WASHTED Centre Manager

Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for positions tenable at Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) in Blantyre.

WASHTED Centre Manager (MU 5) (Re-Advertised)
The Manager shall coordinate and promote holistic research, outreach and capacity building programmes in water, sanitation, hygiene practices and the development of appropriate technologies for health.

Duties and Responsibilities

The WASHED Manager shall:

    1. Champion and coordinate the development, review, monitoring and implementation of policies, plans, programmes, strategies and budgets in water, sanitation, hygiene practices and development of appropriate technologies.
    2. Develop, monitor and adopt appropriate technologies. Champion research, consultancies and outreach activities in water, sanitation and hygiene practices.
    3. Enforce and implement compliance to quality standards.
    4. Establish and maintain databank for water, sanitation, hygiene practices and appropriate technologies.
    5. Mobilize resources to facilitate Centre’s operations and monitoring its effective, efficient and economic utilization.
    6. Establish and maintain partnerships with the Government, industry, institutions, local communities and other relevant stakeholders.
    7. Develop the Centre’s international academic profile in line with the University’s Internationalization strategy.
    8. Assess and identify priority areas for the development of new technologies in liaison with Executive Deans of Schools and other external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

    • PhD in a relevant field.
    • At least 5 years of experience in research and publishing.

Tenure of Office
The successful candidate shall be offered 3-year performance-based contract which may be renewed once.

Applications together with copies of relevant qualifications and detailed curriculum vitae with two traceable referees should be sent by Thursday, 23 March, 2023 to vacancies@mubas.ac.mw or

P/Bag 303,
Blantyre 3.

Applicants should indicate the position applied for in the subject line of their emails.