PURPOSE: Responsible for developing and implementing Strategic Business Plans, and overseeing the operations of the University of Zambia Business Ventures.

•Preparing and ensuring adherence to the plans;
•Coordinating the operations of all business ventures
•Developing, implementing monitoring and evaluating strategic business and marketing plans and preparing annual business and marketing plans for the Business ventures;
•Ensuring the preparation and control of the budgets for the business ventures for effective utilisation of resources in order to achieve the performance objectives for the business ventures;
•Identifying and utilizing new business opportunities and
•Developing sales proposals in response to both reactive and proactive opportunities;
•Developing relationships with businesses or individuals in line with the sales strategy;
•Setting and managing performance objectives for subordinates in order to achieve the business objective of the business ventures;
•Providing leadership and direction to subordinate staff in the operations of the business ventures;
•Receiving and evaluating proposals for new business investment opportunities to ensure that investments are made on projects which have the potential to yield the greatest return on investment;
•Securing financial resources for future development or expansion;
•Supervising and appraising subordinate staff; and
•Ensuring the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports.
•Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent;
•Bachelors’ degree in a Social Science or Engineering or a related field;
•Masters’ degree in Business Administration or Economics or a related field;
Attributes & Skills
•At least seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in Project delivery or business development or in a business environment and raising funds; and
• Must be ICT competent.
Closing Date
Application Process
Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees and contact address/telephone/e-mail details.

Physical applications should be sent to the address provided below and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.

The Registrar University of Zambia
P.O Box 32379

Electronic applications should be sent to the email address provided below: