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EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a private University in Kenya located off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. We envision being a premier university providing Management and transformative leadership solutions worldwide. We are looking for a dynamic, self-driven and result oriented professionals to fill the following positions:-

 

1.0   DIRECTOR EXECUTIVE CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ECDP)

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and Academics, the Director ECDP will contribute to the University’s corporate and strategic goals by attracting and sustaining competitive Consultancy and Training business to meet the set target.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS:            

  • Be the overall in charge of Executive Capacity Development Department
  • Prepare competitive Consultancy and training proposals and bids to ensure the targeted number participants are attracted and programmes conducted
  • Develop programmes and facilitate quality training to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Liaise with consultants and develop appropriate and relevant programmes.
  •      Conduct organizational needs analysis when called upon to do so by the MUA clients and disseminate the findings to the client organization for implementation;
  •      Create business linkages both locally and internationally.
  •      Planning and overseeing implementation of new business emanating from training, consultancy and other assignments.
  •      Preparation and implementation of training calendar.
  •      Prepare the budget for the unit.
  •      Conduct  the training for open and in-house programmes for MUA clients
  •      Develop, prepare and make company presentations for existing clientele and new clientele.
  •      Design and implement an effective monitoring and impact assessment system for   the Division with a view to improving service delivery to clients, submission of proposals within client deadlines and execution of assignments within specified timelines.
  •      Develop methodologies to assess market opportunities and the viability of a business, analyse and interpret data to identify patterns and solutions, including surveys and focus group and finally write detailed reports and present results.
  •       Assist with evaluating and developing the University’s strategic plans

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  •          A Master’s Degree preferably in Business Administration  with specialisation in
  •          Marketing with training bias and /or human resources with Marketing Bias.
  •          Good communication skills – public speaking, presentation and written communication
  •          Demonstrated track record of team leadership, client relationship management, and business development
  •          Experience in designing and improving business processes
  •          Strong client service delivery orientation including the ability to take an active role executing engagements to client service standards
  •          Good organizational skills
  •          5 years’ experience in professional management consultancy services
  •          At least 7 years’ experience in business development
  •          Proposal writing skills

 2.0 ASSISTANT CORDINATOR –EXECUTIVE CAPACITY DEVELOPEMENT  PROGRAMMES (ECDP)

This position reports to the Director, (ECDP) and is responsible for the day to day Operations of the department.

 KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

  • To market MUA ECDP courses.
  • To make presentations on ECDP courses on behalf/in the absence of the ECDP Director.
  • To follow up on trainings to secure participants
  • To assist in programme development and proposal writing.
  • To carry out media monitoring to identify opportunities for the Department.
  • To ensure that ECDP Department is registered on a timely basis with NITA and other relevant institutions.
  • To process prequalification documents in a timely manner.
  • To attend to ECDP clients correspondences and verbal queries accurately and promptly including ensuring efficient flow of mail to and from the ECDP office.
  • To maintain a database and files for all ECDP clients and consultants.
  • To implement, maintain and update an office filling system that ensures easy retrieval and accessibility of documents.
  • To process ECDP consultants claims at the end of each assignment/training.
  • To assist in preparation of yearly procurement plan for the ECDP department.
  • To carry out Departmental requisitions when there is need.
  • To undertake word processing duties as required by the Director-ECDP

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Ø  Degree in Social Sciences. Marketing qualification will be an added advantage
  • Ø  Computer applications: - MS Word, Microsoft Access (Database), MS Power point, MS Excel (Spread sheet).
  • Ø  3 years’ experience in Marketing/Training Department
  • Ø  Good presentation skills and Interpersonal skills

  3 .0 INTERNAL AUDITOR

The jobholder is responsible for planning, executing and completing assignments according to established Audit Plan and schedule. He/she shall recommend appropriate internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies, and the preparation of audit reports as well as documenting controls.

 KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •          Manage the Internal Audit Plan through formulation and execution of effective audit programs to help provide assurance to compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Institute policies and procedures
  •          Carry out risks assessments and evaluate adequacy of internal controls prior to the execution of an audit program.
  •          Carry out compliance audits of financial and accounting systems with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  •          Ensure there is a proper system of documentation of audit test work and working papers in line with established international standards.
  •          Review the Institute wide utilization of resources and provide assurance on their optimal use.
  •          Prepare detailed reports on audit findings and make recommendations to improve the institute’s operations.
  •          Follow up of findings and recommendations agreed on during the internal and external audits to ensure their implementation.
  •          Conduct investigations and special projects where applicable.
  •          Any other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business or Information System related field. A Master’s Degree is an added advantage

·         CPA (k) or ACCA CFA

·         Certification as a CIA, CISA or any other related professional certification.

·         6  years of full-time experience in auditing and accounting

 

KEY PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

·         Competence in internal control development and evaluation.

·         Knowledge of international accounting standards.

·         Knowledge of management information systems concepts and practices.

·         Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics Ability to work independently with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgement.

·         Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.

 

4.0 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (RESEARCH)

Research administrator Reports to the Director, research, development  and innovations and works with research assistants, professional programme students, business incubator clients, sponsors and donors and other directorate clients to provide support services on any general enquires, claims processing,, donor returns filing and other related duties as assigned.

 

  KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

  •          Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures governing University Research, Development and Innovations.
  •          Liaise with philanthropic organisations for possible Research, Development and Innovation funding.
  •          Help in soliciting and developing funded as well as unfunded research proposals.
  •          Identifying and mapping potential research and innovations donors and conducting periodic reviews of the donor portfolio.
  •          Help in organising training programmes for publishable research projects, proposal writing as well as project monitoring and evaluation
  •          Partner with admissions office in spear heading the introduction of alumni and ongoing students involvement in the research and innovations process
  •          Partner with the Dean of student’s services and the library to plan for the growth and accessibility of research and innovations repository.
  •          Assist in organising of research conferences and events.
  •          Writing research, development and innovations meeting minutes
  •          Summarize professional programme student issues, including records of semester, exams or unit as well as handling and/or registering students for special and supplementary exams
  •          Summarize business incubator client’s  records, including their status,  assessments and placements
  •          Keeping  records of donors and sponsors, as well as processing of donor returns
  •          Office administration and report writing.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

a)      A business related degree or Diploma from a reputable Institution.

b)      Good communication skills

c)      Should be computer literate.

d)     Should be conversant with communications using social media

e)      Should have excellent report writing skills.

f)       Good interpersonal skills.

g)      Good personal attributes and etiquette.

h)     Should be trustworthy.

i)        Those with experience in sales will have added advantage.

 

  5.0 SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the University’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Skype, Google and LinkedIn with the main aim of increasing the number of followers and creating consistent publicity. The intern should also follow and continuously engage with potential students and/or clients. 

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES / KEY RESULT AREAS:

  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Corporate Affairs team and the various Departmental Heads to gain an understanding of how and what is to be communicated to reach the primary audiences (prospective students/parents, alumni, and the on-campus community).
  • Conceptualize, create and publish daily content (combining original text and images as well as text, images and videos provided by the Corporate Affairs Department) that enhances affinity for MUA.
  • Share stories of community’s successes, success stories for alumni and current students that build meaningful connections and encourage engagement.
  • Employ innovative tactics to grow the audiences of each of the main University social media accounts.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the Marketing & Corporate Affairs departments, which includes seeking out story ideas for social media as well as the website.
  • Encouraging members of the community and students utilizing the social media platforms to connect with the MUA social media platforms.
  • MUST possess photography and videography skills
  • Provide support to the event organizing teams during  live and online events

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  •          Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and/Public Relations/Communications/Marketing or a Diploma in a similar field.
  •          Minimum one (1) year of experience in Online Marketing and/or Social Media Management.
  •          Excellent Communication and writing  skills
  •          Experience in social media monitoring and Familiar with Search Engine Optimization
  •          Experience in a fast moving goods company or a learning institution
  •          Familiar with Search Engine Optimization
  •          Sound knowledge of journalistic code of conduct

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 12th august 2018.

The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

 

THE VICE - CHANCELLOR

The Management University of Africa

P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI

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1.0 SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER RE-ADVERTISEMENT JOB PURPOSE

The  Senior  Human  Resource  Officer  will  report  to  the  Head  of  the  Human  Resources

Department and will be responsible for the day to day operations of the Department.

As a key member of the Human resource team, he/she will work closely with the Head of Human Resources to build and maintain good relationships with employees across the University. He/she will act as a key point of contact for managers in providing efficient, effective, comprehensive and professional frontline Human Resource services within University policies, procedures and the law.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

 

·       Assist with developing, updating and implementing Human resource policies and procedure. This position is central to the implementation of the University’s Human Resource Strategy including the Human resource annual plan, building the base of an outstanding Human Resource function, which will provide proactive Human Resource solutions aimed at enhancing organisational performance.

 

·       Act as a key point of contact for line managers for employee relations issues and provide advice and guidance in line with the University policies, procedures, employment law and best practice. You will ensure compliance with the legal and statutory requirements. In addition, you will be required to support and coach line managers through all aspects of Human Resource management and employment law in order to build their knowledge and capabilities.

 

·       Manage  core  Human  Resources  services  in  a  professional  and  efficient  manner, including recruitment, staff departures, HR information systems and data, benefits administration, efficient coordination of service providers, coordination of staff training and development including orientation and induction.

 

·       Provide  front  line  support  and  advice  on  all  people  related  issues,  particularly discipline, grievance, performance and sickness.  Proactively and effectively manage these cases through to completion; ensuring robust and timely completion. Facilitate exit interviews and process the feedback as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

a)   Experience in a busy Human Resources Department for a minimum of 6 years

b)  Experience in industrial relation and dealing with the union is added advantage. c)   Computer literacy and efficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages


d)  Those with experience in Training and a Training of Trainers (TOT) certificate will have added advantage.

e)   Good administrative and coordination skill

f)    Ability  to  manage  and  sustain  high  cost  center  performance,  compliance  and performance Standards

g)  Be a team player and possess excellent interpersonal, communication both oral and written, report writing and presentation skills.

h)  Ability to maintain confidentiality, honest, trustworthy with a high degree of personal integrity

i)    A people person with ability to win trust

j)    Creativity,  innovation,  objectivity,  insight  and  ability  to  work  with  minimum supervision.

k)  Bachelors degree in a business related field from a recognized University.

l)    Post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management is an added advantage

 

 

2.0 NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR (1 POSITION)

 

JOB PURPOSE

This position holder reports to the ICT Manager.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

·       Installing, configuring and supporting an organization’s Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Internet devices, systems or a segment of a network system in collaboration with other officers to ensure availability of smooth network services.

·       Troubleshoot networks for the department by use of special network monitoring tools to ensure optimal functioning of the network systems

·     Support users on ICT networks through provision of services to ensure

simplicity in consumption of the services.

·       Participate in the upgrade, monitoring and maintenance of network devices by installation and configuration to ensure availability of network services.

·     Manage Active Directory on 2008 and 2012 Windows Server.

·     Domain Management

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

·     Have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information

Technology /Telecommunication Engineering or any other related field.

·       Have at least TWO years’ experience in a busy ICT environment especially in network administration.

·     Have excellent communication, administrative, and interpersonal skills.

·       CCNA and UNIX/Linux System Administration certifications will be an added advantage.


3.0 WEB ADMINISTRATOR - (1 position)

 

JOB PURPOSE

This position holder reports to the ICT Manager.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

·    Develop, design, implement and maintain the MUA website and Intranet,

Library website, MIS Portals, eLearning website and social media interfaces in addition to any special MUA projects, such as student clubs’ sites, and any emerging web-based applications.

·    Coordinate plans for all website communication.

·    Monitor, improve and update the publication and performance of all MUA

online presence.

·    Take responsibility for the content, quality, design and style of the

university’s websites.

·    Enforces guidelines, standards, and policies as they pertain to all websites within the university.

·    Optimize web architecture for navigability (browser and mobile platforms).

·    Maintain, converts and optimize published documents for online use.

·    Assist other departments in performing need analysis and refining user requirement for online applications.

·    Serve as a help desk for website and portals based inquiries

·    Track and analyze web traffic statistics for periodic reporting and review of content effectiveness.

·    Checks hyperlinks regularly to insure validity.

·    Create user manuals and be the custodian of source code for all MUA online- based applications and portals

 

 

Q<b5pt;">ring user system details and removing past user accounts.

·    Maintain the organization’s website at an optimal interactive state.

·    Maintain the organization’s social sites.

·    Manage Active Directory on 2008 and 2012 Windows Server.

·    Domain Management.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

·    Bachelor in Computer science, Information Technology or any other related

Degree.

·    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certificate is an added advantage

·    Experience Level: Volunteer, internship

·    Experience Length: Less than 1 year.

·    Good interpersonal, communication and client-service skill.

·    Proficient in computer applications.

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