70.9 Proposed Structure for Quality Assurance Directorate Received: the proposed structure for Quality Assurance Directorate. Noted that: the University Council at its 110th meeting held on 13th may 2007 approved the Quality Assurance Policy and its implementation framework. The aim of Quality Assurance at Makerere University is to enhance the effectiveness Of the University’s core activities. The Structure had Director Quality Assurance M3, five Senior Programme Officers M5, six Programme Officers M6, Statistician, Systems Administrator, Accountant, Senior Assistant Secretary, M7, Driver and Office Assistant MC-MK. That Key Result Areas for the Director Quality Assurance were too many, hence unrealistic. That the KRA’s for Senior Programme Officers were similar with those of Programme Officers. That some proposed positions had no Key Result Areas. The proposed structure was too heavy and had no financial implications. Agreed: The structure be reduced i.e create the positions of two Managers for Academic Affairs and Support Services who will report to the Director. Maintain the number of Senior Programme Officers, Senior Programme Officer (Research and Publications) should report to Director Graduate Studies Programme Officers be removed from the proposed structure. Senior Administrative Assistant, Secretary, Accountant ,Messenger and Driver be proposed. Need to come up with measurable and distinct key result areas for each position proposed. The Ag. Director to consult Professor Kirumira, Vice Chancellor AA and DHR in making the proposed changes. To have the proposed structure with financial implications clearly shown. The proposed Structure be deferred and the necessary changes be made and resubmitted within three weeks.