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Thank you for your interest to join Malawi Scotland Partnership. Currently we  have 1 staff vacancy available.

Position Details

Position: Chief Executive

Responsible to: Chair of the MaSP Board of Directors

Responsible to: Chair of the MaSP Board of Directors

Annual Contract: Renewable based on performance

Location: MaSP Headquarters, Lilongwe

Job Description

Responsible for:

  • Supporting the Board of Directors in its governance and oversight of the organisation;
  • Driving the overall strategic direction of MaSP including delivering the current organisational strategy;
  • Supporting the development of the organisation as a dynamic and influential national network;
  • Providing effective stewardship of all aspects of MaSP’s assets, staff, activities, plans, finances, contractual obligations and other strategic commitments in line with organisational strategy, values and policies;
  • Providing overall management and support of MaSP’s project and administration teams to effectively deliver the organisational strategy;
  • Establishing and maintaining a dynamic, pro-active working culture and ethos within MaSP;
  • Development and delivery of a sound Resource Mobilisation Strategy including, but not limited, innovative and proactive organisational income streams;
  • Engaging, representing and growing MaSP’s membership base;
  • Strategically focusing MaSP’s membership to those with active links to Scotland;
  • Delivery of a regular programme of events and activities aimed at supporting, coordinating and representing members’ links with Scotland;
  • Representing Malawi’s bilateral civic links with Scotland in the media/press, with the Malawi Government and other stakeholders;
  • Developing and delivering successful operational and business plans in line with the organisational strategy and agreed performance standards/targets;
  • Developing and delivering strong planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning systems across all MaSP’s activities
  • Producing regular operational, financial and strategic reports for the Board, funders and key partners
  • Developing and managing budgets and ensuring sound financial management across the organisation
  • Development of, and adherence to, key organisational policy and risk management systems
  • Ensuring legal and best practice compliance across MaSP’s portfolio of work
  • Management of office systems and the Communication and Resources Centres
  • Maintaining the reputation of MaSP and ensuring all activities adhere to the organisation’s vision and values


  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences/any development-oriented fields or Strategic Management AND at least 5 years of postgraduate experience in areas of Project Management and
  • Proven awareness and familiarity with National Development Policies and Strategies
  • Highly passionate about Scotland and Malawi relations
  • Experience working in an International Organisation is desirable
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good public relations skills
  • Sound knowledge and skills in Organisation Development, Management and Sustainability

If you are interested in the above position and meet these requirements as stated above, please submit your application via EMAIL, with a detailed CV with three traceable referees and a no more one-page motivation letter (one side of A4) explaining why you are the best person for this job to the following address by Friday, 28th August 2020: 

Send your application to:

The Board Chairperson

Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP),

P.O. Box 1589,




MaSP is an equal opportunities employer.

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