Rural Development Expert - Malawi

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Eco-Consult Group

Development Studies, Development Economics or Rural Development Expert

Country: Malawi

Project description: Technical assistant monitoring and evaluation to the Fourth Micro-Project Programme in Malawi

Duration: 110 days


Qualifications and skills

An appropriate Post-Graduate Degree in either of the following or a related field:

  • Development Studies, Development Economics, Rural Development.
  • General and specific professional experience Not less than 10 years of professional experience. This should include field level experience, ideally gained in a broad range of sectors and institutional environments including Non State Actors and local government. Previous experience in sub Saharan Africa is essential.

    S/he should have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Familiarity with the setting up of data management systems and software.
  • Experience in establishing monitoring and evaluation systems. Specific training in monitoring and evaluation systems including Logical
  • Framework and Project Cycle Analysis.
  • Intimate knowledge of participatory planning and facilitation methodologies; institutional and social development issues (including decentralisation, good governance, local institutional capacity building, poverty reduction strategies, mainstreaming of gender, HIV/AIDS and rights based approaches to development.
  • Experience as a Consultant or Technical Assistant.
  • Knowledge of policy issues relating to poverty, and ability to undertake institutional and economic analysis.
  • Excellent written and communications skills in English.
  • Specific knowledge of EU/EDF programmes will be an advantage.
  • Experience in Malawi will be an asset.

    Application to:

    ECO Gesellschaft für sozialökologische Programmberatung

    Michel Midré

    Hersfelder Str. 17 • D-36280 Oberaula

    e-mail: michel.midre [at]

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