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Job Description

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 positions existing in its establishment. Both positions 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 to 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

DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, The Director of Technical Services is expected to provide strategic leadership, direction and guidance on Technical Services and Estates Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Developing, reviewing, coordinating and monitoring policies, plans, strategies systems and processes on Technical Services
  •  Overseeing implementation of all departmental activities
  •  Preparing departmental budget and monitoring its implementation
  •  Preparing Technical and Estates Management reports
  •  Allocating work and appraising staff) Developing and monitoring implementation of resource mobilization strategies
  •  Enforcing Estates Management and Technical services standards
  •  Representing MHC on estates development and management issues
  • Developing appropriate contingency plan to manage risks
  • Recommending to Management periodic rent reviews in line with the provision of the Malawi Housing Corporation Act

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • First Degree and Master’s Degree in Engineering, Land Economy, Land Management, Land Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Construction Management, Physical Planning
  • or Project Management
  • Registration with accredited professional bodies
  • Minimum of eight (8) years relevant post qualification experience at senior management level preferably Construction or Estates Development and/Estates Management fields.
  • Desired Qualities and Competencies

  • Proven knowledge in Construction and Estates Management
  • Excellent ICT skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter, flexible and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good coordination, organizing and planning skills
  • Team player
  • Able to motivate staff
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Innovative.
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
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    05 Jun, 2021

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