November 22, 2023
Lilongwe, Malawi
December 6, 2023

Company: National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA)

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The National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) whose main objective is to ensure security of fuel supply in Malawi is a wholly owned Malawi Government Company established under the Company’s Act of 1984 on the 10th of December 2010 and commenced its operations in 2012.

NOCMA is responsible for managing the Country’s 60 million liters Strategic Fuel Reserves facilities situated in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu, and smaller depots in Chilumba, Chipoka and Mchinji.

Over the past thirteen (13) years, the Company has grown tremendously in its national strategic importance with its fuel importation market share growing from ten percent (10%) in 2015 to an average of sixty-five
percent (65%) in 2023/2024 and this has been matched with growth in institutional capacity and investments to enable efficiency and effectiveness in executing its mandate.

In its drive to ensure improved and sustained efficiency and effectiveness in delivery of its mandate, NOCMA is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following highly rewarding positions that have arisen within the Company.

An attractive remuneration package is on offer to the right candidates with prospects for career growth within the oil industry.

Applications are therefore invited for the following position:

TEMPORARY STORES OFFICER (NOC06) (12 MONTHS) – CODE: TSO2023 – Tenable at Head Office

The Stores Officer plays a critical role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of inventory and materials within NOCMA.

The primary purpose of this role is to facilitate the smooth operation of NOCMA’s stores and warehousing functions.


  1. Inventory Management: Monitor and control inventory levels to prevent shortages or overstocking.
  2. Procurement and Receiving: Collaborate with the procurement department to order necessary materials and supplies in the right quality and quantities.
  3. Stock Replenishment: Analyze usage patterns and reorder materials and maintain optimal stock levels.
  4. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of all transactions and produce periodic reports.
  5. Logistics and Distribution: Coordinate the distribution of materials to various departments or sites in an effective and efficient manner.

The position reports to the Finance Manager (Management Accounting) and has supervisory responsibility over the Stores Assistant.

The required candidate should have the following competences, skills, and attributes:

  1. Planning and organizing – ability in planning and organizing for delivery of required outputs.
  2. Performance management – ability in staff supervision and motivation.
  3. Communication and reporting – ability to prepare and present professionally researched papers that comply with standard policies and other requirements.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  2. Relevant certification in inventory management, logistics, or supply chain will be and added advantage.
  3. Full & current membership of a relevant professional body is an added advantage.
  4. A minimum of four (4) years’ cumulative work experience, three (3) of which should have been spent in stores or inventory management, preferably in the oil or energy industry.

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience should send applications with cover letter, copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names, addresses and phone contact numbers of three traceable referees to the following address:

The Chief Executive Officer
National Oil Company of Malawi
4th Floor, Kang’ombe House, City Centre
Private Bag 370
Attention: The Human Resources & Administration Manager
Email: nocmajobs@nocma.mw

Applicants should state clearly on the envelope or in the subject line of an email, the Code for the Post they are applying for.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th December 2023

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NOCMA is committed to achieving relevant gender ratios stipulated in the Gender Equality Act, 2013.