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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Administration)


Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a public university which aspires to be a university of global excellence in Training, Research and Innovation for Development.
 

JKUAT seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the positions below:
 
Farm Manager

The Applicants must have:
  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in either Agriculture/Horticulture/Animal Production/ Agricultural Economics/Entrepreneurship. Candidates with post graduate qualifications will have an added advantage
  • Proven experience of at least 15 years in managing a successful busy mixed commercial farm
  • Demonstrate strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven successfully executed business plans, a good knowledge of farm records and accounting and computing skills
  • Those with experience in research and experimentation and/or entrepreneurial skills and training will have an added advantage
  • Reside on the farm

Registrar (Academic Affairs)

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs), the ideal candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Education, Planning or any relevant area with seven (7) years’ experience in Grade 14 or equivalent position.
 
OR
 
i. Must possess a PhD in Public Administration, Education, Planning or related field with five (5) years’ experience in Grade 14 or equivalent position.
 
ii. CPS (K) or any other relevant professional qualification.
 

In addition the ideal candidate should have the following:
  • A professional qualification in Management
  • Be conversant with modern management techniques including relevant aspects of Information Technology
  • Wide experience in Academic / Research and Administration
  • Have a good command of both written and oral English language and Kiswahili since they will be responsible for taking minutes of vital University Committees including Senate, and Senior Level Academic Committees among others
  • Have effective leadership qualities since the job entails coordination of students’ affairs and a large workforce of senior and junior staff
  • Have a good understanding and experience in Corporate Management so as to provide expertise advice to the University Management in pursuit of the achievement of the University Mission and Vision
  • Knowledge of the Kenyan Constitution, National Laws and Education Policies relevant to his/her responsibilities
  • A track record in the management of change and translation of ideas into valued outputs
  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism
  • Knowledge of Performance Contracting
  • Be a member of a Professional Body
Some of the duties will include:
  • Responsible for the overall smooth running of the Academic and Administrative activities of the Academic Division
  • Advise the University Management on all matters concerning academic activities within the University
  • Responsible for setting and implementing Performance Contract targets in the various Academic Departments within the University
  • Responsible for QMS implementation and Performance Management System of the various Academic Departments in the University
  • Responsible for timely submission of reports and examinations for all Academic Departments
  • Responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Academic Affairs’ Division Work & Strategic Plans

Registrar (Administration)
 
Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), the ideal candidate must possess a Masters Degree in Public Administration or any relevant area with seven (7) years’ experience in Grade 14 or equivalent position.

OR
 
i. Must possess a PhD in Management related field with five (5) years’ experience in Grade 14 or equivalent position.
 
ii. CPS (K) or any other relevant professional qualification.
 

In addition the ideal candidate should have the following:
  • A professional qualification in Management
  • Be conversant with modern management techniques including relevant aspects of Information Technology
  • Be familiar with all matters in Human Resource, Planning, Financial, Information Sciences as applicable in a University environment
  • Have a good command of both written and oral English language and Kiswahili since they will be responsible for taking minutes of vital University Committees.
  • Have effective leadership qualities since the job entails coordination of a large workforce of senior and junior staff
  • Have a good understanding and experience in Corporate Management so as to provide expertise advice to the University Management in pursuit of the achievement of the University Mission and Vision
  • Knowledge of the Kenyan Constitution, National Laws and Policies and relevant to his/her responsibilities
  • A track record in the management of change and translation of ideas into valued outputs
  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism
  • Knowledge of Performance Contracting
  • Be a member of a Professional Body
Some of the duties will include;
  • Responsible for the management of the Administrative (HR and Material) resources of the University, Staff Welfare, Appointments / Promotions, Council & University Management Board (UMB) Matters, Discipline, Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) among others
  • Advise the University Management on all matters concerning administration activities of the University
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of Performance Contract targets for the entire University
  • Responsible for coordination and implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) and Performance Management Systems for the entire University
  • Responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Divisional work and strategic plans
How to Apply
 
Applicants should:
 
(i) Submit ten (10) copies of letters of application, certificates, testimonials and updated curriculum vitae which should indicate full details of education and professional qualifications, experience, present salary, email and telephone contacts and names and contact details of three (3) referees.
 
(ii) Forward clearance certificates from the following Institutions:
 
a) Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
b) Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
c) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
d) Certificate of Good Conduct
e) Credit Reference Bureau
 
(iii) Visit the University website: www.jkuat.ac.ke for more details on the position.
 
(iv) Indicate clearly the position on the application letter and on the envelope which should be addressed to:

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration)
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology
P.O. Box 62000-00200
Nairobi

So as to be received on or before 22nd May, 2015


NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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