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The Campaign Female Education (CAMFED) is an international NGO working in partnership with the Government in the education sector to compliment government’s efforts in improving the education access and quality. Founded in 1993, CAMFED supports young women throughout their primary and secondary school years, into economic training and further education, and onto leadership, as role models; activists and philanthropists. We seek to achieve this by multiplying educational opportunities for girls and empowering young women to become leaders of change as the most effective strategy to tackle poverty and inequality:

CAMFED seek to employ technically strong, highly motivated officer to support programme implementation in Malawi on the post of District Operations Officer.

Position: District Operations Officer

Job Purpose

To support delivery of educational opportunities for girls and vulnerable children through implementation of bursaries, Safety Net Funds, the economic empowerment of Young Women, and other programmes at district level.


Key Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Promotion, implementation, observance and adherence of child safeguarding in line with CAMFED’s Child Protection Policy in the assigned district.


  • Administration of outlined support to targeted recipients i.e. clients, alumnae members, schools, communities and committees in line with CAMFED Procurement and stock management policies.


  • Coordinate support to governance structures and activities such as Teacher Mentors, Parent Support Groups, School Based Committees and CAMFED Association committees and chapters.


  • Records maintenance for the CAMFED operations in the district.


  • Develop the CAMFED Association (an alumnae network of individuals supported by CAMFED) to transform their lives and become leaders of change


  • Coordinating all logistical arrangements/support for all district operations in the district.


  • Supervising any support to volunteers (to include CAMFED Association Guides and interns).


  • Coordinating the production, distribution and regular review of a district timely calendar of events.


  • Participate, as a CAMFFD staff member in national. regional and International engagements as requested.


  • Production of district monthly operations reports, case studies, research contributions or others.


Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required

  • Excellent knowledge of child safeguarding and education environment in Malawi.
  • Ability to motivate and mobilize communities towards supporting children.
  • Experience in implement youth (young women) economic development programs.
  • Skills in team building, capacity building and evidence based advocacy.
  • Flexible and able to prioritise competing work load.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Commitment and passion for CAMFED’s values, mission and vision.
  • Minimum of a Diploma in relevant field plus 5 years’ experience or Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus 3 years’ experience.
  • Must be self-motivated, innovative and able to timely meet the set targets.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.


Application details for the post:

Please email applications in the form of a CV with three traceable referees (maximum 3 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 1 page) to

Email: malawirecruitment@camfed.org

Use the description: District Operations Officer in the subject line of the email.

Applications which do not meet these criteria will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


CAMFED is an equal opportunity employer and females are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: strictly 4 pm on Friday, 23rd October, 2020, no late applications will be entertained.

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