KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 partners and
  • 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 healthcare 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
  • 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
  • Provide a prospective 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

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:
  • Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Education, Social Sciences or related field
    from a recognized Institution
  • Master’s Degree in Science, Education, Social Sciences or related field from a
    recognized Institution.
  • PhD in a relevant area
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • Senior Management Course not lasting less than 6 weeks

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

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

    Soft Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Team Management skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision Making skills
  • Compassionate
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

    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

    How to Apply
  • The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday 17th September 2019
  • If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, we encourage applicants to apply online here or send hard copies of your Application Letter, CV, and Filled Application Form and address to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral &
  • Research Hospital
  • P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya

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