Penda Health Head of Government Relations Jobs in Kenya

Penda Health Head of Government Relations Jobs in Kenya

Role Summary:

  • The core of your job is to own Penda Health partnership with the government.

  • You will be pioneering this new role in our External Affairs department and will be working directly for our Director of External Affairs.

  • Today the Government Relations team is composed of two mid-career external relationship specialists.

  • We see the team expanding slowly over the next 5 years as we expand into new geographies and new service lines.

    Role Description:

  • Build a team of excellent and proactive government relations specialists who help Penda achieve our expansion and service delivery goals in compliance with all relevant regulations

  • Develop and execute Penda Health’s strategy to maintain an excellent partnership with the government in which Penda is seen as a key ally to deliver on the vision of UHC

  • Ensure deep relationships with government officials and key stakeholders such Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council, County Health Teams, Kenyan Healthcare Federation, and others

  • Manage a team to analyze and execute impact policy/advocacy projects across the healthcare sectors

  • Maintain strategic oversight on compliance in collaboration with the legal team

  • Make sure Penda’s culture is supported and expanded in everything we do


  • 5 or more years of experience in a senior government relations role

  • Previous success in pushing for improvements or modernization of a sector

  • Strong networks in the healthcare sector

  • Excellence in leading teams to make them efficient and effective


  • Base salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

  • Competitive benefits including comprehensive medical cover and participation in a staff ownership program

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Penda Health Head of Government Relations Jobs in Kenya

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