Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies Head of Marketing & Strategy Jobs in Kenya

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies Head of Marketing & Strategy Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian and non-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).

  • The core mandate of MEDS includes supply chain for reliable, quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services.

  • It was established in 1986 and operates all over Kenya and other regions of Africa.

  • Board of Directors is seeking to recruit a suitable self-driven and results oriented Head of Marketing & Strategy with good professional and ethical standing to take over from an outgoing incumbent who is due to retire soon.

  • The Head of Marketing & Strategy who reports to Managing Director/CEO, will be responsible for providing leadership to promote sustainable business. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop and maintain appropriate policies and procedures to guide and direct business operations

    • Play oversight role of the organization's corporate strategies in order to support growth objectives

    • Monitor publicity programmes for market positioning and positive corporate image

    • Represent MEDS interests at policy level with partners to sustain special projects

    • Lead in market surveillance to inform organizational strategy

    • Oversee management consultancy services to healthcare clients

    • Provide leadership lo ensure customer needs and expectations are met

    • Coordinate client support services and programmes to ensure they meet customer needs

    • Evaluate the effectiveness of capacity building and after advice for sustainability

    • Oversee income generation initiatives and services that build the capacity of health workers Plan and approve departmental expenditure for control and

    • Ensure effective performance management to achieve operational objectives and targets

    Candidate Profile

    • Demonstrated leadership with a track record of achievements, backed with vast experience with at least 5 years in a senior management level

    • Strategic orientation, business acumen, interpersonal skills and integrity

    • Strong leadership, communication, proposal writing, analytical and negotiation skills

    • Master's Degree in Business Administration or relevant related field

    • Additional training and/or experience in Marketing or Strategy will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    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 have supervised you in the recent past and one who is your 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)

  • To: Managing Director
    Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies
    PO Box 78040, 00507
    Nairobi, Kenya
    E-mail: HMSapplications@meds.or.ke
    By: 13th November 2020

  • Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted

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