Ministry of Education - Improving Secondary Education in Malawi Project

Government of the Republic of Malawi
Ministry of Education (MoE)

The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Education (MoE) is implementing a project called Improving Secondary Education in Malawi (ISEM) II project with support from the European Union. The financing agreement was signed for a total cost of Euros 55 Million .

The primary goal of this initiative is to provide young people with more equitable opportunities for completing good quality secondary education and development skills. The ISEM II FA initiative encompasses three specific objectives (SOs):

  • Specific Objective 1 (SO1): Facilitate the equitable enrolment of students in secondary education.
  • Specific Objective 2 (SO2): Enhance the quality of secondary education.
  • Specific Objective 3 (SO3): Strengthen the governance and management of secondary education institutions at both central and decentralized levels.

To realize these objectives, the ISEM II FA initiative will use two government-implemented grants: i) A grant dedicated to the soft component focused on quality and governance objectives. ii) A grant allocated for hard component, including infrastructure and equipment.

The expected implementation period of these grants is 36 months.

For the smooth running of the project, the Ministry of Education now invites qualified individuals with required technical competencies to submit applications to fill the following positions:-


A Masters of Science Degree in Architecture or similar from recognized institutions; must be professionally registered as a Registered Architect with the Malawi Institution of Architects and Quantity Surveyors or
international equivalent

A minimum of five (5) years working experience in a reputable and busy office; at least 5 years’ experience in construction/supervision/contract management of civil or building works; experience with donor funded projects

To be reporting to the Project Manager

For detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the posts please contact: or

The position being applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope. The application should include the following: Curriculum Vitae (with three traceable referees) and copies of certificates. All these should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Improving Secondary Education in Malawi (ISEM) II” and submitted not later than 12th April, 2024 in Room No. 8.

The Secretary for Education
Ministry of Education
Private Bag 328

Attention: Director for Human Resource Management and Development