AMREF Flying Doctors Chief of Staff Jobs in Kenya

AMREF Flying Doctors Chief of Staff Jobs in Kenya

AMREF Flying Doctors is currently recruiting for a Captain to perform as a flight crew on AMREF Flying Doctors’ aircraft and flight missions while observing the highest safety standards and economic operation and management of aircraft as per company policy.


[Strategic Partner

  • Coordinate the execution of strategic initiatives and projects of high
    importance and guides to completion
  • Provide support in the planning and implementation of initiatives;
    while facilitating the definition of scope, plans, goals and deliverables
  • Participate as an adjunct member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT) to discuss potential business issues keep track of progress until resolved
  • Assess inquiries directed to the GCEO, determine the proper course of action and delegates to the appropriate individuals to
    manage. This includes action list arising from GCEO’s participation in conferences and meetings with Partners.
  • Meeting preparation and follow up: reviewing upcoming meeting
    for the coming week to ensure the leader has all of the information needed to be as productive as possible and sending out agendas or documents to meeting attendees as necessary
  • Lead strategic planning process for the organization
  • Create and update dashboards for reviewing key performance indicators


  • Ensure the GCEO receives adequate information regarding different
    issues, for ease of decision making
  • Serve as an ‘honest broker’ by understanding the preferences of the
    GCEO and ensuring he receives a full range of perspectives
  • Set a process for monitoring potential risks & developing proactive
    policies to mitigate against the risks in question.

    Communication and Information dissemination

  • Communicates on behalf of the Group CEO with management and staff, on various matters as directed by the GCEO
  • Reviews correspondence and drafts responses for the GCEO as appropriate by fact-checking all communications, editing and proofreading key documents as required
  • Assists in the preparation of documentation for Board Meetings, follows up on correspondence related to the GCEO’s meetings with funders, partners and key staff

    Research & Reporting

  • Conducts research, prepares analytical reports & assists the GCEO in developing reports, presentations, speeches and
  • Prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the GCEO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response
  • Identifies and provides information and recommendations to the GCEO on issues and opportunities that could impact the
    organization’s agenda and the successful execution of the GCEO’s commitments.
  • Prepares reports by collecting and analyzing information.


  • Develops plans for emergences standard process for managing crisis and works with Group Leadership Team to address the
    specifics of an emergency Direct Support of
  • Strategically manages the GCEO’s time: working with Executive assistant, looking at long term travel calendar, evaluating
    opportunities and determining fit with priorities.
  • Monitors information flow: Sometimes acting as a gatekeeper, ensuring GCEO’s involvement in a project or decision-making
    process at the right moment.
  • Plans and leads Group Leadership Team retreats, step backs and other special events
  • Overseeing large often cross functional organisation-wide projects or initiatives
  • Bring together multiple stakeholders and help drive decisions
  • Researching, benchmarking, analyzing data and making recommendations


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and Masters is an added advantage
  • Member of a relevant professional Body
  • Over 10 years of experience at management level in a similar organisation
  • Proven creative thinker with strong business acumen
  • Ability to operationalize strategy into action for the organisation as whole.
  • Understands programme and project management.
  • Working knowledge of the health sector
  • Broad knowledge of the Amref programmes and strategic focus.
  • Strong leadership skills, executive disposition, and demonstrate high levels of integrity.
  • Innovative skills and ability to craft and execute strategy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Impeccable time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Proven problem solver who can make clear-headed decision while under pressure
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a knack for collaboration across varying business units
  • Self-motivated and self sufficient
  • And energetic leader with excellent communication skills a positive attitude and a go-getter drive.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a Cover letter in PDF specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to Amref Health Africa (2 pages max) and an updated CV in PDF (3 pages max) with subject line: Amref/Chief of Staff/2019/08-02 to by Friday 17 September 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; AMREF Flying Doctors Chief of Staff Jobs in Kenya

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