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Chief Engineer

TNH/HRD/CE/12/2023

  • Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the entire engineering department, from approving project design and assigning engineers and technicians to ensure that all safety and structural standards are met throughout the completion of each project.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the design team to develop safe, efficient, and effective projects that will fall within the budget.
  • Evaluate all costs associated with each project including materials, costs of labor and time expended.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and clients to ensure the most costeffective means of reaching the customer’s needs.
  • Develop creative and innovative strategies in engineering services in line with the Hospital’s overall strategy.
  • Translate the strategic aims of the unit into achievable plans, with established priorities and make periodic adjustments as required.
  • Keep abreast of local and global best practices in engineering service and make recommendations to the CEO on how this impacts the Hospital.
  • Demonstrate ownership and communicate Engineering Services strategic directi on and objectives to all staff.
  • Develop policies and procedures for engineering services and provide guidance to management in the interpretation and implementation of these.
  • Continuously review and update and enhance the Hospital’s engineering services policy and procedures manual.
  • Prepare a schedule for the implementation of construction and maintenance works and services for the Hospital.
  • Review construction designs, specification and bill of quantities, estimation reports in line with requirements.
  • Oversee the preparation of design, specification, bill of quantities and cost estimation for constructions, and maintenance/modification and expansion of works.
  • Oversee building constructions and maintenance or modifications and report on progress as per the Hospital’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure that payment certificates are prepared as per the terms and conditions of the contract.
  • Ensure planning permission has duly been applied for from relevant government authorities.
  • Ensure that construction and maintenance or modification of buildings is done in accordance with the design, specification and the terms and conditions of the contract.
  • Make periodic visits to construction sites as deemed necessary.
  • Follow up the proper implementation of construction and maintenance or modification activities and submit progress report timely.
  • Ensure that proper records and documents are maintained for construction in progress and terminated contracts.
  • Plan, lead and monitor the performance of outsourced consultants and/or contractors.
  • Advise management in selection of appropriate locations/sites for construction of buildings.
  • Oversee the preparation of tenders for construction works and participate in the tender process for evaluation and selection of contractors/consultants/suppliers for construction and/or modification.
  • Oversee modification and new constructions to ensure that works are completed within budget and the expected standards.
  • Ensure that design works and contract documents for new works are prepared in accordance with laws, regulations, and standards prevailing in the industry and the Hospital.
  • In consultation with the Legal Department, ensure preparation of contract agreements for building construction, maintenance, modification, and expansion works.
  • Monitor service level agreements (SLA) and report periodically.
  • Approve payments within the discretionary limits set by the Hospital.
  • Prepare the engineering budget and monitor its implementation upon approval.
  • Identify, deploy, and motivate the engineering team including performance appraisal, identification of training needs, mentorship and coaching as well as leave and absence management in line with the hospital’s people agenda.
  • Perform any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from.
  • Approve plans and budgets for each project and make any adjustments needed in consultation with the client and the CEO.
  • Coordinate the engineering team, assigning short- and long-term goals for successful completion of the project’s plans.
  • Ensure safety of the worksite during development.
  • Review safety standards for the finished product.
  • Make sure all projects and undertakings stay on budget and within the projected time schedule.
  • Manage the engineering team and oversee the training of new employees.
  • Allocate resources effectively including personnel, materials, and time.
  • Draft reports and data analysis for review by the Hospital’s Board of Directors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in mechanical, Biomedical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or any other related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, Biomedical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Must be registered with the Engineering Board of Kenya and hold a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ mechanical/electrical engineering experience with 5 years at management level.
  • Extensive experience in the designated industry including but not limited to construction, plumbing, carpentry, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, and mechanical systems.
  • Must have experience leading teams of individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and disciplines.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of principles of engineering and engineering design experience.
  • Must possess exceptional organizational and time management skills with an obsessive attention to detail.
  • Must be able to collaborate and bridge the communications gap between the engineering team, service technicians, business managers, and clients, interfacing with each.
  • Good IT skills and familiarity with industry-specific software and modelling programs.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Property contract management skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to lead, influence and drive change initiatives in support of business strategies within the department/unit.
  • Strong leadership and skills to foster teamwork; develop and motivate staff, resolve conflicts as well as ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum, and vision in order to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Demonstrated business acumen – able to create strategy and actions that impact business success.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications.
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity.
  • Strong expertise in strategic management project planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work well with people at all levels in the organization.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Must have superior budgeting and cost management abilities, assessing estimated costs early in the project and bringing the actual costs in line.
  • Must be able to draft clear and comprehensive reports on the statistical efficacy of projects, the use and allocation of resources, and the quality of each finished project.
  • Ability to draft, review, and evaluate engineering blueprints.
  • Must possess technical acumen and the ability to troubleshoot on a variety of projects.

Director Transformation Services & ICT

REF: TNH/HRD/ICT/12/2023

  • Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the position holder will be responsible for championing continuous optimization of the Hospital’s operations and processes, including ensuring innovation/renewal of core processes and leading practice marketing and customer experience management strategies and systems. The position holder will also be responsible for overseeing and managing ICT function and ensuring continuous availability of Hospital systems, networks, and database, including data security systems, in order to achieve reliability and optimum support for hospital operations.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define the hospital’ s digital strategy in order to drive innovation and ensure automation of patient facing and back-office processes in line with the hospital’s strategy.
  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the ICT strategic direction and objectives to all staff to promote employee engagement and productivity.
  • Provide ICT advisory support to the senior management as the hospital’s ICT lead.
  • Develop actionable work plans to ensure effective implementation of the division’s strategic objectives.
  • Create a process for generating and developing creative ideas to optimize hospital operations and improve patient experience through technology.
  • Ensure management of the hospital’s IT infrastructure including planning, maintenance and sourcing in line with the Hospital’s needs.
  • Oversee administration of ICT applications across all hospital operations and ensure ease of access and use of the applications to enhance service delivery.
  • Put in place information security systems and measures to ensure the hospital’s ICT environment is secure in place in line with industry standards.
  • Lead implementation of all IT projects to ensure innovations meet the Hospital’s technology advancement appetite and value for money.
  • Put in place vendor management processes and all IT related obligations to ensure the Hospital’s needs are met.
  • Ensure efficient and effective user support and adequate support for the systems in place to all departments.
  • Put in place disaster management and business continuity processes and infrastructure to ensure business continuity for the hospital operations.
  • Determine required capabilities for continued relevance of the Hospital within the unfolding landscape and provide input into the learning and development plan for the Hospital.
  • Oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities of the ICT division to ensure quality and efficient service delivery.
  • Ensure implementation of all hospital approved quality management systems including ISO standards, environmental management system (EMS) and occupational health and safety (OH&S) among others to ensure full compliance of the ICT division to the guidelines.
  • Prepare the ICT annual budget and monitor its implementation upon approval to ensure cost containment and value for money.
  • Identify, deploy, and motivate the ICT team including performance appraisal, identification of training needs, mentorship and coaching as well as leave and absence management in line with the hospital’s people agenda; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any other related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ information technology experience including computer operations management, multiple roles in systems implementation, architecture, security/compliance, business-wide strategic planning responsibility with 5 years at management level.
  • Experience in developing scalable enterprise solutions and being abreast with modern emerging technologies such as AI, Cloud (Cloud Migration and
  • Management, Back-Up, Cloud Native Infrastructure Solutions, Integration
  • Planning Capability, Cloud Security Solution – Compliance, Cloud Security
  • Framework Design and Evaluation) and distributed ledgers.
  • Professional ICT qualifications such as Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), CCNA or other equivalent and recognized qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to an association like Computer Society of Kenya, Engineering Board of Kenya or any internationally ICT recognized association will be an added advantage.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic thinking and problem -solving.
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills.
  • Ability to conceptualize ideas and develop prototypes.
  • Demonstrated affinity for continuous learning.
  • Self – motivated and drive.
  • An adventurous and entrepreneurial personality.
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • Strong business acumen/business orientation
  • Ability to provide direction, solve diverse range of issues and problems and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage up and down within the organization.
  • Emotional maturity and ability to use diplomacy to deal with conflicts and to arbitrate solutions successfully.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating teams and diverse groups.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work against critical project timelines in a fastpaced environment.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Good customer relationship management skills.

Director Human Resources

REF: TNH/HRD/DHR/12/2023

  • The overall purpose of this role is to provide strategic leadership and management oversight of all human resources, operations, engineering, and security services to assist the Hospital to achieve its objectives in line with the strategic objectives and corporate values.
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ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the design, implementation, and evaluation of Human Resources’ functional strategy to promote employee engagement and drive a high-performance culture in line with the Hospital’s overall strategy.
  • Translate the strategic imperatives of the division into achievable plans, with established priorities and make periodic adjustments as required.
  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the HR strategic direction and objectives to all staff.
  • Participate as a member of senior management in formulating corporate strategies, policies, plans and budgets and in monitoring the Hospital’s performance to ensure that the corporate objectives and targets are achieved.
  • Act as a liaison for feedback and communication between functions and the HR function to ensure HR policies are implemented consistently and the core values of the Hospital are upheld.
  • Guide, coach and equip senior management with skills and knowledge to enable them address diverse people related issues within their functions.
  • Continuously conduct risk assessment and analysis of people-related issues and advise senior management of the same.
  • Keep abreast of local and global HR best practices and make recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer on how these impacts the HR role;
  • Ensure that the Hospital has a consistent and strategic approach to talent management processes including identification of top performers, career progression and succession planning.
  • Bear the overall responsibility for defining the Hospital’s people agenda aligned to leading practices in talent acquisition, reward management, learning and development, organization development, industrial relations and employee engagement to promote employee retention, motivation and improved productivity.
  • Coordinate the preparation and compilation of agreed periodic reports for the attention of the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Prepare the human resources division’s income and expenditure budget and monitor its implementation upon approval.
  • Build, lead and motivate a competent human resource management team that will in turn ensure that the division has the right people in the right places to sustainably support the delivery of human resource & operations services at the Hospital; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology or any other related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or any other business-related field from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP). A Higher National
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a full member with a valid practicing licence from the Institute of
  • Human Resources Management (IHRM).
  • Minimum of 12 years’ Human Resource Management Administration practicing experience with 7 years at senior management level.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Technical & Behavioural competencies

  • Knowledge of best and current human resource, engineering, security and administration practices and approaches.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in leading practices in organization development, compensation, talent management and development and employee relations
  • Knowledge of the Kenyan Labour Laws.
  • Good knowledge of core hospital management processes will be an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of facility management.
  • Ability to integrate critical information from diverse areas.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.
  • Strong business acumen / commercial orientation.
  • Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong execution skills.
  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills.

Director Finance

REF: TNH/HRD/FD/12/2023

  • The overall purpose of this job is to provide strategic leadership and management oversight in the finance division to ensure effective business and financial planning, monitoring, management, and reporting, including development of policies, systems, processes that would safeguard the financial resources and lead to attainment of the Hospital’s strategic objectives.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and ensure implementation of the finance strategy in line with the Hospital’s overall strategy.
  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the finance division strategic direction and objectives to all staff.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of the finance division’s annual work plans in line with the hospital’s strategic plan.
  • Participate as a member of senior management in formulating corporate strategies, policies, plans and budgets and in monitoring the Hospital’s performance to ensure that the corporate objectives and targets are achieved.
  • Oversee day to day operations in the finance division including allocation of duty roster, annual leave and enforce ethics and professional standards.
  • Develop and ensure implementation of an appropriate financial policy framework to guide the financial decision making in terms of turnover, profit, costs and investment and forward planning in consultation with the CEO.
  • Continuously review the finance policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the strategy and the present challenges.
  • Co-ordinate and guide Senior Management and Heads of Departments in the preparation and evaluation of divisional/departmental annual budgets and consolidate the same in line with the corporate objectives
  • Develop and ensure implementation of robust systems and procedures for monitoring performance against budget.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of financial records to meet legal and tax requirements and to measure both the inputs and the outcomes of finance operations including provision of accounting services, management accounting and forecasting, budgeting and control systems.
  • Develop and maintain strategic working relations relationships with key stakeholders for the finance division such as bankers, investment managers, pension advisers, auditors and key/leading corporate clients.
  • Provide professional financial and corporate advice to Senior Management, the Board of Management and its Committees.
  • Manage the Hospital’s cash flow and forecasting and treasury management operations.
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and up to date financial and management accounting information to facilitate the preparation of reliable reports, budgets, business plans and management decisions.
  • Oversee the preparation of management and financial information.
  • Establish and maintain effective control systems for the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year end management and statutory accounts.
  • Oversee implementation of capital expenditure projects and asset acquisitions and ensure maintenance of an up-to-date assets register.
  • Design and manage the implementation of effective front office systems for admission and discharge of patients, proper recording and billing, collection of all Hospital dues, and implementation of appropriate recovery measures on any outstanding debts.
  • Ensure appropriate financial reporting at departmental and divisional levels and establish, monitor and report financial performance indicators to various levels of management and the Board of Management.
  • Establish and maintain effective internal control systems and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Prepare the finance division’s income and expenditure budget and monitor its implementation upon approval.
  • Build, lead and motivate a competent finance management team that will in turn ensure that the division has the right people in the right places to sustainably support the delivery of accounting services at the Hospital; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or any other business-related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or any other business-related fields from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a qualified accountant with relevant professional qualifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) or ACCA. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Secretary (CPS), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in audit and financial management gained in a highgrowth organization with 7 years at senior management level.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Technical & Behavioral competencies

  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of computerized accounting systems preferably in multiuser/network environment.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong mentoring, coaching experience to a team with diverse levels of expertise.
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask.
  • Superior management skills including the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and ability to effectively interface with senior management.
  • A strong visionary leader with exposure leading senior managers in environments with significant change.
  • Ability to articulate and inculcate the organization’s mission, vision and values across all levels to the employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle divisional budgets, resources, processes, projects and relationships.
  • Thorough knowledge of the health care industry/sector and knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting the sector.
  • Strategic relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Results oriented with ability to deliver desired outcome.
  • Ability to identify and respond to risk areas within the division.
  • Effective people leadership and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including communication, persuasion, motivation, loyalty, and openness.
  • Ability to translate and communicate biblical values / hospital ethics in personal life and professional life.
  • Must be an honest person full of integrity in their personal conduct and handling of job responsibilities.

Method of Application

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 29th December 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within two weeks post application, please consider your application unsuccessful.
All communications to successful candidates will be done using official contacts as listed on our website.
The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
Head of Human Resources
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 – 00100
NAIROBI
Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

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