Purpose of the Job

To ensure compliance with quality standards and requirements for the provision of services across all systems in the University of Malawi.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing, reviewing, implementing, and monitoring quality assurance and enhancement policies, plans, programmes, strategies, procedures including budgets.

  • Leading the development of quality management and academic regulatory frameworks.

  • Facilitating and enforcing compliance with internal and external quality assurance standards, regulatory and professional bodies, and legal frameworks.

  • Developing, reviewing and implementing schedule of cycles for academic programmes in liaison with Executive Deans.

  • Initiating and coordinating quality assurance audits.

  • Mobilising and monitoring the effective, efficient and economic utilisation of resources.

  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with government, industry, development partners, international communities and other relevant institutions.

  • Initiating and coordinating institutional assessments, outreach programmes and tracer studies.

  • Collating and distributing information from regulatory bodies (e.g. NCHE and other relevant professional bodies) and monitoring quality compliance by the University.

  • Establishing and communicating a University calendar to be followed in internal monitoring processes.

  • Monitoring and fostering efficient utilisation of resources in the department.

  • Assisting in organising and contributing to the University inductions for quality assurance and any other associated seminars/workshops that may be arranged from time to time.

  • Preparing reports

Minimum Education Qualifications and Experience


  • PhD

  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience.



Application letters, copies of certificates and detailed curriculum vitae with three traceable referees should be submitted to:


The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 2nd June 2023.



Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.