Early Recovery Sector Programme Officer - Malawi (UN Development Programme)

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

Closing date: 05 June

The Consultant will advise and coordinate the implementation of UNDP’s post-flood early recovery programme.

This aims to meet the early recovery needs of households in specific flood-affected areas and build on previous support to DoDMA, District Assemblies, UN agencies and civil society partners in the area of early recovery planning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Consultant will support the activities of DoDMA, District Assemblies, UN agencies and civil society organisations in the implementation of this programme with the following objectives:

  • In collaboration with the UN RC office, support the establishment of an effective coordination mechanism for early recovery, integrated into developing humanitarian response coordination mechanisms.
  • Support the development of ER programmes through the strengthening of information collection, analysis and dissemination; and assessment and monitoring functions.
  • Facilitate the design of ER programmes within the broader humanitarian community.
  • Assist the UN RC in policy interface with Government, donors and civil society organisations regarding early recovery activities.


  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and manage humanitarian and development programmes; manage and analyse information and produce clear and concise reports.
  • Excellent writing skills and Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Experience and understanding of humanitarian and development processes in Malawi.
  • Understanding of disaster risk reduction and early recovery and their application in development and humanitarian operations.

    Required Skills and Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Development or related field.
  • Five to ten years experience in humanitarian coordination, relief and development programming.
  • Experience of working directly with Government line Ministries; the UN system and NGOs.

    For further information and to apply for this post, see: Early Recovery Sector Programme Officer Website

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