Amref Health Africa was founded in 1957 and has since grown to become the largest African-based
international health development organization, currently implementing more than 120 programs,
directly reaching more than 12 million people across 35 African countries. Headquartered in Nairobi,
Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in ten countries in Africa and an additional eleven advocacy
and fundraising offices in Europe and North America. In the spirit of Ubuntu, partnership and
networking are key elements of our approach. Amref has a staff complement of over 2,000.
Amref Health Africa is driven by its vision of ‘Lasting health change in Africa’ and its mission ‘To
catalyze and drive community led and people-centered health systems and solutions while
addressing social determinants of health ’.


The position holder will be based at the Head Office in Lilongwe. Reporting to the ICT Officer. The
ICT Intern shall meet the below specifications:


Based on the established policies, guidelines and service level agreements (SLAs), the purpose of the
ICT Intern will be to carry out ICT functions that enable the provision of ICT solutions and services and assist in delivering results in Amref Malawi.

Specific Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage computer set-up for Amref Malawi and its field offices;
  • Oversee hardware and software developments for Amref Malawi;
  • Administer all the organisational networks situated in different locations;
  • Carry out regular backups and ensure an end-month backup is available for safekeeping;
  • Instigate and follow through a comprehensive Preventive Maintenance programme;
  • Support purchase, installation and operations of all telecommunications equipment;
  • Act as custodian of all IT equipment and software licenses;
  • Support implementation of corporate IT standards and policies;
  • Take the lead in network planning, design, development, deployment and modification;
  • Regularly monitor internet usage and make any necessary recommendations;
  • Maintain system security by ensuring that security standards are upheld
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Information Systems and Computer
  • Good interpersonal skills and trustworthiness.

Competences & Skills:

  • Team-player
  • Good planning, coordination skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies;
  • Strong client orientation;
  • Good communication skills;

How to apply

Interested? Please visit our website https://amref.org/vacancies/ to make your application. You will
be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able
to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the
best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be January
30, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Although Amref may use different job boards from time to time to further spread its reach for applicants, all open vacancies are published on our website under the Vacancies page and on our official social media pages.

Kindly note that official emails from Amref Health Africa will arrive from an @amref.org address