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DIRECTOR, SUPPORT SERVICES || University of Zimbabwe

  • Harare

University of Zimbabwe

DUE : 27 JAN 2023

Reporting to the Registrar, the Director of Support Services shall be responsible for:
a) Providing strategic leadership in the implementation of University policies and
strategies by the Support Services Department.
b) Developing departmental Work Plans and budgets as derived from the University’s
Strategic Plan.
c) Designing and implementing environment and infrastructure maintenance plans.
d) Overseeing operations in the department’s various units i.e. Catering Services,
Transport and Logistics, Outdoor and Sporting Facilities, Students Residential
Services, Environment and Hygienic Services, Office Administration Services, and
Facilities and Events Management.
e) Spearheading the use of modern technologies to ensure the delivery of world class
service in the University.

f) Ensuring that all University functions and activities are co-ordinated and organised
in a professional manner.
g) Facilitate smooth flow of university business by ensuring timeous procurement of
consumables, and preparation of teaching and learning venues.
h) Producing periodic reports on the operations of the Department.
i) Conduct any related duties as may be assigned by the Registrar.

Qualifications and Experience
v. BSc. Honours Degree in Engineering, Construction, Maintenance, or related field
or equivalent professional qualification.
vi. Hands-on, demonstrable practical skills and knowledge in facilities/infrastructure
services maintenance.
vii. Demonstrable organisational and management skills and ability to work with
minimal supervision

Applicants must submit six (6) copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving
full personal particulars which should include full names, place and date of birth; certified
copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and
experience, current salary, date of availability, telephone number and names and
addresses of three (3) referees. Applications should be addressed to:

The Deputy Registrar
Department of Human Resources
University of Zimbabwe
P O Box MP167
Mount Pleasant

Or hand delivered to University of Zimbabwe, Administration Block Room 113.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 27 January 2023.