Job Details

  • Reference number: POST No: 0005
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Type of engagement: Fixed term contract
  • Posted: September 21st
  • Remuneration package: PEROMNES GRADE: 02

Background to Position

Strategic leadership skills, transformational leadership skills, communication skills (written and oral), networking skills, strong business analytical skills and budgetary knowledge, computer proficiency (MS Office), flexibility / adaptability skills, organizational understanding skills, project management skills, resilience, results orientation skills, technical expertise skills, teamwork, conflict management.

Job Description

Key Performance Areas include but not limited to:

  • Strategic Leadership and management
  • Strategic leadership at the operational level
  • Contribution to the implementation and compliance of the institutional strategy

Strategic leadership to the following sections:

  1. Human Resources o Finance
  2. ICT and the ERP services
  3. Estates and Infrastructure
  4. Satellite campuses o Protection Services

Inherent Criteria

Qualification and Experience:

  • Relevant PHD.
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience in higher education institutions or other relevant organization of which ten (10) years should have been at senior management level
  • An established track record in one of the fields listed under key performance areas
  • Excellent profile of personal academic and professional achievement
  • Knowledge of and experience in the South African higher education sector will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning and management of essential resources at the university level or in the public and private sector
  • Relevant leadership and management experience at a senior or executive level within the Higher Education sector / environment and or in the private and public sector
  • Ability to lead, motivate and innovate systems and processes that can be oriented towards outputs and outcomes.
  • Self-driven and innovative but should be able to participate in teams and collaborate with senior staff members and members of the Vaal University of Technology community, stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to function effectively in a multicultural working environment of the university and address its transformation, Africanization and de-colonization
  • A very strong understanding of the post school education and training system, including a sound grasp of the Higher Education Policy landscape and corporate governance issues within academia is desirable
  • Financial acumen with strong orientation towards financial turnaround strategy 

Application Requirement

Please Note:

e-mail CV’s to Ms Angie Moeti 

The application must be accompanied by a CV, identity document and ORIGINAL certified copies (not older than 3 months) of educational qualifications. Submission of such copies entitles Vaal University of Technology to authenticate the qualifications without any further consent from the applicant. Candidates with foreign qualifications must also submit the South African equivalent of the qualification.

These qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Vaal University of Technology is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which is committed to the implementation of its employment equity plan. Therefore people from designated groups are encouraged to apply. If you are not contacted within three weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

About Vaal University of Technology

Vaal University of Technology is a tertiary institution in South Africa. It attracts students from all over the country. It is one of the largest residential Universities of Technology, with about 25,000 students, 300 programs, all primarily taught in English.