Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) has been retained by its client, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MoLGRD), to recruit dedicated and result-oriented individuals to fill the following vacant position tenable in Lilongwe:
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, with the financial support from International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is ready to execute a Transforming Agriculture through Diversification and Entrepreneurship (TRADE) Programme for a period of 5 years. The main goal of the TRADE Programme is to improve sustainable livelihoods of rural people in Malawi and will be implemented through three inter-linked components: (1) Sustainable producer private partnerships; (2) Enabling environment for smallholder commercialisation; (3) Institutional support and Programme management and coordination. Foregoing, the above stated position will form a dedicated Programme Management Unit (PMU), which will undertake all financial and procurement management activities.
Position: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the National Programme Coordinator, the Financial Management Specialist (FMS) will be responsible for financial management of the Programme and for maintaining all project accounts in good order. As head of the finance unit, the FMS will take charge of all matters in the Programme accounting cycle. The Programme accounting cycle to be overseen by the FMS, starts from financial related inputs in the Annual Work plan and Budget preparation and budget control, committing funds, disbursements and cash flow management in an effective and efficient manner, financial reporting to ensure smooth audits and facilitation of supervision missions on all financial management aspects.
Qualifications and Experience
Submission of Applications
Interested applicants that meet the requirements and qualifications of the position are advised to apply by submitting an application letter accompanied with a detailed curriculum vita, indicating all past experience from similar programmes as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of at least three (3) professional references.
Clearly mentioning the subject line MLGRD/IFAD/RECRUITMENT/2020.
Closing date: Friday, 18th September 2020. Only successful applicants will be acknowledged.