ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 45 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.
ActionAid Malawi is a locally registered non-governmental organization under the Company’s Act limited by Guarantee and is an affiliate of ActionAid International, a federation of national organizations working in over 45 countries in Africa, Asia, Americas and Europe regions. ActionAid has been working in Malawi since 1991 and works in partnership with communities, community based organizations civil society, social movements, and governments, across the world to fight and eradicate poverty, injustice and exclusion. We work with and support the poor and exclude people in the struggle to demand and claim their rights. ActionAid`s work is focused around women`s rights, right to education, food security, just and democratic governance, human security and HIV & AIDS. ActionAid, with funding from various donors and cooperating partners is implementing several projects under its 5th Country Strategy Paper (CSP V) at national and district levels within Malawi.
ActionAid now invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position;
Job Title: Project Coordinator for Tax Justice for Gender Responsive Public Services
Reporting to: Programme Specialist: Accountability and Public Services
Duration: 3 years renewable dependent on performance and availability of funding
The Project Coordinator will lead and manage the four-year NORAD funded project`s day to day planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation to achieve the defined project objectives/ outcomes in line with the approved project document. S/he will work closely with the ActionAid Global Secretariat (GS) International Project Coordinator, the Tax Power campaign team, the National Tax Justice Platform, CSEC and the Cluster Managers and Cluster Programme Officers in the implementing District of Chitipa, Lilongwe, Ntchisi and Neno and will represent ActionAid I engagements with district, national level partners, Government, allies and other stakeholders. S/he will work with national Tax Power focal points to ensure linkages between increased fair tax raising and increased public spending on the provision of quality public education. S/he ensures that the work being done at local level is linked to the national, regional and international campaigning (research, policy, advocacy, and public mobilization). Ensures links with other education projects and programmes within the relevant MI federating units and that the project is integrated in AAM`s core education work and the programme priority focus areas.
Rights-based project design, planning and implementation