1
    Division: Directorate
    Location : Lilongwe
    Contract Period : Three (3) years, renewable once, subject to satisfactory performance.

    BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is a Government agency established under Section 4 of the Corrupt Practices Act (Cap.7:04) of the Laws of Malawi. The ACB is mandated to receive and investigate complaints of alleged or suspected corrupt practices; to prosecute offences under the Corrupt Practices Act and other laws; to investigate and report on the conduct of any public officer which is connected or conducive to corrupt practices; to take necessary measures for the prevention of corruption in public and private bodies, and to solicit public support in the fight against corruption. A vacancy has arisen in the office of Director of the ACB. In order for the ACB to continue to fulfill its mandate effectively and efficiently, a qualified and experienced Malawian is required to fill the position, tenable at ACB’s head office in Lilongwe. The position of Director of the ACB is a very demanding position which requires a person with high levels of integrity, independence, boldness and professionalism, strategic leadership, and managerial skills.

    The Director will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and the overall management of the ACB, and ensuring the effective implementation of the Corrupt Practices Act.

    (a) Providing guidance and leadership in the implementation of the core functions of the ACB.
    (b) Providing leadership in the formulation, review and implementation of ACB policies and guidelines.
    (c) Leading in the development and evaluation of strategic plans.
    (d) Managing the performance of the ACB.
    (e) Managing the resources of the ACB.
    (f) Establishing and maintaining close collaborative relationships with key stakeholders of the ACB.
    (g) Leading in the recruitment, staff development and performance appraisal of members of staff.
    (h) Making decisions on disciplinary issues.
    (i) Preparing reports to the National Assembly.
    (j) Monitoring and reviewing resource mobilization activities.
    (k) Coordinating audit activities.
    (l) Taking a lead in providing interface between the public and the ACB.

    Applicants must possess:
    • A Masters Degree in Law, Finance, Accounting, Auditing, Business Administration, Social Sciences or any other relevant field.
    • A minimum of ten (10) years post qualification work experience in a reputable organization, of which at least five (5) must be in a senior management position.
    • Work experience in a law enforcement agency may be an added advantage.

    • Applicants should be willing to be subjected to a vetting process.
    • The successful candidate will be required to abide by the ACB’s Strict Code of Conduct and Ethical Behaviour.

    Interested persons should submit their application letters, that should include copies of relevant certificates and Curriculum Vitae with phone numbers and names of three traceable referees to:
    The Solicitor General and Secretary for Justice, Ministry of Justice,
    Private Bag 333,

    E-mail: [email protected] Closing date for the receipt of application letters is 27th January, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged


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