Full Time
January 24, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
February 7, 2024

Company: Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET)

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The Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET) is Malawi’s premier institution in tobacco research, extension and training services. Established in 1995 and funded primarily by tobacco growers, ARET’s core activities include development and dissemination of tobacco technologies and training of tobacco stakeholders in order to sustain and improve agricultural productivity while conserving the natural resources.

An opportunity has arisen for highly motivated professionals with requisite academic qualifications and technical expertise to fill existing vacant posts that have arisen in ARET as follows:-


The Candidate

We are looking for a hardworking and reliable Administration and Human Resources Assistant to join our ambitious Human Resources team. The position requires someone who is passionate about HR policies and procedures and wants to help create a nourishing workplace.

Tenable at: ARET Head Office in Lilongwe

Key Functions

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive support to the Human Resources team in performing a variety of human resources functions; from recruitment and selection to employee separations, as well as processing employee data.

He/she will also provide practical input and technical support on implementation of administrative guidelines in close coordination with operations; and in promoting and coordinating cost effective and best practices in administrative assignments; including property and facilities management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Malawi Schools Certificate of Education
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management/administrative studies from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Three years of progressively responsible administrative work experience.

Mode of Application
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a role in a productive team where you can make a real difference, please submit your application together with copies of academic and professional certificates and detailed curriculum vitae with your contact numbers; and names and valid contact details of three traceable referees not later than Wednesday, 7th February, 2024. Clearly mark on the envelope the post you are applying and address the same to the following address:

The Chief Executive Officer
Private Bag 9

ARET is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving workforce diversity and inclusion. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.