Assistant Deputy Director (Public Relations & Corporate Affairs), Kenyatta University Hospital Job in Kenya

Oct 23, 2016

Kenyatta University is in the process of opening a new state of the art Hospital - Kenyatta University Hospital (KUH) in line with the University Strategic Plan and the Government Vision 2030 Development Plan.

The Hospital aspires to meet the health needs of all Kenyans as well as regional and global citizens. The hospital will also offer training of highly skilled medical personnel while carrying out biomedical research. 

To this end the University seeks to employ a highly qualified and self-driven person to the following position:
 
Assistant Deputy Director - Public Relations and Corporate Affairs
 
 
Reporting to the Director-Clinical Services, the Mortuary Services Manager will provide leadership and management of the Funeral Home, coordinate and provide funeral services at the KUH.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Sit as member of the department’s senior management team, participate in and contribute to all its mandates and activities
  • Oversee and manage the corporate affairs function of the hospital by ensuring that all its resources are well planned for in order to support timely and quality service delivery in the hospital
  • Participate in and contribute to the overall strategic planning process for the hospital
  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction to corporate affairs division for timely and quality service delivery in the hospital
  • Offer supportive supervision of corporate affairs division facilities and services, and its sections and departments in the hospital
  • Ensure that he corporate affairs division generates the target revenue required to facilitate corporate affairs delivery and other hospital financial obligations
  • Ensure the coordination of the implementation of the hospital strategic plan in the corporate affairs division within the framework of the vision, mission and culture of the hospital and other national and international healthcare frameworks
  • Ensure that corporate affairs division has all the required human and non-human resources required to offer corporate services in order to support clinical referral, research and training services in the hospital
  • Oversee and ensure the recruitment, maintenance and disciplinary action and processes of the corporate affairs division staff in the hospital
  • Oversee and coordinate the provision of timely quality and sufficient corporate affairs services in the hospital within the established policy and professional frameworks
  • Ensure continuous training and development of corporate affairs division staff for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital
  • Ensure continuous advisory services concerning corporate affairs in the hospital to the hospital executive and other stakeholders through the appropriate media
  • Work in collaboration with other divisions, sections and departments in dealing with corporate affairs issues for timely quality clinical referral, research and training services in the hospital
  • Ensure and oversee monitoring and evaluation of the corporate affairs division in order to establish its progress and achievement, prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Management Sciences or Social Sciences from a recognised institution
  • Masters’ Degree in Management Sciences or Social Sciences from a recognised institution
  • CPA (K) or CPS (K) or its equivalent
  • At least five (5) years’ working experience as a Senior Assistant Deputy Director- PR and Corporate Affairs Services in a similar level organisation, or four (4) years’ working experience as in a relevant field in a County Government.
  • Registration with accredited respective regulatory and/or professional body where applicable
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations
  • Knowledge of professional standards
  • Human resource management skills
Additional Skills / Requirements
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Team building skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: The terms for the above position includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
 
Applicants and Referees should write directly to:
 
Vice-Chancellor
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 1st November 2016.

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.




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