Career Opportunities at Management University Of Africa (MUA) – March 2024

Resource Mobilization Officer

JOB PURPOSE

The Incumbent will deliver a full range of resource mobilization services to ensure optimal funding of projects and administrative activities in facilitating the effective functioning of the University.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Implementation of policies and procedures governing University Resource Mobilization.
  •  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 and build a sustainable funding base for the University.
  •  Support implementation of resource mobilization strategies by managing relationships with donors and other stakeholders.
  •  Identifying and mapping potential donors and conducting periodic reviews of donor portfolio.
  •  Steward assigned donors in alignment with Resource mobilization stewardship policies and protocols.
  •  Develop a resource mobilization plan based on existing and potential donors and fundraising mechanisms.
  •  Manage the overall and day-to-day activities related to mobilization of resources, monitoring and tracking funding needs and gaps.
  •  Develop specific project proposals in compliance with both the University and donor requirements.
  •  Research the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding to the country. Provide technical advice to the executive director on prospective opportunities.
  •  Identify and partner with main charitable donors in the country.
  •  Establish and manage a network of donor contacts, track proposals submitted, funds.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  •  Master’s degree in a business related field, with proven evidence of resource mobilization success
  •  A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  •  Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University, alumni, other constituents and the public.
  •  Demonstrate ability to strategize, implement and build programmes and activities that target fundraising.
  •  Five years’ Experience in Resource mobilization.
  •  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.
  •  Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to details and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  •  Computer applications: – MS Word, MS Power point, MS Excel (Spreadsheet)

Driver

JOB PURPOSE

The incumbent will safely, timely and legally operate University vehicles while driving to and from a designated destination. Provide transportation services for the Chief Executive Officer, University employees, students, and visitors including special events and park-and-ride operations, ensuring transportation system and passenger safety.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Comply with and observe the Kenyan Highway Code and organization policies among other Kenyan Traffic Rules and regulations while driving at all times.
  •  Carry out duties of staff transport when assigned and ensure the highest quality of service, courteous, efficient services, and safe driving for all occupants.
  •  Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements. Fuelling, pre-travel checks, travel docs, vehicle expenses, and any other documents and persons traveling for packing instructions and timings.
  •  Recognizing and reporting mechanical defaults of the vehicles
  •  Monitoring and reporting the expiry of insurance policies for the University vehicles
  •  Maintain cleanliness of the University vehicles.
  •  Preparing and submitting reports on transport
  •  Ensuring no unauthorized goods/persons are transported in University vehicles.
  •  Ensure the paramount safety of motor vehicles and official items at all times.
  •  Adhering to assigned routes and following time schedules
  •  Provide transportation for employees and students to various destinations
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance.
  •  Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary.
  •  Check oil and tyres properly and keep the service vehicles in clean condition, both inside and outside
  •  Update monthly mileage records
  •  Support Administration Section as a messenger by assisting with the mail deliveries, both incoming and outgoing
  •  Perform any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  •  Minimum O’ Level (Form 4) certificate.
  •  Valid accident-free driving license Class B, C, E
  •  Must be computer proficient, especially in MS Word, Ms. Excel, Internet usage etc.
  •  Valid defensive driving certificate
  •  5 years’ experience working as a bus driver, experience in a corporate environment will be an added advantage.
  •  Good communication and interpersonal skills
  •  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.
  •  Ability to safely and efficiently operate a loaded passenger bus.

Submit Your Application

Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, daytime telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 28th March 2024.The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.

 THE VICE – CHANCELLOR
The Management University of Africa
P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI

Email: [email protected]

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