Assistant Human Resource and Administration Officer

Lilongwe Water Board

The Lilongwe Water Board is a Statutory Corporation established in 1947 and re- constituted under the Water Works Act (Cap 72). It is responsible for the provision of water supply services to the City of Lilongwe and surrounding areas designated as its supply area. The Board is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates of Malawian origin to fill the following vacant positions on Temporary basis.


Reporting to the Human Resource Officer the Assistant Human Resource and Administration Officer will be responsible for the following:

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensuring a safe and healthy working environment and systems of work through sensitizing employees on occupational health and safety;
  2. Conducting, arranging and reporting periodic inspections of all installations to identify risks and safeguard all employees from work related death and injury;
  3. Ensuring that personal protective equipment is provided to employees where necessary
  4. Carrying out fire safety risk assessment on all buildings to ensure appropriate procedures to minimize risk are in place, conducting occupational safety assessment and recommending appropriate interventions;
  5. Preparing monthly and quarterly reports on health and safety issues;
  6. Updating job descriptions for each position in liaison with heads of department;
  7. Drafting adverts for vacant positions;
  8. Arranging for interviews and providing secretarial services during interviews
  9. Arranging for induction in liaison with heads of departments;
  10. Providing secretarial services to the training sub-committee;
  11. Liaising with training providers on issues of training; and
  12. Demonstrating outstanding commitment to service delivery programs of the Board by personally identifying and reporting water bursts/leakages to customer care Division of which verifiable repair records shall be used during performance appraisal as one of the components to be assessed for time;

Minimum academic and professional qualifications and work experience

A minimum of Diploma in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration with three (3) years relevant post qualification experience.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the position applied for, copies of certificates, a Curriculum Vitae and a copy of National Identification Card with details of three traceable referees not later than 14th June, 2024 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Lilongwe Water Board
P.O Box 96

Those that do not submit copies of certificates will not be considered for shortlisting and only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

Lilongwe Water Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer, females are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will Lead to disqualification.