Deputy Vice Chancellor Job 2023 at Nairobi by Riara University

Deputy Vice Chancellor Job 2023 at Nairobi by Riara University Career. Riara University, is a private university in Kenya, is currently searching for a highly qualified Deputy Vice Chancellor to join their team.

Deputy Vice Chancellor Job 2023 at Nairobi by Riara University

Riara University is a dynamic private university accredited in Kenya by the Commission for University Education and the Council of Legal Education. The University prides itself in having very good partnerships with industry, high employability rates, and a fulfilling, collegial culture.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • Deputy Vice Chancellor

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Riara University

Last Date to Apply

  • 24th March 2023

Job Location

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Education Requirement:

  • An MBA or equivalent degree earned from a recognised University.
  • Candidates with a PhD/Doctorate degree will have an added advantage.

Experience Required

  • Significant experience at the University or similar tertiary organisation in either full time or adjunct capacity.
  • At least five (5) years management experience in industry (outside Academia), with exposure to hands-on financial and operational management practices.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful role holder will be expected to, among other things:

  • Coordinate preparation, approval, implementation, and review of budgets, financial reports, and forecasts.
  • Develop the structures, systems and culture that enables the University to attract, develop and retain the best human resources.
  • Oversee the development and deployment of a dynamic and responsive ICT strategy and investments.
  • Develop and oversee a resource mobilization strategy that supports the diverse needs of the University and its stakeholders.
  • Drive the growth of partnerships and alternative revenue streams.
  • Oversee the development and execution of an effective growth-oriented marketing strategy.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the departments within the division incl. Finance, ICT, Human Resources, General Administration and Marketing.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the University’s strategic and business plans.
  • Develop and implement appropriate policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Key Competencies:

The role requires individuals who can demonstrate a track record of:

  • Leading strategic projects.
  • Working with Boards and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and experience of strategic planning and strategic thinking.
  • Spearheading prudent financial management.
  • Driving change and achieving organisational growth.
  • Developing, managing, and motivating teams to deliver excellence.

Application Procedure:

To apply for the position, please submit an application letter highlighting your motivation for the position, relevant experiences, and your concise vision for the position. Please also attach a copy of your CV/Resume, as well as copies of academic qualifications a nd other relevant testimonials.

Please note that if you are successful, you may be required to submit some or all of the following: Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; Self-Declaration form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; Clearance from the Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).

Please submit your application through by COB on Friday, 24th March 2023.

Advertisement Details
Official Website

View More Jobs:

Company Jobs

Post Name
KCA University

Head of Supply Chain Management

KCA University

KCA University

Head of Finance

UNDP System Software and Database Analyst
UNICEF Programme Specialist