Employment Opportunities at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU)


Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU)
is looking for qualified and well experienced Tanzanians, to fill the following position:



Summary Description:

The Endowment Fund Manager is the in-charge of the Fund responsible for the day to day running of the Trust ensuring it achieves its mission and objectives.

Qualifications and Experience:

Applicants must be in possession of a Master degree or its equivalent in the fields of business administration, finance, accounting or econom­ics. Interested applicants must have at least five years of experience in financial services or business role. Key competencies of the Fund Manager should include ability to act as a team player; proficiency in ICT technology; proven advocacy skills and ability to determine and manage risks.

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Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Developing a Five-year Trust Strategic Development Plan in alignment with the HKMU Five-year Strategic Plan.
  • Developing and implementing annual work plans based on the Five-year Strategic Plan.
  • Regularly monitoring and evaluating the Trust strategic plans.


  • Development and managing annual budgets forthe running of the Trust.
  • Analysing and implementing robust investment strategies.
  • Raising funds through various methods as provided in the Trust Deed.
  • Providing timely financial and administrative reports.
  • Preparing and facilitating financial external audits.


  • Preparing documents and organising meetings of the Board of Trustees in liaison with the Secretary.
  • Upholding best practices and ethical standards.
  • Developing, updating and maintaining a robust database of stakeholders including financial contributors and beneficiaries.
  • Collaborating and networking with individuals including HKMU Alumni and like-minded institutions.
  • Developing and managing Risk Register including risk assessment, mitigation and risk-management plans.
  • Advocating for and popularising the fund in the community including the civil society and the private sector actors.
  • Performing any other duties as may be required.

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Reporting to: The Vice Chancellor (VC)


  • Three (3) years contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and successful completion of a six months’ probation period upon recruitment.

Remuneration: According to the HKMU salary scales and fringe benefits.

Application Procedure:

Interested and qualified applicant for the above post are requested to submit application letter and curriculum vitae, attaching copies of their certificates to:

Vice Chancellor
Hubert Kairuki Memorial University,
70 Chwaku Street, P. 0. Box 65300, Dar es Salaam.
Tel. 255-22-2700021/4, Fax: 255-22-2775591,
E-mails: secvc@hkmu.ac.tz, or rahab.kassimoto@hkmu.ac.tz

The deadline for submitting the application is 30 January, 2021