Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Corporate Services & Administration Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Corporate Services & Administration Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Corporate Services & Administration Jobs in Kenya

Director of Corporate Services & Administration

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Director – Corporate Services & Administration
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports:

a) Deputy Director-Corporate Affairs & Partnerships
b) Deputy Director – Administration Services
c) Deputy Director - Human Resources

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the CEO, the Director Corporate Services & Administration job is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and direction for smooth, effective and efficient operation of hospital administration department at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

a) Leadership
  • Sit as a member of the hospital management committee.
  • Provide transformational leadership in the areas of Administration,Human Resources, Corporate Affairs and Partnerships.
  • Support the CEO in ensuring that the Hospital operates in accordance with the
    mission and policies set by the Board of Directors.
  • Develop and foster effective collaboration between various departments,staff leadership and other affiliated services to ensure an integrated approach to providing services and fulfilling the Hospital's vision, mission and mandate.
  • Oversee the hospital’s physical facilities and be responsible for the maintenance of all facilities and equipment.
  • Work with the hospital’s leadership, serving as a resource to reduce costs,
    enhance revenues, achieve goals and objectives, analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions.
  • Develop and work towards ensuring appropriate administrative and staffing
    structures for the hospital.
  • Oversee quality management teams.

    b) Participate in the organization’s strategic planning
  • Lead the annual goal setting process and participate in the development of strategic plans of the Corporate Services Directorate to realize the mission of the Hospital.
  • Collaborates with the Hospital management to plan and implement strategic and operational plans.

    c) Oversight of Administration Governance and Quality
  • Ensure that the culture of KUTRRH is team-based, fact-based, customer-based and work towards achievement of the Vision of KUTRRH.
  • Facilitate the improvement of core processes and systems of the Hospital to
    achieve set targets and satisfy both the external and internal customers.
  • Oversee
    effective referral networks to ensure effective and smooth patient- care and operations
  • Foster strong partnerships and networks to facilitate the development of a comprehensive health care system.
  • Ensure that the Hospital is accredited nationally and internationally.

    d) Representation in professional forums and compliance with regulatory and statutory bodies

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Education or any Social-
    Science related field from a recognized university.
    b) Master’s Degree in Administration, Education or related field from a recognized university.
    c) Any qualification in Public Relations, MBA or a Doctorate Degree will be an added
    d) Senior Management Professional Course lasting not less than 6 weeks.

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of relevant legislations
    c) Knowledge of professional standards.

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Registration with the relevant professional body if applicable
    b) Project Management Certification

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Leadership skills
    c) Supervisory skills
    d) Team building skills
    e) Observation skills
    f) Analytical skills
    g) Organizational skills
    h) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least 10 years’ working experience in a Senior Administrative Position.

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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