Wednesday, 20 July 2011

kenyatta national hospital (knh) jobs & careers 2011 - www.knh.or.ke



The Hospital Management invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions:-

1.    Deputy Director (Clinical Services), Job Group K2   (1 Post)

Overall Responsibility:           

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

Objectives:

•    Provision of accessible, specialized quality health care services.
•    Medical training and research
•    National Health Planning and policy
•    Good Corporate Governance


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

•    Provision of accessible specialized quality healthcare services.
•    Plan and manage the health care programmes in the Hospital.
•    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

•    Masters degree 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.
•    Possession of adequate skills and experience in general management.
•    Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
•    Computer proficiency.
   
Working Experience:   
•    At least five (5) years serving as a Senior Medical Specialist and above in a large medical institution.

Membership:   
•    Registration by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (K).

Knowledge and Skills   
•    Public service regulations.
•    Policy development and formulation.
•    Quality assurance within a Hospital context.
•    People management and empowerment.
•    Communication and presentation.
•    Conflict resolution.
•    Ability to provide innovative healthcare.
•    Client orientation and customer care.

Personal Attributes       
•    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.

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

2.    Human Resource Manager, Job Group K4  (1 Post)

Overall Responsibility:           

Reporting to the Deputy Director (Administration & Finance),  the overall responsibility of the Human Resource Manager  will be to ensure the best human resource management practices and advise on appropriate strategies and policies to support the achievement of corporate objectives

Objectives:

•    Attract and retain competent staff
•    Continuous staff development and appraisal
•    Fair and equitable compensation of employees
•    Management of harmonious employee relations
•    Maintenance of appropriate working environment
•    Effective cost control
•    Good Corporate Governance


Key Tasks and responsibilities
•    Formulate and implement Human Resource policies and strategies.
•    Set performance targets for the Human Resource Department and ensure that they are achieved.
•    Advise Managers on appropriate human resource management policies and strategies.
•    Ensure effective staff recruitment.
•    Plan and direct employee development, performance and career management programs.
•    Develop and ensure implementation of reward systems and remuneration policies and strategies that attract, retain and motivate employees.
•    Formulate, recommend and implement Human Resource welfare schemes and policies.
•    Ensure proper maintenance of Human Resource database.
•    Prepare Human Resource annual budget and work plan.
•    Provide employee counseling services.
•    Review organizational structures.

Qualifications
•    Masters degree in Social Sciences
•    Diploma in Human Resource Management or CPS (K)
•    Computer proficiency


Working Experience:   
•    At least ten (10) years, three (3) of which must be at a Senior level in a large organization.

Membership:   
•    Member of a relevant professional body.

Personal Attributes:   
•    Ability to function as part of a Senior Management team.
•    Skills in strategic analysis and planning of human resource.
•    Ability to lead change management in a complex health care environment.
•    Understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets.
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

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


3.    Manager, Supply Chain Management, Job Group K4  (1 Post)

Overall Responsibility:           

Reporting to the Deputy Director (Administration & Finance),  the overall responsibility of the Manager, Supply Chain Management will be to ensure timely availability of required materials, goods and services at the most competitive value and terms.

Objectives:
•    Timely availability of quality goods and services
•    Cost effective procurement of goods and services
•    Minimize lead time
•    Increased efficiency and productivity
•    Timely and accurate reports
•    Strategic management of inventory levels
•    Good Corporate Governance

Key Tasks and responsibilities
•    Ensure proper interpretation, implementation and enforcement of the public procurement regulations.
•    Ensure timely processing of tenders for procurement of goods and services within the framework of established policies and procedures.
•    Develop and implement departmental plans in line with the corporate objectives.
•    Formulate and implement strategies on local and overseas procurement of goods and services.
•    Develop long-term and short-term procurement plans in liaison with users and as per hospital material requirements.
•    Perform secretarial duties to the Central Tender Board.
•    Determine the mode of procurement and giving appropriate instructions.
•    Approval of indents, orders and requisitions.
•    Review the procurement and stores policies and procedures in accordance to the best practice.
•    Monitor the procurement and stores functions at Departmental levels and take prompt corrective action where necessary.
•    Liaise with legal and user departments in drawing and managing procurement contracts.
•    Perform secretarial duties to the Board of Survey.
•    Supervise, appraise and ensure appropriate training of personnel.
•    Ensure that goods procured by the hospital meet tender specifications.
•    Budget and ensure budgetary control for the department.
•    Prepare timely and accurate reports as required.

Qualifications
•    Masters degree in Business Administration or Masters in Supplies Management or any other relevant discipline from a recognized University
•    Computer proficiency

Working Experience:     
•    At least ten (10) years, three (3) of which must be at a Senior level in a large organization.


Membership:         
•    Full member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (MCIPS)

Personal Attributes:     
•    Ability to function as part of a Senior Management team.
•    Skills in strategic analysis and planning of procurement services.
•    Ability to lead change management in a complex health care environment.
•    Understanding of financial management and experience in managing budgets.
•    Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

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

Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their applications, including detailed CVs indicating present and expected remunerations and any other relevant details, copies of academic/professional certificates, three (3) names of referees and daytime telephone numbers to:

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

To reach the Chief Executive Officer Not later than 3rd August 2011. 


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer

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