Mpamba Recharge & Win

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The Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) is a platform for dialogue for political parties in Malawi. The Centre sets out to contribute to the consolidation of multiparty democracy by striving for the development of a well functioning multiparty political system and promotion of accountable and institutionalized political parties in Malawi.

The Centre for Multiparty Democracy is seeking to recruit qualified, experienced and motivated person to fill a position as below:

Job title: Finance and Administration Manager

Job location : Lilongwe

Reporting to : Executive Director

Overall purpose of the job

The Finance and Administration Manager will be expected to provide leadership and guidance in all finance and administration matters, ensuring that highest standards of compliance are adhered to.

Main Duties

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, develop, manage and monitor project budgets, financial reports and projection of funding requirements.
  • Coordinating the preparation and where necessary revision of annual budgets and consolidation of budgets thereof.
  • Manage the financial function and provide guidance and technical assistance to the program team on financial matters to ensure compliance with accountability and reporting requirements.
  • Producing accurate Management Accounts for use in decision making by Management and development partners.
  • Develop, implement and maintain financial accounting and reporting systems and controls for project expenditures.
  • Provide guidance to the Executive Director for all financial transactions for authorization.
  • Take a lead in policy development regarding financial accounting systems. Manage procurement and maintenance of supplies, equipment, vehicles and general services.
  • Manage human resource functions such as payrolls, staff medical scheme and benefits administration.
  • Serve as a focal point with development partners on financial matters, and advising the Executive Director on contractual issues in relation to financing.


The desired candidate must possess: –
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration plus ACCA/ CIMA;
  • At least 10 years proven experience in project management;
  • Proven practical experience in financial management of UNDP, European Union and USAID funded projects.
  • Proven competence in using accounting software packages like Sage is essential.

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their application letter, motivation write up (1.5 pages max) and a detailed CVs to the

Executive Director,
Centre for Multiparty Democracy,
Private Bag A216,

through email at:


before Friday, 7th August, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Skills Required

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