Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya


Our client, Kenyatta National Hospital is a Public Hospital mandated to provide specialized medical care, facilitate training and research, and participate in Policy formulation.

The Hospital has been delivering its mandate since its establishment in 1901 as the former King George Hospital. KNH is at the Apex of the National referral system and is the Hospital of choice in providing specialized medical care.

The Hospital is seeking to recruit a highly networked transformative leader with high degree of integrity, demonstrable professionalism competence and impeccable administrative capability to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

The office of the Chief Executive Officer Is established under Legal Notice No. 109 of 1987 and is responsible to the Board of Management for providing strategic leadership management, drawing and execution of plans for the implementation of the Hospital’s mandate and for the overall implementation of the Board’s decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct the development and implementation of the Hospital’s strategic initiatives and capacity building in line with goals and aspirations of Kenya Vision 2030 and the National Health Sector Strategic Plans;
  • Formulate strategies and business plans, lead teams for high performance and innovation to ensure that the Hospital’s Strategic and Operational Plans are implemented on a timely basis;
  • Prudent management of resources for the achievement of the Hospital’s mandate and strategic objectives;
  • Initiate, establish, strengthen and oversee inter-institutional collaborations and strategic partnerships for the realization of the Hospital’s mandate and strategic objectives;
  • Establish and sustain effective relationships with the Board of Management, the Government, parent Ministry, and other stakeholders;
  • Ensure that Hospital’s staff remains motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently, and in compliance with human resource management policies and practices; and
    Promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance principles and best practices in the Hospital.

    Person Specifications

  • Be a holder of a Bachelor Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or its equivalent and a Master’s degree in health-related field from a recognized Institution;
  • Be a registered practitioner with the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board, Kenya, be a member in good standing and hold a current practicing license;
  • Have knowledge and experience of not less than 15 years of relevant work experience with at least ten (10) years served in a senior management or leadership position;
  • Possess a Strategic Leadership Development
    and Corporate Governance Certification from a recognised institution;
  • Have thorough understanding of quality assurance within a hospital context, project analysis and evaluation, policy development and formulation and relevant legislations and regulations; and
  • A post graduate qualification in management or its equivalent from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.
  • Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.
  • An attractive remuneration package and benefits await the successful candidate.
  • This appointment is on contractual terms for a period of (3) three years and is renewable for a further term of (3) three years based on performance and business requirements.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role above, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
  • For the full details about this position and how to apply, kindly log onto our c-recruitment platform via our website
  • Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted.
  • Only those applications submitted through the e-recruitment portal will be considered.
  • To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 9th January 2019 addressed to:

    The Director,
    Executive Selection Division
    Deloitte Consulting Limited
    Deloitte Place


  • Kenyatta National Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and gender equality.
  • Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

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