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Vacancies

Department: Information and Communication Technology Services (ICTS).
Reporting to: Assistant Manager, ICT EAS, and Project-Supervising Systems Developer.  

Basic Job Summary: Working under the guidance of a team of experienced systems developers, the Associate Developer, ICTS Innovation Lab will work on both short- term and/or long-term system development projects meant to deliver to Strathmore University innovative web and mobile applications that staff and students will love.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To gather and document requirements for new systems or new functionality from relevant departments.
  • Develop and maintain design documents for respective systems and interfaces.
  • To carry out systems development as per laid out requirements.
  • To develop interfaces between systems as the need arises.
  • To provide user support for respective systems.
  • To ensure that proper technical and user documentation is maintained for all systems.
  • To provide analytical information/reports from systems as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Manager, ICT EAS. 

Minimum Requirements:

Core qualifications

  • Part-time (evening) or full-time, ready to transition to evening, 3rd year student in BBIT/BICS/BTC in SU and Must be of good academic standing (no pending units or disciplinary issues)
  • Demonstrable proficiency in any of the following Programming Languages: PHP, Java or Python. Knowledge of frameworks such as Laravel, Java Spring, Django etc. is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in web development: HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. Proficiency with web development tools and libraries such as Bootstrap, JQuery and AngularJS etc. is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
  • Desirable:  Linux administration; Knowledge of version control software (SVN, GIT).

Benefits:

  • The associate developer will work from Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm allowing ample time to get ready for his/her evening classes at 5:30pm.
  • The associate developer will qualify for course/program scholarship; enjoy a monthly stipend; as well as a monthly allowance to cover meals at the University cafeterias. 

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 quoting ‘Associate Developer, ICTS Innovation Lab’ on the subject line to recruitment@strathmore.edu by 25th June 2019.

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

Reporting: Head, Open Programmes
Relationships and Contact: Head of Open Programmes
Job Purpose:

The position holder will be tasked with marketing and selling Executive Education 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 Business School as their knowledge partner in transforming Africa leaders while exploring opportunities for potential clients.
  • 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.
  • To provide guidance to the Business Development team reporting to you and to ensure the delivery of expected outcomes to the clients.
  • To prepare activity schedules and submit management reports on Business Development activities to the Head of the department as per the agreed timelines.

  Job Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field.
  • Master’s Degree in a business related field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years working experience in sales, Business Development, Selling Training.
  • Marketing and selling experience.
  • Reliable, 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 – Open Programmes’ to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Friday 21st June 2019.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Reporting: Associate Director Public Sector Programmes and Digitization
Relationships And Contact: Staff, External Stakeholders 
Job Purpose:

To market and sell the Healthcare Programmes in Executive Education while building and cultivating sustainable key relationships with potential public sector and private sector partners, nationally and internationally.

Main Duties And Responsibilities:

  1. Sales:
  • Targeting new clients for business development and proposing new initiatives for existing clients, to increase sales opportunities and achieve personal and team financial targets.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients, developing industry linkages to sustain SBS as their knowledge partner in transforming Africa leaders.
  • Continually devise ways to increase customer experience to deepen client/partner relationships and maintain lasting client and partner relationships.
  • Data mining and developing a prospect pipeline for each program allocated.
  1. Marketing:
  • Analyzing and managing stakeholders to maintain a close engagement and relationship with the market.
  • Undertaking continuous business intelligence to understand client needs at organization, industry and country level to ensure proposal of relevant and timely executive education and consultancy solutions.
  • Tracking client satisfaction with frequent client review meetings and effective evaluation of programmes and consultancy engagements.
  1. Operational Excellence:
  • Supporting faculty members to ensure delivery of client promise and delivery of expected outcomes to the clients.
  • Initiating and driving the program review process in liaison with Associate Director Public Sector Programmes and Digitization, Academic directors, and programme management team.
  • Preparing internal management reports and client reports as required, to support data-driven decision making for enhanced client relations and effective process improvement. 
  1. Key Account Management:
  • Develop long term Setting planning and forecasting of each key account.
  • Setting specific goals and objectives for each key account
  • Managing buying cycles and their impact on the sales strategy
  • Developing and maintaining key accounts in turbulent market conditions

Job Requirements 

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

  • Bachelors and/or Masters’ degree in a business related area qualifications in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience in business development with proven experience in sales, managing client relations, key account management.
  • Ability to guide senior business leaders in designing training plans which will achieve desirable business results.
  • Good research, planning and reporting skills.
  • Excellent business communication and etiquette skills with a flair for pitching.
  • Ability to analyze data from various sources including a thorough understanding of how business works and where opportunities lie.

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-Healthcare Programmes’ to the Human Resource Manager, Strathmore Business School, to careers@sbs.ac.ke by end of the day (5:30 pm) Friday 21st June 2019.

Due to the large number of applications we may receive, only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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