Multiple Positions

  • Full Time
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • July 20, 2024

Website MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY

MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY

Pursuing the frontiers of knowledge

JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Council of Mulungushi University is inviting qualified and sufficiently motivated individuals to apply for the following positions in the University:-

1.0 PURCHASING & SUPPLIES MANAGER

Job Purpose: To manage all the procurements of the University, including maintenance and monitoring of procurement systems and procurement contracts in order to ensure compliance with the procurement rules and regulations as provided in the Zambia Public Procurement Authority (PPA) Act No. 8 of 2020, read together with Public Procurement Regulation of 2022.

Qualifications

i. Grade 12 School Certificate with at least five Credits that must include English Language and Mathematics

ii. An earned Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing & Supply from a recognized university

iii.  An earned Master’s degree in Purchasing & Supply from a recognized university will be an added advantage

iv. At least five years of post-qualification experience

v. Effective oral and written communication skills

vi. Functional computer literacy

vii. Knowledge of Government procurement system

viii. Good negotiation skills

ix. Emotionally stable, sober and able to work under pressure

x. Leadership skills

xi.A fully paid-up member of either the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply with a valid practicing licence

2.0 CORPORATE AFFAIRS OFFICER

Job Purpose: To provide communication and public relations services for the University through effective implementation of the University’s Communication and Marketing Strategy, management of the Institution’s image and information dissemination in order to increase awareness of the Institution and its activities for increased stakeholder satisfaction/market share.

Job Requirements:

i. A Grade 12 School Certificate with a minimum of five “O” levels with Credit or better in English and Mathematics

ii. A Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communication, or Journalism

iii. A Master’s degree in Public Relations, Mass Communication, or Journalism will be an added advantage

iv. At least four years post-qualification professional experience in public relations and communication management

v. Excellent written and oral communication skills

vi. Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills in the English language

vii.Knowledge and proficiency in desktop publishing and multi-media production software packages

viii. Knowledge and proficiency in website and digital marketing software

3.0 MANAGEMENT SECRETARY II (2 positions)  

Job Purpose: To provide high level secretarial and other related services to Senior Officers in order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the office

Job Requirements

i.  A Grade 12 School Certificate with at least five Credits or better that must include English Language

ii. A Certificate in Secretarial and Office Management with speeds of 100/120 wpm and 55/65 wpm in Shorthand and Typewriting, respectively

iii.  A Diploma in Secretarial and Office Management will be added advantage

iv. Experience in office management skills

v.  High computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

vi. At least two years practical work experience in a reputable organization at the level of  Personal Assistant

vii.  A fully paid-up member of the Zambia Institute of Secretaries

4.0 SECRETARY I (2 positions)  

Job Purpose: To provide secretarial services to the Dean of School

Job Requirements:

i.  A Grade 12 School Certificate with five Credits or better that must include English Language

ii. A Certificate in Secretarial and Office Management

iii. Shorthand Speed of 80/90 WPM and 45/55WPM Typewriting

iv. High computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

v. At least two years work experience in a similar position

vi. A fully paid-up member of the Zambia Institute of Secretaries

5.0   FEMALE STUDENT COUNSELLOR     

Main duties: To provide counselling to students experiencing various academic, career and health related concerns and to organize counselling clinics with view to sensitize students on a wide range of issues, psycho-social, academic, vocational and job placement, reproductive health and safer sex practices.

Job Requirements:

i. A Grade 12 School Certificate with at least five credits which must include English Language

ii. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or Counselling

iii. At least three years practical experience in counselling

iv. Strong leadership skills in dealing with students

6.0   STUDIO TECHNICIAN

Job Purpose: To provide technical services through efficient management and operation of the media production studio in order to support student learning objectives of the Bachelor of Communication degree (Journalism and Public Relations) programmes.

Job Requirements

i.  A Grade 12 School Certificate with minimum of five “O” levels with Credit or better in English and Mathematics

ii.  A Diploma in Media Studies, Mass Communication or Media Production or Telecommunications

iii. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage

iv.  At least two years post-qualification professional experience in the technical management of a television/radio/media production setup

v.  Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills in the English language

vi. Knowledgeable in media production packages (video and audio editing suites, scheduler, desktop publishing and graphics suites)

MODE OF APPLICATION 
Candidates meeting the stated requirements are required to submit their application letters, in hard copy, to which must be attached; An updated Curriculum Vitae.  The Curriculum Vitae must provide full personal particulars including full name, date of birth, qualifications, employment history and experience, date of availability, mobile contact number, e-mail address, name and address of three traceable referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the candidate and one character referee

The Registrar

Mulungushi University

P O Box 80415

KABWE

Closing date for receipt of applications is 20th July, 2024.

To apply for this job please visit www.mu.ac.zm.


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