Kenyatta National Hospital Head of Department - Administration Kenya Jobs

Kenyatta National Hospital Head of Department - Administration Kenya Jobs

Head of Department, Administration - Job Group K4 (1 Post)

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Head of Department, Administration will be responsible for ensuring coordination of all administrative functions in the Hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Headship of the Department.
  • Participating in development of the Department’s work plan and budget.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
  • Participating in the implementation of the performance management system in the
  • Managing transport services including the repair, procurement and disposal of
  • Leasing and tenancy aspects of staff houses and hospital buildings.
  • Overall management of the laundry, catering, Cleaning and general office services.
  • Mentoring and coaching staff.
  • Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
  • Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.
  • Coordinating quality assurance activities in the department.
  • Effective supervision, training and development of staff.
  • Assessment of staff performance.
  • Ensuring efficient and effective management of the support services.
  • Promoting the welfare of patients and staff and ensuring their safety.
  • Acting as secretariat to select senior management committees.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in either; Health Management, Hospital Administration, Hospital
    Planning, Public Health, Health Economics and Business Administration from a
    recognized Institution.
  • Working experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Deputy Head of
    Administration Department in a large Health institution.
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) from a
    recognized institution.
  • Senior Management course lasting at least one (1) month from a recognized
  • CPS (K) will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in
    the management of
    health services in a large health institution.
  • Professional membership in related field will be an added advantage.
  • Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.

    How to Apply

  • Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and Must submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 20th November 2018 to the address below:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta National Hospital
  • P.O Box 20723-00202
  • Nairobi
  • Please visit our website for full profile of all the advertised positions and the Hospital application form and also the link to apply online.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta National Hospital Head of Department - Administration Kenya Jobs

    “Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.


    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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