Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Personal Assistant to the Pro Vice Chancellor – Planning, Business Development, Operations and Finance (PlanBDOF) which has arisen at the Women’s University in Africa, Harare campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ JOB DESCRIPTION/ KEY TASKS

  • Capability to articulate planning, business development, operations and finance issues to relevant parties;
  • Organising and coordinating meetings for the Pro Vice Chancellor – PlanBDOF;
  • Developing a working knowledge of the Pro Vice Chancellor – PlanBDOF’s contacts and developing a general awareness of key business issues;
  • Managing the Pro Vice Chancellor – PlanBDOF’s diary and correspondence, including creating a suitable filing system for rapid retrieval of important documentation or correspondence; and
  • Maintaining a record of operational queries or complaints received from external parties and action taken.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Higher National Diploma in Office Management or equivalent;
  • A first degree is an added advantage;
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel (essential) and other Microsoft packages such as Word and PowerPoint;
  • Strong interpersonal skills at all levels both internally and externally;
  • The ability to oversee a number of priorities, to prioritise and meet deadlines;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills with a very high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Discretion to deal with sensitive or confidential information; and
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Tuesday 2 November 2021 to:

 

The Acting Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Harare

 

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

RESPONSIBILITIES/ JOB DESCRIPTION/KEY TASKS

  • Cashbook and Bank reconciliation;
  • Receipting, recording and updating of records or transactions;
  • Attending to students queries and enquiries;
  • Petty cash management and reconciliation;
  • Assisting in the compilation of audit schedules;
  • Assisting in preparation of Final Accounts;
  • Assisting with preparation of Departmental Budgets;
  • Processing of payment vouchers for payment to creditors and service providers;
  • Posting of transactions using the Navision Accounting package;
  • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Accountant/Accountant. 

PERSON SPECIFICTION

  • HND/SAAA/CIS/Degree in Accounting;
  • 3 years post qualification work experience;
  • Knowledge of Navision accounting Software;
  • Good interpersonal skills.

 Interested candidates should submit 6 sets of applications with detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by Wednesday 27 October 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

 

 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:

  • a BSc in Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification;
  • a Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent qualification is an added advantage;
  • 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 Friday 22 October 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.

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