KCA University Strategy & Planning Manager Jobs in Kenya

KCA University Strategy & Planning Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.

  • KCA University seeks to recruit a candidate to fill the following position; Strategy & Planning Manager

  • The position holder shall be in-charge of the University’s business strategies and planning process.

    Key Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of the applicant appointed to the position of Manager, Strategy and Planning shall include and not be limited to:

  • Coordinate the University’s strategic planning processes and production of business intelligence to inform strategic decision making;

  • Provide expert advice to the University Management on innovative strategies with strategic importance to the University;

  • Develop University’s processes for environmental scanning and advise Management on key performance trends to enhance their planning;

  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and program indicators, including financial and non-financial metrics, to measure University programs/project success;

  • Spearhead the analysis and interpretation of information from multiple sources, including Research, publications, innovations and competitors’ trends, to inform associated policies and strategies;

  • Provide evidence-based advice informed by the analysis and modelling of the impact of external policy developments to ensure that the University is well-positioned to respond effectively;

  • Analyze and propose required changes by leveraging industry knowledge and analytical abilities in identifying key drivers, assessing process capabilities and developing a business case for internal business-enhancement;

  • Develop investment, funding, and budgeting strategies aligned with University programs and projects to improve effectiveness;

  • Monitoring business climate, trends in technology and development, and government activity in areas of the University’s current and anticipated programs

  • Advice management on measures to build a sustainable competitive advantage and University’s business growth

  • Develop and recommend to the University Management viable measures to mitigate any potential risks.

    Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business & Administration, Strategic Management, Education, Marketing, Finance,
    Economics or related field from a recognized University.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Strategic Business Management, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or related fields from a recognized University.

    Work Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Strategy and Planning with 3 years serving at the senior management level.

  • Excellent understanding of Strategic business planning practices, financial analysis, modelling, statistical analysis and related software.

  • Experience in offering strategic insight into industry, consumer and competitor trends.

  • Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented environment.

  • Must be registered with a relevant professional body.

  • Experience in the higher education sector will be an advantage.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

  • Excellent ICT analytical skills;

  • Leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate teams and subordinates;

  • Ability to identify, assemble, and coordinate resources across the organization to ensure timely and successful completion;

  • Strong problem-solving skills

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidate who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic & professional certificates and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to

  • hrjobs@kcau.ac.ke by 16th June 2022.

  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

  • The subject of your email should read: Manager, Strategy & Planning

    Head of Human Resources,
    KCA University,
    P.0. Box 56808-00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya

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