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UPG Project Assistants / Facilitators (3 posts)

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2020

Job Description

Islamic Relief Worldwide ORM is a UK based International humanitarian and development organization working in 40 countries.

Islamic Relief Malawi is looking for competent candidates to fill the following position;



Position: UPG Project Assistants / Facilitators (3 posts) [Blantyre Field based]


Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities: 

  • Contribute to the targeting and selection of ultra-poor families and help assess family basic needs and guide them to link with appropriate social protection mechanisms.
  • Monitor participant progress through individual meetings to ensure that they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
  • Monitor families progress via individual meetings to ensure they are on track to meet Graduation outcomes.
  • Train Graduation participants (targeted families) at different points in the project on key topics including livelihood management, financial literacy, positive savings behavior, positive health-seeking behavior, equitable gender norms life skills (social and health messaging), among others
  • Mentor participants, boost confidence, and encourage positive world views and coping mechanisms
  • Link participants with basic services including health, education, safety nets, and support structures
  • Liaise with local stakeholders for effective implementation of the project and support in reporting


Qualification & Experience:

  • University Degree or Diploma in Community Development desired, such as social work and other development-related qualifications.
  • 2-year previous work with community organizations with tested and proven social mobilization skills.
  • Willingness to promote economic empowerment of ultra-poor.
  • Excellent facilitation, training and communication skills and willingness to work in a diverse team



How to apply

Interested qualified applicants are requested to mail their applications CV (maximum 5 pages) along with one page cover (motivation) letter:) to:


Email: faida.phiri@islamic-relief.org.mw copying Adil.Hassan@irworldwide.org and Pratap.Maharjan@irworldwide.org 


by Wednesday 21st October 2020.


Please mention title of the position applied for and your name in the subject of your application as ‘position title — applicant’s name”. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for written test and/or interview

Islamic Relief is an equal opportunity employer


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    2
  • Apply Before
    22 Oct, 2020

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