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Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance) Job in Kenya - Maseno University

Maseno University, one of the leading Public Universities in Kenya, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons with excellent credentials to fill the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration and Finance.
Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the University and set the strategic direction of the Administration and Finance Division through the development and implementation of sound financial and administrative policies and strategies in order to realize the University’s Strategic Objectives.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Professors or Associate Professors with at least 10 years experience in senior management positions.
  • Outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by refereed journal publications, university level books, as well as project grants and awards.
  • Demonstrated competence in administrative, financial and academic leadership in an academic/research environment.
  • Track record of successful change management.
  • Outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possession of good interpersonal skills.
  • Have a good understanding of Government financial, human resource, and procurement policies; policies and strategies governing university education and training in Kenya; and a broad awareness of the factors and conditions shaping the development of higher education in Kenya.
  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide proactive financial and human resource management leadership, guidance and direction to the departments within the division.
  • Develop and implement all procurement, fiscal, human resource, administrative policies, and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services in line with the University’s strategic plan.
  • Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, budgets, management reports and analysis for presentation to the University’s Management and University Council for decision-making.
  • Advise the Vice-Chancellor and the Management Board on financial matters regarding the University.
  • Coordinate the design, implementation, maintenance and development of appropriate human resource policies, procedures and systems to attract, develop and retain qualified and experienced human resource.
Terms and Conditions
The post carries an attractive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, medical cover as per the University’s medical scheme, leave allowance, official transport, and gratuity at the end of the contract period. 

The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Application Process
Interested applicants should forward applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, with contact details, e-mail address, mobile and landline phone numbers, current post and salary, copies of certificates and testimonials, and names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants’ competence and area of specialization, to reach the undersigned no later than Friday 30th November, 2012.
They should also request their referees to submit their references directly to the same address within the
stipulated period.
Maseno University
Private Bag
Maseno 40105
Maseno University is an equal opportunity employer

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