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REPORTING: Director, Graduate Programs

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACT: Director, Graduate Programs 

JOB PURPOSE:

The position holder will be tasked with marketing and selling the Graduate Programs while building and cultivating sustainable key relationships with potential public and commercial partners, nationally and regionally. The ideal candidate would need to have considerable experience in business development, developing training solutions, market intelligence and solution selling.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To target new clients for business development and propose new initiatives for existing clients to increase sales opportunities, growth plans and achieve personal and team financial targets.
  • To develop and maintain relationships with new and existing clients, developing industry linkages to sustain Strathmore University Business School as their knowledge partner in transforming Africa leaders while exploring opportunities for potential clients.
  • To present and consult with clients’ senior management on business trends with a view to increase admission rates.
  • To continually comb the market to understand the needs, market trends and to be aware of market views on our products and propose solutions to address the gaps.
  • To continually develop a sales pipeline to ensure a proactive approach to business     development in order to ensure admission targets are met and increased.
  • To track client satisfaction with frequent client review discussions and effective evaluation of programs.
  • To provide guidance to the Business Development team that they lead to ensure delivery of expected goals and outcomes are met.
  • To prepare regular and timely internal management reports on expected performance, to support informed decision making that enhances client relations and supports effective process improvement.

JOB REQUIREMENTS 

The post holder will be required to have and to demonstrate evidence of the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  •  Master’s Degree (Business related).
  • 6 years working experience in sales and marketing role. Experience in an administrative role in a training/academic institution will be an added advantage.
  • Dependable, organized, a good communicator, approachable, team player and with a sense of integrity.
  • Leadership skills, networking skills, knowledge of teaching institutions landscape and problem solving 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 ‘Business Development Manager – Graduate Programs’ to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Tuesday 20th February 2019. Due to the large number of applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Department: Strathmore Law School – Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT)

Reporting to: Director, CIPIT

Basic job Summary: The purpose of the Research Fellow is to develop Intellectual Property-related research objectives, projects and proposals, to undertake research, and to evaluate outcomes. The Research OpenAIR Project (see http://www.openair.org.za) at CIPIT. This research focuses on technology and IP in the African context with heavy focus on the use or non-use of patents as a tool for companies, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Substantial collaboration is expected between the Research Fellow and other OpenAIR researchers in Africa and Canada.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting CIPIT Director as well as;

  • Primarily responsible for carrying out OpenAIR research activities at CIPIT, including preparation of research papers, reports, timelines, traveling to conferences,
  • Act as principal investigator or co-investigator on IP research
  • Develop IP research objectives, projects and
  • Organizing project-related events including workshops, report launches,
  • Coordinate the CIPIT blog on IP, including contributing articles and reviewing guest
  • Write and edit various publications, and assist with communication of research
  • Attending events on behalf of
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the

Minimum Requirements:

Core Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in law in Intellectual Property, or an equivalent educational
  • Proven academic track record and a strong publication
  • Relevant experience in IP
  • Possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline of IP law/policy to develop research programmes and
  • Special consideration will be given for national or international recognition as an authority in the subject
  • Experience of managing research projects and teams.

Other qualifications

  • Proficiency in cloud platforms especially Dropbox and Google
  • Understanding of developments in IP.

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Junior Research Fellow, CIPIT” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 21st February 2019. 

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Reports to: School Examination Coordinator

Department: Faculty of Information and Technology

Basic job summary: The job holder will be responsible for supporting the exam coordinator in ensuring
smooth school exam administration and processing in the school.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the exam coordinator in ensuring that exams are set on time by receiving the exam timetable from
    the exam coordinator and circulating to the lecturers.
  2. Assist the exam coordinator in managing exam moderation by receiving the draft examinations, course
    outline and marking schemes, print and package them and hand them to the exam coordinator.
  3. Assist in exam administration through the allocation of exam assistant invigilators.
  4. Receive marked exam scripts, ensure that the scripts received tally with overall mark sheet and prepare a
    consolidated mark sheet for the faculty board.
  5. Ensure proposed changes in the exam marks by the faculty board are effected in the Academic
    Management System and post the marks to student’s portals.
  6. File all exam related records.
  7. Ensure the graduation application list tallies with the graduation list processed from the AMS.
  8. Receive claim forms from invigilators and external examiners and forward them to payroll for
    processing.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  2. At least 1 year of program administration experience
  3. Competencies and Attributes:
  4. Strong analytical skills
  5. Attention to details
  6. Excellent communication skills
  7. Good understanding of MS Suite

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you.
Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “School
Examinations Associate” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 21st February 2019.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

Department: Research Service Office

Reporting To: Dean, Research and Innovation

Basic job summary: The purpose of the Research Assistant is to provide assistance to the Strathmore
University Institutional Ethics Review Committee (SU-IERC) under the Research Service Office in
delivering dedicated support to faculty, schools, research centres and external stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

    1. Undertake all administrative procedures in providing training and educational programs to new IERC
      members, continuing IERC members, and the greater science community of Strathmore University.
    2. Accept, verify, and distribute all submitted items to the appropriate members for IERC review.
    3. Ensure that all required materials for a submission are present and complete.
    4. Create and distribute meeting agendas, and arrange meeting logistics.
    5. Attend IERC meetings, take minutes during meetings, and verify and distribute minutes in a timely
      manner.
    6. Correspond with all submitting researchers at all times throughout the submission and review
      process, while remaining independent of the researcher’s protocol operations. Advise submitting
      investigators on preparing and submitting protocols for review according to SOPs.
    7. Properly distribute and keep files of all correspondence.
    8. Continually study and update staff about IERC operational regulations.
    9. Any other duties as given by Head of Department.

Minimum Requirements:
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  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Population/Public Health, Biological Sciences, Nursing or related field
    discipline.
  • At least two years’ experience in Research and Compliance activities.
  • Knowledge of technologies applied in the electronic review of IERC applications.
  • Institutional Review Board Professional Certifications is desirable.
  • Registered or pursuing a Masters will be an added advantage.

Other qualifications

  • Knowledge of regulations and ethical principles regarding human subjects in research.
  • Understanding of operational requirements pertaining to management and implementation of
    protocol process.
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and draw inferences from data sets to write reports.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.

Are you qualified for this position and interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you.
Kindly send us a copy of your updated resume and letter of application (ONLY) quoting “Research
Assistant-IERC” on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 22nd February 2019.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, kindly note that only the shortlisted candidates will
be contacted.

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