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Malawi Network of AIDS Service Organization (MANASO) is a leading membership organization playing a unique role in coordinating Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Malawi whose mission is to promote access to health for Malawians through coordinated and accountable community health system

MANASO is implementing a project to scale up Community Led Monitoring of HIV Services in Malawi in order to generate data that will lead to improvements in the quality of services with financial support from CDC through UNAIDS.


To achieve implementation of various programs, MANASO is looking for dynamic, qualified and highly experienced individuals who are ready to join a team of motivated staff to work as below:


Reporting channels:

  • The Project Officer shall report to MANASO Programs Manager
  • The Project Officer will be closely supported and mentored by MANASO Programs Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

The Project officer roles are as follows:

Be the link between the Secretariat and the districts by:

  • Liaising with district coordinators on all activities taking place in the districts
  • Reviewing district work plans before sharing with the Programs Manager
  • Back stopping the districts teams on various activities.
  • Take a lead in the management and coordination of all Secretariat- led project activities thus those activities that do not have specific District Coordinators.
  • Assist the Programs Manager in Project planning, reporting and management of specific project with strict deadlines.
  • Assist in tracking progress made against planned activities on a monthly basis; and providing regular feedback to the entire project team
  • Work hand in hand with the Communication and Advocacy Officer to lead in advocacy for equal access to and accountability for SRHR and HIV services under PAI and COMPASS project as well as other related projects implemented by MANASO
  • Design community monitoring and advocacy training tools\/manual for project personnel at all levels with support from the M & E lead and the Programs Manager.
  • Prepare activity and periodic (Monthly, quarterly and annual) progress reports including documenting success stories.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with District Coordinators and national implementing partners and stakeholders.
  • Managing projects budgets.
  • With the support of the M&E Officer, contribute in setting up effective systems for monitoring, evaluation and isolation of issues for advocacy.
  • Contribute to concept note and proposal development.

Qualifications and Competencies.

  • Degree in Social sciences, Nursing, Public Administration or Health.
  • Minimum 7 years relevant experience working in Civil Society Organizations
  • Excellent knowledge of Sexual Reproductive Health rights and HIV-AIDS.
  • Experience managing, supervising and motivating staff, and addressing performance challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral presentation skills, articulate in written/spoken English.
  • MANASO offers equal opportunities in employment to all qualified persons, therefore women candidates are encouraged to apply.

MANASO offers equal opportunities in employment to all qualified persons, therefore women candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If you believe you meet the requirements for any of the positions, please write to us a motivational letter enclosing a detailed and up to date Curriculum Vitae, names of 3 referees, email addresses and day telephone by 3rd September, 2021 and address your application as per instruction below.


For Vacancies please use the following email:


or post to the address below.

Not later than16:00hrs of 3rd September, 2021.

The Executive Director


Area 47 / 4 / 633

Chitukula Street

P.O. Box 30493.


Tel: +265 999 970 115

Closing date for receiving all completed bid and vacancy applications is 16:00hrs of Friday, 3rd September 2021.

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