Check your search results here

Recruitment by University of Nairobi, Kenya (Many Vacancies)

University of Nairobi

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development)
The University of Nairobi continues to undergo a purposeful, decisive, and aggressive transformational change. This has enabled the University to ensure that the physical capacities, quality and availability of staff and relevance of academic programs are in sync with the ever increasing demand for access to higher education and leading for excellence.
The University is now seeking to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development) who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of Finance, Planning and Development Division in the University.
Requirements:
For appointment to the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development), a person shall:
1. Be a Professor of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3. Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5. Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8. Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development):
1. Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2. Being a visionary and results oriented thinker;
3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5. Firm, fair and with transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As per the Charter and Statutes of the University of Nairobi, the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development) shall be:
1. Management of Finance, Assets and Development Plans;
2. In charge of designing, modeling and managing long-term financial and physical plans;
3. In charge of optimal utilization and investments of the University’s finances and assets;
4. In charge of annual budgeting, planning, monitoring and management strategies;
5. Responsible for provision of accurate and current financial information to support decision making;
6. Shall be responsible for appropriate Finance Management Policies and procedures in conformity with the Constitution of Kenya and relevant laws;
7. Perform any other functions pertaining to Finance, Planning and Development; and
8. Carry out such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor.
Appointment:
As per the Universities Act 2012, University of Nairobi Charter and Statutes the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance, Planning and Development) shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years with the possibility of one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration)
The University of Nairobi continues to undergo a purposeful, decisive, and aggressive transformational change. This has enabled the University to ensure that the physical capacities, quality and availability of staff and relevance of academic programs are in sync with the ever increasing demand for access to higher education and leading for excellence.
The University is now seeking to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration) who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of the Human Resource and Administration Division in the University.
Requirements:
For appointment to the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration), a person shall:
1. Be a Professor of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3. Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5. Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8. Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration):
1. Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2. Being a visionary and results oriented thinker;
3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5. Firm, fair and with transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As per the Charter and Statutes of the University of Nairobi, the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration) shall be:
1. Management of Human Resource and General Administration matters;
2. Shall be the Chairperson of Appointments Committee for non-academic staff within the University’s Central Administration up to the level of grade thirteen (13);
3. Shall be the Chairperson of Appointments Committee for non-teaching staff in the rest of the University at the level of grade eleven (11), twelve (12) and thirteen (13);
4. Shall be, in the absence of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) or on account of other exigencies of services, Chairperson of the Appointments Committee indicated in Statute IVA, 5(i) and (ii);
5. May sit in all Appointment Committees and his/her endorsement, with reference to the Vice Chancellor and University Council, shall be sought for all appointments within respective Colleges.
6. Shall be responsible for appropriate Human Resource Management Policies and Procedures in conformity with the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Universities Act, the Charter and any other written laws in Kenya.
7. Perform any other functions pertaining to Human Resource and Administration; and
8. Carry out such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor.
Appointment:
As per the Universities Act 2012, University of Nairobi Charter and Statutes the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration) shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years with the possibility of one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension)
The University of Nairobi continues to undergo a purposeful, decisive, and aggressive transformational change. This has enabled the University to ensure that the physical capacities, quality and availability of staff and relevance of academic programs are in sync with the ever increasing demand for access to higher education and leading for excellence.
The University is now seeking to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of the Research, Production and Extension Division of the University.
Requirements:
For appointment to the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension), a person shall:
1. Be a Professor of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3. Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4. Be an accomplished scholar with a proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5. Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8. Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension):
1. Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2. Being a visionary and results oriented thinker;
3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5. Firm, fair and with transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As per the Charter and Statutes of the University of Nairobi, the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) shall be:
1. Development and formulation of appropriate policies to promote research infrastructure;
2. Research planning, coordination, administration, logistical support for research at all levels;

3. Coordinating and sourcing of research funds;
4. Protection of Intellectual Assets, commercialization, dissemination and publication of research output;
5. Development of strategic alliances with Government, industry, local and international research institutes;
6. Management of Research Libraries and Archives;
7. Branding of research, setting standards, quality assurance/control and capacity building;
8. Coordination of relevant seminars, consultancies, workshops, conferences and symposia;
9. Benchmarking research and coordination of exchange of scholars;
10. Negotiation and management of research contracts and consultancies;
11. Internationalization of the University;
12. Shall be the Chairman of the Research and Development Advisory Board of the University;
13. Perform any other functions pertaining to Research, Production and Extension; and
14. Carry out such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor.
Appointment:
As per the Universities Act 2012, University of Nairobi Charter and Statutes the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension) shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years with the possibility of one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)
The University of Nairobi continues to undergo a purposeful, decisive, and aggressive transformational change. This has enabled the University to ensure that the physical capacities, quality and availability of staff and relevance of academic programs are in sync with the ever increasing demand for access to higher education leading for excellence..
The University is now seeking to appoint a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Head of the Academic Division of the University.
Requirements:
For appointment to the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs), a person shall:
1. Be a Professor of the University of Nairobi serving on permanent and pensionable terms and a holder of an earned Doctorate degree or equivalent qualification from a University recognized in Kenya;
2. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3. Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4. Be an accomplished scholar with a proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5. Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8. Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs):
1. Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
2. Being a visionary and results oriented thinker;
3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines; and
5. Firm, fair and with transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As per the Charter and Statutes of the University of Nairobi, the duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall be:
1. Preparation of syllabus and regulations;
2. Co-ordination of examinations;
3. Coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate studies;
4. Co-ordination of admissions;
5. Academic staff training;
6. Shall be the Chairman of the Lectureship Appointments Committee;
7. Shall be the Chairman of the Senior Lectureship Appointments Committee;
8. Shall be in the absence of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Human Resource and Administration) or on account of other exigencies of service, Chairman of the Appointments Committee indicated under Statute VB, 5(i) and 5(ii);
9. Perform any other functions pertaining to Academic Affairs; and
10. Carry out such other duties and responsibilities as may be delegated by the Vice Chancellor.
Appointment:
As per the Universities Act 2012, University of Nairobi Charter and Statutes the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) shall hold office for a duration of five (5) years with the possibility of one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.

Declaration of Vacancy for the Position of Principal, College of Health Sciences
Re-Advertisement
The University of Nairobi continues to undergo a purposeful, decisive, and aggressive transformational change. This has enabled the University to ensure that the physical capacities, quality and availability of staff and relevance of academic programs are in sync with the ever increasing demand for access to higher education and leading for excellence.
The University is now seeking to appoint a Principal for the College of Health Sciences who, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor, shall be the Academic and Administrative Head of the College.
Requirements:
For appointment to the position of Principal, a person shall:
1. Be a Professor or Associate Professor at the College of Health Sciences of the University of Nairobi.
2. Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering University Education in Kenya;
3. Have at least five years hands-on experience at a senior level in a University or equivalent institution with demonstrable leadership, and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic people management;
4. Be an accomplished scholar with proven track record in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring Masters and PhD students;
5. Have a proven track record of research and publications in peer reviewed journals, monographs and books;
6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization;
7. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity; and
8. Have a demonstrable experience in transformative and strategic leadership.
Core Competencies:
The following core competencies and skills will be required for the position of the Principal:
1. Ability to portray and uphold a positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity
2. Being a visionary and results oriented thinker
3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and
4. Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and
5. Firm, fair and transparent management style.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As per the Charter and Statutes of the University of Nairobi, the Principal:
1. Shall be the Academic and Administrative Head of the College and as such shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for maintaining and promoting efficient management of the College.
2. Shall be responsible for strategic planning, performance contracting and quality management system in the College.
3. Shall be Chairman of appointments of:
i) Staff on Grades I-IV
ii) Technical and Administrative Staff on Grade A – F
iii) Academic Staff up to Graduate Assistant and Tutorial Fellow
4. May assign or delegate any of his/her duties to a committee or a member of the university staff and may withdraw any such assignment or delegation at any time.
5. Shall have any other duties as may be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.
Appointment:
As per the Universities Act 2012, University of Nairobi Charter and Statutes, the Principal shall hold office for duration of five (5) years with the possibility of one time renewal for a further term of five years subject to a positive appraisal by the Council.
How to Apply:
1. Each application shall be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents.
2. Applicants should submit ten (10) hard copies of their applications which should clearly be marked “Application for the position of Principal, College of Health Sciences”.
3. Applications must be submitted on or before Thursday, October 18, 2018.
4. Applications should be addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100 Nairobi.
Note: The University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer.
Women, the marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.
For more details, please visit our website at http://jobs.uonbi.ac.ke

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here