KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya
KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in KenyaPurpose of the Job
Reporting to the CEO, The Director Training, Research, and innovation will ensureSit as member of the hospital management committee.
strategic leadership in formulation and implementation of research and planning
policies, systems and procedures at KUTRRH.
Duties and Responsibilities
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
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
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
Team Management skills
Analytical thinking skills
Problem solving skills
Decision Making 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 &
P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Director of Training, Research & Innovation Jobs in Kenya
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