Kenyatta University Teaching - Referral and Research Hospital Director - Training - Research and Innovation Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching - Referral and Research Hospital Director - Training - Research and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

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

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sit as member of the hospital senior 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 partners and 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 global contacts within professional healthcare organizations, other institutions of higher learning within Kenya, the Region and globally.

  • Ensure all staff engaged in clinical research are appropriately trained and qualified.

  • 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 training program for the trainees.

  • Ensure the process for
    Intellectual Property is fulfilled for all innovations within 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.

    Minimum Qualifications & Years of Experience Required

  • Degree in Research, Basic Science, Applied Science or Social Science or relevant and related field from a recognized Institution

  • Master’s Degree in Research, Basic Science, Applied Science or Social Sciences or relevant
    and related field from a recognized Institution

  • PhD in Basic science, Applied Science or Social Science.

  • Senior Management Course not lasting less than 6 weeks.

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

  • Global experience and Networking experience in securing grants with evidence of funds raised through Grants (number and amount).

  • Evidence of partnerships if any.

  • Evidence of publication in refereed journals.

  • Conversant with relevant legislation.

  • MBA will be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrated professional competence and leadership capability.

    Soft Skills Required

  • Possesses skills in Research, Innovation and Project Management.

  • Fundraising and grant writing techniques

  • Knowledge of writing scientific proposals and papers

  • Knowledge of Budget Management

  • Communication skills

  • Team Management skills

  • Analytical thinking skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Decision Making skills

  • Compassionate

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Teaching - Referral and Research Hospital Director - Training - Research and Innovation Jobs in Kenya


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