Director of Human Resources and Administration

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons of Malawi origin to fill the following Executive Management Vacant position tenable in the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) at Head Office in Blantyre.


Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap.46:03) of the Laws of Malawi on 7th September 2016.

The company is wholly owned by the Government of Malawi and was established with the mandate of generating electricity in Malawi. The Company started its operations on 1 January 2017.

To fulfill its mandate effectively and efficiently, the company now invites suitably qualified experienced dynamic individuals to fill the following challenging and exciting positions as follows:



The position exits to provide overall leadership to the Human Resources and Administration divisional development, planning and implementation.


  • A holder of a bachelor’s degree in either Human Resources Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent and a Master’s degree in Human resources management, Public Administration, Business Administration or any related field obtained from a National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) recognized reputable learning institution.
  • Should be a registered member of Institute of People Management Malawi (Optional)
  • Must have Ten (10) years post-graduation experience of which 5 years should be worked at Senior Management level in related field.
  • Should be mature with demonstrable ability to work as a team leader,
  • Should have thorough understanding of Malawi Labour Laws
  • Be decisive, self-motivated, assertive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Have strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills,
  • A team player and results oriented and be of high integrity.
  • Have good Leadership, excellent Team building and negotiation skills,
  • Have excellent knowledge in gender management and mainstreaming skills.
  • Proficiency in MS office
  • Applicants with experience in the power generation industry will have an added advantage.


Reporting to Chief Executive Officer the job holder will among other responsibilities, be responsible for: –

  1. Directing and guiding the Human Resource and Administration Division in the preparation of inputs to the Company’s strategic business plan and ensuring the submissions address the requirements of the Company’s ‘s mission and objectives.
  2. Representing the Human Resource and Administration Division in the Company’s strategic planning process.
  3. Ensuring that action plans are derived from the Company’s business plan, the material resources, and, in liaison with other division heads, human and financial resources are available in the short and long term for smooth implementation of such plans.
  4. Ensuring timely preparation of the revenue and capital budgets to facilitate translating into action the requirements in the Corporate Strategic Plans.
  5. Provide leadership in the formulation of Human Resource and Administration Policies and Strategies in order to ensure that the directorate contributes effectively and efficiently to the goals of the Company.
  6. Overseeing the formulation and implementation of the directorate’s budgets and manage resources allocated prudently and in line with the Company’s policies and practices.
  7. Managing, with Divisional Executives, the appointment of senior management (managerial positions) as and when required,
  8. Diagnosing on a continuous basis the current situation by reviewing the human capital systems and processes in use and analyzing the findings to identify and diagnose the key organizational performance levers critical to the successful management of the business.
  9. Coordinating the conduct of training needs analysis and develop training programs for developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of employees for improved job performance.
  10. Overseeing the implementation of the required training and/or development to ensure required performance for all employees.
  11. Administering performance and reward management systems, processes, and procedures for the Company.
  12. Developing and maintaining robust human resource management information system for the Company to assist management decision making on human resource management and development matters.
  13. Championing and directing organizational change initiatives within the company in line with change projects plans.
  14. Providing technical support to the Company at both the leadership team and directorate levels to ensure that management style and decisions made in the management of human resources are within applicable Malawi Labour Laws and reflect good human resource management practices.
  15. Participating in recruitment, performance counseling, and disciplinary enquiry hearing for senior management staff and provide professional advice in all cases.
  16. Managing the succession, workforce and career path plans for managerial, Executive grades and critical position holders.
  17. Participating in collective bargaining with Union to ensure that both business and employee interests are pre-emptively monitored for purposes of smooth operations and business continuity.
  18. Signing off performance scorecards with all direct reports and reviews departmental scorecards before signing off to ensure alignment to the divisional scorecard and appraising direct reports.
  19. Providing informative management reports on the performance of the human resource and administration functions.
  20. Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

Method of Application:

Application letters with comprehensive CV and three names and addresses of traceable referees and photocopies of relevant certificates and National Identity, should be sent to the following address or hand delivered not later than 15 July 2024 addressed to:-

The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
PO Box 30061
Capital City Lilongwe 3
Capitol Hill


The Applications must be clearly marked with the position one is applying for. For example; ‘Application for the Position of Chief Executive Officer for Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited.”

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged and invited for interviews at short notice.