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Fresh Jobs at Kiriri Women’s University of Science & Technology (January, 2019 Jobs Update)


Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) is a private, women’s only Kenyan university from inception to operation. It is the first university of its kind in Eastern and Southern Africa which comprise 23 countries in total. As a women’s only university, our main objective is to bridge the gap in gender representation in higher education as well as contributing to the social and economic development of the country. The institution was founded on 15th May 2002 through the issuance of a Letter of Interim Authority (LIA) by the Government of Kenya through the Commission for Higher Education. We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Internal Auditor

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Requirement

  • Applicant must have a Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University and a proven work experience of at least eight (8) years as an Auditor of which at least three (3) years at senior level.
  • He/she must be a holder of CPA(K) / ACCA and a member of ICPAK.
  • He/she must be a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) by the Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA).
  • He/she should demonstrate strong ability analyzing, managing and controlling the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • He/she must be able to obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, and data and have the ability to identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion and cost saving measures among other responsibilities.

2. Credit Controller

  • Job Type
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 8 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Details

  • Applicant must be a CPA(K) or ACCA, Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance. A minimum of eight (8) years experience in debt collection, computer skills, ERP knowledge, Good communication skills and ability to work without supervision.
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective control for the collection of income and revenue from various sources due to the University.
  • Ability to meet collection targets and deadlines set.
  • Maintain accurate student debtor accounts.
  • Implement all university policies pertaining to fee collection.
  • Preparation of debtor reports and reconciliation of accounts.

3. Finance Manager

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience 10 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit 

Job Details

  • Applicants must have CPA(K) or ACCA.
  • Masters degree in accounting and Finance or other relevant field, a minimum of ten (10) years experience, three (3) years must be at senior level.
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash and Bank reconciliations, filling tax returns and statutory returns, preparation of budgets, preparation of financial statements and reports, Competent in audit matters.
  • Application of International financial reporting standards.
  • Must be proficient in computerized accounting software e.g Navision, Sage Pastel etc.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, meet deadlines, and strong ability to collect debts.

4. Librarian

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience 3 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Education / Teaching 

Job Details

  • Applicant must have a Masters degree n Library Science from a recognized University and a proven work experience of at least three (3) years as an Assistant Librarian of which 2 years must be experience gained in an institution of higher learning or a reputable organization.
  • He must have excellent knowledge of relevant ICT applications, integrated library softwares and e-resources, be dynamic person with ability to provide effective leadership and promote teamwork and be a registered member of relevant professional bodies.
  • He/she should demonstrate proven ability to promote provision of library support services, implement library policy, review library resources and submit reports regularly, able to prepare proposals for acquisition of library materials among other responsibilities.

5. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs)

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 5 – 8 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial  , Education / Teaching 

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology wishes to recruit a dynamic academic leader for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs).

The successful candidate shall give leadership in academic and management of academic programmes.

Job Profile

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor the successful candidate shall:

  • Provide academic leadership and planning in areas of teaching and learning, research and innovation, and social responsiveness
  • Promote integrated administration and process management that supports the attainment of the vision, mission and goals of the University
  • Optimize the overall quality of the student experience, including recruitment and selection, student development, residence, international students and student governance
  • Implement academic policies and procedures
  • Develop and review academic programmes and research activities
  • Lead and manage senior academic staff including Deans, Directors of Centers and the Heads of Departments.
  • Management and Administration of examinations
  • Establishment of linkages between the University and other academic organizations
  • Provide efficiency and good order including welfare, conduct and discipline of staff and students
  • Implement quality assurance policies to meet the university set standards and the requirements of relevant external authorities
  • Develop and implement a well-functioning performance management system
  • Ensure development and provision of academic resources and information services

Person Profile

  • Must be a holder of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Must have at least 5 – 8 years of senior academic and administrative experience in an institution of higher learning preferably as a Dean of Faculty or Director/Principal of a school
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills and management of academic programmes at university level
  • Must be knowledgeable in strategic planning and Management of a complex education institution
  • Must be a person of high integrity, moral standing and high ethical standards
  • Must be ICT literate
  • An Associate Professor or Full Professor shall be an added advantage

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit two copies of application letters together with copies of CV, certificates, academic transcripts and testimonials to the address given below, the names and addresses of three (3) referees one of whom should be your present or previous employer, closed reference letters from the referees and the applicant should clearly indicate their current remuneration package.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor,
Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology
P.O. Box 49274- 00100, Nairobi.

Email: [email protected]

So as to reach us by Wednesday 8th January, 2020.



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