MANAGER, LEGAL SERVICES (1 POST) – REGISTRAR’S OFFICE AND CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER (1 POST): SECURITY UNIT

Suitably qualified, experienced and motivated individuals only are invited to apply for the two (2) vacant posts that have arisen at the Zimbabwe Open University.

The posts will be offered for an initial contract of three (3) years.

POST A:       MANAGER, LEGAL SERVICES (1 POST) – REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Providing legal services to the various Units of the University;
  2. Identifying and resolving legal issues affecting the University;
  3. Drafting and negotiating various contracts with service providers;
  4. Liaising with external lawyers on behalf of the University;
  5. Dealing with public liability and prosecution;
  6. Attending to court matters pertaining to the University;
  7. Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements governing the operations of the University;
  8. Assisting the Registrar to service Council and Senate meetings; and
  9. Undertaking any other duties as delegated by the Registrar.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. A Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognised university;
  2. A Master’s degree in Business Administration or Master of Laws will be an added advantage;
  3. Must be a registered legal practitioner;
  4. Conveyancer and Notary Public an added advantage;
  5. Membership to a professional board is a pre-requisite;
  6. Three (3) years relevant post qualification experience.

POST B:       CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER (1 POST): SECURITY UNIT

The duties and responsibilities of Chief Security Officer are mentioned

below as desired:

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Being the overall in charge of all security matters of the University;
  2. Planning and ensuring physical security and safety of employees, facilities, assets and offices of the University;
  3. Ensuring that law and order is maintained at the University Campuses at all times;
  4. Investigating criminal cases that occur at the University Campuses and produce reports;
  5. Attending to court matters pertaining to the University;
  6. Gathering and presenting evidence in criminal courts or in staff and students disciplinary hearings;
  7. Developing and implementing emergency procedures and incident responses;
  8. Developing and maintaining a CCTV security system and ensuring that the equipment is functional at all times;
  9. Developing and maintaining a cybersecurity system for the University, in liaison with the Information and Communication Technology Unit;
  10. Monitoring and following proper key control guidelines in loss prevention of University property.
  11. Supervising Security Personnel and giving clear direction on all security related matters;
  12. Performing any other duties as assigned by the Registrar.

Qualifications and Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Business Administration, Commerce or Social Sciences from a recognised university;
  2. A Diploma in Security/Risk Management, Police Studies or equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning is an added advantage;
  3. Computer literacy;
  4. Three (3) years post qualification experience administering security matters;
  5. Experience at the rank of Assistant Inspector/Warrant Officer and above in the Zimbabwe Republic Police, Zimbabwe National Army, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services or other reputable security organization is an added advantage; and

WOMEN AND DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Interested and qualified persons should submit EIGHT (8) sets of applications each consisting of an application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates and Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) referees. All envelopes should clearly indicate the post being applied for.  Applications should be received not later than 10 November 2018.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Director, Human Resources                             Hand delivered to

Zimbabwe Open University                   or               3rd Floor

P O Box MP 1119                                                     Corner House

Mount Pleasant                                                        Cnr S.Machel/L.Takawira Street

Harare                                                                      Harare                                                          

 

 

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED