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Head,Marketing and Communication Department

  • Post-graduate education
  • Sales, marketing, promotion
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Head, Communication & Marketing
Department will be responsible for planning, designing, coordinating and implementing
marketing, public relations, corporate social responsibility programs and public
communication activities in the Hospital.
Qualification and Experience

 Master’s degree in any of the following: Mass Communications; International
Relations; Communication studies; Information Sciences; Public Relations;
Journalism; Marketing or any other approved qualification from a recognized
 Working experience of at least three (3) years at the level of Corporate Affairs and
Communication Manager in a large organization.
 Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme from a recognized
institution or its equivalent.
 Evidence of at least one (1) month training in general management.
 Registration with the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK).
 Demonstrated a high degree of professional competencies and managerial
capability as well as broad experience in marketing and communication programs.


Overall Head of Corporate Affairs function that includes public relations, public
communications, corporate social responsibility and marketing.

 Developing work plans and budgets for the Department.
 Overseeing the execution of the approved departmental work plans and budgets.
 Overseeing performance management in the department.
 Preparing and submitting all monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the
 Preparing a draft board management papers for approval.
 Identifying training needs for the departmental staff.
 Participating in the development and review of the institution’s strategic plan
 Providing guidance on budgetary allocations to be in line with strategic plan and
performance contracts.
 Scaling up utilization of information and communication technology.
 Overseeing corporate communication and marketing
 Spear heading culture change

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Sales, marketing, promotion
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Budgeting, financial planning; Public Relations; Reporting; Business strategy; Corporate social responsibility; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Kenyatta National Hospital

Health care, medicalCompany size: 1000+ people

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi is the oldest hospital in Kenya. Founded in 1901 with a bed capacity of 40 as the Native Civil hospital, it was renamed the King George VI in 1952. At that time the settler community were served by the nearby European Hospital (now Nairobi Hospital). It was renamed Kenyatta National Hospital — after Jomo Kenyatta — following independence from the British. It is currently the largest referral and teaching hospital in the country.

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