HEAD ADMINISTRATION – Institute of Higher Learning

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Our client is an institute of higher learning and they are looking forward to hiring the head administration role to be a principal advisors to the Board of Management by providing leadership and guidance to the institute.
He is the custodian of administration management policies and procedures that ensure effective and efficient delivery of the institute’s core mandate.

JOB PURPOSE: Coordinate and monitor smooth implementation of various mechanization activities in Kenya.
Business development for the equipment, Coordination of Operators, assignment of duties, man and manage the mechanization arm of the organization as an income stream making economic sense to the organization.


. Responsible for management and administration matters in a result oriented work environment, geared towards achieving the school’s goals, objectives, performance contracts and the strategic plan.
. Assisting in the development and implementation of the school’s policies.
. Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of Human Resource Management.
. Preparing and implementing the School’s budget and preparation of financial statements and management reports.
. Administration of human resource functions of the School including staff appointment, deployment, retention and separation.
. Responsible for the School’s central services including the medical services, transport, procurement, development projects, etc.
. Supervision of the administration, financial planning activities of the School.
. Representation of the School in collective bargaining negotiations, administration and management, including labour relations, grievances handling, retirement benefits management, contract interpretation, and workers compensation.
. Conducting periodic audits and reviews of physical and stock records to ensure proper accounting and internal procedures have been developed and enforced.
. Shall be responsible for appropriate Human Management Policies and Procedures in conformity with the constitution of Kenya 2010, the Higher education act and any other written laws of Kenya.
. Any other duty as may be assigned and delegated by the BOM.


. Exemplary high level of professionalism and work ethics.
. Possess strategic management Leadership skills with results oriented mindset.
. visionary and innovative leadership.
. All-inclusive management style with balanced firmness and fairness.
. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.


. Be a holder of an earned Ph.D. degree, and serving as either Dean or a senior lecturer.
. Have at least (5) years progressive experience in a senior leadership /management position in a chartered university or leadership in a comparable or other higher learning institutions.
. Have outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record as evidenced by referenced journals, publications, university level books as well as project grants and awards.
. Have demonstrable ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate administration and financial functions and be familiar with financial planning and accounting.
. Have demonstrated ability in strategic planning and quality management systems and training in management sciences at Master’s level will be a distinct advantage.
. Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of the constitution of Kenya.

MONTHLY GROSS SALARY: Market Related Package

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