Centres Clinician

Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM)



Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM) is a Malawian Non-Governmental Healthcare Organization established in 1987.  BLM provides quality Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare including HIV/AIDS information and interventions. BLM is a senior member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) Partnership which works in 43 countries. BLM exists to improve quality of life in Malawi through family planning and reproductive health care services. BLM serves over 800,000 clients annually and makes a significant contribution to national family planning objectives. The organization has national coverage, operating through 25 clinics, and numerous outreach clinic sites.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of:



 Key Responsibilities and functions

Service Provision

  • Counsel clients and provide advice for family planning, sexual transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS and other SRH Services
  • Perform surgical procedures in both the Centre and at community outreach sites (including BTLs, MVA, Norplant insertion/ removal, circumcision)
  • Run under Fives Clinics, including screening, weighing and immunisation, treat STIs and minor ailments, prescribe and dispense drugs

Client care

  • Provide care to all clients in line with BLM standards and as perceived and judged by customers.
  • Provide ‘vocal local’, an MSI conversation technique used to relax clients during procedures.

Record keeping and reporting.

  • Routinely maintain accurate records of all procedures and produce reports as necessary.
  • Monitor levels of medical and pharmaceutical supplies

Marketing and business development

  • Together with the other members of the centre team, contribute to ensuring that the centre is self-sustaining and help generate additional clients, retain existing clients and ‘cross-sell’ BLM services.
  • Liaise with Community Outreach Programme and the RHAs.
  • Support and take part in promotional events.
  • Other duties assigned from time to time.

General Management

  • Stand in for the Centre Manager in his/ her absence and provide cover for other team members where required.


  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and duly registered with the Medical Council of Malawi
  • 2- 5 years proven professional experience with significant exposure to performing min-laparotomy
  • Extensive knowledge of modern family practices and procedure
  • Thorough knowledge of the use and effects of various drugs
  • General knowledge of obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Ability to perform mini-laparotomy and minor surgical procedures without supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and other team members.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in making decisions involving non routine problems.
  • Proficient in report writing

If you are interested and you meet the above requirements, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter including names and contact details of at least three traceable referees as follows:

  • One reference from your current employer or most recent employer
  • One reference from your previous employer


  • One reference from your last employer and
  • One reference from your last but one employer

If you are interested and you meet the above requirements, please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter including names and contact details of at least three traceable referees (at least one reference from your current employer or most recent employer; or any previous employers from the recent past)

All applications should be addressed to:

The Corporate Services Director, Banja La Mtsogolo, P.O. Box 1854, LILONGWE. E-mail: recruitment@banja.org.mw; to reach him not later than Friday 12th July 2024. 

“Our organization is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and therefore expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment as per the MSI global Code of Conduct”.

BLM is an equal opportunity employer. No canvassing of any kind is allowed.