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Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration Job at Kabale University - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Kabale University 603 Days Ago
Job Category: Education/ Academic/ Teaching
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 16th April 2019
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 01-04-2019
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-04-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-04-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration


Jobs at:
Kabale University

Deadline of this Job:
16th April 2019  

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 1st April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH


Kabale University (KAB) is one of the Public Universities of Uganda. KAB enjoys the unique status of being the first university of its kind in Uganda, to metamorphose from private to public. It was established by the Parliament of Uganda through Statutory Instrument 2015 No. 36 of 16th July 2015, in accordance with The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act (2001) (as amended). Prior to this, Kabale University was a not-for-profit Private University, created and owned by the people of the Kigezi Region of South-Western Uganda. The University admitted its 42 pioneer students in 2002, and presently has an enrolment of 3000 students, coming from all parts of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, DRC Congo, and Sudan. Kabale University was granted Charter Certificate No.UI.CH.008 on 29th September 2014.
The main Campus is located on Kikungiri Hill in Kabale Municipality about 2 km off Kabale-Katuna-Kigali (Rwanda) Highway. The University is strategically located between the Anglophone and Francophone zones of the Great Lakes Region of Eastern Africa. KAB offers a serene environment for academic pursuit.
The University currently offers diploma, undergraduate and post graduate programmes in the School of Medicine; Faculty of Computing Library & Information Science; Faculty of Engineering, Technology, Applied Design & Fine Art; Faculty of Education; Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences; Faculty of Science and the Institute of Language Studies,
The University seeks applications for Deputy Vice Chancellor positions. Please find more details about the positions at
Salary Scale: M2
Tenure: - 5 Year Contract
Responsible to: Vice Chancellor
Duty Station: Kabale University, Kikungiri Campus, Kabale Municipality
To ensure efficient and sound financial management, planning, prudent investment and administration of the University. .

In line with the relevant laws, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance & Administration shall be the Second Deputy Vice Chancellor and shall:
• Assist the Vice-Chancellor in the performance of his or her functions and in that regard shall oversee the Finances and Administration of the University
• Be responsible for the planning and development of the University.
• Oversee the preparation and implementation of the University's recurrent and development budgets.
• Oversee development, roll out and review of the University's Strategic Plan, investment portfolios and operational plans.
• Oversee the development and implementation of policy framework for the use and management of the University's fiscal and human resources and other assets in accordance with approved regulations.
• Oversee the preparation of budgets, including research budgets, for all Faculties, Schools, and Institutes, Colleges or other academic bodies.
• Monitor income, banking and expenditure of all income generating units for compliance with the University's approved policy, plans, budgets and regulations.
• Oversee the production of performance reports on finance and administration by all academic and administrative units of the University
• Monitor the development and implementation of staff development programs.
• Establish systems for the mobilization and utilization of resources for various activities of the University.
• Contribute to the promotion of partnerships and networking for the growth and development of the University.

Academic Qualifications, Experience, skills & Competencies:
• Should have a PhD from a recognized University/Institution
• Should have at least ten (10) years of proven experience in management, leadership and administration, three (3) of which should have been at a senior level from a reputable Institution.
• Should have good knowledge and skills of financial management and resource mobilization.
• Should have knowledge and experience in strategic planning and budgeting, policy making and implementation in higher education.
• Have an understanding of the relevant policy and legal framework for financial management for higher education in Uganda
• Should have good communication, negotiation and people skills. Be aged at least 40 years at the time of application


Job application procedure
Electronic (email) OR hardcopy applications shall be accepted. Candidates should send: 1. Hardcopy: by courier, a sealed application pack containing six copies of the following:
a) Signed application letter.
b) Detailed up-to-date CV including working contact details.
c) Certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates, national identity card or bio-data page of their passport
d) Names and contact details of three referees who should be advised to send confidential references directly to the Search Committee address below. The references should cover the following areas, the candidate's academic credentials, experience, leadership, managerial and administrative skills and personal integrity.
e) Envelope should be clearly marked "APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF DVC AA OR DVC FA".
2. Electronic applications should have all the above documents scanned and emailed with the subject clearly marked
3. Applications SHOULD reach the addressee below by 5:00 p.m. on 16th April 2019. Secretary to the Search Committee, Kabale University, Kikungiri Campus, Plot 364 Kikungiri Hill, Kabale Municipality Email: Inquiries can be made through the above email indicating subject as "INQUIRY" or by phone +256 772 485 496 during working hours.
4. Shortlisted applicants SHALL be contacted in person.
Kabale University is an Equal Opportunities Employer..

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