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The Hunger Project Malawi (THP-Mw) is a branch of the Global Hunger Project, a non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger and poverty. Our vision is a world where every woman, man and child Iead a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity. Our mission is to end hunger and poverty by pioneering sustainable, grassroots, women-centered strategies and advocate for their widespread adoption in countries throughout the world. THP-Malawi has been operating in Malawi since 1979 and is currently running programs and projects in nine districts namely,
Blantyre, Chikhwawa, Dedza, Neno, Nsanje, Ntcheu, Phalombe, Salima and Zomba.

THP-Mw has received funding from CBM to implement a project called “Promoting Disability mainstreaming in food and nutrition security” in Ntcheu, Phalombe and Nsanje Districts for a period of five years.

THP-Mw wishes to recruit project staff for the position of Project Field Officers (6 posts)

Position: Project Field Officers (6 posts)

Job summary

Reporting to the Project Manager, specifically, the Job Holder will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating implementation of food security, nutrition, natural resource management and microfinance project activities in one of the project districts of Nsanje, Ntcheu
  • and Phalombe
  • Ensuring disability issues are always mainstreamed in all project activities.
  • Mobilizing communities to implement various project activities in the participating villages.
  • Working with various lead farmer, Village Natural Resource Management Committees (VNRMCs) village savings and loans groups in making sure that project targets are achieved.
  • Mentor and coach Village Savings and Loan group members in different business enterprises
  • Collecting relevant data on progress of projects activities in villages where project activities are being implemented.
  • Supervising and monitor all activities being carried out in the project sites
  • Working hand in hand with the Project committees and ensure that various project committees established are working effectively.
  • Supporting and organizing the District Executive Committee, donor and other key project stakeholder’s supervision visits to the project sites.
  • Compiling weekly, monthly. quarterly reports and send to the Project Manager
  • Any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time by the line supervisor

Qualifications and competencies

  • Must have at least a Diploma in Natural Resources Management, Agriculture, Nutrition or Rural development from recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working with Non-Governmental Organization on similar job.
  • Should possess strong community facilitation skills
  • Should be self-motivated -willingness to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Willing to work and stay in remote areas.
  • Able to ride a motorbike and have valid motor cycle riding license.

How to apply:

Applications from those fully meeting the ideal candidate listed above, should be addressed to:

The Country Manager,

The Hunger Project Malawi

P/Bag 665,


or electronically to:

Email: recruitment.hub@thp.org

to be received not later that. 5:00pm on Friday 12th February 2021.

Please include a covering letter, a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), a daytime telephone number and three traceable referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

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