Enterprise Officer

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The Copperbelt University is a Public University established through an Act of Parliament No. 19 of 1987. The University’s core business is Teaching, Research, Innovation, Industrialisation and Consultancy as a service to the nation. The University is an equal opportunity employer and hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for appointment into the following positions in the Directorate of Commercial and Corporate Affairs

Job Purpose: To facilitate the commercialization of knowledge, skills and expertise resource in the University into financial gain.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To identify and coordinate consultancies within schools and units
  • Coordinate the provision of short intensive courses to businesses and industry
  • To identify and facilitate areas of applied and collaborative research with Industry and commerce
  • To work with technology management Officer to advance research outputs into commercial enterprises
  • To assist in building cases for investment, project incubation and enterprise development for research outputs
  • Determine mode of revenue generation for research output i.e. license fees, earned income or other revenue licensing agreements
  • Identify companies, entrepreneurs or investors to partner with the University to create start-up companies or to license the research output
  • Research commercial contract negotiation and management
  • Monitoring performance of the spin-offs or commercial licenses
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head – Business Services

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 or Form V Certificate minimum of 5 “O” levels with credit or better in English and Mathematics.
  • Degree in Business Administration, Accountancy, Marketing, Project Management or any other relevant business qualification. A Master’s Degree in any related field will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years post qualification professional experience

Required Attributes and Skills:

  • Through understanding of business processes
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

Salary Scale:

The salary scale for this position is PSS04

Individuals meeting the above requirements should submit their application letters, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae with photocopies of academic and professional certificates.

Method of Application

Applicants are to include three (3) names and addresses of referees, two of whom should be professionally acquainted with the applicant. Applications should be sent to the undersigned:

Electronic applications should be emailed,

The Registrar,

Copperbelt University,

Jambo Drive, Riverside,

PO Box 21692,


Application deadline
26 Mar 13:34
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