The Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Clinical Research Programme (MLW) (http://www.mlw.mw) is an internationally recognised centre for research and research training, affiliated to the Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS). MLW has 2 aims, to conduct excellent research to benefit health and train the next generation of researchers in Malawi at its Blantyre based offices located within the vicinity of the largest hospital in Malawi, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH). The programme has been in existence since 1995 and is funded through 5 yearly cycles.
The programme manages more than 100 grants at any point in time and currently has about 750 staff
in research and support functions (operations).
As part of our desire and strategic drive to ensure that we have a robust human resources team to support these aims and the growing organisation, MLW would like to engage the services of a dynamic
and experienced Senior Human Resources Services Coordinator whose key aim is to coordinate and be
the focal and first point of contact for all human resources service activities both transactional and
MLW is a multicultural organization and therefore, interested applicants should be comfortable to give excellent administrative support to a diverse workforce. The most critical attributes we are looking in the person include but not limited to, open mindedness, proactiveness, excellent communication skills (both formal and verbal) and be able to think outside the box to assist in providing solutions to emerging issues. Emotional Intelligence will also be a much-sought attribute.
The post holder will among other activities, take a leading role in the services section in providing
effective administrative support to several general and transactional HR issues.
This post is initially for 20 months, with strong possibility of renewal.
More details of the Job description can be checked by visiting the MLW website
request via the email below.
Remuneration and Benefits
MLW offers an attractive remuneration package which includes a competitive salary package commensurate with the position, a medical aid scheme, 24 hours insurance cover, pension scheme,
gratuity benefits redeemable once every year, among others.
MLW also offers opportunities such as scholarships, upgrading and training opportunities to employees.
These are based on successful on job performance and other set criteria.
MLW recognizes its responsibility in safeguarding and protecting communities, research participants
and patients with whom MLW is working.
Please note that successful candidates will be requested to undergo a safeguarding check prior to appointment and at regular time points during employment.
Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications with copies of relevant certificates, 3 contactable referees and a detailed CV to the address below or email to [email protected]
The Human Resource Manager
Malawi-Liverpool –Wellcome Trust
P.O. Box 30096
Applications to arrive no later than 20th August 2021 and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.