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Deputy Vice Chancellor

at Public Service Commission(PSC)
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted May 16, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Salary 307850
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch


Basic Salary: - Ksh.307,850.00 -Ksh.430,695.00 p.m.
House Allowance: - Ksh.80,518.00 p.m.
Medical Cover As may be provided by the University
Other Management Allowances
Terms of Service: Five (5) years contract (Renewable Once) subject to satisfactory

Experience Requirements

Have at least eight (8) years hands-on experiences at senior level in a University or
equivalent institution with evident leadership and management capacity;

Job Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the discharge of the
Administration Division functions of the university. Specific duties and responsibilities
(i) development and formulation of appropriate policies for staff welfare;
(ii) mobilization of resources for expansion of university infrastructure through
fundraising activities from industry, business companies and donor organizations;
(iii) in charge of human capital, catering and accommodation, Transport services,
Health care services, registry administration, and central services;
(iv) responsible for provision of accurate and current human resource forecasts to
support decision making;
(v) shall be responsible for appropriate human resource policies, procedures and
manuals in conformity with the Constitution of Kenya, relevant laws and the best
(vi) in charge of negotiations and management of staff welfare issues such as
Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA); and
(vii) promotion and dissemination of knowledge to meet the needs of the University
and the community.
Core Competencies
The following core competencies and skills shall be required for the two positions: -
(i) ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multicultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for
(ii) being a visionary and result oriented leader;
(iii) excellent organizational, interpersonal and effective communication skills;
(iv) be logical and sound decision-making skills; and
(v) be a creative and innovative leader.

Education Requirements

Be a Professor with experience at senior academic and management positions;
(v) be an accomplished scholar with proven track record and demonstrated evidence
in formulating and managing academic programs and supervising and mentoring
Masters and PhD students;


have thorough knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory
framework for administering university education in Kenya;
have wide knowledge and skills in administration and promotion of higher
education both locally and internationally;
possess a track record of success and performance characterized by vision and
strategic thought, rapid growth and service delivery;
have demonstrable experience in networks and resource mobilization;
possess skills, capacity and determination to lead technology transfer functions of the University; and
meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


Be a Kenyan Citizen;