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Senior Director, Corporate Services, Job group KNH 2 (1 POST)
The purpose of the office of the Senior Director, Corporate Services is to provide strategic administrative support to ensure effective provision of specialized clinical services, diagnostic services, training of health professional, research and participation in National Health Planning. The office ensures optimal utilization of resources and provides overall leadership in support services in the Hospital that includes Finance, Facilities & Services, Human Resource, Planning and Strategy, Administration, Marketing & Communication and Security & Safety Services.
Duties and Responsibilities
a) Provides overall leadership in corporate functions in the Hospital to ensure delivery of quality specialized health care services, training of health care professionals and conduct research;
b) Coordinate Finance, Facilities & Services, Human Resource, Administration Marketing & Communications, Planning & Strategy and Security & Safety Services activities in the Hospital;
c) Coordinate development of policies, plans and strategies in the functional areas of Finance, Facilities & Services, Human Resource, Administration Marketing & Communications, Planning and Strategy and Security & Safety Services;
d) Coordinate the timely preparation of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Budget Estimates;
e) Foster a culture that promotes professionalism, team work, optimal performance and innovation throughout the Hospital;
f) Oversee prudent financial management, budgeting and budgetary controls in compliance with Public Finance Management Act 2012 and other applicable circulars;
g) Oversee management of all Hospital assets;
h) Oversee compliance with all legislative requirements relating to corporate services;
i) Oversee proper management, utilization and accountability of all the Hospital’s resources;
j) Coordinate resource mobilization to support provision of services in the hospital;
k) Oversee development of performance management initiatives in the Hospital;
l) Spearhead strategies to promote optimal Customer Relations Management;
m) Spearhead strategies to ensure Hospital’s staff remains motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently in compliance with human resource management policies and practices;
n) Formulate strategies to foster effective communication within the Hospital.
o) Principal Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
p) Preparing work plans for implementing Hospital’s strategies for resource mobilization;
q) Preparing executive reports on corporate services for presentation to the Board of Management;
r) Negotiate performance contract targets and monitor implementation
s) Providing advisory on management of corporate services;
t) Promoting industrial harmony for enhancement of organizational performance;
u) Coordinating engagement with the hospital stakeholders;
v) Signatory to all Hospital Accounts;
w) Participating in the Executive Management Committee of the Hospital.
Qualifications and Work Experience
a) Master’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Finance, Commerce, Human Resource, Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Business Management/Administration, Law or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
b) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Public Administration, Finance, Commerce, Human Resource, Supply Chain Management, Information Technology, Business Management/Administration, Law or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
c) Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution
d) Registration with and holder of a current practicing license from a relevant professional body;
e) Demonstrated high professional competence and administrative capability.
f) Compliance with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
g) A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience with at least eight (8) years’ experience in senior management position.
Method of Application
All those Interested in the above positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available at KNH Website http://www.knh.or.ke. The application form together with a detailed C.V indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or 13th April 2021 to the address below:-
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723-00202
“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.
(a) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-
• A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
• EACC Clearance
• Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
• HELB Compliance
• KRA Tax Compliance
“Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification”.