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Vacancies

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY

 

Job Title:                    Director

Department:             Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC)

Reporting to:             DVC Research & Innovation

 

Basic job summary:  This position will be responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the department’s strategy to ensure success in training, research, testing and consultancy programs within SERC. This position will also act as a link between SERC, partners, external parties and the management of the University.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of SERC by scanning the environment to identify new opportunities, developing innovative Programs that seek to address identified opportunities in accordance with SERCs’ strategic plan; create linkages and partner with likeminded institutions.
  2. Oversee development and implementation of long-term goals and objectives to guide the strategic direction of SERC.
  3. Lead financial sustainability of the center by overseeing financial forecasting at the project and organizational level, identifying and proactively pursuing grants and fundraising opportunities and overseeing the preparation of grant applications, concept notes and proposals to donors.
  4. Build a solid donor intelligence network/base representing the local, regional, and international donor communities, with a view to expanding SERCs’ renewable energy portfolio.
  5. Actively represent the organization’s program development interests at relevant meetings, events, and within resource mobilization fora or donor-specific peer networks, as they relate to SERCs’ work.
  6. Coordinate the development interface with project management and operations teams to assure customer satisfaction.
  7. Review project submittals for quality assurance, technical accuracy, and customer-oriented solutions.

 

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Renewable Energy, Energy Management or in Energy and Environmental Management with an Electrical Engineering background or any other relevant field

Experience:

  • Passionate about renewable energy
  • Experience and knowledge of the Renewable Energy sector and issues within the region.
  • 10 years of post-graduate work experience in the renewable energy field ideally in carrying out programme development and/or fundraising within the private sector and/or international development organizations.
  • Demonstrated donor network in Kenya (required) and in the region (preferred).
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of research and grant project proposal cycles, contract terms and project implementation.
  • Ability to work on short-term assignments with tight deadlines while managing multiple tasks and pipelines

Competencies and Attributes

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have people skills
  • Demonstrate evidence of negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills and public relations.
  • Demonstrate evidence of ability to understand and manage the research process

 

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 “Director, SERC” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 27th May 2021.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

SBS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

JOB TITLE:  Office Administrator – Coaching Services Department

DEPARTMENT: Strathmore University Business School

REPORTING TO: Business Development Manager -Coaching Services Department

JOB PURPOSE: To carry out administrative duties relating to the Coaching Department

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage and coordinate the coaching schedules: Oversee the coaching management system and maintain records on all coaching assignments and engagements including the specific terms of engagements, coaching sessions, and process documentation about
  2. Allocation of coaches to the various coaching programs
  3. Maintain clear and comprehensive records of departmental and client
  4. Liaise with the People and Culture office for contractual matters for the coaches. Follow up on the SBS fulfillment of contractual, obligations with the
  5. Liaise with relevant program managers and academic directors on coaching matters
  6. Monitor the coaching reports every month and submit the relevant report of the same to the director of
  7. Collect, monitor, and analyze feedback from participants and organizations on the SBS coaching and make recommendations on the
  8. Organize coaching debrief meetings and continuous learning sessions for
  9. Assist director of coaching to design and administer impact assessments on coaching clients
  10. Provide administrative services to the smooth running of coaching, coach training, and services
  11. Handling clients’ problems/queries in consultation with the Director
  12. Coordinating all correspondence to and from participants
  13. Assisting the Director, in monitoring the coaches’ performance of duties
  14. Any other duties that may be assigned to you

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The post holder will be required to have and demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related area
  • At least 1 year experience in an administrative support role preferably with experience in student administration or equivalent experience working in a busy office in an administrative
  • Proven time management and organizational skills, delivering work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with minimal
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and the ability to positively discuss and negotiate with clients, members of the business community, and University staff in the provision of professional quality client
  • Knowledge of Strathmore Ethos and Ethics
  • With a high level of confidentiality and integrity

 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting ‘Office Administrator – Coaching Services Departmentto the People and Culture Manager, Strathmore University Business School, at careerssbs@strathmore.edu by end of the day (5.30 pm) Friday, 20th May 2022.

 

Due to the large number of applications, we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

Please be advised that Strathmore University Business School is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY

 

Job Title:                    Development Manager

Department:              Strathmore University Foundation

Reporting to:             Executive Director

Basic job summary:

The primary responsibility will be to plan and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise significant incomes towards the University’s fundraising needs. The task of the Development Manager is to prospect, cultivate, solicit, and achieve individual, corporate and institutional gifts of significant size for the different university programs, projects and priority areas by personal and intensive relationship outreach.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Project Development

Facilitate participatory project identification, prioritization, conceptualization and development into a fundable proposal, assist in formulation of fundraising strategies and put in place systems for measuring impact

  1. Individual Giving

The function is to prospect, cultivate, solicit, and achieve individual gifts of significant size

through personal and intensive relationship outreach. The job holder will manage the entire

process of individual giving, including prospect research, capacity determination, prospect

cultivation, donation project conceptualization, proposal writing, periodic outreach, donation

achievement, and donor relationship management.

  1. Institutional Giving

The incumbent will manage the entire process of institutional giving by researching, identifying, cultivating, and completing philanthropic possibilities with companies, foundations, and other philanthropic institutions.

  1. Planning & Coordination

The Manager will be responsible for planning and coordination of donor visits, communication

among university units, and collaboration between faculty, donor round tables, networking

meetings and capacity building initiatives. This will be done in close liaison with communications unit and other university offices.

  1. Corporate Development and External Relations

Assist the Development Director in promoting the University and enhance the brand affection amongst students, parents, and friends. This will also include fundraising and soliciting for sponsorship of facilities and events.

  1. Assisting Volunteer Fundraisers

To assist senior members of staff, Management Board and University Council member’s in

fundraising activities to ensure that all prospects and donors are taken care of.

  1. Other tasks

May temporarily perform other duties assigned by the Director of Development including decision making responsibilities as appropriate in his/her absence to maintain operations and services at a high level performance.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  1. A relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  2. Desirable: – Management qualification, Marketing or sales qualification, Public relations or Fundraising qualification/certification
  3. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

 

Required Experience:

  1. At least five years’ relevant experience, in a senior position ideally in an alumni relation, fundraising environment; or, exceptionally, in a sales or marketing environment.
  2. Experience in an institution of higher learning is an added advantage.

 

 Competencies and Attributes

  1. Intuitive, Research and process skills
  2. Excellent writing and presenting skills
  3. Understanding of motivations for giving.
  4. Willingness and ability to work in the evening and at weekends when necessary.
  5. Extensive work outside office and frequent travel.
  6. Strong organizational and planning skills.
  7. Project management skills.
  8. Strong leadership skills.
  9. High ethical standards and professionalism
  10. Ability to handle confidential information.
  11. Excellent communication skills – engage and influence multiple stakeholders to build strong working relationships, with ability to galvanize teams and get buy in across departments.
  12. Innovative – creative and comfortable challenging status quo, brings creativity to problem-solving through the use of innovative frameworks and technological solutions.

 

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 ‘‘Development Manager”  on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 23rd May 2022

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

JOB TITLE: Head of Alumni and Partner Relations

DEPARTMENT: Strathmore University Business School

REPORTING TO: Executive Dean

JOB PURPOSE: To provide leadership for Alumni Relations, collaborative Academic, Research, and Industry partnerships, and programs that complement and support the mission of SBS.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Create, implement, and communicate a comprehensive plan that strategically engages alumni and friends by connecting them to SBS, including signature virtual and in-person events, visiting scholars, networking, and volunteer opportunities including Reunion, Volunteer Work Project, and other programs that advance the mutual interests of alumni, the local community and
  2. Serve as primary liaison and staff support to the Alumni Association Board of Help define goals, manage committee membership, develop schedules and agendas, guide and support the Board’s work.
  3. Develop an outreach plan focused on engaging alumni and friends around reunions segmented by class years, chapters, interests, and
  4. Develop, maintain, and update internet-based programs to connect with alumni including the alumni engagement
  5. Work closely with various departments to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward alumni and other gifts and enhance alumni programming
  6. Create written and multi-media content for SBS publications including website and social media platforms, the annual report, the alumni magazine, donor proposals, acknowledgment letters, and other projects as assigned
  7. Develop partnership initiatives and priority areas
  8. Build and maintain strong and sound relationships with partner universities – especially at an executive and management level (across business streams)
  9. Solidify relationships with Universities and Industry through trust, integrity, excellent verbal and face-to-face communication skills, frequent visits, meaningful input
  10. Actively seek out potential partner funding opportunities
  11. Work closely with others in the management team to engage potential partners, sponsors, and donors and lead the coordination effort to translate interest into comprehensive partnership
  12. Collect, analyze, and report high-quality management information on SBS partnerships, building intelligence to help identify further sources of collaboration, income, and relationships for the
  13. Effectively assess and manage all partnership delivery risks ensuring compliance with relevant best practice
  14. Oversee all financial decisions of Alumni Relations and External Relations, including setting and monitoring budgets, and ensuring a clear, independent financial
  15. Be available to alumni, friends of the university, parents, donors, and officials to discuss any facet of SBS and represent SBS in the
  16. Maintain a registry and data analysis of partners within SBS

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The post holder will be required to have and demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 4 years of increasingly responsible professional level of experience in alumni relations, fundraising, public affairs, or related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Honesty, integrity, enthusiasm, and perspective; a strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow-through
  • The professional credibility and maturity required to work closely with various departmental heads, colleagues, and other key
  • Strong program development, relationship building, communication, and management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; the ability to influence and inspire
  • Able to work nights and weekends as needed with some light travel
  • Demonstrated digital communication savvy with social media and promotional
  • Ability to use computers including Google and Microsoft applications for word processing, spreadsheets, email, and
  • Proficiency with video conferencing tools such as Google Meet, MS Teams, and
  • Ability to learn new software and other technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of content management systems, social media, and other emerging communications

If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting ‘Head of Alumni and Partner Relations’ to the People and Culture Manager, Strathmore University Business School, on careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5.30 pm) Friday, 16th May 2022.

Due to the large number of applications, we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University Business School is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

Job Title:             Proposal Writing Assistant

Department:      Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre

Reporting to:    Business Development Manager

Basic job summary:

This is to grow the Business Development section of Strathmore Research and Consultancy Centre. They will be responsible for the preparation and development of persuasive proposals that in turn convert to consultancy projects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate the preparation of bid materials (concepts, proposals and presentations).
  2. Identify potential business opportunities and coordinate the development of documentation, concepts and proposals around client
  3. Manage the consultants’ database system
  4. Any other duty allocated to you by your supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration/ Management/ Project Management/Marketing or as an alternative extensive experience in a Business Development role in a corporate

Experience:

At least 1 year experience in proposal writing.

Personal Attributes

  • An excellent marketer
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Great negotiation skills
  • Great analytical skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Should be Reliable
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Willing to learn

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 Proposal Writing Assistanton the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 4th May 2022. Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.

Job Title:                   Program Administrator

Department:            Strathmore Institute

Reporting to:           Head of Diplomas

Basic job summary: This position is responsible for assisting the Head of diplomas in academic related administrative duties and ensuring the School/Faculty delivers the required standards for the University’s standards for student learning experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Liaise with the admissions office to vet the suitability of potential students through the setting, administering and marking of admission exams. This will also involve admitting the successful students and managing their records in the Academic Management System.
  2. Assist the Head of diplomas in generation of the school course timetable and circulation of the timetable to lecturers and students. This will also involve making changes to the timetable during the semester where necessary.
  3. Facilitate the course evaluation process by generating the course evaluation, supervising the evaluation process, analysing the data collected and providing a report of the analysis to the Head of diplomas.
  4. Assist the Head of diplomas in fees payment reconciliation and debt collection through following up with students who have fees arrears.
  5. Coordinate the orientation process of new students through course registration, allocation of student mentors and uploading of learning materials in the e-learning platform.
  6. Ensure efficient and effective management of all students and lecturers records in the school
  7. Assist the Head of diplomas in quality management by updating school procedures and policies in the Academic Management System and monitoring both lecturers and students class attendance and punctuality.
  8. Contribute to students’ discipline by reporting student disciplinary matters to the Head of diplomas, School Manager, the Dean of the School or the Dean of students.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field

Experience:

  • At least two years administration experience in a University set up

Competencies and Attributes

  • Good people skills,
  • Good Communication skills,
  • Strong analytical skills,
  • Attention to details.
  • A team player.

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 “Program Administrator” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 27th April 2022.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted

candidates will be contacted.

This is an opportunity for internal candidates only.

Job Title:                   Junior Research Fellow

Department:              Vice Chancellor’s Office

Reporting to:             Vice Chancellor

Basic job summary:

This position will be responsible for providing research assistance to the Vice Chancellor Designate by collecting data, keeping records, conducting literature review and technical research, analyzing data and preparing reports.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for preparation of research proposals and implementation of research projects.
  2. Responsible for collecting various forms of data pertaining to the research projects carried out by the Vice Chancellor.
  3. Responsible for keeping records of information obtained during research.  This may include development and maintenance of a database of information, hard files, etc.
  4. Responsible for conducting literature review and technical research in relation to research projects undertaken by the Vice Chancellor Designate.
  5. Responsible for data analysis and preparation of research reports, articles, cases etc.

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • Masters in Organizational Behavior (or Psychology, or a relevant Management or Social Science postgraduate course; knowledge of the Entrepreneurship Field is also a plus).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in managing research
  • Skills in Mixed Methods (both Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, and how they interact)

Competencies and Attributes

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Organized
  • Excellent English and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills and emotional quotient
  • Dynamic and innovative

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 résumé and letter of application (ONLY) quoting Junior Research Fellowon the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 26th April 2022.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please be advised that Strathmore University is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during its recruitment process. Interested applicants are encouraged to exercise caution upon receiving any such interview opportunity that requires payment of any money.