By | May 11, 2019


The Assistant Registrar – Human Resources and Administration works in collaboration with the Registrar and leads the human resources unit. The Assistant Registrar – Human Resources and Administration is responsible for staff resourcing, industrial relations, human resources administration, talent development and implementation of the university’s strategic human resources plan.


  • Master’s degree in human resources, strategic management or equivalent. PhD qualification in the relevant area will be an added advantage
  • Five (5) years managerial experience preferably in a University set up.
  • IPMZ professional qualification or membership will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical and critical skills to solve complex and dynamic human resources issues
  • Practical experience in handling labour matters.
  • knowledge and experience in running of Belina payroll software is a must.
  • Must appreciate the use of technology in improving efficiencies.
  • High level of emotional maturity, integrity and professionalism.
  • Must be an assertive person and people centric.


  • Formulates, recommends and executes the human resources strategy.
  • Monitors and controls implementation of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Manages the recruitment and selection process of both national and International staff including international staff mobility.
  • Recommends reward strategies to attract and retain staff
  • Administers and maintains job evaluation system and policy
  • Manages staff databases or information management systems to support decision making.
  • Advises on staff disciplinary and industrial relations matters and coordinate staff disciplinary proceedings.
  • Implements and administers the performance management systems.
  • Acts as Secretary to various committees e.g. VC’s Cabinet
  • Recommends talent development strategies to support university strategy and objectives.
  • Draws up and coordinates the Annual Staff Development Programme.
  • Prepares, submits and implements unit annual budget including budgetary control.
  • Manages the university staff wellness and health management programmes.
  • Facilitates organizational development interventions including conducting internal staff surveys.
  • Drafts and recommends standardised formats of various letters such as bank confirmations , disciplinary notifications etc
  • Manages the allocation of office and accommodation spaces to staff as guided by university policies and procedures.


Applications together with six (6) copies (If application is in hard copy format) of Curriculum vitae, certified copies and certificates, academic transcripts and at least three names of referees with their e-mail, phone numbers and postal addresses should be forwarded to:

The Registrar  
Africa University 
P. O. Box 1320

or email to:

The closing date for applications is 29 March 2019 by 1200hours. 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.