03 July 2017

Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation Job Opportunity - Makerere University (MUK)

Organization: Makerere University (MUK)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: University Bursar

About MUK:
Makerere University is the oldest and premier University in Uganda which strives to becoming the leading institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa.

Job Summary: The Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation is responsible for providing guidance to the strategic planning and development of the University.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Initiate and coordinate the preparation and production of long and short term corporate plans
  • Set budget priorities and assess the budget proposals for their coherence with the strategic goals of the University
  • Generate planning data/information/reports to support decision making by University Management
  • The incumbent will ensure that the University has a comprehensive and coherent resource mobilization strategy
  • Ensure that the University’s academic units adhere to enrolment ceilings
  • Initiate and coordinate organizational development activities
  • Ensure effective implementation of the University programs and projects
  • Ensure that the University has a national and international marketing strategy
  • Ensure that the University undertakes performance reporting to her stakeholders on time
  • Ensure that information flowing in from all administrative units is collate, processed, stored and redistributed to management in a form that guides quick decision making
  • Ensure that diagnostic studies are regularly carried out to enable the University have a picture of her internal and external efficiency and the level of access to her services and products
  • Ensure that the implementation of Donor funded projects is effectively coordinated
  • Keenly monitor the implementation of University programs to ensure that programs/projects are implemented according to plan
  • Work closely with key Government Authorities and Agencies to ensure proper execution of the University mandate in relation to the national development agenda
  • Supervise and coach subordinates in the department
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the University Bursar

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration or in any of the following fields: Economics, Commerce or Statistics
  • At least eight years of working experience, four of which should be at senior level in a reputable Organisation.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very good tactical and strategic planning skills
  • Ability to organize, including time management skills and the ability to complete tasks efficiently
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Team building and conflict management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Age: Below 50 years

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates for this managerial vacancy should send applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts (3 copies each set), giving full details of applicants’ academic qualifications, work experience, present salary and names of three Referees plus their postal addresses. The applicants should make sure that at least two Referees have forwarded references concerning their applications. The applications should be delivered to the Directorate of Human Resources, Employment Division Office, Room 409, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere University Main Campus, and addressed to:

The Secretary, Appointments Board,
Makerere University,
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 4th August 2017 by 5.00 pm local time.

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