Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailoring Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Tailoring Supervisor 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 - Tailoring Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

Tailoring Supervisor – DCASTS/KUTRRH/13

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Tailoring Supervisor
Reports to: Executive House Keeper
Direct Reports: Tailor

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Executive House Keeper the Tailoring Supervisor exists to supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating sewing machines at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Trains workers by demonstrating work methods and machine operation
  • Develop, copy, or adapt designs for garments, and design patterns to fit
    measurements, applying knowledge of garment design, construction, styling, and fabric in the hospital.
  • Take and record the required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments to be repaired of mended in the
  • Take measurements from patients and staff and assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread
    or sewing machines.
  • Determining quality control standards in the hospital.
  • Overseeing production processes.
  • Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary with the managers.
  • Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials.
  • Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Supervising the work of junior staff.
  • Take part in machine selection of the hospital.
  • Ensure the stitching is of Quality.
  • Estimating negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers.
    Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met
  • Create a design and pattern by hand
    by hand or using computer software

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

    a) Diploma in Sewing & Textile Design from a recognized institution

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:


    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:

    Knowledge of a sewing machine

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Ability to work under pressure
    c) Ability to work odd hours and odd days
    d) Customer service skills
    e) Attention to detail skills

    6. Relevant Work Experience Required:

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

    At least three years working experience as a Senior Tailor in a reputable hospital

    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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