Vacancies in Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Kenya: Vacancies in Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
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Strathmore University is a
Chartered University located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first multiracial
and multi religious educational institution in English speaking Eastern Africa
and more recently the first institute of higher learning to be ISO certified in
East and Central Africa in 2004.


This position will be responsible for providing the vision,
leadership and strategic direction the organization needs to support all
learning in the Business School by translating knowledge to action while
serving all stakeholders including students, staff, alumni and external
clients. The position will also drive and position Coaching as the main
differentiator for the Business School.

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Develop a vision and strategic plan
to guide the Coaching and Executive Coaching agenda of the school and act
as the professional advisor to the Management Committee on all aspects
of the coaching activities. This will also involve conducting official
correspondence relating to coaching on behalf of SBS as well as
representing SBS at activities that enhance the organization’s profile and
visibility,
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Drive business visibility and
marketing strategy for the department including revenue generating
sources, sales targets and client engagement platforms for new business. This
also involves positioning SBS as a coaching provider of choice for alumni
and external clients,
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Oversee the efficient and effective
day-to-day operations of the coaching department through the development
of an operational and Management plan which incorporates goals
and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of coaching;
drafting policies, procedures and protocols to manage the coaching
programs and establishing definable and comparable metrics of a successful
coaching program.
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Liaise with international faculty to
design and deliver relevant coaching programs while ensuring that the
programs and services offered by the organization contribute to
the organization’s mission and reflect the priorities of Strathmore Business
School.
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Oversee the implementation of the
human resources policies, procedures and practices including the
development of job description for coaches & administrators, recruit,
interview and select coaches that have the right technical and personal
abilities to help further the organization’s mission and ensure that they
receive an orientation to the SBS coaching concept, and that appropriate
training is provided.
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Implement a performance management
system for the coaches, which include monitoring their performance on an
on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review.
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Ensure smooth running of operations
in the department through the preparation and monitoring of the
departmental budget and monitor the monthly cash flow.
·        
Drive the research and development of
coaching including the compiling of anecdotal evidence in both, write
cases related to organizational and personal agenda success stories and
present research papers in relevant promotional platforms.
The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate
evidence of the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
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A master’s degree in a relevant
field.
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Recognized coach and mentor
certifications by International regulatory bodies of coaching  and
mentoring
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At least 8 years’ experience in a
senior management position
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Strong interpersonal skills to manage
diverse stakeholders
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Business acumen
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Good networking skills
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An eye for opportunities and courage
to follow through
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Ability to delegate and empower their
team as they undertake their duties while he/she focusses on strategic and
leadership functions
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Visionary (ability to create a
compelling vision and communicate it enthusiastically and consistently)
Reporting: Finance Manager
Relationships And Contact: Staff, External Stakeholders
The position holder will be responsible for the provision and
the maintenance of timely, accurate, complete and reliable financial reports to
facilitate decision making in Strathmore Business School.
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Financial and Management Reporting:
Facilitate decision making by preparing accurate and complete financial reports
and any other ad hoc financial report as per the agreed internal standards and
timelines, and the generally accepted local and international financial
reporting guidelines;
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Payment Processing: Facilitate timely
processing of payments by ensuring that payments for staff and suppliers are
paid and the accounting entries are accurately captured in Kuali Financial
system;
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Budget Processing, Preparation,
Planning and Reviewing: Assist the Finance Manager in preparation of the
school’s annual budget, assist the Programs Directors in preparation of budgets
for customized programs and review all short programs budgets;
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Bank Reconciliations: Review all bank
reconciliation statements monthly and resolve any reconciling differences;
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Petty Cash Management: Approve petty
cash replenishments and verify cash counts monthly;
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Approvals: Approve all accounting
Journal entries;
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Grant Reporting: Prepare and submit
Grant financial reports for the grant on a quarterly basis’
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Auditing: Prepare for and coordinate
external and internal audits by providing appropriate documentation as
requested by auditors as well as clearance of matters identified during the
audit.
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Any other duty that may be assigned
by management relating to management reports
The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate
evidence of the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
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A bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
Finance or business-related field;
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Professional qualification in Finance
or Accounting such as CFA, CPA or ACCA;
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At least 5 years’ accounting
experience in an educational institution.
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A good appreciation of financial
reporting
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Attention to detail
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Ability to multitask
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Ability to work under minimal
supervision
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Excellent analytical skills
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Excellent communication skills
If you are interested in the position and have the skills we are
looking for, we would like to hear from you. Please forward an application
letter together with a copy of your updated resume quoting the position on the
subject title to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School,
to 
careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Friday
22nd November 2019
. Due to the large number of
applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The application package should consist of a single PDF file
with;
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An application letter (not exceeding
1,000 words)
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An updated Curriculum Vitae

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A statement of coaching philosophy

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