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University of the West Indies
Category: Management
The successful incumbent will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and
implementing viable commercial net income generating projects; through
conducting market research, including needs assessments studies;
developing strategic business alliances with pertinent industry players;
writing project proposals with supporting feasibility studies and business
plans; and providing financial oversight for the research and institutional
development activities that fall under the BDO.
Key responsibilities are to:
Analyze and identify market and business opportunities to grow the
revenues of the Mona Campus
Strategically target and build business relationships with pertinent
industry players
Develop commercial income generating projects from concept to
implementation with supporting feasibility studies/business plans
Define and develop the systems for tracking financial and operational
targets of implemented business ventures
Manage business projects to ensure financial, operational and other
deliverables are met
Develop the key performance indicators of the BDO in accordance
with the Strategic Plan and monitor to ensure targets are achieved
Maintain the financial records for the ventures under the BDO and
prepare management accounts
Develop facilities and service standards, and monitor the ventures
under the BDO to ensure improvements and audit same
Audit the ventures under the BDO to ensure compliance with
contractual arrangements
Prepare and manage the budgets of the BDO and the commercial
entities it oversees.
Essential Qualifications and Experience:
Postgraduate qualification in Business Administration with
concentration in Finance and/or Accounting;
Sound knowledge and experience in financial and management
Sound knowledge and experience in business development and
strategic planning;
At least 3 years work experience at a managerial level analysing and
writing commercial project proposals for funding/business
consultancy/business development;
Competency in conducting feasibility assessments and market
Strong competency in the following areas; Microsoft Office Suite,
Risk Management, Business Process Analysis and design,
Project Management including familiarity with PM software.
Abilities, Skills and Attributes:
Demonstrate clear understanding of finance and accounting
principles, application, and analysis
Demonstrate the ability to formulate insights and opinions around
business problems, identify business opportunities and pre-empt
Demonstrate the ability to identify, court and transform from prospect
into client and/or successful venture/project;
Possess excellent communication, time management and
coordinating skills.
Deadline: March 9, 2018

Contact Information
Name: Director, Human Resource Management Division
Address: The University of the West Indies,
Mona Campus,
Kingston 7

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