22 Mar 2024

Senior Planning Officer Grade I at KCMUCo

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Job Description

The Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College is a constituent College of Tumaini Univer­sity Makumira, owned by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania. The College trains health professionals for various University awards in clinical, biomedical, and allied health sciences. It currently wishes to recruit a competent and committed person to fill the following position: –


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a recognized University in any of the following fields: Economics, Planning, Educational Planning and Management, Development Planning and Management, Agricultural Economics, Project Planning and Management, Finance and Investment, or any other equivalent qualification.

Working Experience:

At least eight (8)years of work experience in a senior position in the planning unit of a recognized University/institutions.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of government policies with respect to the higher education sector.
Knowledge and understanding of integrated program planning, development, and ad­ministration.
Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and Strategic Plans
Experience in strategic and operational planning and management.
Experience in Policy analysis, planning and budgeting skills.
Skills in developing Strategic Plans
Excellent written and oral communication skills in developing Strategic Plans
Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policies, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Duties and Responsibilities

Handling matters relating to planning and use of the College’s physical resources.
Providing support to the College’s planning processes.
Provide guidance and develop, implement, monitor, evaluate and review the College’s Strategic Plan.
Collecting and systematically compiling data on college activities.
Provide assistance and advice on the need and relevance of new programmes and cours­es development.
Providing insights and information about student load, admission and retention patterns and trends.
Developing student data for planning purposes including forecasts of student intake, populations, load, and fee income.
Devising systems to monitor student intakes on new programmes and review the pro­grammes performance against targets.
Finding out operational efficiency of the programme using costs and other indicators.
Assisting in the formulation of the College annual budget.
Preparation of estimates for capital development and recurrent budget.
Compilation of project profiles, including sources of funding, keeping in-custody agree­ments with donors and monitoring reports.
Supervision of aspects regarding financing and investment.
Informing the College Management of educational priorities and needs and seeing that these are considered in all planning.
Seeking advice from the various academic units in relation to planning for physical facil­ities, environmental resources, and the allocation of space, and making recommenda­tions to
Performing any other duties as assigned by the Director of Planning and Development or other competent College authority.
Remuneration for the Post

Competitive and attractive package of salary and fringe benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

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Method of Application

Applications enclosing detailed CV’s, certified copies of all relevant academic certificates and transcripts, including form IV and VI certificates, and names and addresses of three referees should be sent to the undersigned on or before Friday, 5th April 2024

Your application should be sent to the undersigned via e-mail at [email protected].

The Provost

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College P. 0. Box 2240 Moshi, Tanzania

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be notified and called for an Interview.

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