Officer – Program Implementation

  • Full Time
  • Zomba
  • Applications have closed

Evidence Action

The Position

Reporting to the Associate Area Coordinator, the Officer position is a key field operations role based in the field office in Zomba. The incumbent will be part of the program implementation team playing an important role in coordinating program implementation activities at the field level, in delivering the chlorine dispenser safe water interventions to the target communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Field execution of dispenser related activities e.g. Lead community leaders’ meetings and local Government sensitization meetings, Water Point Nominations/verification, Chlorine delivery and service, field surveys administration on non-dispenser installations days.
  • Supervise dispenser installations by ensuring Masons and Communities have necessary materials at water points with adequate coordination.
  • Fix basic dispenser maintenance issues using hand drills and hand riveting tools and or any other appropriate tools
  • Supervise, mentor, and coach Promoters/masons in the execution of their duties.
  • Manage allocated funds for field use in-line with finance policy requirements.
  • Develop monthly/ weekly work plans and reports for Dispenser installation/maintenance and other field activities.
  • Field data administration for Dispenser installation activities through smart phone technology
  • Perform data organization both in office and field on non-dispensers installation days
  • Conduct program awareness follow-ups and re-sensitization meetings
  • Other duties and responsibilities as delegated by the Associate Area Coordinator.

Required Competencies and Attributes

  • High level of integrity and stewardship.
  • Embraces team work and aspires and supports the ideals of working in a team work environment as a champion.
  • Passion to work in a rural community setting and willingness to use a motorcycle in the field.
  • Flexible mindset and willingness to relocate on a short notice to other field based assignments in other regions.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to communicate well within the organization and with the rural communities and local leaders
  • Basic leadership skills in managing people, working with communities and teams
  • Good computer skills and comfort to advance the skills in a dynamic IT field.
  • Proactive and ambitious to support innovation and change in a dynamic working environment
  • Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast paced work environment


  • Minimum Diploma in Management, Community work, Project management or equivalent.
  • Good language skills in English and Chichewa both spoken and written
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with communities or social enterprises/NGOs
  • Motor cycle/motor vehicle riding skills with a valid motor riding license.

Apply Now

The deadline for applications is 17:00 Hours on Friday 14th June 2019, and we will contact only candidates who are shortlisted for interviews.