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The Malawi Housing Corporation is a statutory corporation established by the Malawi Housing Corporation Act (cap. 32:02) of the Laws of Malawi is looking for suitably qualified, dynamic, qualified and experienced and mature individuals to fill the following vacant position existing in its establishment. The position are tenable at the Head Office in Blantyre.

The Company Malawi Housing Corporation was established through the Malawi Housing Act of 1964 (Cap. 32:02) of the Laws of Malawi. Its mandate is to construct houses, develop plots and maintain the existing houses and plots. The Act was amended by Parliament in December 2016 by extending the mandate to enable the Corporation operate as a commercial entity. Vision To be a leading provider of decent and affordable housing and ancillary services for Malawi. Mission To provide and facilitate decent and affordable housing and commercial infrastructure through plot development, construction, maintenance, and property management in an environmentally sustainable manner and as a profit-making entity.

THE VACANT POSITION CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Chief Executive Officer is expected to provide executive management, strategic leadership and technical advice in the development and execution of the Corporation’s statutory mandate and strategic objectives with a view to enhancing shareholder’s value in the housing sector. The Chief Executive Officer reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Function and Responsibilities

The Chief Executive Officer shall be expected to perform the following functions and responsibilities:

  •  To provide executive management, strategic leadership, direction and general management to all members of staff on a daily basis;
  •  To coordinate all departments of the Corporation and ensure that the departments function effectively, efficiently and seamlessly in the fulfillment of their specialized functions within the Corporation;
  •  To provide technical and professional advice to the Board of Directors on appropriate strategies and modalities for the achievement of the Corporation’s statutory mandate.;
  •  To lead members of staff in the development and implementation of corporate policies, work plans, operations and management of human, financial and other resources as approved by the Board for the achievement of the Corporation’s set objectives;
  • To provide a link between the Board of Directors and members of staff as well as between the Corporation and its customers, stakeholders and the Government of Malawi; and
  •  To put in place such administrative policies and procedures aimed at protecting the assets of the Corporation, minimize risks and ensure a conducive and safe operating environment for other members of staff, customers and other stakeholders.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  First Degree and Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Engineering, Economics, Finance, Business Administration or Public Administration.
  •  Minimum of ten (10) years relevant post-qualification experience at senior management level, preferably in Construction or Estates Management and/or Estates Development field. Desired Qualities and Competencies
  • Team player with ability to persuade, coach and develop other members of staff
  • Sound strategic thinking
  • Sound advocacy, influencing and communication skills
  •  Ability to manage and motivate staff
  • Proven knowledge of the MHC Act and public finance as well as employment-related legislation
  • Result oriented
  •  Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  •  Demonstratable leadership and organisation skills
  •  Analytical and problem solving skills
METHOD OF APPLICATION

Application letters together with the detailed Curriculum Vitae (CVs) including three traceable referees and copies of certificates in a sealed envelope clearly stating the position applied for should be sent to:

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations

P.O. Box 30061

LILONGWE 3


The closing date for receipt of applications is 5th June, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates shall be acknowledged and invited for interviews
 


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    05 May, 2021

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