Vacancies

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the position of Director of Health Programmes as follows:

Position: Director of Health Programs

Grade: CM2

Department: Programmes

Reports to: Executive Director

Purpose of Job

To provide overall leadership in the planning and management of health care service delivery in CHAM. To ensure CHAM health facilities are providing cost effective pro- poor quality services and adhering to Ministry of Health Policies on Equity in access to health care.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

1. Programme delivery, leadership and supervision

  • Providing leadership on programme execution.
  • Supervising line managers and staff in the Health Department.
  • Providing guidance to technical committees and regional committees
  • Ensuring appropriate monitoring of service delivery to achieve financial, administrative and programme goals.
  • Ensuring quality assurance is adhered to in all CHAM health facilities and training institutions.
  • Ensuring program quality according to CHAM standards.
  • Supporting the proprietors’ health coordination offices to effectively supervise health facilities.

2. Resource mobilisation, utilisation and reporting

  • Mobilising resources to support with the provision of quality health care services and pre-service training of health care workers in CHAM institutions.
  • Ensuring programme resources are utilised in accordance with applicable donor policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate reporting to development partners and CHAM Board of directors.

3. Facilitating capacity building in health care management and delivery

  1. Planning and managing delivery of health care and pre-service training of health care workers in CHAM health facilities through coordination desks.
  2. Providing technical support in the areas planning and management to all CHAM institutions
  • Coordinating capacity building initiatives to strengthen health management teams of member health facilities.
  • Ensuring that CHAM member units have appropriate governance structures for effective delivery of services.
  • Facilitating accreditation of health facilities and training institutions.

4. Advocacy, networking and partnership building

  • Representing CHAM in the EHP, PPP, health services, HRH and other relevant technical working groups of the Ministry of Health.
  • Participating in CHAM advocacy and research activities.
  • Advocating and lobbying for equity in access to health care.
  • Promoting networking and partnerships for CHAM.
  • Facilitating availability of medicines, supplies, and Human Resources in CHAM institutions
  • Handling membership liaisons.
  • Meeting requirements of the CHAM monitoring and evaluation framework.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Health Services Management / Planning / Nursing or Medicine with a bias in Health Care Planning and Management.
  • Five years’ experience in management of health care services, quality assurance and supportive supervision.
  • Five years’ experience in resource planning and mobilisation.
  • Experience in management of health care services in poor settings and the implementation and management of international health and development programs funded by development partners.
  • Experience in management of donor funded projects.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Excellent skills in project management, leadership and networking.
  2. Knowledge of results based management and performance appraisal.
  3. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and results oriented.
  • Team player and ability to work in a diverse group.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw. A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 31st May 2024 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the...

Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by Episcopal Conference of Malawi and Malawi Council of Churches. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi. It has 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in hard-to-reach areas across the country. The objective of CHAM in general is to provide technical support, and develop health services among all its member facilities in order to achieve equity and universal access to health care, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi especially in the poor and hard to reach rural areas.

With funding from USAID Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI), CHAM invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant position of Malaria Technical Lead for the Towards Malaria Elimination (TOME) Project. The TOME project is jointly implemented by CHAM in consortium with DAPP Malawi and supports the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) on malaria case management in Salima and Lilongwe (Rural) Districts.

Position:               MALARIA TECHNICAL LEAD

Grade:                  CM3

Project:                  TOME

Reports to:            Director of Health Programs

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Spearheading the comprehensive coordination of project case management, offering expert guidance in malaria case management, integrated Community Case Management (iCCM), and Malaria in Pregnancy (MiP) interventions.
  2. Fostering collaboration with the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) and District Health Management Teams (DHMTs) to strategize, execute, and disseminate project performance and outcomes effectively.
  3. Designing the project's work plan, managing budgets, and compiling quarterly and annual reports.
  4. Forging robust partnerships with malaria program donors and key stakeholders, ensuring seamless alignment of project objectives with overarching goals.
  5. Providing support to DAPP Malawi and project leadership, offering strategic insights and operational guidance to ensure the project's smooth functioning.
  6. Collaborating with USAID/PMI to design innovative tools, strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing patient outcomes and advancing project objectives.
  7. Tracking progress of all project activities against established work plans and preparing comprehensive reports to monitor project performance.
  8. Serving as a representative of the project and CHAM in pertinent malaria programming meetings convened by stakeholders, the Ministry of Health, and other implementing partners.
  9. Updating stakeholders, health authorities, and senior management on project activities, progress, and achievements to foster transparency and accountability.
  10. Engaging in a collaborative review of monitoring and evaluation tools with the project monitoring team, ensuring continuous refinement and enhancement to optimize project impact and effectiveness.
  11. Leading the development of grant proposals focused on malaria prevention, control, and eradication efforts through collaborations with subject matter experts and the CHAM Business Development Unit.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Master’s degree in a health-related field
  2. At least 5 to 10 years professional experience in malaria programming and implementation
  3. Should be familiar with malaria case management programming
  4. Experience in conducting Outreach Training and Supportive Supervision approaches (OTSS).
  5. Strong understanding of malaria epidemiology, prevention strategies, and control measures.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Good interpersonal skills and team player.
  2. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  3. Good presentation skills
  4. Good computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3, should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw .

Closing date for receiving applications is 30th April 2024 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by Episcopal Conference of Malawi and Malawi Council of Churches. CHAM is the second largest provider of he...

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the positions of Health Services Intern

Position:HEALTH SERVICES INTERN
Department:Programs
Reports to:Health Services Manager

Purpose of Job

To provide support in the provision of quality health services in CHAM Facilities and to assist in achieving health services CORE activity completion rate.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assisting in following up in health program activity implementation in CHAM health facilities and training colleges.
  • Supporting the health programs department during proposal development.
  • Conducting data collection for core program indicators for departmental review of CHAM facilities health services program performance
  • Facilitating collection of SLA program invoice monthly
  • Supporting following up of SLA program facilities with invoicing challenges
  • Supporting activity implementation for Health Services Projects including processing requests and reports

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Management, Biomedical Science, Medicine or Nursing

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Good understanding of the church-based health care delivery system
  • Interpersonal and networking skills
  • Very good communication skills (written and verbal) and results oriented
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Those with internship experience will have an added advantage

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw. A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 30th April 2024 only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the...

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the positions of Communications Intern

Position : Communications Intern

Department : Business Development Unit

Reports to : Business Development Unit Manager

Purpose of the Position

To assist in executing and coordinating communication and media functions in CHAM (internal and external).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in monitoring and analysing CHAM’s media coverage and public perception.
  • Assisting in updating and implementing the CHAM communications strategies and plans.
  • Assisting in writing and editing CHAM publications and media documents in collaboration with programmes team.
  • Assisting in managing CHAM digital communication channels.
  • Assisting in scheduling and coordinating media interviews.
  • Assisting in preparation and coordination of events.
  • Assisting in the preparation of communication materials for grant proposals and reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in any of the following; Journalism, Public Relations and Communications
  • Experience in social media management and content creation

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites
  • Self-starter, team player and innovative
  • General knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and internet ranking for web content

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw. A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 30th April 2024 only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the...

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.
CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the positions of Resource Mobilization Officer.

Position : RESOURCE MOBILISATION OFFICER

Grade : CM4

Department : Business Development Unit

Reports to : Business Development Unit Manager

Purpose of the Job

To facilitate resource mobilization; develop and manage relationships with donors; develop proposals to donors in liaison with other departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying funding opportunities and potential partnerships with governmental and non-governmental organizations, both locally and internationally in order to enhance fundraising efforts and expand the organization’s network.
  • Collaborating with program managers and other staff members to develop project proposals that align with the organization’s strategic priorities and donor requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining a database of details of current and potential donors, donor and partner maps.
  • Supporting Business Development Unit (BDU) Manager in enhancing capacity of CHAM Secretariat and Units in resource mobilisation.
  • Assisting the BDU Manager in developing fund generation and resource mobilization work plans and constantly following-up implementation of the plans.
  • Assisting in mobilizing non-financial resources from private sector entities, individuals and corporate agencies.
  • Coordinating processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensuring effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals.
  • Ensuring that fundraising and resource mobilization information is up to date.
  • Ensuring CHAM Subscription to local and international key donor platforms is up to date to help track funding and training opportunities and map funding calls.
  • Organizing and participating in networking events, conferences and workshops to promote CHAM’s mission and build relationships with potential donors and partners.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Business or Public Administration, Business Communication or related field.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, as evidenced by experience in drafting documents for external use, ideally successful fundraising proposals
  • Minimum 5 years working experience with non-profit organizations

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • A self-starter, strategic thinker and very creative
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results on time
  • A good team worker with excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, marketing and networking skills
  • Budget monitoring and tracking skills

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw. A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 30th April 2024 only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. CHAM is the...

Posted 9 months ago

CHRISTIAN HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF MALAWI

VACANCY

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.  CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 192 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in but one districts in the country. Over 75% of CHAM health facilities are situated in the remote and hard-to-reach areas, with a special focus of providing care to the poor and the underserved. CHAM envisions a Malawi where all people are able to access high-quality, affordable health services. As an organization, CHAM strives to be a leader in the provision of holistic, quality, inclusive and sustainable health services for all people in Malawi, as inspired by the healing Ministry of Jesus Christ.

CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the position of Procurement Officer as follows:

Position:              PROCUREMENT OFFICER

Grade:                  CM4

Department:        Finance and Administration

Reports to:          Director of Finance and Administration

Purpose of the Job

The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the procurement of supplies and equipment, coordinating procurement initiatives and projects, developing and executing of internal procurement systems, providing procurement advice and training, negotiating contracts and ensuring supply chain management as related to CHAM Secretariat and the facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Developing, implementing, executing and monitoring procurement guidelines, procedures and policies (internal procurement systems), and ensuring that compliance is achieved across CHAM and the facilities.
  2. Planning and preparing monthly, quarterly and annual procurement reports.
  3. Facilitating evaluation of tenders, proposals and quotations and preparation of evaluation reports.
  4. Preparing pre-qualifications, bid invitations, contracts, bidding documents, request for proposals, and request and quotation documents along with invitations and notice.  
  5. Ensuring accurate recording of all proceedings of IPC and project internal procurement meetings and timely production of minutes.
  6. Conducting post-qualification and negotiations with successful bidders.
  7. Preparing, presenting and making recommendations for contract awards to the Internal Procurement Committee (IPC).
  8. Managing and handling overseas consignments with Malawi Revenue Authority and clearing agents and process the clearances of the consignment.
  9. Defining and managing key suppliers’ relationships to enhance deliverables in terms of costs, services and quality tenders.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized University.
  2. Minimum three years’ working experience in a similar position.
  3. Registered member of the Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply (MIPS).

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Comprehensive knowledge of NGO sector administrative processes
  2. Knowledge of Procurement Information Systems and Procedures
  3. Ability to develop, implement and execute procurement systems and to train staff
  4. Excellent negotiation, organisational and time management skills
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  6. Self-starter, team player and able to deliver results on time

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw. A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a cover letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 20th November 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes, therefore, the organization does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

CHRISTIAN HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF MALAWI VACANCY The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central co...

Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi and the Malawi Council of Churches. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi. It has 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in hard-to-reach areas across the country. The objective of CHAM in general is to provide technical support, and develop health services among all its member facilities in order to achieve equity and universal access to health care, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi especially in the poor and hard to reach rural areas.

With funding from USAID Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI), CHAM invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant position of Malaria Diagnostic Technical Officer for the Towards Malaria Elimination (TOME) Project. The TOME project is jointly implemented by DAPP Malawi and CHAM and supports the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) on malaria case management in Salima and Lilongwe (Rural) Districts.

Position:              MALARIA DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICAL OFFICER

Grade:                  CM4

Project:                 TOME

Reports to:          Malaria Technical Lead

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Developing and strengthening quality assurance structures, systems, and programs for laboratory staff in supported districts.
  2. Supporting the development of diagnostic activities and ensuring quality and timely implementation of approved work plan activities.
  3. Collaborating with NMCP, National Parasitology Reference Laboratory (NPRL) in planning and implementation of malaria activities.
  4. Providing diagnostic technical support to project team including overseeing technical activities and ensuring high quality of project implementation in supported districts.
  5. Developing and implementing training, continuing education and supervisory programs for laboratory staff to strengthen quality malaria diagnosis in Malawi, including the development of health learning materials.
  6. Participating in the development of national laboratory policies and guidelines addressing malaria diagnostics and their utilization.
  7. Assisting in the dissemination of the malaria case management (diagnostic and treatment) policy.
  8. Submitting activity and quarterly reports timely.
  9. Tracking and reporting on accomplishments of activities in the work plan.
  10. Participating, cooperating, and liaising with all Malaria partners working with TOME project.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences.
  2. Candidates with World Health Organization (WHO) Level 1 or 2 Accreditation Certificate in Malaria Microscopy will have an advantage.
  3. At least 5 years of professional experience in using new approaches to malaria diagnosis such as Malaria Diagnostic Refresher Training (MDRT).
  4. Should be familiar with malaria case management programming.
  5. Experience in conducting Outreach Training and Supportive Supervision approach (OTSS).
  6. Proficiency in the use of standard Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Explorer).

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

1.       Good interpersonal skills and team player.

2.       Excellent written and oral communication skills.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3, should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw.

The closing date for receiving applications is 7th August 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organisation does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical umbrella association co-owned by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi and the Malawi Council of Churches. CHAM is the second largest provid...

Posted 1 year ago

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, with member health facilities located in rural areas. CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.

An internship opportunity has arisen at CHAM Secretariat in Lilongwe as follows:

Position:         INTERNAL AUDIT INTERN

Department:         Internal Audit

Reports to:         Internal Audit Manager

Purpose of the Position

To assist in the review of policies, processes, guidelines, and practices; and ensure that these are adhered to at all times in CHAM including the Secretariat, facilities, and donor-specific projects. This includes a review of control systems and processes for the adequacy and effective operation of internal controls.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assisting and executing internal audit assignments in accordance with the annual audit plans.
  2. Assisting and examining transactions for accuracy and compliance with accounting policies, project guidelines, and applicable laws and regulations.
  3. Assisting and reviewing, testing, and reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and making recommendations on improving identified weaknesses.
  4. Assisting and conducting special fraud investigative assignments.
  5. Assisting and carrying out nationwide follow-up audits and verifying that management corrective actions in response to internal audit recommendations are implemented.
  6. Timely preparation of reports for review by the Internal Audit Manager.
  7. Organising and maintaining audit files and ensuring that working papers are properly filed.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or Commerce - Internal Audit from the University of Malawi or other accredited Universities.
  2. Must be in good standing with their regulatory body.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Knowledge of modern auditing techniques and ability to stay up-to-date on current developments in the accountancy and auditing profession.
  2. Working experience in internal auditing in an NGO and donor-funded projects.
  3. Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and accounting packages.
  4. Self-starter, team player, and able to meet deadlines.
  5. Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  6. Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24th May 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes.  The organisation, therefore, does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services...

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.  CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with 187 Health Facilities and 11 Training Colleges which are located in all parts of the country. Most of the Health Facilities are situated in remote and hard-to-reach areas. The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities to achieve equity in access to health care, and patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM Secretariat invites applications for the position of Resource Mobilization Officer as follows:

Position:              RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER

Grade:                  CM4

Department:        Business Development Unit

Reports to:          Business Development Unit Manager

Purpose of the Job

To facilitate resource mobilization; develop and manage relationships with donors; develop proposals to donors in liaison with other departments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Helping in identifying funding opportunities, listing them, and sharing the information with the Business Development Manager.
  2. Assisting with funding proposal writing processes. This involves writing project and budget plan proposals and sometimes jointly submitting a project proposal.
  3. Assisting the Business Development Manager in developing a fund generation and resource mobilization Work Plan and constantly following up on the implementation of the plan.
  4. Assisting in mobilizing non-financial resources from private sector entities, individuals, and corporate agencies.
  5. Coordinating processing of agreements in connection with funding opportunities and ensuring effective and timely follow-up in terms of submission of reports to the donors and grant renewal proposals.
  6. Ensuring that fundraising and resource mobilization information is up to date.
  7. Assisting the Business Development Manager in communicating with CHAM’s clients.
  8. Assisting in the assessment of the business environment and helping to come up with better business strategies.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Business or Public Administration, Business Communication, or related field.
  2. Excellent writing and editing skills, as evidenced by experience in drafting documents for external use, ideally successful fundraising proposals
  3. Minimum 5 years of working experience with non-profit organizations

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. A self-starter, strategic thinker, and very creative
  2. Ability to work under pressure and deliver results on time
  3. A good team worker with excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, marketing, and networking skills
  4. Budget monitoring and tracking skills

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter (addressed to Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3) should be submitted to recruitment@cham.org.mw.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 13th April 2023. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore, the organization does not accept bribes or gifts in any form to offer employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.  CHAM ...

Management Solutions Consulting (Mw) Ltd has been contracted by our client, Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) to recruit a results-oriented Malawian professional with the requisite technical expertise and practical experience to take up the senior position of Director of Finance and Administration (DOFA) within its corporate hierarchy in order to strengthen the Top Management Team. 

This is a challenging position requiring the services of a highly qualified and experienced individual who is a recognised leader with leading - edge skills in his / her area of expertise including accounting and finance, human resources management, administration, as well as project management. The new recruit is expected to join and contribute to the building a dynamic, multi-skilled and high-profile team of experts.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned facilities in Malawi and the CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association.  CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi with member facilities in remote and hard to reach areas.

The objectives of CHAM are to facilitate, provide technical support, and develop health services among all member facilities in order to achieve equity in access to health care, patient care and in all matters, to act for the benefit of the people of Malawi.

CHAM now seeks to recruit a capable individual to take up the key portfolio tenable at its offices in Area 14 Lilongwe, Malawi.

Scope of Work

This is a challenging and high profile position requiring the services of an accomplished multi-skilled, highly experienced, visionary and pragmatic individual with proven leadership and management capabilities. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the core function of the Director of Finance and Administration (DOFA) is to provide overall leadership and oversight in the management and administration of finances in CHAM. The DOFA will also facilitate grants portfolio management within overall budget, ensuring timeliness, budget control and accountability. In addition, the DOFA will provide leadership in the general finance and administrative functions.

Summary of Core Responsibilities:

Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for the following key functions:

  1. Advising the Executive Director on financial and administrative matters affecting CHAM;
  2. Coordinating all accounting functions including supervision, mentoring, staff development and conducting performance appraisal for accounting staff;
  3. Ensuring a sound accounting and internal control system;
  4. Preparation of financial statements;
  5. Leading the preparation of annual budgets and management accounts;
  6. Coordinating the preparation and execution of annual audits in liaison with external auditors;
  7. Ensuring adherence to donor/partner funding and reporting requirements;
  8. Ensuring adherence to all statutory requirements
  9. Overseeing cash and treasury management; and
  10. Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualification, Experience  and Competencies

This position requires a highly motivated person with the following attributes:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or Commerce from the University of Malawi or other accredited Universities;
  2. ACCA or Master's Degree in a relevant field;
  3. Minimum of 10 years working experience, 5 of which should be at a similar senior management position with a reputable organization;
  4. Working experience in NGO and private sector is a must; and
  5. Registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM).

Prerequisite Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Strong accounting, general management and negotiation skills;
  2. Strong organisational skills, versatility and ability to multi-task;
  3. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines especially in terms of financial reporting;
  4. Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
  5. Ability to work as a team member and to execute successful leadership skills for coaching and developing employees;
  6. Sound and up to date knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
  7. Be conversant with management of multiple donor projects and should demonstrate previous management of USG/EU projects; and
  8. Knowledge of the Sun System Accounting package would be essential but not a requirement.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates and a covering letter with your contact numbers should be submitted to:

 
The Managing Director and Head of HR & Business Development

Executive Search and Placement Services

Management Solutions Consulting (Mw) Ltd

Email: mansolmw@yahoo.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12th April 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Management Solutions Consulting (Mw) Ltd has been contracted by our client, Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) to recruit a results-oriented Malawian professional with the requisite technic...

Posted 1 year ago

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, with member health facilities located in rural areas. CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. Therefore, internship opportunities have arisen at CHAM Secretariat in Lilongwe as follows:

Finance Intern (2)

Department:         Finance and Administration

Reports to:  Finance Officer

Purpose of the Position

Providing support to the Finance team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Preparing invoices and bank deposits.
  2. Processing and reconciling MRA payments.
  3. Preparing payment vouchers and writing Cheques.
  4. Preparing bank reconciliations.
  5. Assisting in internal and external audit activities.
  6. Maintaining and updating Finance records and documents.
  7. Updating the CHAM Fixed Asset Register.

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or Commerce from an accredited University.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Excellent Excel skills.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  3. Self-motivated, dynamic, and creative.
  4. An outstanding team player with a high level of integrity.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or to the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3. The closing date for receipt of applications is 17th February 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes.  The organisation, therefore, does not accept bribes or gifts in any form to offer employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services...

Posted 1 year ago

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services in Malawi, with member health facilities located in rural areas. CHAM Secretariat is the central coordination unit of the Association. Therefore, internship opportunities have arisen at CHAM Secretariat in Lilongwe as follows:

Pharmacy Intern

Department:         Business Development Unit

Reports to:  Pharmacy Manager

Purpose of the Position

To assist the Pharmacy Manager in executing operations of the CHAM DRF.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operating supply chain software (records of received items and delivery notes as well as all other important documents)
  2. Liaising with warehouse assistant on what products need to be stocked,
  3. Linking with finance and procurement to order items
  4. Collecting consumption data and assisting in facilities’ pharmacy issues
  5. Delivering DRF items to facilities.
  6. Marketing DRF items and preparing marketing materials.
  7. Producing monthly Pharmacy sales records from supply chain software

Qualification and Experience

  1. Diploma in Pharmacy. Those with Certificate in Pharmacy and Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business Administration can be considered.
  2. Registration with professional bodies is a must.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Good knowledge of wholesale pharmacy operations
  2. Results-oriented and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  3. Good communication, analytical, and report-writing skills
  4. Team player with the ability to work in a diverse group

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or to the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3. The closing date for receipt of applications is 17th February 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes.  The organisation, therefore, does not accept bribes or gifts in any form to offer employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) is an ecumenical association of Church-owned health facilities and training colleges in Malawi. CHAM is the second largest provider of health services...

Posted 1 year ago

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations by addressing demand-side barriers. Supported activities primarily enhance demand creation for COVID-19 vaccines, with additional support for building health worker capacity and vaccine administration to complement demand generation as needed. In order to achieve the above and build local resilience of the health system, CHAM will be working with district health offices in Chiradzulu and Phalombe.

CHAM invites applications for the positions of Data Clerk as follows:

 Position:              Data Clerk

Grade:                  CM5

Department:        Health Programmes

Reports to:          VAN Senior Technical Officer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborating with the logistics team to secure data management tools, equipment, and supplies.
  2. Recording client data in registers
  3. Processing and reporting office and field documents
  4. Transferring data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data recorders or optical scanners.
  5. Verifying data by comparing it to source documents.
  6. Updating and maintaining existing data.
  7. Performing regular backups to ensure data preservation.
  8. Sorting and organizing paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost.
  9. Ensuring all queries related to recording vaccines are resolved in a timely manner.
  10. Welcoming and reassuring clients of confidentiality where necessary.
  11. Ensuring health and safety at vaccination sites.
  12. Ensuring proper management of project materials and equipment.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Diploma in IT from any accredited training institution
  2. At least 2 years of working experience in a similar position
  3. Experience in data systems e.g. DHIS2
  4. Hands-on experience in data entry and use of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel, etc).

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Excellent communication skills
  2. A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  3. Ability to work with people from the communities

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or to the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3.

The closing date for receiving applications is 13th February 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organization does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19...

Posted 1 year ago

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations by addressing demand-side barriers. Supported activities primarily enhance demand creation for COVID-19 vaccines, with additional support for building health worker capacity and vaccine administration to complement demand generation as needed. In order to achieve the above and build local resilience of the health system, CHAM will be working with district health offices in Chiradzulu and Phalombe.

CHAM invites applications for the positions of Demand Creation Officer as follows:

Position:              DEMAND CREATION OFFICER

Grade:                  CM4

Department:        Health Programmes

Reports to:          VAN Senior Technical Officer

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Preparing a weekly work plan outlining demand creation activities.
  2. Identifying and working with community mobilizers during the implementation of demand-creation activities for vaccine administration.
  3. Conducting community engagement activities such as dialogues to ensure buy-in of activities from time to time.
  4. Collecting and compiling mobilization data and submitting weekly reports to the Project Coordinator.
  5. Responding to project issues as and when they arise in the community to ensure continued support from community gatekeepers as well as community members at large.
  6. Facilitating door-to-door messaging and follow-up Adverse Events Following Immunizations (AEFIs) visits in collaboration with facility personnel.
  7. Building and maintaining partnerships with community-based organizations, religious institutions, and village influencers to sustain vaccine demand.
  8. Working hand in hand with the DHO/ DHMT/ DEC in planning and implementing VAN demand creation activities.

Qualification and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Environmental Health from any accredited University
  2. At least 2 years of working experience in health community mobilization and engagement, behavior change communication programs, or communication for development.

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Good oral and written communication skills.
  2. Facilitation and negotiation skills.
  3. Creative, proactive, self-starter, and effective team player.
  4. Results-oriented.
  5. Cultural awareness, ethics, and integrity.
  6. Valid Motorcycle License.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or to the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3.

The closing date for receiving applications is 13th February 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organization does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19...

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations by addressing demand-side barriers. Supported activities primarily enhance demand creation for COVID-19 vaccines, with additional support for building health worker capacity and vaccine administration to complement demand generation as needed. In order to achieve the above and build local resilience of the health system, CHAM will be working with district health offices in Chiradzulu and Phalombe.

CHAM invites applications for the positions of Social Media Management Intern as follows:

Position:              Social Media Management Intern

Department:        Health Programmes

Reports to:          Senior Technical Officer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Developing a monthly plan of social media strategies.
  2. Assisting in the growth of VAN by raising awareness through various social media platforms.
  3. Monitoring postings on various social media platforms to ensure messaging is constant from the terminology used to images posted.
  4. Assisting in the promotion of vaccine uptake campaigns.
  5. Interacting with followers by communicating and answering questions through social pages.
  6. Assisting in increasing followers on social media pages such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
  7. Assisting in creating content on social media pages.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor's Degree in any of the following; Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing
  2. Experience in social media management and content creation

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  1. Should be familiar with multi-social posting through scheduling
  2. Knowledge in working with Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites
  3. General knowledge of Search Engine Optimization and internet ranking for web content
  4. Entry-level experience determining how to cater unique promotion campaigns to a unique audience
  5. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  6. A team player with excellent interpersonal skills

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested candidates should download a standard Employment Application Form from the CHAM website at www.cham.org.mw.   A completed Employment Application Form, Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of academic certificates, and a cover letter should be submitted to: recruitment@cham.org.mw or to the following postal address: Executive Director, CHAM Secretariat, P.O Box 30378, Lilongwe 3.

The closing date for receiving applications is 13th February 2023 and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer

CHAM uses very competitive recruitment and selection processes therefore the organization does not accept bribes or gifts in any form for the purpose of offering employment to any candidate.

The Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation through AMREF Health Africa is to implement a Vaccine Action Network (VAN) Project to accelerate COVID-19...