Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Finance Strategy & Planning Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Finance Strategy & Planning 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 Finance Strategy & Planning Jobs in Kenya

Director of Finance, Strategy & Planning (DFSP/KUTRRH/2)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Directorate
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Director of Finance, Strategy & Planning
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports:
a) Chief Finance Officer
b) Deputy Director Hospital advancement, planning and strategy

2. Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the CEO, the Director Finance, Strategy & Planning will lead the development
and implementation of the strategic planning and reporting framework, direct implementation of corporate planning processes for the hospital and will be responsible for all financial aspects of the hospital, both operational and strategic including ensuring
effective financial management and financial control and for the performance of operational finance at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
a) Leadership

  • Sit as member of the hospital management committee.
  • Support the CEO in ensuring that the Hospital operates in accordance with the
    mission and policies set by the Board of Management.
  • Identify opportunities to initiate the implementation and evaluation of strategic
    and business planning processes in the hospital.
  • Provide leadership in the preparation and utilization of hospital budget
  • Initiate budgetary control measures to ensure value for money.
  • Ensure the financial reporting systems and processes are standardized across the
    hospital to enhance accountability.
  • Provides proactive, sound guidance regarding management of assets and investments and other income generating opportunities within the facility.
  • Works with departmental heads to implement financial plans and productivity benchmarks and to monitor progress toward financial goals.

    b) Participate in the organization’s strategic planning
  • Lead the annual goal setting process and the development of hospitals strategic plan and support departments to realize the Vision, Mission and mandate of the Hospital
  • Collaborate with the CEO to plan, implement and evaluate hospital operational plans.
  • Provide strategic advice to the hospital management to enable shared understanding of best practices regarding divisional plans for highly effective and well aligned objectives of the hospital.
  • Engage to monitor trends, performance and progress against the strategic/ corporate plan and evaluate further support which may
    be required to ensure delivery against the plan
  • Facilitate periodic formative and summative evaluation of the strategic plan to
    ensure targets are achieved and any variances noted.
    a) Audit

  • Facilitate and manage relationships with internal and external audit functions and with the CEO, play a leading role in liaison with any regulatory bodies

    b) Participate at professional forums, 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 Commerce, Education, Economics or any related field from a recognized university.
    b) Master’s in Business Administration, Strategic Management Policy or related field from a recognized university.
    c) Senior Management professional course not lasting less than 6 weeks
    d) PhD is an added advantage
    e) Certification in any financial course will be an added advantage

    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

    Soft skills required for the job:

  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Team building skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

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

    At least 10 years working experience in a Senior Financial, Planning or Strategy 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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