Quality Assurance Officer at CUHAS

CUHAS is looking for highly qualified and motivated individuals to fill the position of Quality Assurance Officer at CUHAS Bugando, Mwanza.

Quality Assurance Officer at CUHAS

The Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS) is looking for highly qualified and motivated individuals to fill the following positions:



  • An undergraduate degree or its equivalent qualification with a Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation/ Educational Management and Planning/ Master of Education in Administration, Planning, Policy & Studies or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Significant experience of academic administration in higher

General Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with staff and form good relationships with colleagues at all levels of the University,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent organisational and workload management skills,
  • Knowledge and experience of regulatory frameworks in Higher Education,
  • Experience of working with external quality assurance agencies, professional bodies and/or collaborative partners,
  • Ability to analyse and understand complex regulatory and procedural documentation and quality issues,
  • Excellent report and minute writing skills,
  • Adherence to professional ethics and integrity,
  • Ability to priorities workload, exercise good time-management and the ability to work to deadlines, and excellent organizational skills,
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail,
  • Good customer-oriented skills,
  • Ability to work under pressure,
  • Adaptability, flexible and stress resistant,
  • The ability to work in a team and independently,
  • The ability to work under minimum supervision,
  • Ability to exercise initiative and be proactive,
  • Excellent IT skills – using MS-Office, email, internet, video conferencing, virtual learning environments and statistical packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Quality Assurance Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the University’s academic policies and regulations are applied consistently and in accordance with the regulatory bodies’ quality assurance requirements as provided by TCU/NACTVET as well as operational management Quality Assurance improvement as per institutional policies and regulations.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Liaising with Schools/Faculties/Directorates to provide advice and guidance to staff on all aspects of the University’s quality assurance policies and requirements and supporting relevant external quality reviews,
  • Providing advice and guidance to programme approval and review committees to ensure due process is followed and definitive programme documentation is completed,
  • Administration of the annual review and monitoring processes,
  • Responsible for maintaining core programme documentation and uploading onto the University website,
  • Manage the University’s internal and external student surveys for promotion of surveys and data collection/presentation,
  • Supporting the University’s governance structure, managing the governance calendar and record keeping,
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with staff and students to ensure consistent application of regulations, policies and procedures, advising/briefing/training staff and/or students as necessary,
  • General administrative duties to include minute taking, diary management, coordinating internal and external meetings, assistance with presentation preparation, room and travel arrangements,
  • To provide administrative support to the academic activities during peak periods,
  • Performs any other related duties as may be


Successful candidates will be offered competitive packages and benefits in accordance with their qualifications and experience as per the CUHAS Scheme of Service.


  • All applicants must be Citizens of
  • Applications must be typed in
  • All application letters must be accompanied by detailed and current curriculum vitae, all relevant certificates and full For applicants with foreign certificates, a recognition by TCU must be attached.
  • Names and valid addresses (and phone numbers or emails) of 3 credible referees must be
  • For applicants sending their applications through email, all documents must be attached as one PDF document.

The deadline is Friday 30th June, 2023 at 04:30 pm.

Applications must be addressed and sent to:

Or E-Mail to: recruitment@cuhas.ac.tz