Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Director of Training, Research & Innovation 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 Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Director Training, Research & Innovation (DTRI/KUTRRH/2)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital

Department: Training, Research & Innovation
Section/Unit: None
Job Title: Director Training, Research & Innovation
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports:

a) Deputy Director - Research & Innovation
b) Deputy Director - Capacity building & Training

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the CEO, The Director Training, Research, and innovation will ensure strategic leadership in formulation and implementation of research and planning policies, systems and procedures at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

a) Leadership
  • Sit as member of the hospital management committee.
  • Head the Training, Research and innovation Directorate.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of research strategy,policies,
    systems and procedures.
  • Ensure the effective dissemination of research findings to relevant partner sand
    Stakeholders.
  • Spearhead and coordinate the organization’s research assignments.
  • Collating and analyzing macro-economic, socio-economic and fiscal data.
  • Determine the most appropriate route for commercialization and progress the development of innovative services.
  • Oversee objective research and analysis on budget implementation policy.
  • Develop a network of contacts within professional health care organizations, other institutions of higher learning within Kenya, the Region and globally
  • Ensure all staff engaged in clinical research are appropriately trained, qualified
    and where appropriate, assure information is available for medical staff to include information within appraisals.
  • To produce an annual report detailing all research activity, income and output.
  • To ensure the completion and reporting of studies conducted in the organization.
  • Develop and deliver an international strategy which builds upon foundations
    around the world and identify new opportunities to work in partnership that furthers the professional and commercial ambitions of the hospital.
  • Ensure training resources are readily accessible to trainees as per accreditation
    guidelines.
  • Develop suitable programs for the development of clinical and broader based
    professional skills covering the subjects laid down in the training program curriculum and utilize a range of evaluation strategies in the continuous improvement of both formal and informal education programs.
  • Carry out market research and market entry feasibility studies in support of the
    assessment of the clinical or commercialization potential of innovation.
  • Develop collaboration agreements to
    support the commercialization of innovation.
  • Provide a prospective training program for the trainees
  • Ensure the process for Intellectual Property is fulfilled for all innovationswithin
    the hospital
  • Help researchers and innovators on developing business cases
  • Support researchers in budget management
  • Grant identification and grant proposal writing.
  • Support researchers on research dissemination

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Education, Social Sciences or related field from a
    recognized Institution
    b) Master’s Degree in Science, Education, Social Sciences or related field from a
    recognized Institution.
    c) MBA or PhD will be an added advantage
    d) Senior Management Course not lasting less than 6 weeks

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job (evidence required):

    a) Possesses skills in Research, Innovation and Project Management.
    b) Knowledge of fundraising and grant writing techniques (number and amount)
    c) Knowledge of writing scientific proposals and papers
    d) Knowledge of Budget Management

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Professional qualification in a relevant area

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Team Management skills
    c) Analytical thinking skills
    d) Problem solving skills
    e) Organizational skills
    f) Decision Making skills
    g) Compassionate
    h) Organizational skills
    i) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

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


    At least ten year’s working experience at a Senior Management level in training, research
    and innovation

    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 recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    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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