Saint John of God Hospitaller Services is a non-profit healthcare organization established in 1994
to contribute to the development of health for all Malawians including the vulnerable, marginalized,
and excluded groups. With its operations both in Lilongwe and Mzuzu, Saint John of God Malawi is a
key provider of tertiary and community-based mental health promotion and care including in prisons;
early intervention services for children with both intellectual and physical disabilities; vocational training for orphans & vulnerable youth including those with a disability; health care and other services for older persons; psychosocial counselling, stress and addiction management services; rehabilitation of street children; self-help group approach for women empowerment and tertiary level training in Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Medicine-Mental Health, Psychosocial Counselling and General Nursing. The organization seeks to recruit qualified and well-experienced personnel to fill the
following vacant posts in Mzuzu:

Estates Management Officer

The Position

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Estates Management Officer will coordinate all the installation,
maintenance, and repair works at our facilities in Mzuzu and Lilongwe. He/she will manage teams made up of workers and artisans who execute tasks according to project requirements and ensure the smooth running of upkeep or repair operations.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to);

  • Supervises maintenance staff and contractors at both Lilongwe and Mzuzu Centres
  • Contribute to the development of the maintenance budget and ensure compliance
  • Facilitate development and review of maintenance policies and procedures
  • Conduct safety inspections at worksites
  • Monitor inventory of materials and equipment
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify faulty equipment and perform repairs.
  • Escalates maintenance issues to management and recommends solutions
  • Participate in the coordination of projects
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations


  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction or Property Management
  • A minimum of two years experience in the maintenance of buildings.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work well in a team
  • Familiarity with maintenance tools and equipment
  • Ability to read technical manuals and blueprints
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strict adherence to the organization’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements, should send their application letters with Curriculum Vitae stating at least three traceable referees with email addresses and mobile phone numbers to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
P. O. Box 744

Email: recruitment@sjog.mw

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 26th April 2024.