The African Institute of Corporate Citizenship (AICC) is a non governmental organization whose main mandate Is to promote the role of businesses in building resilient communities and sustainable businesses through partnerships. AICC’s uniqueness is the capacity to engage and bring on board the private sector in development. AICC specializes in in acting as a catalyst and facilitator of change; as a broker and initiator of multi-sector partnerships and platforms; and as a knowledge management hub for Issues relating to the role of responsible business in African societies. Since Its establishment, AICC has among others engaged In capacity building, research and facilitation of multi stake holder processes that bring together businesses, government and the civil society for collective actions to address sustainability challenges
ACC had entered Into a partnership agreement with WE Effect to implement a Sustainable Cotton for Women and Youth Empowerment (SCOWOYE) which Is aimed at contributing to the reduction of poverty and injustice through improved productivity in the Cotton Subsector. The project is expected to commence in May 2020 and will be implemented in four districts of Chikwawa, Balaka, Mangochi and Salima. It Is in this regard that AICC wishes to engage the services of qualified, experienced and dynamic persons to fill the positions of Project Officer (1 post).
Position: PROJECT OFFICER – COTTON (1 Post)
The Project Officer will provide essential support to the project, working with the Cotton Program Manager and other team members to achieve the project success. S/he will report directly to the Program Manager in the Cotton Platform.
Function and Responsibilities
The following will be the tasks to be performed by the Project Officer