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  • Posted on: 12 February, 2019 Deadline: 15 February, 2019
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    The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a private University in Kenya located off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. We envision being a premier university providing Management and transformative leadership solutions worldwide. We are looking for a dynamic, self-driven and result oriented professionals to fill the following positions:-

    Cook

     

    Perform a wide range of duties involved with the sourcing, preparing and/or serving foods and beverages in one or more of a variety of food service environments. May perform such duties as preparing hot foods, and/or cold foods, assist in cleaning work areas, equipment, utensils. May assist in the set up, and service; as appropriate to the area of operation. May serve food to customers and/or perform cashiering duties, as appropriate.

    Qualifications

    • Higher Diploma or Bachelors degree in Hotel Management is desirable.
    • At least 2 years relevant experience; within a hospitality environment.
    • Ability to work for long hours.
    • Good communication and planning skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and learn new work method.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be computer literate.
    • High standards of hygiene,
    • High qualities of honesty and integrity;
    • Good communication and planning skills.
    • Ability to multi-task and learn new work methods cooking.
    • KCSE Certificate level training;

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    Driver

     

    Job Details

    Provide bus / van transportation services for University employees, students, and visitors including special events and park-and-ride operations, ensuring transportation system and passenger safety. Monitor equipment and performs limited maintenance. Provides information and public affairs services.

     Qualifications

    • Valid driving License Class BCE / Government Grade Test 2 or above
    • Mechanical background & training.
    • 5 to 6 years minimum of relevant work experience
    • Certificate of Good Conduct
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Records maintenance skills.
    • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
    • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

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    Communication Internship

     

    The communications intern will work directly with the Corporate Affairs Department in promoting the laid down procedures as pertains the strategies and work plan of the department. The nature of the communications team is cross-functional, thus the intern has the opportunity to work on various projects across all issues related to areas that directly or indirectly to the department.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum one (1) year of experience in Public relations, Media house or Corporate Communications
    • Excellent written and Communications skills
    • Familiarity with search optimization is an added advantage
    • Sound knowledge of journalistic code of conduct
    • Graduate in Social Sciences or related field

     

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    Quality Assurance Internship

     

    Reporting to the Quality Assurance Officer, to be the link between the management, the stake holders and clients in the bid to help the management to develop the quality of their services, both academic and administrative, by conducting surveys and suggesting ways and means to develop and promote quality within the university.

    Qualifications

    • One (1) year working experience in a reputable organization
    • Certificate/Diploma in Computer Skills
    • Sound knowledge of University Standard Guidelines
    • Computer literate
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Certificate in Institutional Management/Culinary (Cooking) Arts or equivalent from a recognized institution.

     

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    Administration Internship

     

    To assist in carrying out administration duties and ensure operations in the university are not interrupted. This position reports to the Administration Officer to help the University achieve its purpose by adding value to its key resource-the people it employs.

    Qualifications

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
    • Minimum one (1) year experience in Administration
    • Computer literate
    • Good communication skills
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism, Communication or Public Relations or a Diploma in a similar field.

     

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    Marketing Executive

     

    To support the Marketing function in delivering its objectives by making sales and advising on the current market trends, among others, based on market surveys.

    Responsibilities

    Market surveys

    • Analysis of competitor activities by monitoring all activities of interest and benefit to the marketing function. These include monitoring competitor’s performance in terms of;
      • Business performance –registrations, populations, programs offered and the pricing, facilities and other relevant areas
      • Marketing strategies utilized for example advertisements and promotions
      • Expansion and growth activities of competitors including new branches, new collaborations
      • Monitor new entrants into the market
    • Receiving and collecting market intelligence to identify new/potential market and product opportunities and assess demand, University’s brand positioning and awareness.
    • Timely communication of all information acquired to the Business development manager with proposals on the best action.

    Direct Marketing and sales through posters and fliers

    • Ensure the effective utilization of the following marketing mechanisms.

    Posters and fliers

    • Strategic consistent and aggressive placement of the appropriate posters and fliers in all legally allowed and beneficial places that target an appropriate market segments and mass markets.
    • Ensure replenishment of posters in places where the posters are placed on contract basis or are likely to be removed
    • Co-ordination of and representation in events such as conferences, seminars and exhibitions that will promote the awareness of the University and its credentials.
    • Be familiar with all courses offered in the University so as to identify the most effective ways of convincing varying targets and identifying gaps in the current offering.

    Sales

    • Selling courses to prospective clients and Meeting monthly sales targets as will be agreed upon with the line manager through various methods including activation of churches, schools and companies.

    In-house monitoring

    • Monitors the University’s outdoor marketing platforms to ensure proper maintenance and advice on any corrective action or necessary reaction to competitor actions.

    Custodianship

    • Ensure the safekeeping and maintenance of all University marketing equipment and materials including posters, fliers, roll up banner, among others.
    • Degree/Diploma in Marketing

    Qualifications

    • Certificate/diploma in computer skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Good report writing skills
    • Two Years working experience in a reputable organization.
    • Diploma in Business Administration

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    Assistant Administrator

     

    The purpose of this position is overseeing all actions and programs relating to students co-curricular Activities. This position reports to Dean of Students to help the University achieve its purpose by adding value to its key resource-the people it employs.

    Responsibilities

    • In charge of Identification, procurement, and issuance of sporting facilities and equipment.
    • In charge of participation in Drama activities and competitions.
    • In charge of participation in Music activities and competitions.
    • Organize activities that promote inculcation of University culture that includes Talent Search, Cultural Week, and Mr. and Miss MUA.
    • Organizing for students’ trips and excursions.
    • Initiate and promote active participation in clubs, societies and movements.
    • Accompany students in all trips, competitions, tours and excursions organized by the University.
    • Assist in the coordination of the Industrial Attachment and Community Service assessment of students and process reports and claims as required.
    • Assist in coordination of the bi-monthly guest speaker series through advertising and creating awareness to ensure proper attendance and participation from the students and staff.
    • Draft Memoranda of Understanding, Agreements and Contracts with industry partners and organization.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences or any related discipline
    • Two years experience (organizing games and sporting activities) in a similar position in an Institution of higher learning.
    • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Be computer proficient (MS Office)
    • Have excellent report witting skills.
    • Be mature, works well under pressure and able to multitask
    • Be creative and innovative
    • Have excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills

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    Internal Auditor

     

    The jobholder is responsible for planning, executing and completing assignments according to established Audit Plan and schedule. He/she shall recommend appropriate internal control improvements that may include operational enhancements or efficiencies, and the preparation of audit reports as well as documenting controls.

    Responsibilities

    • Carry out risks assessments and evaluate adequacy of internal controls prior to the execution of an audit program.
    • Carry out compliance audits of financial and accounting systems with International Financial Reporting Standards.
    • Ensure there is a proper system of documentation of audit test work and working papers in line with established international standards.
    • Review the Institute wide utilization of resources and provide assurance on their optimal use.
    • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings and make recommendations to improve the institute’s operations.
    • Follow up of findings and recommendations agreed on during the internal and external audits to ensure their implementation.
    • Conduct investigations and special projects where applicable.
    • Any other duties as assigned.
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business or Information System related field. A Master’s Degree is an added advantage
    • CPA (k) or ACCA CFA

    Qualifications

    • Certification as a CIA, CISA or any other related professional certification.
    • Must be a member of Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA)
    • 6 years of full-time experience in auditing and accounting
    • Competence in internal control development and evaluation.
    • Knowledge of international accounting standards.
    • Knowledge of management information systems concepts and practices.

    Key Personal Attributes

    • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics Ability to work independently with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
    • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
    • Annual Audit plan approved by the Council
    • Timely implementation of annual audit plans as per schedule

    Performance Standards

    • Compliance of audit reports to IFRS
    • Completion of reports within 2 weeks after the audits
    • Assist in developing systems for prevention and detection of fraud.
    • Value of losses, if any, reduced to bare minimum
    • Comprehensive risk management framework
    • Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures governing University resource mobilization.

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    Development Fund Officer

     

    To raise funds and resources for the University by engaging, cultivating and soliciting from potential donors to support the mission of University Development fund trust using various means including organizing fund raising activities events meant to raise funds for the University.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the Implementation of University resource mobilization strategies taking into account short and long term funding needs of the University,
    • Initiate and participate in efforts to mobilize resources and build a sustainable funding base for the University.
    • Support implementation of resource mobilization strategies by managing relationship with donors.
    • Identifying and mapping potential donors and conducting periodic reviews of the donor portfolio.
    • Steward assigned donors in alignment with the Development Funds stewardship policies and protocols.
    • Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engaging them in University programmes.
    • Partner with admissions office in spear heading the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions process; partner with the Dean of student’s services to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni.
    • Oversee and balance the budget for alumni relations and help raise funds for selected special projects and events.
    • Assist in organizing of fundraising events.
    • Liaise with philanthropic organisations.
    • Develop fundraising proposals.
    • Office administration and report writing, and Manage a team of staff

    Qualifications

    • A bachelors’ degree in Project Management, Finance or its academic equivalent in the relevant field.
    • Experience in resource mobilization, fundraising, report writing, proposal writing and event Management.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University, alumni, other constituent’s and the public.
    • Demonstrate ability to strategies, implement and build programmes and activities that target fundraising.
    • Demonstrate strong writing, planning and organizational skills.
    • Flexibility and initiative as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
    • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and speedily.
    • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
    • Liase with University staff at all levels and ensure customer complains are solved.
    • Assist in organizing and promoting active participation in internal and external games and sporting activities.

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    Executive Capacity Development Head

     

    To contribute to the University’s corporate and strategic goals by attracting and sustaining competitive Consultancy and Training business to meet the set target participants.

    Responsibilities

    • Inject additional income into the University’s revenue stream by conducting both in-house and open programmes.
    • Maintain a pool of clientele with diverse capacity development needs.
    • Implement capacity development programmes
    • Evaluate appropriateness and relevance of capacity development programmes
    • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of ECDP Staff.
    • Build and maintain a database of reliable and adequate facilitators.

    Qualifications

    • A Master of Business Administration with specialization in Marketing, Human Resource, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship or relevant discipline.
    • Good communication skills – public speaking, presentation and written communication
    • Demonstrated track record of team leadership, client relationship management, and business development
    • Experience in designing and improving business processes
    • Strong client service delivery orientation including the ability to take an active role executing engagements to client service standards
    • Good organizational skills
    • At least 7 years’ experience in business development with at least 5 years experience in professional management consultancy services
    • Proposal writing skills

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    Business Development Manager

     

    The purpose of this position is to ensure development and implementation of strategies and policies to enable the University foster growth through increased enrolment and strategic Networks in the context of the overall mission and vision of the University.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate, develop and implement policies, procedures and systems to foster the growth of the University.
    • Update and formulate the departmental policies to comply with the strategic orientation and to effectively address University current challenges.
    • Oversee the prospecting and identifying new opportunities and market penetration methods in the education sector.
    • Explore potential commercial business opportunities as identified in the market in education sector.
    • Develop and submit fundable business proposals to development partners in the education sector.
    • Undertake competitor analysis and design short and long term plans.
    • Recommend appropriate products/programme pricing structures and making them available to the outlets.
    • Liaise and network with local and international education related agencies.
    • Prepare and present regular status reports on the organization business status.
    • Develop, manage and monitor the business development budget.
    • Carry out systematic analysis of the University market positioning in order to establish strengths and map scope for growth.
    • Plan and execute business development initiatives through leading the initiation of contacts, deliberations on opportunities and implementation of relationships.
    • Provide market intelligence on University strengths by conducting research in relevant field, collaboration with other education institutions
    • Master of Business Administration –Marketing option.

    Qualifications

    • 7 years’ experience, two of which must be in Business Development position in a service Environment.
    • Conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Integrity
    • Planning and organizational skills
    • Proactive, initiative and good networking skills.
    • Manage the Internal Audit Plan through formulation and execution of effective audit programs to help provide assurance to compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Institute policies and procedures

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should click on the link below to submit their CVs

    NB: The CV and the application should be one document

    Closing Date: 15th February 2019

    Interested and qualified? Go to Management University Of Africa career website on www.mua.ac.ke to apply

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