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  • Posted: Oct 20, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
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  • Africa Nazarene University is an American private Christian University in Nairobi, Kenya, and an affiliate of The Church of the Nazarene Colleges and Universities around the world.


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    Director, Marketing

    JOB REF: ANU/MKT/01/21

    Job Purpose:

    Develop and manage the corporate brand of the University, working closely with the academic community and the registrar’s admissions office to ensure that ANU brand is consistent and contributes to the university’s strategic direction. Manage articulation of the University’s bundle of programs, attributes, and value proposition to bring in new students, and enhancing the student journey, brand touchpoints and environments to satisfy the students.

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    1. Develop and monitor integrated marketing strategy, program, policy, procedures, plan, and guidelines.
    2. Spearhead the strategic and tactical execution of marketing campaigns, including design of test/control segmentation, results reporting, analysis, and recommendations.
    3. Make use of available and current digital platforms to increase ANU’s visibility.
    4. Explore and attract students in the African market and beyond.
    5. Prospect and identify market penetration methods in academic and research, develop go to market approaches.
    6. Develop and execute annual students’ enrollment plans; track the enrollment and analyze to increase reach.
    7. Identify new frontiers and potential markets for growth. Lead feasibility studies in the identified markets for suitability.
    8. Contribute to the pricing model of ANU’s programs based on the market trends and internal cost drivers.
    9. Identify and develop international marketing efforts to attract students, benchmark with other Nazarene universities.
    10. Develop key marketing performance metrics and tracking tools to provide market research, forecasts, competitive analyses, campaign results, and consumer trends in order to translate results into actionable insights for marketing team
    11. Establish the University’s brand book including brand features and unique selling proposition. Align and manage brand projection and positioning for the University. Monitor brand impact and growth for improvement
    12. Direct market studies and surveys to identify customer needs, target groups and demographic segments.
    13. Lead development and implementation of the department’s performance strategies.
    14. Lead the development of customer expectation standards and collection tools for the University.
    15. Manage independent recruiters, agencies, and outsourced parties.
    16. Coordinate advertising efforts for the University.
    17. Mentor, coach and supervise subordinate staff.
    18. Develop and monitor the department annual plan and budget.

    Academic and Professional Requirements:

    1. Master’s Degree in Marketing or its equivalent from a recognized University
    2. Valid membership to relevant professional body
    3. Professional Marketing qualifications
    4. Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience, with at least three (3) years in a managerial position.

    Personal attributes and competencies:

    1. Executive disposition and demonstration of high levels of integrity.
    2. Desire and capacity to use modern technology including digital marketing platforms.
    3. Ability to develop long term integrated and cross-functional operational plans
    4. Ability to operationalize strategy into action
    5. Ability to sell the vision of ANU
    6. Business/Financial acumen, business savvy, innovative
    7. Strategic management skills
    8. Communication skills
    9. Interpersonal skills
    10. Organizing and planning skills

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    Senior Accountant, Budget and Final Accounts

    JOB REF: ANU/FIN/03/21

    Job Purpose:
    Responsible for reviewing budget proposals and requests for funding, evaluating spending needs, conducting cost-benefit analyses, and preparing financial reports.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Develop the budget and final accounts section’s strategy, program, policy, procedures, plan and guidelines
    2. Review budget proposals and requests for funding, evaluating spending needs, conducting costbenefit analyses, and examining them for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations
    3. Coordinate the planning and development of operating budgets, in coordination with the university faculty and department heads. Develop the Master Budget for the university
    4. Consolidate information from various sources including departmental input, operational expenditure history, strategic projects to validate and recommend approval of the Master Budget. Summarize budgets and submit recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests
    5. Review availability of funding and approve budget revisions and adjustments.
    6. Monitor and analyze department’s budgets to ensure compliance. Identify variances between actual and budgeted financial results at the end of each reporting period
    7. Review and advise the university on the financial viability/cost-benefit, and the relative ranking of capital requests and special project/program proposals for funding
    8. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in line with set standards
    9. Advice the university management on tax affairs and changes in tax laws. Ensure all taxes and statutory deductions are paid and submitted within deadlines
    10. Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting
    11. policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources
    12. Review operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
    13. Participate in development and support implementation of the department’s performance management strategies.
    14. Mentor, coach and supervise subordinate staff.

    Academic and Professional Requirements:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Commerce/Accounts/Economics
    2. Relevant professional qualification e.g. CPA (K) or equivalent
    3. Member of a relevant professional body
    4. Minimum of four (4) years relevant experience.

    Personal attributes and competencies:

    1. Interpersonal skills
    2. Communication skills
    3. Organizing and time management skills
    4. Team player
    5. Detail oriented
    6. Analytical skills

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    Teaching Positions

    The University seeks to engage suitable and qualified candidates to offer academic teaching and learning in the following areas

    Job Ref. No. Professor/Associate 
    Professor/Senior 
    Lecturer/Lecturer
    School/Department Academic requirements
    ANU/CIT/04/21  Computer Science Department of Computer Information Technology
    1. PhD in Computer Science coupled with  MSC in Computer Science.
    2. PhD student in the final stage of study would be considered.
    3. Demonstrated proficiency in the following: 
      1. Digital literacy for facilitation of technical  courses through online learning
      2. Computer Programming, Advanced  Computer Networking, Analogue and Digital Electronics, Advanced Web  Application Development, Advanced Databases, and Analysis of Algorithms.
      3. Industrial experience with professional certifications.
    ANU/CIT/05/21 Information Technology Department of Computer Information Technology PhD in Information Technology or equivalent Information Technology field. -Industrial experience with professional certifications
    ANU/LAN/06/21 English/Literature Department of 
    English and 
    Literature
     
    PhD in English or Literature coupled with MBA in English or Literature
    ANU/CJSM/07/21 Criminal Justice and Security Management Department of Criminal Justice and Security Management PhD in Criminal Justice, Security Management, Criminology, Sociology
    ANU/MASC/08/21 Mass Communication Department of Mass Communication PhD in Mass communication in Public Relations/Print Journalism
    ANU/COMD/09/21 Community Development Department of Community Development PhD in Community Development/ Development Studies/ Sociology/Anthropology/Local Economic Development.
    ANU/ENRM/10/21 Environment and Natural Resource Management Department of Environment and Natural Resource Management PhD in any of the following areas: Biostatics, Genetics; Renewable Energy Sources; Microbiology; Botany; Remote sensing and GIS; Geological Sciences; Climatology and Climate Change; Genal Ecology and Landscape ecology

    Qualifications and Experience

    Professor:

    1. At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level as an Associate Professor.
    2. A minimum of sixty (60) publication points as an Associate Professor or equivalent, of which at least forty (40) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
    3. National, Regional, and international recognition for research.
    4. Supervised at least five (5) post-graduate students to completion, including at least two (2) doctoral students.
    5. Attracted research funds as an Associate Professor or equivalent. Associate Professor:
    6. At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level as a Senior Lecturer or Senior Researcher or six (6) years senior research/industry experience.
    7. A minimum of forty-eight (48) publication points as a Senior Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least thirty-two (32) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
    8. National, Regional, and international recognition for research.
    9. Supervised at least four (4) post-graduate students to completion, including at least one doctoral student.
    10. Attracted research funds as a Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow.

     Senior Lecturer:

    1. At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level as a Lecturer or Senior Researcher or six (6) years research/industry experience.
    2. A minimum of thirty-two (32) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least twenty-four (24) should be from refereed scholarly journals.
    3. National, Regional, and international recognition for research.
    4. Supervised at least three (3) post-graduate students to completion as a Lecturer or equivalent.
    5. Attracted research funds as a Lecturer/Research Fellow.

    Lecturer:

    1. At least three (3) years of teaching experience at the university level as a lecturer or five (5)years research/industry experience with a track record of securing research funds.
    2. A minimum of twenty-four (24) publication points as a Lecturer or equivalent, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed scholarly journals.

     General Expectations:

    1. Demonstrated Teaching skills as evidenced by student evaluation and peer reviews.
    2. Demonstrated evidence of success in some major non-teaching responsibilities at the University or other reputable organization will be an added advantage.
    3. Conversant with online teaching and pedagogy.

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    1. Contribute to the development, planning, and implementation of a high-quality curriculum.
    2. Review curriculum and course outlines and develop course and lesson plans.
    3. Prepare contact learning and online course materials and teaching aids.
    4. Employ various teaching methods (such as field studies, group activities, assignments, laboratory sessions, off class activities etc.) to help student learning and deliver course content.
    5. Develop learning assessment plans.
    6. Supervise and guide undergraduate students, graduate students, internship, and research work.
    7. Participate in departmental research and conduct research in specialist areas, publishing findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media and participate in grant writing and collaborations.
    8. Advising students on academic, career, and any other related issues when required.
    9. Attending conferences, workshops and seminars, industrial linkages, and market outreach visits or related when required.
    10. Participate in departmental administrative and field operations and programs.
    11. Personal attributes and competencies:
    12. Demonstrated alignment to the mission and vision of Africa Nazarene University.
    13. Student centered approach to teaching and learning
    14. Displays high commitment to work.
    15. Excellent communication skills
    16. Excellent interpersonal, organizing and planning skills.
    17. Excellent research writing skills.

    Method of Application

    Suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply through the email [email protected] not later than 5th November 2021 enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae with details of current post, salary and other financial benefits, testimonials, certified academic and professional certificates, copy of National Identity Card, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer). Kindly indicate job title and reference number in the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and will be required to provide Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission, Credit Reference Bureau, Kenya Revenue Authority, and Criminal Investigation Department. ANU is an equal opportunity employer, and any canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

    The Vice-Chancellor
    Africa Nazarene University
    P.O. Box 53067 – 00200
    Nairobi.

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