Full Time
January 12, 2024
Phalombe, Malawi
January 19, 2024

Company: Circle for Integrated Community Development (CICOD)

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Circle for Integrated Community Development (CICOD) is a Non Governmental Organisation established in 2004 to empower local communities to determine their own development needs through active participation.
It envisions a Malawian society where communities are empowered to address their own development needs
through active participation. CICOD aims to empower the poor, vulnerable and marginalized communities and
households to take a leading and active role in challenging and reducing poverty using integrated rights-based
programming. CICOD anticipates to implement a three year (2023- 2026) Climate Just Communities Project funded by Scottish Government in Phalombe district.CICOD, therefore, invites applications from interested and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Job Title: CJC Project Officer (2 Positions)
Reports to: CJC Project Coordinator
Location: Phalombe District

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support communities in the technical planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and sustainability of the Climate Just Communities project;
  • Support communities in agriculture production, irrigation technologies, watershed management, natural resource management and Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives;
  • Facilitate training of farmers in agronomy, postharvest management, agribusiness, group dynamics and governance;
  • Facilitate a process to internalise understanding of the project by stakeholders at district and community levels;
  • Support training needs assessment, prepare training programmes and undertake training activities for stakeholders at district and community levels;
  • Support in the preparation, consolidation and submission of reports, case studies, documentaries, databases;
  • Support the generation, identification and consolidation of issues for and preparation of new project technical proposals;
  • Participate in all research activities planned and supported by CICOD or/and collaborating partners;
  • Maintain close and constant linkage, interface and reference between CICOD and communities as well as between CICOD and other stakeholders;
  • Support the preparation of and participating in technical meetings involving project communities/ beneficiaries and/or other CICOD stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Agriculture/ Agricultural Extension/ Agribusiness/ Agricultural Economics/ Social Work/Community Development.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in similar project implementation and/or agricultural extension work

Method of applications
Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications and CVs and provide names and contacts of three traceable referees to CICOD by 19th January, 2024 using cicodmalawi2004@gmail.com. Please indicate on the email subject the post which you are applying for. Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated.

CICOD is an equal opportunity employer which considers all applications based on merit without regard to race, sex, colour, tribe, marital status or disability.CICOD is committed to Safeguarding people within its programmes from Exploitation and Abuse and has specific policies on this commitment which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. All new hires in CICOD are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to the Code of Conduct contained in CICOD’s Safeguarding policy.