Full Time
February 20, 2024
Lilongwe, Malawi
February 27, 2024

Company: Roads Authority (RA)

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The Roads Authority (RA) was created by the Roads Authority Act to ensure that public roads are constructed, maintained or rehabilitated at all times; and to advise the Minister, and where appropriate, the Minister responsible for Local Government on the preparation and efficient and effective implementation of the Annual National Roads Programme.

The Roads Authority (RA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons of Malawi origin to fill the following vacant post:


The positions are tenable in Lilongwe and Blantyre Regional Offices. The role of the Regional Manager is to manage the planning and implementation of road maintenance programmes; and monitoring of conditions of the designated public road network infrastructure.

The Regional Manager reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is specifically responsible for:

  1. Overseeing the updating of regional road inventory.
  2. Overseeing regional road condition and traffic surveys.
  3. Preparing annual road maintenance programs.
  4. Managing the procurement of goods, works and consulting services at regional level.
  5. Managing works and services contracts for planned and emergency road maintenance.
  6. Ensuring that standards on road maintenance are being achieved.
  7. Carrying out technical review of all road maintenance projects and preparing performance reports for contractors and consultants.
  8. Managing the allocated resources for effective and efficient implementation of maintenance programs.
  9. Collaborating with relevant stakeholders at regional level.
  10. Managing the administrative functions for the regional office.
  11. Preparing monthly progress reports and annual reports on implementation of annual work plan and budget of the Regional office.

The desired candidate must have the following qualifications and experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from a recognized university.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering from a recognized university.
  3. 5 years’ work experience in roadwork activities at senior level.
  4. Must be a Registered Engineer.

Interested candidates should submit their applications under confidential cover together with detailed and updated Curriculum Vita (CV) that clearly stipulates the date of birth of the applicant, names of three traceable referees and copies of certificates to:-

The Chief Executive Officer
Roads Authority
Functional Building, Off Paul Kagame Road
Private Bag B346

Closing date for receiving applications for the post of Regional Manager is Tuesday, 27th February 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.