Office Assistants-Nascent Solutions- (Blantyre & Lilongwe 2 Positions)

  • 1 year ago
  • Lilongwe ,Blantyre

    Job Description

    Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is a US-based 501(c) (3) non-profit international development organization. Its mission is to enable vulnerable people, especially women and children in rural Africa, to develop skills for self-sufficiency. The organization’s areas of focus are food security and nutrition, health, literacy and skills development, and gender equity. With funding from the United States Department of Agriculture,

    Nascent Solutions is implementing a five year McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program in the Central and Southern Malawi. The goal for the program is to improve the literacy of school-age children through improved literacy instruction, student attentiveness, and student attendance; and also to increase the use of positive health and dietary practices.

    Nascent is currently seeking the following qualified candidates for various positions for its offices in Lilongwe and Blantyre.

    Position: Office Assistants (2 Positions)

    Location: Lilongwe and Blantyre

    Type of Employment: Salaried, full-time

    Reporting: Reports to Nascent Administrative Assistant

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensures that the office is clean at all times
    • Run office errands
    • Assist with meeting preparations
    • Sort and distribute communications in a timely manner
    • Monitor level of supplies and handle shortages
    • Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues
    • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by supervisor or management.


    • MSCE Certificate or Equivalent
    • Two to five years of experience in cleaning, messenger work and attending to other office needs.
    • Previous experience of cleaning, including the use of chemicals and using cleaning machinery safely
    • Demonstrated reliability
    • Highly self-motivated and autonomous; ability to work with little guidance.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in cross-cultural situations.
    • Superior teamwork ability.
    • Experience working on a project with commodity management will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to:

    Email: [email protected]

    With and clearly indicate the position one is applying for in the e-mail subject line. Closing date for applications is 4th May 2020
    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Nascent Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, or political affiliation.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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