Norwegian Church Aid works with people and organizations around the world in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustice. We provide emergency assistance in disasters and work for long-term development in local communities. To address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, businesses, and religious leaders.
Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization working in over 30 countries around the world. It is a member of the worldwide ACT-Alliance, comprised of 140 churches and church-related organizations cooperating on humanitarian assistance, advocacy, and development. Norwegian Church Aid has been working in Malawi since 2002 and NCA Malawi Strategic Priorities for the period 2020-2024 are Gender Based Violence, Climate Smart Economic Empowerment, Fighting Inequality, and humanitarian response. Please visit our website: www.nca.no .
For NCA to continue developing its and partners’ programmes in Malawi, NCA seek an experienced person with solid knowledge and skills to fill the following position in the Country office based in Lilongwe: In 2021 NCA merged with DanChurchAid to form Malawi Joint Country Program (JCP). The JCP was created to enhance synergy and create positive sustainable development in the lives of the poor and marginalised people in the target communities of Malawi and to reduce costs and increase efficiency and
The Sustainable Food Systems for Rural Agriculture Transformation and Resilience (TRANSFORM) program will during its implementation period of 3 years and 6 months (2021-2025) “strengthen local food systems and demonstrate a sustainable improvement of food and nutrition security, income, and resilience to climate change among 180,000 agriculture-dependent rural households within 22 EPAs of Dowa, Mchinji, Kasungu, Mzimba, and Rumphi districts.
Transform Program is being coordinated by three Norwegian organizations namely the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), the Development Fund of Norway (DF), and Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).
Position: Value Chain Specialist
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
Reports to: Program Coordinator – Climate Smart Economic Empowerment
The position subject to receiving funding from MFA will oversee the implementation of the overall value chain related interventions in the Transform Program and will work closely with the Transform Consortium team to provide technical assistance, value chain development advice and implementation support to partners, producer groups in the development of market linkages in the agriculture sector so
that these become profitable and self-sustaining.
Tasks and responsibilities
Key selection criteria
Knowledge and experience
Interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
How to apply
Applications including CV, a statement of why you are suitable for the job and should include names and contact details of two traceable references should be sent to:
The Country Director,
Norwegian Church Aid,
P. O. Box 30793,
Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday, 27th August, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Note that NCA is an equal opportunities employer; therefore all, men, women, and those with disability are encouraged to apply.