World Vision International

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Temporary Administration Officer

Job Description


World Vision International is a Christian and Humanitarian Organization, which is operating in about 100 countries in the world. The organization is looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill vacant positions. World Vision Malawi (WVM) is committed to demonstrate professional, moral and spiritual responsibility, to pursue excellence in its operations and to be good stewards and to conduct the functions of World Vision in an ethical manner. As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.


Purpose of position

Under the direction of the Food Assistance Manager the Administrative Officer will support all staff in the region through provision of secretarial service, administrative and reporting support functions.The position is tenable at Blantyre Disaster Management Unit (DMU) Office.

Minimum qualification and experience required

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management or in any other related field

  • At least 2 years’ experience in administration, office management and reporting.

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely cost effective manner under pressure.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and willingness to learn

  • Self-starter

  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint and email

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision


All interested applicants for any of the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees, preferably one of whom you have reported to by 31stDecember, 2017. Your application should be submitted through our web site

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 2ndMarch, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged