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Othakarhaka Charity Foundation is a registered non-government organization in Malawi under the trustee incorporation rules. Our mission is to uplift the living standards of the most vulnerable and marginalized members of the community. We are driven by the vision to see that every person in our society enjoys access to basic life supporting services. Founded in 2012 by Ida Puliwa Mwango, the organization has been operating as community based for a while with assistance from individual well-wishers within Malawi and outside with modest grants.

As we are now experiencing growth of interventions in different projects to our target vulnerable groups, we intend to recruit professionals to assist in our endeavor to serve selected communities of Mulanje and Phalombe Districts excellently as the following;

Position: Project Officer 

The bearer shall be responsible for performing a variety of administrative and programming tasks for the organization with focus on girl’s empowerment in education program in Mulanje and Phalombe districts. Specifically, the bearer will responsible for the following:
  • Planning, implementing and carrying out homes and school assessments to determine vulnerability of needy learners who are eligible to be offered school bursary.
  • Monitoring the progress of project activities and be the key focal point for the learners, teachers, parents and guardians, caregivers and community groups and other stakeholders.
  • Developing and monitoring budgets in relation to operations in the girl’s empowerment in education programs from time to time.
  • Engage in joint programming meetings with relevant district players in support of promotion of quality education and other holistic areas that affect learners in the society
  • Identify funding opportunities for Othakarhaka Foundation and support the programs team in developing projects/grants proposals

  • Proven experience in performing project duties in an organization
  • Extensive knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Proficiency and proven knowledge in the MS package such as Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to demonstrate desirable work ethics and professionalism
  • Attention to work details, sound decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to multi-tasking
  • Must possess valid license and experience in motorcycle riding will have an added advantage
  • Possess a relevant education qualification, preferably a diploma in either Business Administration, project management, education or mass media from a recognized institution

How to apply

Those interested and qualifying for the positions above should send their applications accompanied by a copy a resume with 3 traceable referees strictly to the following address:

Executive Director,

Othakarhaka Foundation,

P. O. Box 150,


or send them by email to:

Email: othakarhaka@gmail.com 

Closing date for receiving applications is by Wednesday 24th December, 2020 by 5pm. Please, make sure that the position being applied for is indicated on the application letter. Take note that only shortlisted

applicants will be contacted

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