Manager, Strategy and Planning Job in Kenya

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Manager, Strategy and Planning Job in Kenya

Manager, Strategy and Planning

JOB OBJECTIVE

The position holder shall be in-charge of the University’s business strategies and planning process.

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Duties & Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the applicant appointed to the position of Manager, Strategy and Planning shall include and not be limited to:


  • Coordinate the University’s strategic planning processes and production of business intelligence to inform strategic decision-making;
  • Provide expert advice to the University Management on innovative strategies with strategic importance to the University;
  • Develop University’s processes for environmental scanning and advise Management on key performance trends to enhance their planning;
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and program indicators, including financial and non-financial metrics, to measure University programs/project success;
  • Spearhead the analysis and interpretation of information from multiple sources, including Research, publications, innovations and competitors’ trends, to inform associated policies and strategies;
  • Provide evidence-based advice informed by the analysis and modelling of the impact of external policy developments to ensure that the University is well-positioned to respond effectively;
  • Analyze and propose required changes by leveraging industry knowledge and analytical abilities in identifying key drivers, assessing process capabilities, and developing a business case for internal business enhancement;
  • Develop investment, funding, and budgeting strategies aligned with University programs and projects to improve effectiveness;
  • Monitoring business climate, trends in technology and development, and government activity in areas of the University’s current and anticipated programs
  • Advice management on measures to build a sustainable competitive advantage and University’s business growth
  • Develop and recommend to the University Management viable measures to mitigate any potential risks

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business & Administration, Strategic Management, Education, Marketing, Finance, Economics or a related field from a recognized University.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Strategic Business Management, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields from a recognized University.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Strategy and Planning with 3 years serving at the senior management level.
  • Excellent understanding of Strategic business planning practices, financial analysis, modelling, statistical analysis and related software.
  • Experience in offering strategic insight into the industry, and consumer and competitor trends.
  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change-oriented environment.
  • Must be registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Experience in the higher education sector will be an advantage

Other Skills & Competences

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent ICT analytical skills;
  • Leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate teams and subordinates;
  • Ability to identify, assemble, and coordinate resources across the organization to ensure timely and successful completion;
  • Strong problem-solving skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic and professional certificates, and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to hrjobs@kcau.ac.ke by 10th November 2022..

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KCA UNIVERSITY STAFF ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

The subject of your email should read: MANAGER, STRATEGY & PLANNING

Head of Human Resources,
KCA University,
P.0. Box 56808-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya
Website: www.kcau.ac.ke