Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Health Services Manager

Christian Health Association of Kenya

Health Services Manager – Medical Doctor

CHAK, a national network of Protestant Churches’ health facilities and programs in Kenya committed to promoting access to quality health care, is seeking to recruit a Medical Doctor with leadership qualities to a senior management position based at the Secretariat Office in Nairobi to provide leadership to the Health Services Department.
This position reports to the General Secretary.

Key responsibilities 

• To design Health programmes for the delivery of Kenya Essential Package for Health in line with NHSSP.
• Participate in Health Sector Policies/guidelines formulation & ensure their Dissemination to member health facilities.
• Develop and oversee continuing medical education (CME) that address training needs in member health facilities.
• Liaise with relevant health policy and regulatory bodies on behalf of CHAK.
• Develop proposals for fundraising to support health programs.
• Provide leadership to the department as a member of the Senior Management Team.
• Prepare progress reports to members, Board, MOH, Donor Partners & other stakeholders.

Qualifications and experience 

• A Medical Doctor with Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Degree and postgraduate qualification in MPH or MMED in a relevant discipline.
• Should be Registered or Licensed by the Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentist’s Board.
• Should have good knowledge and experience on the Kenya health system and the FBO health system.

• At least 3 years post qualification experience in a senior management position.
• Self driven and strategic thinker able to work without supervision and proactive in designing health promoting programs.
• Should have excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
• Should be proficient in basic computer applications including word, excel, powerpoint, e-mail and internet.

• Must be willing to travel extensively within Kenya and occasionally outside.
• Previous experience of working in a Mission Hospital will be an added advantage.
Applications with detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, names and addresses of three referees and daytime contact should be addressed to:

The General Secretary
P.O. Box 30690 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi
Tel: (020) 4441920 / 0722-203617 / 0733-334419
Fax: (020) 4440306
Email: or
The closing date for receiving all applications is August 16, 2013