The Salima-Lilongwe Water Supply Company is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) incorporated for
implementation of the Salima-Lilongwe Water Supply Project. The Company’s mandate is to provide
oversight and guidance in the implementation of the Salima-Lilongwe Water Supply Project, to manage operations and maintenance of the water supply system, and to develop and manage water resources for raw and potable bulk water supply to support the socio-economic development of Malawi. In order to fulfil its mandate, SLWSC invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals of Malawian origin to fill the following positions.


Job Title: Public Relations Officer
Grade: SLWSC 5
Location: Lilongwe
Reporting To: CEO

Purpose of the Job

To manage communications, public relations activities, and stakeholder engagements.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

1. Managing communications with all stakeholders during project implementation
2. Creating and maintaining a positive corporate image of the Company
3. Developing and maintaining a good rapport with the media through active engagement
4. Participating in the development and production of corporate publications including Annual Reports
5. Managing the website and social media platforms of the Company
6. Generating articles for the media, general public and other stakeholders
7. Providing accurate and up to date information to stakeholders and members of the public

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Business Administration, Public Relations,  Mass Communication or Marketing
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ practical experience in busy organization of comparable size.


Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters, copies of certificates, a Curriculum Vitae and a copy of National Identification Card with details of three traceable referees not later than 9th March, 2024.

The Chief Executive Officer
Salima-Lilongwe Water Supply Company
Area 47, Sector 4/108
Private Bag 346
Capital City