Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, the Chief Administrative Officer will be responsible for ensuring coordination of all administrative functions in the Hospital.
o Headship of the Department.
o Participating in development of the Department’s work plan and budget.
o Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
o Participating in the implementation of the performance management system in the section.
o Managing transport services including the repair, procurement and disposal of vehicles.
o Leasing and tenancy aspects of staff houses and Hospital buildings.
o Overall management of the laundry, catering, cleaning and general office services.
o Mentoring and coaching staff.
o Spearheading culture change to improve the Hospital image.
o Promoting the Hospital Occupational Health and Safety initiatives.
o Coordinating quality assurance activities in the department.
o Effective supervision, training and development of staff.
o Assessing staff performance.
o Ensuring efficient and effective management of the support services.
o Promoting the welfare of patients and staff and ensuring their safety.
o Acting as secretariat to select senior management committees.
o Master’s degree in either; Health Management, Hospital Administration, Hospital Planning, Public Health, Health Economics or Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
o Bachelor’s degree in any of the following Social Sciences: Government, Anthropology, Sociology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Health Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
o A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
o Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
o Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and administrative ability in the management of health services in a large health institution.
o Professional membership in related field will be an added advantage.
o Certificate of proficiency in computer operations from a recognized institution.
o Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
o Resource management skills.
o Managing performance and driving for outcomes.
o Establishing strategic directions.
o Visionary/Leading change.
o Policy development.
o Influencing persuasion and negotiation.
o Effective communication skills.
o Policy and strategic implementation.
o Delivery of quality results.
o Risk management.
o Decision-making and problem solving skills.
o Effective supervision, deployment, discipline, training and development of staff in the health administrative service.
How to Apply
The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta National Hospital
P.O Box 20723-00202