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Dec 13, 2017

Aga Khan Hospital Head of Facility Job in Kisumu, Kenya

Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
 
Exciting Career Opportunity: Head of Facility
 
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. 

The hospital is part of a network of health facilities, which includes Hospitals and Outreach health facilities across East Africa. 

 
The Aga Khan Hospital is in an exciting growth phase and has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001 :2015 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for laboratory services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Kitale, Bungoma, Kericho, Kibuye-Kisumu, West End- Kisumu, Busia, Homa- Bay and Kapsabet Counties, with plans to spread to Bomet and Migori counties. 

To achieve its robust growth plan the Hospital seeks to recruit a professional for the following position:
 
Head of Facility
 
Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the Head of Facility will be responsible for the effective implementation of the strategic objectives of the Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu through short and long range planning for entire facilities, equipment, processes and other resources needed to support new hospital programs and initiatives as envisaged in the strategic plan 2018-2022.

Other Responsibilities
  1. Ensuring optimal functioning of building systems including mechanical, fire/life safety, environmental, by maintaining existing property, facilities, equipment, roadways, ground, power plants, and other physical resources used by hospital staff, visitors, and patients.
  2. Formulate and arrange plans to update facilities systems and reducing operating costs.
  3. Direct effective management of human resources in the department. Maintains effective leadership team and inter-departmental relations
  4. Contribute to the formulation of the budget, monitors financial performance and identifies and implements strategies to control costs and meet established productivity and quality standards.
  5. Maintains efficient and effective department operations while ensuring compliance with and regulatory laws, standards and protocols.
  6. Oversee regular inspection of facilities for repair and maintenance purposes, planning of work required, and estimates of material costs and man hours required..
  7. Administers and monitors service contracts to ensure work is properly performed.
  8. Maintains ongoing relationships with all department to keep abreast of their service needs and to be able to anticipate problems before they become crisis situations.
  9. Supervises and trains hospital staff in the approved practices and procedures for proper facility maintenance and in the implementation and observance of all approved safety procedures to ensure compliance with existing safety regulations.
Requirements and Experiences
  1. Masters in Science (MSc) in either; Civil, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Technology, Properties and Facilities management, Building Construction and Maintenance, or Architecture. Or
  2. Bachelor in Science Degree in one of the field above will be considered.
  3. Diploma in Project Management is essential
  4. Microsoft Office competencies
  5. Be in possession of a Practicing License in any of the above fields and a member of a recognized Professional Association.
  6. Thorough knowledge of the techniques, procedures and processes used for the efficient operation of building services and construction practices.
  7. Analytical and effective communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated ability to plan strategically (long and short range) and implement those plans
  9. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups of people, including the ability to persuade others’ decision-making and present information in a positive light.
  10. Demonstrated ability to effectively work with customers to meet identified needs and to cooperatively resolve issues and implement solutions.
  11. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with senior organizational leaders and developing and maintaining relationships with higher management, peers and subordinates and skilled in resolving conflicts and gaining cooperation with others.
  12. Demonstrated ability to manage for results in key areas such as clinical quality, service excellence, facility management, people management, and financial management.
  13. Demonstrated ability to adapt to change.
  14. Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary team for the benefit of the Hospital as a whole.
  15. Demonstrated ability to control limited healthcare resources by effectively managing AKHS human, financial, technological, and other key resources.
  16. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities, stressors, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customers effectively.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to email their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to [email protected] on or before 29th December, 2017.

Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification.

Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu is an equal opportunity employer

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