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Chief Executive Officer

County of Machakos
Machakos, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

• Masters' degree in relevant field.
• Bachelor's Degree in relevant field.
• Professional qualifications in advanced management, health systems management, hospitality
strategic management or finance;
• At least ten (10) years' executive management experience of significant teams;
• The attitude and enthusiasm of a self-driven, hands on leader, this is not a behind-the-desk jobyou will be working hand in hand with a dedicated health team running a 24/7 operation and
will need to respond to emergencies, meet deadlines, and inspire stakeholders.
• Knowledge or experience in service industry
• Excellent financial and people management skills
• Ability to engage and communicate strategically and build str relationships with stakeholders;
• Working knowledge in Computer Applications.
• Public relations and stakeholder engagement skills


• To ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the hospital's mandate and strategic
• To ensure that the Level 5 Hospital's Strategic plan is implemented efficiently, the performance contract
objectives and targets are negotiated, achieved and reported in time and the annual operations plan and
budgets prepared and submitted in compliance with statutory requirements.
• To oversee and direct development and implementations of the hospital's strategic initiatives and capacity
building in line with goals and aspirations of Kenya's Vision 2030 and the National Health Sector Strategic
• To provide the needed transformational leadership of Level 5 Hospital to meet citizens' expectations in
line with the new constitution of Kenya.
• To initiate establish, strengthen and oversee inter-institutional collaborations and strategic partnerships
for the realization of the hospitals mandate and strategic objectives.
• To ensure that hospital's staff remains motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and
efficiently and in compliance with human resource management policies and practices.
• To establish and sustain effective relationship with the Board of Management. The Government, parent
Ministry, regulatory bodies, partners/collaborators, funding agencies, the media, other stakeholders and
staff in the interest of the hospital and its clientele.
• To promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance
principles and best practices in the hospital.
• Human resources and talent growth and oversee the hospital’s talent strategy. Work closely with the
team on long-term planning of incentive structures, and infusing HR operations with innovation and
creativity. Mentor and develop the senior management team. Develop an organizational culture that is
inclusive and embraces diversity where all staff, whatever their background and role feel supported,
valued, listened to, empowered, and involved where the needs of patients are put first.
• Service delivery and quality: Bears ultimate responsibility for clinical governance, patient safety,
compliance and the overall delivery of high quality, cost effective services to consumers of healthcare
facility. Maintain organization reputation as the highest quality healthcare hospital in the region. Create a
culture of ongoing performance improvement. Patient-centeredness and consistency of quality of service

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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