Program and Administration Support Officer (INT5848)


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

We are looking for a qualified Malawian to fill the position of Program and Administration Support Officer.  The successful candidate will provide administrative and operational support to Oxfam in Malawi in areas of Management, Program, HR, and Logistics Support.  S/he will work closely with the Human Resources and Administration Manager (HRAM) and the Logistics Coordinator to ensure that Oxfam in Malawi offices functions smoothly, efficiently and effectively.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate who possess at least a first degree in Administration or Human Resources Management with relevant experience in a similar role and who is exceptionally well organised and able to manage conflicting priorities.  In addition the applicants should have some knowledge of Malawi Labour Laws, visa requirements, Malawi Occupational Heal and Safety regulations.  Familiarity with Oxfam GB policies and procedures will be an added advantage.  

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in the Human Resources Management and Administration fields, to act as key contributor to Oxfam's work, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their different fields. Oxfam offers a fair pay and competitive benefits package.


Our values and commitment to safeguarding


Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.


The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.


We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply 

 As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. 

 About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.


Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

  • Location:
    Malawi - Lilongwe
  • Hours:
  • Salary:
  • Region:
    Southern Africa
  • Job Family:
    Business Support / Admin
  • Division:
  • Job Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Closing Date:
    26 August 2019
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