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The National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) whose main objective to ensure security of fuel supply in Malawi is a wholly owned Malawi Government Company established under the Company’s Act of 1984 on the 10th December 2010 and commenced its operation in 2012. NOCMA is responsible for managing the Country’s 60 million litres Strategic Fuel Reserves situated in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu; and smaller depots in Chilumba, Chipoka and Mchinji.

Over the past eight (8) years, the Company has grown tremendously in its national strategic importance with its fuel importation market share growing from ten percent (10%) in 2015 to an average of sixty-Five percent (65%) in 2019/20 and this has been matched with growth in Institutional capacity and investments to enable efficiency and effectiveness in executing its mandate.

In its drive to ensure improved and sustained efficiency and effectiveness in delivery of its mandate, NOCMA is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced candidates to fill various highly rewarding positions that have arisen within the Company.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualification is on offer to the right candidates with prospects to build a meaningful career within the Oil Industry.

NOCMA is therefore excited to invite interested applications to apply for the following position:

Position: Human Resources and Administration Manager     

tenable at Head Office in Lilongwe

Specific Responsibilities

(a) Human Resources

• Manage the Company’s human resources, personnel and administration portfolio;
• Develop and maintain Human Resources systems, personnel policies and procedures to facilitate implementation of NOCMA’s human resources policies;
• Advise management and staff on implementation of NOCMA’s Human Resource policies and procedures; and where necessary, make recommendations for amendments and improvements;
• Execute selection and recruitment process in line with the approved established procedures;
• Ensuring that appointment and follow-up processes are carried out;
• Taking the lead in staff performance management, development of work plans and monitoring staff confirmation in appointments;
• Liaising with Departmental Heads on labour (staff) relation matters and maintaining an effective employee relations system that fosters and supports staff welfare, safety and health;
• Ensuring that staff disputes/complaints are attended to and that disciplinary processes are handled professionally as approved per the Conditions of Service;
• Manage the Company’s reward and remuneration system;
• Developing and delivering orientation/ induction programmes on NOCMA’s terms and conditions of service, Human Resource policies and procedures;
• Managing the Company contracts with its employees;
• Monitoring developments in employment laws and standard practices in Malawi, and analysing actual and potential impacts on NOCMA’s existing terms, conditions and practices, and producing proposals for implementation of any changes;
• Facilitating the development of training needs assessment and administration;
• Maintaining all insurances and liaising with labour and insurance officials in processing compensation for all claims under those policies;
• Supporting Executive Management in negotiation and timely review and implementation of all Company policies;
• Maintaining HR Management information system database and personal files for all staff; and
• Maintain confidentiality and ensure that access to staff records and information is strictly to authorized personnel;
• And any other duties as appropriately assigned by immediate Supervisor.

(b) Administration

• Identifying, developing and implementing all administrative systems;
• Interpreting NOCMA’s conditions of service for the benefit of staff;
• Managing the company’s motor vehicle fleet and other equipment;
• Managing office inventory and putting in place measures for tracking it; and
• Providing general administrative support to the company.

Qualifications, Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field from a reputable university;
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience in a reputable organization;
  • Excellent communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills;
  • Computer literacy with good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • High moral, ethical and professional standards, integrity and ability to achieve targets under extreme pressure; and
  • Good time management skills;
  • High level of integrity.

Application procedure

Eligible candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience should send applications with cover letter, copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names, addresses and telephone numbers of three traceable referees to the following address by the 25th March 2021;

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer

National Oil Company of Malawi Ltd

4th Floor, Kang’ombe House

Private Bag 370


Attention: Mrs. Molly Chilizani, Human Resources Officer


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NOCMA is committed to achieving relevant quota provisions in the Malawi Gender Equality Act 2013

Skills Required

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