Strategically selects areas of work, partnerships, and methodologies that most effectively contribute to growth of the TechnoServe Malawi portfolio
Develops, presents, and implements the strategic vision, annual goals, and objectives for the country program in line with the organizational strategic plan
Proactively takes advantage of opportunities to learn and actively applies new knowledge and skill. Analyses both successes and failures for clues to improvement. Innovative to try new ideas to find solutions
Analytical, able to diagnose problems, identify the key issues, and think strategically to evaluate alternative courses of action and produce a logical, practical, and acceptable solution. Works persistently to overcome obstacles to goal
Able to take ownership of decisions but show sound judgment in escalating issues where necessary.
Works cooperatively and flexibly with other members of the team to achieve a common goal. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and networks.
Effectively plans, schedules, and prioritizes activities; effectively manages resources (people, material, information, budget, and time) to accomplish
Listens openly and effectively and ensures accurate understanding; able to adjust communication to the needs of the audience and work at multiple levels; facilitates the open exchange of ideas and information in individual and group situations.
Transparent in dealings with others, admits mistakes, and is trusted. Inspires confidence in the team of honest intentions and fairness.
Interacts comfortably and effectively with people of all races, cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, religions, abilities, ages, and genders.
Provides strategic direction and leadership with overall responsibility for meeting the goals and objectives of programs;
Provides leadership and mentorship to the local staff to build their leadership and management capacities;
Sound understanding of market systems and inclusive business models, including a strong client focus. Able to understand the client’s concerns and priorities to provide appropriate business advisory solutions.