Full Time
February 6, 2024
Zomba, Malawi
February 16, 2024

Company: Sparkle Foundation Malawi

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Sparkle Foundation is a dynamic and passionate non-profit organisation committed to empowering communities and creating lasting positive change in Malawi. Our mission is to spark hope, inspire change, and illuminate the path to a brighter future for vulnerable populations. We focus on education, healthcare, Nutrition, and community development to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those we serve.

We are looking for a passionate and suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacancy.

 Job Title: Operation Director


Job Specification: 

As the Operations Director at Sparkle Foundation, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimising the organisation's day-to-day operations. We are seeking a dedicated individual who embodies our core values of authenticity, purposefulness, vibrancy, and teamwork. The ideal candidate will bring experience in organisational management, strategic planning, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of Malawians.


Key Responsibilities

  • Operational Leadership: Lead, manage, and optimise all aspects of Sparkle Foundation's daily operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the Senior Management team to develop and implement strategic plans that align with the organisation's mission and vision.
  • Team Collaboration: Foster a positive and collaborative work environment by promoting our values of authenticity, purposefulness, vibrancy, and teamwork.
  • Resource Management: Oversee budgeting, financial management, and resource allocation to ensure the organisation's sustainability and growth.
  • Partnership Development: Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, partners, and donors to enhance Sparkle Foundation's impact and reach.
  • Compliance and Governance: Ensure the organisation operates in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and uphold high standards of governance.



  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or any related field
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Excellent strategic planning and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact and community development.
  • Effective communication and relationship-building abilities.
  • Knowledge of the local context in Malawi


Desirable personal attributes 

  • Reliable, accurate and systematic
  • Goal-oriented, problem solving, independent, committed, innovative and motivated.
  • Able and willing to learn and acquire new knowledge relevant to the offered position.
  • Excellent social and interpersonal communication skills. .
  • Team working
  • Trust/reliability
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to assist in community events and activities.
  • Strong affinity with the mission and values of The Sparkle Foundation and the voluntary and charity sector
  • Friendly, positive, and personable manner with a high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Strong multitasking abilities and abilities to work to meet objectives and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work without lots of supervision and make decisions
  • High English proficiency for both speaking and writing
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office, experience of database use, with proven ability to learn new systems


Application procedure 

If you are an energetic and purpose-driven individual who aligns with our values, we invite you to submit your application at the following link. https://form.jotform.com/240240800957048

As a requirement of The Sparkle Foundation Child Safeguarding Policy, the successful candidate shall be required to undergo a police background check. 


                                    The Closing date for receiving applications is February 16 , 2024