MEDS Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

MEDS Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

  • Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian and not-for-profit organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • It is a registered Trust of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK).

  • MEDS core mandate includes a supply chain for reliable, quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies; Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services. It was established in 1986, and operating all over Kenya and other regions of Africa.

  • Board of Directors is seeking to recruit a suitable self-driven, results oriented and visionary Managing Director/CEO with good professional and ethical standing to take over from outgoing incumbent who is due to retire soon.

  • The Managing Director who reports to Board of Directors, will be responsible for providing leadership in all operational and growth strategies of the organization.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide overall day to day leadership and administration of operations of the organization;

    • Coordinate formulation and implementation of the organisation’s Strategic Plan;

    • Ensure continuous achievement of MEDS financial and operating goals and objectives, and report the same to Board at regular intervals;

    • Promote and uphold best Corporate Governance practices and ensure effective and efficient structures and systems in line with MEDS Core Values;

    • In consultation with the Board, set and implement Board’s decisions and policies efficiently and effectively, and keep the Board informed of all strategic aspects of the organisation;

    • Develop and nurture a dynamic and competent workforce through a robust performance driven culture;

    • Ensure standards and statutory compliance and manage existing and emerging MEDS business risks;

    • Promote MEDS image and develop collaborative networks and partnerships with Government,
    development partners and other stakeholders

    Candidate Profile

    • Demonstrated leadership with a track record of achievements in a private sector, backed with minimum of 10 years’ experience in executive management roles, 5 of which should be in a fast paced supply chain business;

    • A transformative and change leader, keen on detail and deadlines with undisputable respect and integrity;

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

    • A Masters’ Degree in Business Administration or any Business related field. A background in Health Sciences related field will be an added advantage.

    If you fit the profile of this position, please submit your application (electronic or hard copy) including:

    • Detailed CV stating your current position, current salary, email address and telephone contacts;

    • Names and contacts of three (3) Referees (one of whom must be a professional who has supervised you at some point and one a Senior Religious Leader);

    • Copy of Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau;

    • Copy of National Identity Card;

    • Current Copy of Certificate of Good Conduct;

    • Tax Compliance Certificate

    • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; MEDS Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

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