Kenyatta National Hospital is a government state corporation whose vision is to be a world class referral hospital in the provision of innovative and specialized healthcare. 



The Hospital is currently undergoing a transformation process whose focus is to increase customer satisfaction. 



The Hospital seeks to recruit highly motivated, innovative and results oriented candidates who will make a contribution to the transformation process. 



Applications are invited from qualified applicants to fill the following vacant positions.



Deputy Director (Clinical Services)


HR/2012/1

Job objective

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the overall responsibility of the Deputy Director, Clinical Services will be to provide strategic leadership that will ensure delivery of specialized quality health care services to all clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance, coordination and direction in the divisions within the directorate.
  • Develop intervention programmes and activities for the effective delivery and improvement of health care services.
  • Formulate, review and implement ethics policy standards governing medical practice within the Hospital.
  • Mobilize and manage resources for optimum clinical output.
  • Provide professional development of clinical staff to ensure high standards of health care.
  • Coordinate clinical research and quality assurance activities in the Hospital.
  • Participate in the formulation of national policies and plans for the overall development of health services in the country.

Qualifications and work experience

  • Master’s and undergraduate degrees duly recognized by the Medical Practitioners & Dentist Board (Kenya)
  • At least one (1) sub-specialization in the Medical field.
  • Evidence of research and at least three (3) professional publications in reputable local or international journals on particular scientific findings/practices in the field.
  • Evidence of at least one (1) month training in general management.
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
  • At least five (5) years progressive experience as a Senior Medical Specialist and above in a large medical institution.
  • Must have current practicing license by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (K).
  • Proven ability to function as part of a Senior Management team and to work successfully with other professionals in the management of health care services.
  • Demonstrated skills in strategic analysis and planning of clinical services.
  • Proven ability to lead change management in a complex health care environment.
  • Experience with and commitment to clinical ethics and best practices.
  • Demonstrated understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets.
  • Excellent understanding of public service regulations and national laws in health.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relations.

This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

Deputy Director (Finance and Administration)



HR/2012/2



Job objective 



Reporting to Chief Executive officer, the Deputy Director, Finance and Administration will be responsible for the development and implementation of sound policies within the directorate that will ensure the support arm of the Hospital has the required strength and resources needed to realize its mission and objectives.

Key responsibilities

  • Overseeing and ensuring effective performance of the Administration Department (Human Resource, Finance, Supplies chain, and Technical and Corporate support services).
  • Initiating and participating in policy formulation for the Hospital.
  • Ensuring cost-effective utilization of human, financial and other resources.
  • Spearheading strategic planning in the Hospital.
  • Planning and coordinating reform initiatives for improvement and development of the Hospital.
  • Ensuring the success of performance management initiatives in the Hospital.
  • Providing advisory services on general management and administrative matters.
  • Fostering and nurturing principles and practices geared towards good corporate governance.
  • Overseeing and ensuring effective supervision of development projects and programmes in the Hospital.
  • Developing and fostering partnership with the public and private sector organizations.
  • Identifying and ensuring implementation of activities for the promotion of sound corporate social responsibility.
  • Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
  • Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.

Qualifications and work experience

The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Must have an under graduate qualification in a Business related field from a recognized University.
  • Professional qualifications such as CPA (K), ACCA or CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a member of a professional body or bodies
  • Must have at least 10 years progressive experience in senior management positions.

This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

Resource Mobilization Manager



HR/2012/3
 

Job Objective

Reporting to the Senior Assistant Director, Special Programmes, and the successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in the Hospitals resource mobilization programmes.

Key responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing local and international resource mobilization strategies.
  • Identifying a funding base and fundraising partners and writing funding proposals.
  • Building and sustaining a sound relationship with Government agencies, donors and potential partners.
  • Facilitating resource mobilization programmes within the Hospital.
  • Sensitizing the hospital stakeholders on resources mobilization activities.

Qualification and work experience

  • Holder of a degree in either Business Administration or Communication with specialization in marketing and/or fundraising from a recognized University.
  • Master’s degree in Communication or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • Proven work experience of not less than five years in fundraising and/or marketing in a large multi-sector organization.
  • A good portfolio of both local and international fundraising contacts and associates will be an added advantage.

This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance

Head, Risk and Audit



HR/2012/4


Job Objective


Reporting to the Risk and Audit Committee of the Board of Management and functionally to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in providing innovative risk, audit, assurance and consulting services that add value and continually improve the hospitals operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote efficient and high audit standards at the hospital.
  • Formulation of audit management policies, procedures, regulations and auditing systems.
  • Evaluate changing services, processes and operations and putting in required internal controls.
  • Issue periodic reports to the audit committee and facilitate preparation of routine audit reports.
  • Monitor emerging trends and successful practices in internal auditing;
  • Develop efficient internal controls and risk management strategies in the hospital.

Qualification and work experience

  • Must have a Master’s degree in Business administration or other relevant field from a recognized University.
  • Must have a Bachelor of Commerce or related business degree from a recognized University.
  • Must have CPA (K ) and be an active member of ICPAK .
  • 8 years’ progressive experience in Auditing, 4 of which must be in a senior position.
  • CISA and CIA qualification will be a definite advantage.

This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Quality Assurance Manager



HR/2012/5
 

Job Objective

Reporting to the Senior Assistant Director, Finance and Supply Chain Management, the successful candidate will be expected to develop, update and maintain Hospital quality assurance policies and programmes to facilitate delivery of high quality health care services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Institute plans and programmes geared towards provision of high standards of quality health care service.
  • Formulate quality assurance policies and procedures for the Hospital.
  • Set quality assurance compliance objectives and ensure that targets are achieved.
  • Prepare reports on quality related matters and disseminate information.
  • Coordinate Quality Management Systems activities in line with ISO 9001:2008 Standards.
  • Participate in research related to quality assurance.

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Master’s degree in Management Sciences, Organizational Development or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Must have an undergraduate degree in Management Science or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification in Quality Management System.
  • Progressive Work experience of at least five (5) years in a managerial position in a large organization.
  • At least 3 year experience as a Lead Auditor of Quality Management System.

The position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Corporation Secretary



HR/2012/6
 

Job Objective

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be expected to provide legal advice to the hospital and provide secretarial service to the Board of Management.

Key responsibilities

  • To ensure timely and efficient management of disputes and cases.
  • To ensure the Hospital’s compliance with relevant statutory provisions.
  • Provision of legal advice on all matters including medicolegal issues and supply contracts.
  • Custody of all legal documents and the Hospital seals.
  • Institution of court action to recover Hospital debts.
  • Act on legal cases instituted by or against the Hospital.
  • Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
  • Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.
  • Facilitate preparation of board reports and provide secretarial services to the Board of Management.

Qualifications and Work experience

  • A Master’s degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Undergraduate degree in law from a recognized university and post graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law
  • Must have five years progressive experience in a busy organization at the senior level Management.
  • Registration by the Law Society of Kenya;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
  • Attended a management/leadership training lasting not less than month;

Hospital Engineer

HR/2012/7



Job Objective

To provide effective and efficient maintenance of hospital equipment and supervision of projects at the Hospital.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop long term strategy, business plans and operating budgets.
  • Establish internal monitoring and control systems and procedures to support quality Engineering services.
  • Formulate designs and installations.
  • Ensure timely repair and maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment in the Hospital.
  • Formulate policy on procurement of spare parts to ensure efficiency of equipment and general administration of the maintenance services in the Hospital.
  • Supervise and maintain all civil works on roads, parkings and drainage system.

Qualification and work experience

  • Served in the grade of Superintending Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil Mechatronics) or a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service OR equivalent position in a large engineering organization for at least three (3) years.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Civil Engineering/Mechantronics Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK).

This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.

Medical Specialist II



HR/2012/8



4 Posts

The Hospital requires Specialists in Anesthesia (2), Orthopaedic surgery (1) and Internal Medicine (1)

Job Objective

To contribute to the patient satisfaction through provision of specialized quality health care services in their area of specialty.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking full responsibility of patients under their care in their various specialties’.
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of efficient and high quality medical care to patients.
  • Review of all patients under their care.
  • Conducting critical care and general ward rounds when covering the weekends and public holidays.
  • Respond to consultations from other clinical specialties.
  • Ensure proper utilization of equipment and other supplies in the department.
  • Participate in clinical research and teaching.
  • Ensure effective supervision, training and development of staff.
  • Participating in other general Hospital activities when and as required.

Qualifications and work experience

  • Master’s Degree in respective specialties from a recognized university.
  • Registration Certificate and current Practicing License from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists’ Board (Kenya).
  • A minimum of one year post registration experience as a specialist in a busy hospital.

This position is on permanent and pensionable terms.

Clerk of Works



HR/2012/9

Job Objective

The Clerk of Works is responsible to ensure that the project for development of serviced apartments for the Hospitals staff superannuation scheme is carried out to the client’s standards, specifications and schedules.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain the required standards by ensuring that the correct (specified) materials are used and that good workmanship is achieved to give value for client’s money.
  • Ensure the correct specifications by taking measurements, inspecting samples and catalogues and comparing to contract document specifications.
  • Monitor construction activities against a progress chart (Approved Works Program) and reporting on timelines of the activities.
  • Maintain a diary of all activities at the site.

Qualification and work experience

  • Diploma in Building or civil engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • Five years’ experience in handing large projects.
  • Those with Higher diploma will have an added advantage.

This position is on two year contract renewable subject to completion of the project.

For specific details on required competencies and skills for all the positions, please visit the hospital website at www.knh.or.ke.

All those interested in these positions and meet the minimum requirements are requested to submit their letter
of application together with a detailed resume indicating qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates on or before 15th June,2012 to the address below indicating the reference number of the position on the right side of the envelope.

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723 -00202
Nairobi

Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Industrial Estates (KIE) Ltd was established in 1967 with the mandate of promoting industrialization through indigenous enterprise development in the country. 



To achieve this mandate, the company provides Industrial Parks, medium to long term financing, and business advisory/ training services.

Currently, the company is going through change with a view to repositioning it to effectively contribute to the realization of vision 2030.  



Consequently, a number of vacancies have arisen as follows:-

1. Accountant

Reporting to Finance Manager, successful candidate will be responsible for the management of company budget.

Key Tasks

  • Preparation of budget
  • Monitoring of budget
  • Ensure timely receipt of weekly branch returns.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for collection and administration accounts
  • Capture, receive, process, post and analyze all financial transactions on a daily basis
  • Ensure data integrity at the entry point and output level
  • Check audit trail and make necessary corrections
  • Prepare schedule for final audit as allocated
  • Confirm banking of money collected in branches
  • Reverse all unpaid cheques and  direct lodgments for posting
  • Reconcile branch petty cash
  • Reconcile stock accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepare, maintain and safeguard an accurate register of company assets
  • Any other duties  that may be assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Must have passed CPA (K) or its equivalent
  • Master’s degree in Finance or in relevant fields such as Business Administration, Finance, Economics and Mathematics will be an added advantage.
  • Must be computer Literate in accounting packages.
  • Must have at least (3) years working experience as an Accountant in a large organization.

2. Credit Officer

Reporting to Branch Managers, the successful candidates will undertake the following key duties and responsibilities:-

Key Tasks

  • Preparation of feasibility studies & business plans for our clients.
  • Identification of viable business opportunities and preparation of business profiles for the branch /department
  • Appraise/vet   loan applications
  • Organize insurance cover for projects after disbursements have been made and inform clients as necessary.
  • Undertake debt collection
  • Participate in handling receiverships.
  • Receipt and bank payments
  • Carry out project implementation and commissioning
  • Participate in preparation of branch performance reports.
  • Carryout project supervision, evaluation and monitoring
  • Carry out business advisory services to clients
  • Carryout and conduct  training for the both existing & potential clients

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Computer proficiency is a MUST
  • Work experience preferably in a bank or financial institution is an added advantage.

3. Internal Auditor

Reporting to the Manager-Internal Audit, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-

Key Tasks

  • Auditing petty cash, loans, and vouchers
  • Checking on the systems operation of the company and reporting to the Managing Director
  • Auditing administration accounts
  • Auditing collection accounts in the branches
  • Advice the management on the strengths and weaknesses of a system
  • Verifying the existing company physical  assets and securities
  • Filing reports
  • Visiting various projects in the branches
  • Checking on account procedures
  • Auditing staff loans e.g Car, house, imprest etc
  • Audit mortgages
  • Audit projects repossessed or disposed
  • Performing any other duties as required by the organization

Required Qualifications

  • The applicants must possess a CPA (K) certificate
  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Computer proficiency is a must
  • 5 years working experience as an Internal Auditor in a large organization

4. Branch Manager

Reporting to the General Manager-Operations, the successful candidates will be charged with the overall leadership of the branch.  



The job holder will be expected to drive business growth, ensure company procedures and policies are adhered to, customer service delivery is efficient and ensure optimum productivity of the branch staff.

Key Tasks

  • Spearhead business planning and growth (lending, debt recovery and incubation services) as well as customer growth and retention
  • Maximize revenue collection and manage costs
  • Improve revenue  and cost management
  • Supervise training of clients in business operations.
  • Vet loan applicants and appraise investment proposals.
  • Supervise disbursement of loans.
  • Coordinate collection of debts.
  • Ensure quality of service in branch service delivery.
  • Ensure minimization of exposure to and impact of operational risks inherent in branch service delivery
  • Spearhead leadership which facilitates conducive work environment and employee satisfaction at the branch.
  • Responsible for the branch structure and application of established policies, processes, procedures and tools in achieving compliance requirements, optimal efficiency, resource utilization and cost containment.
  • Spearhead preparation of regular reports –collection, position papers, rehabilitation, etc.
  • Act as receiver manager of projects put under receivership.
  • Project a positive image of KIE to foster public relations and co-operation.

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Computer proficiency is a must
  • At least 3 years’ experience in handling SMEs.
  • Be a team player with great leadership abilities

5. Business Development Officer

Reporting to the Business development Manager, the successful candidate will undertake the following key duties and responsibilities:-

Key Tasks

  • Analyze and appraise project papers and business plans received from branches.
  • Present project papers, position papers and business plans during project appraisal committee meetings.
  • Serve as Secretary to the Credit  Appraisal  Committee and Departmental Meetings
  • Conduct seminars and workshops on BDS products.
  • Liaise with Branches on all matters of BDS and loans Generation.
  • Oversee and coordinate implementation of loans after approval between legal department, lending department, branches  and finance department.
  • Coordinate the release of loan cheques to branches
  • Supervise newly implemented loans for a period 6 months before releasing the same to Debt Recovery Department
  • Agency banking
  • Promote and market company products/services
  • Champion  customer awareness activities
  • Coordinate entrepreneurship training
  • Coordinate development of new products
  • Manage information and subcontracting centres
  • Coordinate profiling / mapping
  • Initiate and implement collaborations / partnerships with other institutions
  • Initiate income-generating activities for the organization
  • Ensure screening and diligent selection of potential clients for the institution’s products and services

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Relevant Masters Degree;
  • Familiar with agency banking;
  • Computer proficiency is a MUST At least 3 years relevant experience in handling small and medium industries

6. Human Resource Officer

Reporting to the Human Resource & Administration Manager, the successful candidate is expected to act as Strategic Partner, an Administrative Expert, a change agent and an Employee Champion within the organization. 



He/she will assist in undertaking the following;

Key Tasks

  • Manpower planning,
  • Recruitment,
  • Compensation and salary issues,
  • Employee development and administration,
  • Training and career development,
  • Labour relations and discipline management,
  • Personnel transfer and movement,
  • Performance management
  • Human resources information system,
  • Organizational development etc.

Required Qualifications

  • A degree in human resource management or any other relevant degree from a recognized institution.
  • A diploma / Higher diploma/ post graduate diploma from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a busy HR department.
  • A thorough understanding of HR functions and processes and broad generalist experience.
  • High level of computer skills especially in analysis tools including use of a human resource information system.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.

7. Project Officer (Estates)

Reporting to the Manager- Estates Development & Incubation Services, the successful candidate is expected to provide leadership in the development of new industrial estates and ensure that all industrial estates are in a good condition of maintenance.

Key Tasks

  • Assist in acquisition of industrial plots.
  • Ensure timely collection of rent and mortgage loans
  • In conjunction with Architects, prepare drawings for new structures.
  • Supervise building constructions to completion
  • Ensure that building essential facilities such as electricity, water, sewage and road  services are in place.
  • Produce design drawings for building extensions and renovations.
  • Organize for proper maintenance for all the company buildings.
  • Set out works programme for new constructions/ renovations to completion.
  • Prepare monthly construction progress returns
  • Facilitate preparation of feasibility studies for new construction sites.
  • Provide advice on the design of industrial sheds suitable to be fit-for- purpose
  • Assist in linking KIE incubates with other SMEs within and without.

Required Qualifications

  • A degree in either structural engineering, Building Economics or architecture from a recognized institution.
  • Relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in project management and construction works
  • Computer proficiency in Archcard and other relevant packages
  • Highly proactive, team player attributes are necessary for this role.

8. Marketing Officer

Reporting to the Corporate Strategy and planning manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for improving company image and marketing of company products and services.

Key Tasks

  • Undertake product development and market segmentation, and monitor market growth.
  • Develop the corporate identity of KIE through product branding and quality service.
  • Rebrand  (give a new corporate look or identity)  KIE products as necessary.
  • Develop and install pricing strategies for various KIE products.
  • Carry out marketing campaign / promotion to create awareness within SMEs sector on available products and services at KIE.
  • Build a market database.
  • Formulate effective market plans for all products and services at KIE.
  • Formulate corporate marketing  strategies, policies and standards
  • Develop and implement training programmes for staff and clients on marketing issues.
  • Install a feedback mechanism to evaluate the efficacy of the marketing function at KIE.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences AND Diploma in Marketing OR Bachelors degree in Marketing.
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • 3 years’ experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies
  • Technical marketing skills
  • Proven experience in customer and market research
  • Relevant product and industry knowledge

Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications and addressed to the undersigned. 



Applicants must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 



The applications should be received not later than 15/6/2012.

Human Resources & Administration Manager
P.O Box 78029-00507
Nairobi


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