Distribution Site Store Manager (28)

Abt Global LLC

PMI Evolve Malawi Project is funded by the U.S President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI/USAID to support the Ministry of Health through the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) in the distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) in 5 districts during the 2024 mass IT distribution campaign with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. The PM Evolve project is implemented by Abt Global LLC.

PMI Evolve Malawi Project, with support from the District Councils and NMCP, is hiring temporary staff to support the distribution of ITNs in the 5 districts namely Balaka, Mangochi, Nkhotakota, Nkhata Bay and Salima. All the positions are temporary, with a duration of 10-20 days.

Table below summarizes the posts and people needed per district and per post:

District Total Number of Distribution Site Store Managers Total Number of M&E Assistants Total Number of Finance Assistants Total Number of Storekeepers Warehouse
Balaka 4 4 4 4 16
Mangochi 10 10 10 10 1 41
Nkhata Bay 5 5 5 5 20
Nkhotakota 5 5 5 5 20
Salima 4 4 4 4 16
Grand Total 28 28 28 28 1 113

Job descriptions and qualifications required for the positions.

Distribution Site Store Manager (28)

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall oversight, leadership, and management of ITN distribution campaign activities at distribution store site level.
  • Responsible for overseeing all daily administrative operations for the distribution store site, including planning of distribution, allocation of distribution assistants, etc.
  • Supervise and provide direction to all support staff at the distribution store site level.
  • Responsible for managing distribution store site level project deliverables including planning and coordination of all activities for the distribution campaign in collaboration with the Vector Control District Coordinator.
  • Lead efforts in facilitating activities at the distribution store site level; ensure timely implementation and smooth operation of pre-distribution and distribution activities.
  • Collaborate with Vector Control District Coordinator in facilitating and conducting training, where necessary, for other support staff e.g. guards at distribution store site level.
  • Ensure a strong integration, coordination and collaboration between community health workers and all support staff at the distribution store site level before and during distribution.
  • In collaboration with Health Facility supervisors, ensure that villages to be distributed the following day have been prepared (according to the distribution calendar).
  • Conduct daily morning briefings to the entire site team and assign Distribution Assistants to targeted distribution sites/points based on the distribution calendar.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Environmental Health, Community Development, Business Administration, and any other related field.
  • Experience in managing and supervising field teams, with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work during odd hours.
  • Candidates with documented ITN distribution experience will have an added advantage.
  • Applicants should be aged 25 years and above.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Renumeration package is MWK25,000 per day

How to Apply:

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter, copy of National ID, copies of certificates and detailed CV with contact information online. Click the link below to fill out your application online


The application letter should also clearly indicate the preferred operations site level if hired (if applicable).

Please take note of the operation site stores:

Nkhata Bay: Kachere, Chinthetche, Lusangazi (Mzuzu), Mpamba and DHO

Nkhotakota: Bua health center, Ngala Health Center, Mwansambo Health Center, Benga and Boma

Salima: Smile Health Center, Senga Bay Baptist HC, Mchoka Health Center and Khombeza Health Center

Balaka: Phalula, Chiendusiku, Kachenga and Mkwekwere Evacuation center

Mangochi: Chilipa Health Center, Katuli Health Center, Masuku, Makanjira Health Center, Lungwena, Monkey Bay Hospital, Ntiya, Nankumba Catholic and Mthiramanja and Malombe

All applications must be submitted on or before 12th July, 2024. Once again, this will be a temporary engagement lasting less than 20 days. You can only apply for one position. Candidates who will apply for more than one position (including applying in more than one operations site) will be disqualified. Canvassing or calling will lead to automatic disqualification for further candidacy.

Abt Global LLC. is committed to safeguarding or protecting its prospective employees from harm that may arise from inappropriate acts during recruitment processes such request for fees or sexual favors or any bribe to get employment, nepotism and discrimination. No fee should be charged at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other). Should you experience any of the above or you are aware of any of the above during the recruitment process, please contact Abt Global office in Lilongwe on +265 11 177 6916

Abt is not engaging anyone to handle this recruitment. Submit your application using the provided application process online.

Abt Global LLC. promotes gender equity and social inclusion. All qualifying individuals are encouraged to apply on positions that suit their qualification and skills regardless of their disability or sex or any restriction. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for any position including leadership positions.

Students and those who are already employed are not eligible to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.