Employment at Plan International Malawi , June 2017


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

JOB ORGANIZATION CONTEXT

If you are a leader who positively promotes team effort, high performance by all staff through shared successes and modifies own view to get best outcome for the organization and acts with high degree of integrity and professionalism Plan International would like to hear from you.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We aim to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized; with high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing its income, working in partnership with others and operating effectively.

PURPOSE OF THE POST

The purpose of this role is to lead, manage, and develop a team of functional experts, including Finance; Administration, Procurement & Logistics, ICT and communications to ensure optimum support to projects within the policies of Plan International Inc. The position ensures that all team members and relevant staff are adequately trained and coached in all aspects of operations and that senior staff are continuously mentored to provide transparent and accountable services in line with the organizations policies and laws of Malawi. The Head of Operations will also ensure that all projects and programmes receive the quality of services required in a timely manner and sees that rigorous systems and controls are in place and operating at an optimal level. This position minimizes financial risk when possible.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

An advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management or related field.
Excellent knowledge and demonstrated experience in management of supply chain, fleet management, and overall logistics including IT
Excellent people management skills.
At least ten years’ experience working in areas of Programme support and management, including up to five years in a senior management position

How to Apply: 

on or before the 30th June, 2017.

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Recruitment at Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited


Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited is a subsidiary of one of the leading international tobacco traders operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers and is one of the major tobacco buying and processing operations in Malawi.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: LOGISTICS OFFICER

The Logistics Officer will administer the procurement, distribution, warehousing and control of inputs in accordance with the Company Finance and Procurement guidelines. The successful applicant will report to the Logistics Manager

Key responsibilities

Monitoring of Procurement & Distribution of Farm inputs.
Agronomy Stock Management
Resource Alignment, Stock Takes and Administration
Execute distribution plan of farm inputs from the company warehouses to the farms or sponsored farmers
Executes stock transfers in the management system, International Farmers Accounting System (IFAS)
Liaise with service providers and verify invoices.
Qualifications & Experience

Diploma in Supply Chain Management / Logistics
A minimum of 3 years experience in a logistics and supply chain operational environment
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) is preferable
Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and accounting systems
Excel reporting and analysis skills are essential
Skills in Accounting and reporting principals are essential
Stock and Financial System understanding is essential
Knowledge of SAP an added advantage
The Person

Must be a self starter and able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.

Alliance One offers a competitive pay and benefits package.

Send your Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of three traceable referees to the address below, no later than 4th July 2017

The Human Resources Administrator, Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited, P. O. Box 30522, Capital City, LILONGWE 3

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