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Faith & Community Initiative Project Coordinator

Date Posted: Apr 16, 2020

Job Description

The National Aids Commission (NAC) is a body corporate established in 2001 and reconstituted through the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Management) Act No. 9 of 2018. The Act mandates NAC to coordinate and provide leadership for the implementation of the National response to HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Management) by other key stakeholders. The enactment of the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Management) Act No. 9 of 2018, reconstituted NAC with new functional roles.

In order to meet the new requirements and its mandate effectively and efficiently. excellent and rare opportunities have arisen to engage qualified persons of Malawian origin to fill various positions of National AIDS Commission tenable at Its Head Office in Lilongwe

NAC therefore invites applications from suitable candidates to fill these positions on permanent terms of employment.

National AIDS Commission (NAC) therefore invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill this position.

Position: Faith and Community Initiative Project Coordinator

The successful candidate will hove he following key duties and responsibilities among others.-

  • Coordinating and providing technical support to implementation of Faith and Community Initialite project by the prime recipients, CHAM and HP+ and all their implementing organisations i.e. MANELERA+, MIAA, Blantyre CCAP synod, ECM MCC, SDA through ADRA, EAM. Quadria Muslim Association, MAM and PECANOMA.
  • Ensuring effective operations of National Steering Committee and National Tripartite Sub-group in proving technical backstopping all the FCI project implementing organisations.
  • Facilitating monitoring, evaluation and reporting of project activities by all FCI project implementing organizations
  • Assessing the capacity building needs of all FCI project implementing organisations.
  • Maintaining a robust message of hope repository and database to’ the project activities.
  • Initiating and maintaining partnership with key stakeholders for successful implementation of the FCI project.
  • Conducting routine spot checks to monitor fidelity of messages of hope dissemination by implementing organisations in the targeted districts.


The desired candidate must possess
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years post qualification experience in coordinating faith based HIV projects, or other socio-economic projects in the Faith sector.
  • Sound Monitoring and Evaluation skills.
  • A good understanding of faith sector in Malawi.

Personal Specification

  • Be a self-starter and requiring minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills including facilitation skills
  • Experience in working with faith sector, and rural communities in designing, implementation and monitoring HIV and AIDS interventions.
  • Experience in computer packages such as word, Excel and power point.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to manage a team of professionals from different backgrounds.
  • Good understanding of planning and M&E approaches


Candidates should submit their applications with:

  • An up-to-date curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Names and Contacts of Three traceable Referees, at least one of whom should have been a first or second level supervisor of the applicant within the last five (5) years, and 
  • Copies of their Academic and Professional Qualifications,

Please quote the job title being applied for on the envelope. The application should be sent to the address below.

The Acting Chief Executive Officer

National AIDS Commission

P.O. Box 30622

Lilongwe 3

The closing date for all applications is Thursday, 30th April 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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