Country Manager - Lilongwe

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Published on 15.08.2019


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Position : Country Manager - Lilongwe

We are recruiting a Country Manager whom will be our representative in country and a leader within the M4D movement. Your main role is to ensure that every large development organization knows about our organization and our offerings, to design digital engagement strategies with these organizations and supervise our service delivery. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with partners to design and launch effective mobile engagement projects. This includes building relationships, co-designing projects, preparing budgets, writing concept notes, responding to RFPs, and managing an in-country team.
  • Manage the 3-2-1 Service, expanding content available, developong commercial partnerships to diversify revenue and managing relationships with Mobile Network Operators. 
    Represent the organization to national government agencies and ensure organizational compliance with national regulatory bodies.
  • Manage public relations efforts such as the development of annual reports, success stories, press releases and fact sheets.
Required profile for job ad : Country Manager - Lilongwe
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience living and working in Malawi or the region
  • Experience of 5+ years in: ICT4D, business development, tech startup, international NGO, social enterprise, or mobile network operator
  • Excellent problem solving skills, proposal writing and budgeting skills
  • Demonstrated self-management/entrepreneurial skills, adaptability and resourcefulness

Team and Reporting Structure:

  • Reports to the Regional Director (Programs Team)
  • Supervises a Project Manager, 3-2-1 Product Manager and Finance and Admin Assistant. 
    Additional direct report upon successful growth of country office.
Job criteria for job ad : Country Manager - Lilongwe
Job category:
Accounting, controlling, finance
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Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
City :Lilongwe
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s):1

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