Mpamba Recharge & Win

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1. Background

The Governments of Malawi and Zambia, through their Departments of National Parks and Wildlife, have received funds from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, through KfW, towards the development of the northern part of the Malawi-Zambia Trans-frontier Conservation Area (TFCA). The overall goal of the TFCA Project is to promote sustainable management of shared natural resources and equitable access to and sustainable utilization of the resources for sustainable development. The objective of the Project is to support the improvement of ecosystem connectivity, efficient and sustainable use and management of shared natural resource for biodiversity conservation and socio-economic development in the Malawi—Zambia TFCA.

The two governments intend to apply part of the proceeds of the financial support from the KiW to hire two Assistant Works Foremen to oversee civil works (one focussing on road construction and the other one on building renovations and construction) in two protected areas (PAs), i.e., Nyika National Park (NNP), and Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve (VMWR) in Malawi. The Project, therefore, seeks the services of eligible Assistant Works Foremen to undertake the assignment. The Works Foremen will work closely with and report to the Works Supervisor

Position: Two Assistant Works Foremen for Civil Works in the Nyika National Park (NNP) and Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve (VMWR), Malawi

2. Scope of Work

In the course of this assignment, the Assistant Works Foremen are expected to assist the Works Supervisor to carry out functions in such a way as to achieve the objective of the Project. The Assistant Works Foremen, reporting to the Works Supervisor, will be expected to (but not limited to) assist in the preparation of various documents for procurement of contractors for rehabilitation/maintenance of roads, buildings and structures, and supervision of the works.

3. Qualifications and Experience of the Assistant Works Foremen

The successful candidates shall hove the following educational qualifications and work experience:

  • a minimum scholastic qualification of a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE);
  • a certificate in Concrete/Construction Technology from National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) or Ministry of Works Training Institution. A Certificate/ Diploma in Civil Engineering would be preferable;
  • be able to read plans drawn up by consulting engineers, and set out the works,
  • be able to use an automatic level (Dumpy Level);
  • expertise in civil engineering, with a minimum of a 5 years’ experience with a reputable civil engineering company at a senior supervisory level.

4. Application

Interested applicants should download the full advert from the Peace Parks Foundation website and submit their applications indicating the “Application for the position of Assistant Works Foreman” in the email subject or on the envelop no later than 28th May, 2020, to the address below.

The Project Manager,

Malawi Zambia TFCA Project

Department of National Parks and Wildlife

Zwangendawa Road, Opposite Shepherd Academy

Box 498




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