Chief Executive Officer – Association of African Higher Education Financing Agencies ( AAHEFA )

Job Title:          Chief Executive Officer
Organization:  Association
of African Higher Education Financing Agencies ( AAHEFA )
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: The Governing
Council
About US:
AAHEFA is an umbrella body of
Higher Education Financing institutions that deal with Issuance of loans,
bursaries/ grants and scholarships to Higher Education students as well as
recovery collection of the loaned out funds in their respective countries to
establish National sustainable revolving funds. AAHEFA was established to
enable a collaborative relationship among Africa’s higher education financing agencies
by providing a focal forum for sharing of information and experiences on common
financing challenges and ultimately increase student access to higher education.
Current AAHEFA membership is comprised of Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana,
Zambia, Uganda, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi and Namibia with more
countries set to join the association as countries continue to establish
Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies to manage financing of student loans, a key
thrust for AAHEFA..
Job Summary: The CEO will
be responsible for the overall management of AAHEFA Secretariat, as provided
for under the constitution, The CEO will also be Secretary to the Executive Governing
Council and the Governing Council of the Association. Specifically the CEO will
be responsible for;
·        
Membership Growth and Maintenance
·        
Strategy and Policy Development 3.Stakeholder
Management
·        
Financial Management and Reporting
·        
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
·        
Corporate Governance and Risk Management
·        
Administrative Duties
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
To provide strategic direction and ensure A AAHEFA
‘S mandate is realized.
·        
 The responsibilities
include but not limited to the oversight development and implementation of
AAHEFA strategic plan; work programmes and operational budget of the
Association; Coordinate the Association’s operations; relationship management
with all stakeholders, Development Partners and strategic partnerships‘ The
Chief Executive officer  is further
responsible for effective resource mobilisation through specific country
technical advisory on matters higher education financing.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s Degree
in Finance, Business related, Law or Economics;
·        
Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and
Finance, Banking and finance, Economics, Business related, Commerce or Law;
·        
Professional qualifications in the respective fields
will be an added advantage; and
·        
At least five (5) years‘ work experience in a
near similar Executive/Management position in a Reputable organization.
·        
Strategic thinking
·        
Masterful execution
·        
Agility in decision making
·        
Transformational leadership
·        
Fluency in English with the Ability to speak in
French as an added advantage
·        
Strong ethics and values
·        
Affinity tor digital technology
·        
Emotional intelligence
·        
 Resilience
How to Apply:
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria
given above and detailed in the various websites, submit your application and
detailed CV with at least two referees and daytime telephone contact; to
recruitment@aahefa.org 
Physical Address: 5th Floor/
HESLB Building
Plot No. 8, Block No. 46 /Sam
Nujoma Road, Mwenge
P O. Box 76068, Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania Tel: (General) +255 714
B09 975;
Deadline:    10th November 2019
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