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  • Posted: May 31, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
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    Strathmore University is a Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern Africa and more recently the first institute of higher learning to be ISO certified in East and Central Africa in 2004. Our mission is to provide all-round quality education in an atmo...
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    Editor-in- Chief – Strathmore University Press

    Basic job summary:

    • The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Strathmore University Press is a leading publisher, contributing to the dissemination of knowledge fostering research and supporting the University’s goals.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Publication Management

    • Manage the Strathmore University Press (SUP) on behalf of the Office of DVC

    Research & Innovation

    • Supervise the implementation of policies and regulations enacted by the Board.
    • Maintain proper records and documentation of Strathmore University Press.

    Editorial Oversight

    • Review manuscripts and advise whether they should be published.
    • Setting Editorial Guidelines for journals.
    • Hiring and developing writers, junior editors and senior editors.
    • Guide the formation of editorial team from different schools.
    • Financial and Resource Management
    • Developing and managing budgets for the editorial team.
    • Fundraise for Strathmore University Press and related University projects.

    Promotion and Outreach

    • Maintain an up-to-date Strathmore University Press website.
    • Guide research, writing and dissemination of Strathmore University students’ and
    • faculty. ideas through the Strathmore University Journals and other publications.
    • Sale and market Strathmore University Press publications.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications:

    • PhD in a relevant field


    • 4 to 6 years’ experience

    Competencies and Attributes

    • Excellent writing skills
    • Critical thinking
    • Analytical skills
    • People Skills
    • Excellent writing skills

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    Senior Grants & Proposal Manager

    Basic job summary:

    • The job holder will be responsible for overseeing the process of securing funding through research grants.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Grant Research

    • Manage potential grant opportunities by continuously monitoring and identifying research grants.
    • Conduct Institutional research funding needs and perform relevant research to identify available authentic funding opportunities.

    Proposal Development

    • Manage proposal writing and submission.
    • Establish quality assurance measures to guide and enhance quality of proposals submitted.
    • Approve the training of proposal developers to increase the quality of proposals as well as the winning rate of proposals submitted.
    • Guide the planning, budgeting and resource management of key proposals.
    • Oversee the performance of submitted proposals.

    Grants & Compliance Management

    • Manage the entire life cycle of a research grant from application to reporting.
    • Audit compliance with grant requirement and regulations.
    • Manage grant activities.

    Grants Relationship Management

    • Build client relations and influence partners to increase research funding
    • Manage relationships with funding agencies, donors and other stakeholders.

    Minimum Academic Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in a relevant field


    • Over 7 Years working experience in a busy environment with a proven track record in business writing and proposal development with at least 4 years in a managerial position

    Competencies and Attributes

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Planning and organizing skills
    • Leadership
    • Project management
    • Entrepreneurial drive
    • Research and problem solving

    Method of Application

    Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting job title on the subject line to by 14th June 2024.

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