United Purpose Malawi is seeking to recruit a talented and dynamic District Manager, National MEAL Coordinator, District MEAL Coordinator and Field Facilitator for our FCDO-funded large-scale resilience building programme, Promoting Sustainable Partnerships for Empowered Resilience (PROSPER), the National MEAL Coordinator is based in Lilongwe while the rest of the positions are based in Balaka. PROSPER is
implemented jointly by a consortium of UN agencies, international NGOs (Concern Worldwide, GOAL, United Purpose), market systems experts (Kadale Consulting) and the largest rural finance services institution in Malawi (CUMO Microfinance Limited).
This innovative and transformative programme aims to fundamentally disrupt and break the recurring cycle of hunger in Malawi. Overall the PROSPER programme targets over 1 million people in Balaka, Chikwawa, Mangochi, and Phalombe districts and aims at reducing the impact of climate shocks, responding to seasonal consumption needs, supporting the design of social safety nets, and generating
evidence and knowledge to inform government policy.
UP Malawi is primarily supporting the implementation in Balaka and Mangochi districts together with the other consortium partners and stakeholders, as part of the Concern Worldwide-led consortium. The applicants must be firmly committed to delivering lasting positive improvements to the communities that we serve, and delivering UP’s mission and upholding our values of integrity, dignity, and
environmental respect. The contract will be until approximately April 2022 (with strong possibility of future extension to March 2023, subject to personal performance and funding).
Field Facilitator (1 position, based in Balaka)
The Field Facilitators will be responsible for ensuring that all project activities are properly planned and facilitated at community and household level in line with the project approach and principles. Reports to Food Security and Business Development Coordinator, no line reports.
Key duties and responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have:
How to apply:
Qualified and interested candidates who meets the stated requirements must submit a completed Application Form. Please note that CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please visit http://united-purpose.org/s/Job-Application-Form.doc to download the Application Form, and then submit the completed form via email only to [email protected]. When submitting, please put YOUR NAME_[POSITION APPLIED] in the email title. Any applications that do not include this in the title will not be considered. No hard copy / physical applications will be accepted.
Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is midnight of 30th November 2020. Only short listed candidates will be contacted
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