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Chief of Party/Project Director

Date Posted: Nov 27, 2020

Job Description

MACRO is a locally registered Non-Governmental organisation (NGO) that was established in 1995 to compliment government efforts in the fight against HIV and AIDS and other health related issues. Our vision is “A Malawian populace that enjoys good quality of life be it physical, mental and social well-being “and the mission is “to provide high quality HIV and AIDS and other health related services to the Malawian population”.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions contingent upon funding; 


Position Overview

The Project Director is a critical position and requires an exceptional individual who can provide overall expert leadership, management, and strategic vision to the activity. The Project Director is expected to have the ability to exercise significant delegation of authority, allowing for on-site decisions.

Duties and 

  • Reporting to the HIV/AIDS Team within USAID/Malawi’s Office of Health, Population and Nutrition and meeting with USAID on a regular basis;
  • Providing leadership and expertise in HIV service delivery and coordination of development assistance efforts for the PEPFAR Malawi program;
  • Mentoring, supporting and supervising activity staff and facilitating the development of all activity deliverables, ensuring timely submission and quality of all work plans, reports, and checklist submissions, compliant with the cooperative agreement; and,
  • Assuring necessary program planning, development, resource availability and management activities function smoothly and efficiently.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

At a minimum, it is expected that the Project Director will have the following qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of demonstrated successful leadership in managing large, complex HIV programs within a developing country context;
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering successful partnership approaches and relationships among a variety of varying organizations/institutions;
  • Background in clinical service delivery and program management, including the use of data for decision-making;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with government and non-governmental organizations to yield results toward common goals;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and,
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior level government officials, donors, private for profit and non-profit sectors.

How to apply

Interested applicants for the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV (3 paged CV), educational and professional qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three traceable referees addressed to:

The Executive Director,
P.O. Box 797,

by email:

Email: recruitments@macromw.org 

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday 30th November, 2020.  Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

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