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Human Resources Assistant

Date Posted: Mar 29, 2021

Job Description

Peace Corps, a development agency of the U.S. Government, has an immediate opening for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant based in Lilongwe. Under the direction of the Director of Management and Operations, the HR Assistant is responsible for coordinating all aspects of human resources management for the Peace Corps in Malawi in accordance with United States Government policies and local labor law in Malawi. The HR Assistant is also provides administrative support and handles sensitive documents and communications, which require adherence to the strictest ethical standards of confidentiality and professional conduct.

Position: Human Resources (HR) Assistant 

This is a personal services contract position (PSC). Salary range is MWK 17,747,200 to MWK21,750,400.00


  •  Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Finance, or Human Resource Management
  •  Five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources/personnel management which includes position classification, financial accountability, wage administration, and other personnel operations. Familiarity with U.S. Government financial and contract management procedures is a plus.
  •  Experience working with a U.S. Government agency, an international organization, American business, NGO, or other relevant organization.
  •  Knowledge of structure, development plans, and operations of the Government of Malawi preferred.
  •  Demonstrable professional proficiency in spoken and written Chichewa and English.
  • Demonstrable professional proficiency in MS Word and Excel, with strong attention to detail.
  •  Ability to work independently with little supervision; good organization and time management skills; willingness to take initiative; flexible; excellent teamwork skills; strong service attitude; personal integrity; strong cross-cultural skills; strong interpersonal skills, strong interest in Malawi’s development.
  •  Ability to work on a regular Monday through Friday schedule with evening and weekend hours when necessary.
How to apply
Only electronic applications will be accepted. Candidates who meet the above qualifications should send a detailed C.V. with cover letter that includes qualifications, past work experience, professional references, diplomas/certificates, and telephone contact information to: 

You will receive the Statement of Work by return email as confirmation of receipt of your CV.

Applications must reach the U.S. Peace Corps Office not later than 1700h on 9th April 2021. The title of the position should be clearly marked in the subject line of the email message. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The U.S. Peace Corps is an equal opportunity employer. The U.S. Peace Corps is an equal opportunity employer

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