KEMRI Director Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Director Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

Job Role

The Director Corporate Services is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of various corporate functions including Finance and Accounts, Human Resource Management, Information and Communications Technology, Commercial Enterprises services, Engineering and Maintenance, Corporate Communications, Administration including safe-guarding fiscal Institutes assets, to achieve operational efficiency towards the realization of quality Human Health Research.

Reporting Relationship: The Director, Corporation Services will report to the Director General of the Institute.

Terms of Service: The successful applicant will be appointed for four (4) years contract term renewable once, subject to satisfactory work performance.

Job Specifications

The Director, Corporate Services will be responsible for the following:-

  • Coordinate development of policies, plans and strategies in the functional areas of Human Resource, Finance, Administration, Corporate Communications, Communication Technology and Commercial Enterprises services;

  • Develop effective operational policies, procedures, internal controls and systems for identifying, measuring, monitoring and controlling Institute’s operations to drive the implementation of the approved strategy;

  • Oversee management of the Institute’s revenues and expenditure, assets and liabilities and staff payroll;

  • Foster a culture that promotes team capability and reflects the values which facilitate performance, professionalism and innovation by staff throughout the institute;

  • Ensure financial prudence and discipline for Financial Accounting, Planning, budgeting and budgetary controls in compliance with the set legal guidelines;

  • Oversee planning, directing and executing all human resources strategies, policies and plans;

  • Coordinate provision of Engineering and maintenance services,

  • Ensure effective implementation and compliance with all legislative requirements relating to corporate services;

  • Coordinate the institute’s Management Information Systems and security;

  • Coordinate technology infrastructure in line with the institute’s goals and changing technologies;

  • Provide technical, strategic and policy advice on ICT matters and implementation of various ICT work processes, procedures and other administrative related matters;

  • Ensure conducive work environment in the institute;

  • Coordinate the establishment and management of income generating programs and activities

  • Coordinate the provision of physical

  • Oversee Development, review and implementation of communications strategy to support the Institute’s objectives;

  • Ensure development and implementation of corporate communications plans to enhance the visibility of the Institute;

  • Undertake business case analysis and due diligence as well as prioritization of new initiatives and business opportunities to ensure viability before investment;

  • Ensure appropriate systems and procedures are in place to maximize the safety and security of all staff, units and stakeholders;

  • Liaise with other security agencies on security matter;

  • Coordinate implementation of general administrative policies and programs;

  • Coordinate Management of the corporate image of the Institute; and

  • Coordinate the Institute’s public functions and corporate events.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • At least twelve (12) years’ relevant work experience five (5) of which must have been in management position;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or any other relevant social sciences from a recognized Institution;

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or any other relevant social sciences from a recognized Institution;

  • Professional qualification and membership to professional body where applicable;

  • Leadership course lasting not less four (4) weeks (cumulative).

  • Proficiency in computer application;

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution

    Key Skills and Competencies

  • Strategic thinking;

  • Analytical skills;

  • Communication and reporting skills;

  • Leadership skills;

  • Mentorship skills;

  • Research fundraising skills;

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;

  • Team player.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Director Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

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