Government Health Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for
the following vacancies existing under the establishment of Ministry of Health:

Post: Principal Disease Control Officer (Under National TB and Leprosy Elimination Programme)
Grade: G/P7
Salary: Within the range of Grade G Salary Segment
Ref.No: P7/34
Responsible to: The Chief Disease Control Officer
Location: National TB and Leprosy Elimination Program


Applicants should be Senior Environmental Health Officers (Grade H/P8), Senior Nursing Officers (Grade H/P8), Senior Environmental Officers (Grade H/P8), with a minimum of four (4) years’ experience on TB and Leprosy Control at National Level. Must e registered with the relevant regulatory bodies in health-related field. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Medicine or BSc in Environmental Health or BSc in Nursing and Midwifery or BSc in Public Health. Those with a Master’s Degree in Community Health or Master’s Degree in any related health field will have an added advantage.


  • Should be able to plan, coordinate, monitor and evaluate activities in line with the annual work plan and budget as well as the national strategic plan.
  • Coordinate and supervise activities at national level.
  • Participate in resource mobilization initiatives.
  • Conduct training for the districts.
  • Design and carry out operational research.
  • Should be involved in designing program interventions.
  • Should be able to translate scientific evidence into policies and guidelines.
  • Should be able to offer technical guidance on disease control and elimination strategies.
  • Consolidate reports from subordinates and make necessary recommendations and actions for the program and concerned program officers.
  • Write and compile national reports in corroboration with M&E.
  • Organise and conduct review meetings.
  • Reports to the chief disease control officer.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to him from time to time.

Applicants must submit their application letters (quoting the vacancy reference number) together
with copies of relevant certificates, copies of license renewal, Curriculum Vitae, relevant Registration
Certificate and National ID to:

The Executive Secretary
Government Health Service Commission
P/Bag 155

To reach her not later than 19th January, 2024