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The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Malawi is looking for
Project Manager – Social Protection and Resilience
Social Sectors and Infrastructure Section
Ref. No: ADM/AL-I/243473/2017
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to Malawi's mission is to support Malawi and its population effectively in its development ambitions; notably, eradicating poverty, achieving economic growth, integrating its economy into the world economy and becoming a mature and well governed democracy, while taking into account the interests of the European Union.
We offer a post of Project Manager – Social Protection and Resilience in the Social Sectors and Infrastructure Section of the Delegation. Under the supervision of the Team Leader of the Social Sectors and Infrastructure Section, the Project Manager will supervise and monitor the implementation, management and evaluation of the European Union’s programmes and projects in Malawi related to Social Protection and Resilience, in close consultation with all partners, notably Government, Development Partners and Civil Society Organisations, to promote policy dialogue and coordination. He/she will advise the Team Leader, the Head of Cooperation and the Head of Delegation on all relevant aspects of this portfolio. The main emphasis of the job is on effective dialogue, coordination and sound project management in accordance with EU procedures.
This post within the Social Sectors and Infrastructure Section of the EU Delegation requires a dynamic and committed individual.
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Applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a letter indicating the job reference number ADM/AL-I/243473/2017 should be submitted to:
The Head of Administration
POST REFERENCE: ADM/AL-I/243473/2017
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European Union Delegation to Malawi
Area 18 Roundabouts, Corner of M1 and Presidential Way
P.O. Box 30102, Lilongwe 3, Malawi
In order to meet the deadline applications may be sent by fax to +265 1 773 382 or by email to:
Closing date for receipt of applications: 24th April 2017
(Applications must have reached the delegation by this date)
Candidates who have not been contacted by 31st May should consider that there is no follow up to their application and the EU Delegation will not further advise unsuccessful candidates.
Short listed candidates will be invited to interviews and may be asked to sit a written test, once approval to proceed has been received from Brussels. Salary will depend on number of years of relevant experience. The vacancy is for a permanent contract.
The European Union is an equal opportunity employer and the Delegation is a smoke free environment. Recruitment of the successful candidate will be subject to medical fitness. The Delegation has HIV/Aids at the workplace policy.
The Delegation reserves the right to establish a reserve list of suitable candidates for future posts.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to delegation-malawi-HOA@eeas.europa.eu