The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004 (Statutory Instrument 130/2004). Its mandate is to address gender disparity and foster equity in university education.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of Dean of Students which has arisen at the Women’s University in Africa Harare campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ JOB DESCRIPTION/KEY TASKS

 

  • Providing of leadership in developing policies, programmes and services which enable students to cope effectively with the factors of personal, social and intellectual development that affect academic performance;
  • Effective and efficient utilisation of University facilities as learning, recreational and income generating centres and facilitating provision of high quality catering services;
  • Facilitating the provision of high quality health care and health education to students and staff;
  • Providing appropriate and user-friendly facilities and equipment for students with disabilities;
  • Providing adequate, functional and state-of-the-art sporting and recreational facilities and services;
  • Ministering to the needs of the University community and the society at large through the provision of spiritual guidance, counselling, moral and material support in an ecumenical spirit;
  • Acting as a point of contact for students who want to talk about issues of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct;
  • Production of campus publications specific to student needs and services (such as the Student Planner);
  • Developing policies, programmes and services that keep students gainfully occupied after lectures and enabling them to cope effectively with University life,
  • Ensuring provision of Career and Advisory Services for students (Establishing the Career and Advisory Centre will be a targeted goal);
  • Facilitating technological change and other systems to realise the potential of open distance and e-learning pedagogies;
  • Facilitating the effective engagement of students in the university and the governance of the University in line with the University Charter, by:
  • Positioning Student Affairs appropriately within the University;
  • Assisting with the SRC election processes;
  • Managing the recognition of student organisations and structures; and
  • Applying required resources to effect the mandate; and
  • Developing sustainable student governance interventions for the SRC by organising workshops, training programmes and seminars on governance and leadership.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctorate in Social Sciences or Education);
  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences or Education degree in the same field is an added advantage;
  • A relevant degree in Educational Psychology, Social Work or comparable discipline with human management aspect; and
  • Counseling qualification is a prerequisite.

Experience

  • 5 years relevant working experience in a leadership role preferably in a higher education environment is an added advantage.

Attributes

  • Empathy for student issues;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Ability to collaborate with teachers, staff, students and parents;
  • Good management skills;
  • Organisational project management skills; and
  • Report writing skills.

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 5 July 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

Or       

Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road, Manresa Park, Harare

                                   

 

The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004.

WUA invites applications for the position of Procurement Manager. The Procurement Manager will report to the Pro Vice Chancellor (Planning, Business Development, Operations, and Finance).

1.0 PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal candidate should:

  • hold at least a Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification from a reputable University;
  • have at least 5 years demonstrated experience in procurement practice.
  • have proven management capacity, including knowledge of accounting procedures;
  • be computer literate with a heavy flair of MS Excel;
  • have solid time management competencies with an ability to prioritise work; and
  • have proven work experience in a tertiary institution which would be an added advantage.

2.0 RESPONSIBILITIES

The Procurement Manager shall:

  1. Develop a robust Procurement Department Transformational Strategy underpinned by an enhanced, transparent procurement policy as part of its governance system with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  2. Deliver a best-in-class professional service with quality output compliant with national and international procurement policies and regulations;
  • Create an environment in which the University obtains the best possible value for money for all procurement expenditure and increase contract compliance by creating, communicating and embedding contract agreements that are fit for purpose;
  1. Apply principles of sustainable procurement across all spend guided by ethical sourcing and environmental considerations across procurement practices;
  2. Champion risk management by effectively managing, monitoring, and controlling all internal and external supply chain risks, and maintain a supplier risk profile for key strategic suppliers;
  3. Work in collaboration with both internal and external bodies, as University stakeholders, to provide procurement solutions aimed at achieving agreed targets aligned with the University’s Procurement Policy SOPs;
  • Measure, manage and improve key strategic supplier performance for value assurance as stated in Tender commitment SOPs;
  • Conduct supplier workshops on performance management; and
  1. Build the credibility and enhance the reputation of the University by establishing a professional procurement team with an appetite for continuous development capable of devolving the procurement function to University responsibility centres while offering secretariat services to the Internal Tender Evaluation Committee.

 

3.0 REMUNERATION AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

 

The University offers:

3.1 A highly attractive and competitive remuneration package in accordance with the University Terms and Conditions of Service;

3.2 Contributory medical aid, and pension benefits; and

3.3 A three (3) year performance-related contract, renewable once.

 

The full details of the conditions of service will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.

 Candidates who do not have the stipulated requirements need not apply.

 

  • EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 Interested and qualified persons should submit six (6) sets of the application consisting of the application letter, certified educational and professional certificates, Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact details of at least three (3) referees. All envelopes should clearly indicate the post being applied for.

 

Applications should be received not later than 02 July 2021. Applications should be sent to:

 

Postal Address

 

The Registrar

Women’s University in Africa

P O Box GD 32

Greendale

Harare

Zimbabwe

 

Or Hand Deliver to

 

The Registrar

Women’s University in Africa

549 Arcturus Road

Manresa Park

Greendale

Harare

Zimbabwe

 

For any enquiries please contact the University Registrar on the following telephone numbers, +263-242-459601, 08611376897

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004 (Statutory Instrument 130/2004). Its mandate is to address gender disparity and foster equity in university education.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill five Teaching Assistant positions which has risen in the Faculty of Gender and Transformative Science at the Women’s University in Africa Kadoma, Marondera and Mutare Campuses:

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS X FIVE – FACULTY OF GENDER AND TRANSFORMATIVE SCIENCES

 

LECTURERS RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • The Teaching Assistant shall be reporting to the Departmental Chairperson.
  • Attending course meetings and responding promptly to emails from the students as assigned.
  • Convening any teaching for any courses as assigned by the Chairperson.
  • Holding office hours and/or monitoring online discussion forum for courses assigned.
  • Conducting tutorials and any other supporting roles as assigned by Chairperson.
  • Marking assignments and tests.
  • Assisting in the administration of day to day academic affairs of the program.
  • Liaising with the main campus on academic issues as expected from the Chairperson.
  • Handling coursework marks.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION (KADOMA TEACHING ASSISTANTS – SOCIOLOGY X 1 AND PSYCHOLOGY X 1)

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Be a holder of an outstanding honours degree in the relevant area.
  • Be enrolled for a relevant Masters degree.
  • Be approachable, helpful, and familiar with the course content and assignments.
  • A complete Masters degree is a distinct advantage.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION (MUTARE TEACHING ASSISTANT – SOCIAL WORK X 1)

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Be a holder of an outstanding honours degree in the relevant area.
  • Be enrolled for a relevant Masters degree.
  • Be approachable, helpful, and familiar with the course content and assignments.
  • A complete Masters degree is a distinct advantage.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION (MARONDERA TEACHING ASSISTANTS – SOCIOLOGY X 1 AND PSYCHOLOGY X 1)

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Be a holder of an outstanding honours degree in the relevant area.
  • Be enrolled for a relevant Masters degree.
  • Be approachable, helpful, and familiar with the course content and assignments.
  • A complete Masters degree is a distinct advantage.

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 5 July 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

Or     

Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road Greendale

Harare

 

The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004 (Statutory Instrument 130/2004). Its mandate is to address gender disparity and foster equity in university education.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Library Assistant at the Women’s University in Africa Kadoma campus:

 

REPORTS TO THE DEPUTY LIBRARIAN

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB DESCRIPTION/KEY TASKS

 

  • Working with appropriate administrators to set goals and implement actions to achieve them, administer and facilitate programmes and services in the campus library;
  • Overseeing the physical facilities of the Library;
  • Manning the Issue Desk and circulating print and electronic information resources equitably to all users;
  • Shelving all library materials to enable the fast and easy retrieval of materials by users;
  • Compiling quarterly and annual reports and statistics on library and information service provision;
  • Safeguarding library resources through supervision of users in the library system;
  • Assisting users to locate print and electronic materials required in a digital library environment;
  • Identifying materials required by users that are not in the library and informing the responsible officer to acquire them through inter-library loan system;
  • Identifying print materials that are torn and mutilated for repairs and binding;
  • Conducting library orientation and information literacy training programs;
  • Indicating missing items on the manual and online catalogues; and
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisors.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma in Library and Information Science.

 

Experience

  • Ability to work with computers to access and retrieve electronic information is an advantage; and
  • Flexibility to work extended hours and over weekends.

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 28 June 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

Or       

Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road, Manresa Park

Harare

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Secretary at the Women’s University in Africa Bulawayo campus

RESPONSIBILITIES/ JOB DESCRIPTION/KEY TASKS

  • Attending to the front office and receiving all clients;
  • Responding to enquires by clients;
  • Receiving telephone calls;
  • Maintaining campus records and information;
  • Performing secretarial functions such as typing, emailing, data capturing, and filing;
  • Receiving University documents;
  • Taking minutes during meetings; and
  • Performing any other duties assigned from time to time.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

 

  • A Diploma in Secretarial Studies and Office Management;
  • A Degree in Administration is an added advantage;
  • 5 ‘O’ Levels including Mathematics and English Language;
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications and
  • Proficiency in English Language is a must.

 

Experience

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience preferably in an institution of higher learning.

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 5 July 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

Or

The Bulawayo Campus Administrator

Women’s University in Africa

Charter House, Cnr Leopold Takawira & Fort Street, 5th Floor

Bulawayo

The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004 (Statutory Instrument 130/2004). Its mandate is to address gender disparity and foster equity in university education.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Stores Clerk which has arisen at the Women’s University in Africa, Harare campus.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ JOB DESCRIPTION/KEY TASKS

  • Receiving orders, storing and issuing materials and supplies;
  • Maintaining an appropriate amount of inventory and keeping the inventory stored in the proper order and location;
  • Taking stock of all materials and supplies periodically;
  • Picking up materials and transporting to storage or platforms for delivery;
  • Preparing and maintaining requisitions and processing purchase orders for materials and supplies;
  • Checking goods received against purchase orders/requisitions to ensure accuracy of deliveries/shipments;
  • Receiving and filing requisitions for materials and supplies;
  • Driving to pick up and delivering materials;
  • Processing of payment vouchers and petty cash vouchers;
  • Processing online payments;
  • Posting payments in Navision; and
  • Preparing creditors reconciliations on a monthly basis.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES

 

Qualifications

  • Degree/HND in Accounting;
  • Clean class 4 driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of accounting software and
  • Knowledge of Navision is an added advantage.

 

Experience

  • 3 years’ experience in an Accounting environment and stores department.

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 5 July 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

Or     

Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road, Manresa Park

Harare

The Women’s University in Africa (WUA) is a private institution that was established in 2002 and granted a Charter by the Government of Zimbabwe in 2004 (Statutory Instrument 130/2004). Its mandate is to address gender disparity and foster equity in university education.

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Female Cleaner/ Messenger at the Women’s University in Africa Bulawayo campus

Job Title:        Female Cleaner/ Messenger

 

Reports to:    Cleaner/Messenger Supervisor

 

Duties

  • Cleaning, washing, sweeping, mopping, dusting, polishing and vacuuming of designated areas to the required standard;
  • Cleaning of lecture rooms, toilets and washrooms to the required standard;
  • Cleaning of working surfaces and other furniture as directed;
  • Clearing up after flooding and/or any other emergency cleaning;
  • Moving furniture, equipment, and supplies;
  • Setting up, arranging, and removing decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as conferences and meetings;
  • Emptying bins and recyclables and transporting to disposal area;
  • Making tea for University staff;
  • Delivering internal and external mail;
  • Photocopying and duplicating documents for University staff members; and
  • Any other related tasks that may be assigned by superiors from time to time.

 

Qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of 4 ‘O’ level passes including English;
  • At least two years of experience in a recognisable company

 

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Monday 5 July 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources& Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

549 Arcturus Road

Greendale

Harare

 

Or

The Administrator

Women’s University in Africa

Charter House, Cnr Leopold Takawira & Fort Street, 5th Floor

Bulawayo

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