Afikepo Project Officer

The Human Ecology Department, Chancellor College has partnered with UNICEF Afikepo Project to provide technical support in the implementation of Afikepo project activities in Mulanje District. In this regard, Chancellor college is looking for a Project Officer to work on a temporary contract for a one year period.The officer will be responsible for provision of regular technical support, and will work in close collaboration with Mulanje District Council Nutrition team and FAO Afikepo project team in the implementation of project activities in the district.

Job description

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  1. To provide technical support in day to day management and implementation of Afikepo project activities

  2. Coordinate planning of quarterly workplans to guide implementation of project activities

  3. Ensure timely implementation and monitoring of all planned project activities

  4. Ensure relevant project reports are produced, available, accessible and shared with implementation partners.

  5. Identify and document best practices in the adoption of recommended maternal, infant and young child nutrition practices.


  1. Bachelors Degree in relevant discpline including Food and Nutrition, Nutrition, Food Security or Agriculture

  2. Knowledge of Malawi nutrition programmes and related development programmes

  3. Ability to work with a district level set-up and in very remote areas of Malawi

  4. Ability to be part of a team, and work in a multidisciplinary environment

  5. Good interpersonal, communication and writing skills

  6. Applicant should have at least five years experience in nutrition programming and monitoring and evaluation of projects.

Mode of application.

Applications including a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae with contacts of atleast three traceable referees and certified copies of educational qualifications should be delivered or sent by post to;

The Registrar,

Chancellor College

P.O. Box 280


or email with a copy to


The application should be clearly marked, AFIKEPO PROJECT OFFICER should reach the office not later than Friday, 23rd July 2021.