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Vacancies

STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

JOB TITLE: People and Culture Associate

DEPARTMENT: Strathmore University Business School

REPORTING: People and Culture Manager

 

BASIC JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for Talent Acquisition, HRMIS Management, Staff Records Management, Maintenance of SBS People and Culture email and any other related functions in People and Culture in the Strathmore University Business School.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Talent Acquisition.
  • Preparation of applicant’s long lists.
  • Review of the applications to prepare the initial shortlist.
  • Act as liaison with successful candidates to ensure all required documentation is received for the preparation of their contracts.
  1. Human Resource Management Information System Management
  • Responsible for addition of new staff information on the HRMIS
  • Responsible for the update of staff information on HRMIS
  • Prepare the staff related reports.
  1. Staff Records Management
  • Responsible for all staff related data both in soft and hard copy.
  • Ensure that all new staff have complete files before their files are stored.
  • Responsible for the handling of all staff files; keep a database of any files issued out and returned.
  1. Maintenance of the SBS People and Culture email
  • Ensure that all emails received on the pnc@sbs platform are responded to in an accurate and timely manner.
  1. Other Duties
  • The post holder will carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Head of Department.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Human Resources, or any other related field from recognized institution
  • Professional qualification in Human Resource Management
  • At least 1-year relevant experience

 

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES

  • High level of Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Excellent Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Highly Organized
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Time Management Skills

 

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 “People and Culture Associate” on the subject line to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Thursday 17th  June 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: Business Development Manager, SBS Uganda

REPORTING: Country Director, Uganda

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACT: Staff, External Stakeholders

 

JOB PURPOSE:

To market and sell Executive Education programmes in liaison with the Country Director, while building and cultivating sustainable key relationships with potential public and commercial partners, nationally and regionally.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Business development:
  • Lead Generation: Carrying out sales and marketing activities, identifying and follow up on sales leads including marketing emails/ letters aimed at generating more business opportunities for growth and development.
  • Identify and attend strategic marketing activities to promote SBS brand visibility and seek new business opportunities.
  • Client Relationship Management: Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients, developing industry linkages so that they continue to use SBS as their knowledge partner in transforming Ugandan leaders. Continually devise ways to increase customer experience and deepen client/ partner relationships and maintain lasting client and partner relationships.
  • Networking and Brand awareness activities: Identify and attend networking activities and events that promote SBS brand visibility and enhance interactions with business leaders, in liaison with marketing department.
  • Internal networking activities: Attend on-going classroom sessions, cocktails, breakfast events to constantly seek opportunities for repeat business
  • Design marketing materials e.g. brochures, adverts and e-invites in liaison with Marketing department
  • Client Database Management: Data mining, database update and clean-up
  1. Budgetary Responsibility:
  • Revenue Targets: Seek to meet set revenue targets within stipulated financial and budgeting guidelines.
  • Debt Management: Collect all program fees relating to programs prior to commencement or as per approved financial payment plans. A sale is only complete after collection.
  • Cost Management: Managing the cost drivers and specific line items as per approved budget manage the budgets, targeting a minimum of 30% net surplus
  • Profitability Targets: Ensure set margin targets are attained for individual assignments
  • Annual budgets: Submit to the director annual budgets within stipulated deadlines
  1. Management Reports:
  • Internal management reports: Prepare and submit management reports on Executive Education activities, activity schedules and plans to the Country Director as per agreed timelines.
  • Client Reports: Schedule progress review meetings with clients, submit client reports on-going and concluded projects
  • Responsible for managing the Faculty: materials, contracts, claim forms, payments etc.
  • Manage materials requested by both the Faculty and Participants
  • In-charge of pre-program, program (in session) and post-program administration
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance Department in preparation of files and any other materials.
  1. Any other tasks that may be assigned by the Country Director.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related course with a minimum Upper Second Class degree award
  • At least 4 years relevant experience in sales
  • Managerial experience and a thorough understanding of the Country’s Corporate & Public sector will be an added advantage

 

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline
  • Strong communications skills
  • Good research, planning and reporting skills
  • Good business acumen
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

 

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 “Business Development Manager – Uganda” on the subject line to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Monday 14th June, 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

INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY

 

JOB TITLE: Head of Public Sector and Digitization Programs.

DEPARTMENT: Executive Education

REPORTING: Deputy Executive Dean, Executive Education

 

BASIC JOB SUMMARY:

Direct all the Public Sector Executive Education Programs as well as the online programs by overseeing all business development activities, overall attainment of the departments revenue targets, financial management, quality assurance and control, building and maintaining of strategic partnerships, cultivating sustainable relationships with clients and leading of strategic sales processes to increase revenue by penetrating new accounts and markets.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Overall responsibility of directing the public sector executive education department and online- programs towards achieving its strategic objectives while ensuring that the departmental goals are in line with company growth strategy.
  2. Overall responsibility for sales management and delivery of sales targets.
  3. Budgetary responsibility for public sector executive education programs and online programs ensuring that the optimal surplus is achieved while not compromising on quality.
  4. Oversight of the quality management and assurance for the programs.
  5. Oversee participants’ admission process and ensure that all programs adhere to the set criteria and standards
  6. With guidance from the Deputy Executive Dean, liaising with Directors of Academic Departments/ Institutes, course directors, course administrators in the development and delivery of program curricula, schedules and in monitoring target achievement
  7. Responding effectively with direction from the Deputy Executive Dean to market developments and changes by translating executive education needs from public and commercial partners into products and curriculum that meets the needs of the School’s clients and to ensure the relevance of the Schools offerings to organizations, locally and internationally.
  8. Responsible for the development and cascading the schools digital learning strategy.
  9. Spearheading in collaboration with other learning department heads the schools e-learning/digital/ online strategy.
  10. To identify and establish productive and sustainable links with potential public and commercial partners regionally, nationally and worldwide, promoting the School as an integral part of the business community and where appropriate, secure and implement executive education partnership agreements.
  11. Representation of the Business School outside the University and maintenance of effective working relationships with senior officers of public and statutory bodies, including professional associations, learned societies, and the wider business community.
  12. Advising the Deputy Executive Dean on all executive education division matters and contributing to the development of school strategy as a member of the School’s management.
  13. Overall lead in direct marketing of public sector executive programs (targeted visits to prospects).
  14. Supervises, trains, coaches and manages the performance of the business development team ensuring proper sales & marketing protocols are being followed. Coaches sales associate to assist with closing sales.
  15. Provide market feedback to the leadership regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs and generate product development ideas.
  16. Any other tasks that may be assigned by the Deputy Executive Dean, Executive Education.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

  • A minimum of a master’s degree from a recognized institution
  • At least 8 years’ work experience in a dynamic environment with 5 years’ experience in a Management role.

COMPETENCIES AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good business acumen
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills with the ability to successfully negotiate large contracts with companies and partners
  • Good organization skills
  • Financial management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Proven experience of delivering on multi-streamed revenue targets.
  • Experience of building a high-performance sales team.
  • Excellent people management skills, with specific workload management experience.
  • Analytical skills

 

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 “Head of Public Sector and Digitization Programs” on the subject line to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Friday 11th June, 2021.

 

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

 

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.

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