Deputy Vice Chancellor -research , Planning And Development At Public Service Commission
Deputy Vice Chancellor -research , Planning And Development At Public Service Commission 1 PositionEmploi Recruitment
Basic Salary: -Ksh.336, 478 - Ksh.470, 711 p.m.
House Allowance: -Ksh. 82, 704 p.m.
Medical Cover & Other Allowances: - A s provided by the University.
Terms of Service: -Five (5) years contract (Renewable once) subject to satisfactory performance
For appointment to the position, a candidate must:
(i) be a holder of an earned Ph.D. degree, and serving as either a Professor or Associate Professor in a university;
(ii) have at least (8) years progressive experience in a senior leadership/management position such as Dean/Director, principal of a University college or DVC of a chartered university or leadership in a comparable or other higher learning institutions;
(iii) have outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by refereed journals, publications, University level books as well as project grants and awards;
(iv) have demonstrable ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate administration and financial functions and be familiar with financial planning and accounting;
(v) have demonstrated ability in strategic planning and quality management systems and training in management sciences at master’s level will be a distinct advantage;
(vi) have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; and
(vii) be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of the constitution of Kenya
The following core competences and skills will be required:
(i) exemplary high level of professionalism and work ethics;
(ii) possess strategic management Leadership skills with results oriented mindset;
(iii) visionary and innovative leadership;
(iv) all-inclusive management style with balanced firmness and fairness; and
(v) ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research, Planning and Development) shall be the head of
the research, planning and development division. Duties and responsibilities will include:
(i) assisting the Vice Chancellor in the development and implementation of the university policies;
(ii) overseeing the formulation, development and implementation of sound administrative, research, planning and development policies;
(iii) providing leadership, guidance, coordination and direction of the departments within the RP&D Division;
(iv) supervising the research, planning and development activities of the University including efficient allocation of resources;
(v) overseeing development and management of University operating and capital budgets, Physical plant and capital construction;
(vi) overseeing preparation and analysis of the university Strategic and Operational plans and performance contracts for presentation to Management and the
University Council for approval;
(vii) establishment and maintenance of effective budgetary planning and procedures for ensuring strict compliance with the approved budget;
(viii) coordinating implementation of procurement policies and procedures that would ensure the university receives quality goods; works and services from suppliers and value for money, including preparation of contracts, specifications and procurement rules and regulations;
(ix) ensuring that the Kenya Vision 2030 goals and objectives are mainstreamed into university core functions; and
(x) any other duty as may be assigned and delegated by the Vice Chancellor.