The Council (Board of Directors) of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) is inviting applications from suitably qualified, experienced and distinguished academic/research/administrative Malawian professionals to be considered for the position of Chief Executive Officer for NCHE which fell vacant.
NCHE is the higher education regulator in Malawi and was established by the NCHE Act, No. 15 of 2011 with, among others, the following mandates:
General description of the job
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be responsible to the Council for the efficient management and administration of the National Council for Higher Education Secretariat. The CEO shall lead in the development of strategies towards enhancing the operational efficiency of the NCHE. She/he shall lead a multi-disciplinary team of experts in developing high quality strategies and plans to ensure their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives of the NCHE.
Qualifications of the candidate
Specifically, the person should:
The CEO is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Council and he/she shall see to it that the goals of the NCHE are met.
The CEO is also the Secretary to the Council. This being an exceptionally challenging and rewarding role, the individual must be mature to handle a broad range of responsibilities.
The duties and responsibilities of the Chief Executive include:
1. Leadership and management
2. Quality assurance
3. Financial and business management
4. Human resource management
5. Local and international engagement
The successful candidate shall hold office for a period of three (3) years on a negotiable performance-related contract. The candidate shall be offered an attractive salary and benefits commensurate with the seniority of the position and qualifications.
Mode of application
Eligible candidates should submit their applications which should include an application letter, a detailed curriculum vitae giving names and contact details of three traceable referees and copies of relevant qualifications on or before Friday, 9 July 2021 to:
VAC: NCHE CEO Application
The Comptroller of Statutory Corporations
P. O. Box 30061
Only shortlisted applicants shall be acknowledged and invited for interviews.