Job Purpose:

The Principal serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute and provides a clear focus on all matters related to the effective leadership and management of teaching, learning and quality to achieve academic excellence for the Institute.

As KIITEC is growing in Tanzania as a center of excellence in East Africa and is scheduled to be duplicated in other sites, the Principal position will become a key role for our strategy implementation.

Typical Responsibilities of the Job:

  • To manage and supervise effectively the operation of the Institute in harmony with the vision, mission, values and goals of the institute
  • Build strong collaborative links with other academic institutions, stakeholders and donors within and outside Tanzania
  • In accordance with the board, develop and implement strategies for making contacts with potential donors for the purposes of securing funding for the Institute
  • Work closely with NACTE and ensure that the curriculum provision is current and meets the requirements of NACTE accreditation
  • Co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate target setting to achieve measurable outcomes for quality improvement
  • Establish a professional communication with students, parents, staff and sponsors which demonstrates the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards
  • Organize and conduct weekly Academic and Management meetings and report the same to the Board
  • Keep the Board informed about the activities, needs, successes and the general operation of the Institute by way of weekly reports

Education & Experience:

  •  Master’s Degree in Electrical /Telecommunications engineering with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (Swahili is a plus)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines
  • Strong Ethical principlesWork Station: Arusha, TanzaniaReports To: The Board of Directors

    Supervises: Teachers, General staff and Students of the Institute


To apply, send your cover letter and CV to:



P O BOX 3172

Arusha, Tanzania

Application Deadline is 22nd July, 2017