Principal Editor Wanted at Parliament of Malawi

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following post existing on Parliament of Malawi Establishment:

Vacancy Number : PSC/10/17
Post : Principal Editor
Grade: G/P7
Responsible to :  Chief Editor
Responsible for :  Senior Editor and Senior Parliamentary Reporter
Salary:  Within salary range applicable to Grade G/ P7 in the Parliamentary Service
Purpose of the Job
  • Team leading of the daily tasks in the editorial and transcription pool
  1. Implementing quality standards as in the House Style,
  2. Chairing and facilitating periodic editorial meetings;
  3. Organizing pre-sitting briefings and orientations,
  4. Assisting the Chief Editor in the development of Hansard budgets, work plans and progress reports,
  5. Monitoring the duty rosters along with the Principal Reporter,
  6. Ensuring verifiable performance targets as relates to the section and core outputs of Hansard,
  7. Ensuring the timely posting and updating of online Hansard;
  8. Ensuring accuracy and timeliness in the production of Hansard;
  9. Facilitating the revision and compilation of Meeting and Session volumes of Hansards.
  10. Assisting in other parliamentary information, education and communications tasks.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Humanities or languages (English)
  • With more than 2 years experience in parliamentary reporting work or other print publicationsmedia
  • Those with supervisory experience will have an added advantage
Method of Application 
Applicants should include detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, addressee to the address below not later than 17th March, 2017.
The Secretary,
Parliamentary Service Commission,
Private Bag 8362,

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