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Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation Job at Makerere University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation

Jobs at:
Makerere University

Deadline of this Job:
4th August 2017, 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Makerere University is Uganda's oldest and premier University. in order to ensure the achievement of her vision of being the leading institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa, the University seeks to have at the helm a solid Management team comprising highly qualified and skilled persons who subscribe to the University‘s core values, which are allegiance to the institution, integrity, customer responsiveness, professionalism, and openness to diversity. Makerere University, therefore, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for senior positions detailed below. Applications should be 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. Applicants should make sure that the three Referees have forwarded references concerning their applications before the closing date.
Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation
The Manager, Department of Planning, investment and Resource Mobilisation reports to the University Bursar.
The Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation is responsible for providing guidance to the strategic planning and development of the University
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
  • 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 iorm 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
  • Monitor the implementation of University programs to ensure that programs/projects are
  • Liaise 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 ,
  • Any other duties "assigned by the University Bursar
Required qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in Business Administration or in any of the following fields: Economics, Commerce or Statistics
  • Must be computer literate
Other Essential Requirements:
  • 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
Should have a minimum of Eight (8) years working experience Four (4) of which should be at senior level in a reputable Organisation.
Tenure of Appointment:
Age limit:
Applicants should not be more than 50 years of age at the time of submission of the application.
The position of Manager, Department of Planning, Investment and Resource Mobilisation is at the Makerere University M4 salary scale.
Job application procedure
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,
The Closing Date for submission of applications is 4th August 2017, 5.00pm local time