CARE is an International NGO that works in 95 countries around the world to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. In Malawi, CARE works in collaboration with the Government of Malawi and other local and international partners.
CARE Malawi has secured funding from CARE USA to support Government of Malawi efforts in limiting the impact of COVID 19 pandemic in the education sector. CARE will work with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and other local partners in the selected districts of central and southern Malawi to respond to the impact of COVID 19 in education of adolescents for a period of 2.5 years. The goal of the project is to increase access to education for rural adolescents through addressing the education and COVID 19 challenges in order to reduce the number of adolescents, particularly girls, at risk of having to drop out of school and also support adolescents, particularly girls, who have had to drop out of school to transition back into school or more meaningful employment.
CARE seeks to recruit a well-qualified person to fill the following vacant positions:
Position: Project Manager – to be based in Salima or Kasungu
The Project Manager will provide the vision and leadership to the project team to ensure program quality in implementation, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and dissemination of lessons and better practices in education and adolescent empowerment.The Project Manager will also be responsible for the overall management of all resources for the Start Small project, ensure staff and partners’ compliance to CARE and donor policy, procedures for effective delivery of the project.
S/he will also be responsible for strengthening collaboration, coordination, networking and partnerships with key stakeholders including government, CSOs and others. S/he will also be responsible for the development and capacity building of staff and partners to perform at optimum levels necessary for quality program delivery and impact. In addition to this function, the position will have an administrative role at the field office in liaison with the Lilongwe office program support unit.
Qualifications & Experience:
How to apply
Applicants who meet the required qualifications and experience should send their applications through email to:
Email: [email protected] addressed to the attention of:
The Country Director
Closing date for receipt of applications is March 12, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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