Jan  2018 Health Director New Job in Nairobi

Jan  2018 Health Director Current Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Health Director

Job Code: HD/SC/171120

Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Chief Program Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client combats gender inequality and extreme poverty in urban slums by linking tuition free schools for girls to holistic social services for all.

Job Purpose: To be responsible for providing oversight and strategic leadership for the organisations health program; this includes strategic planning; overseeing implementation of the Health Program initiatives as well as providing supportive leadership and mentorship to the health staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Devise strategies and plans for the healthcare program according to organisation standards for excellent service and growth.
  • Plan and oversee budgets for the department as well as arrange for sourcing of materials and equipment.
  • Act as a link between healthcare program and Ministry of Health.
  • Oversee expansion and growth to other areas/slums that the organisation wants to start health programs.
  • Oversee and maintain health quality standards across all the organisation’s health facilities.
  • Plan and oversee all patient care or administrative operations and programs.
  • Coordinate and supervise staff providing constructive feedback.
  • Evaluate performance and discipline employees when necessary.
  • Monitor compliance to legal guidelines, internal policies and quality standards.
  • Oversee quality assurance for clinical care.
  • Plan and allocate duties, transfers to various sites etc., for staff.
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor performance and determine need for improvement across all the health program initiatives.
  • Provide personnel with clinical training and opportunities for continuous development.
  • Present and give tours for external visitors and guests.
  • Compile and present reports to donors as and when required.
  • Order and manage pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical supplies.
  • Prepare and analyse all the clinic reports.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Surgery, Public Health, Nursing or any other related field
  • Master’s Degree in Medicine, Surgery or any other related field is preferable
  • Qualification in Medicine or any other related field


  • Must have a minimum of 10 years clinical experience and 5 years in management position in the health sector
  • Experience in health provision in urban slums/informal settlement is an advantage but not mandatory
  • Current medical license to practice in Kenya

Knowledge and Skills:

Functional Skills:

  • Solid understanding of work plans, budgeting, resourcing and performance evaluation procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of healthcare standards (e.g. ISO), SOPs, policies and regulations for the clinical field
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer systems (e.g. patient management software)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ethical Practice

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Aptitude in resolving issues and conflicts
  • Ability to manage relationships
  • Team player
  • Strategic thinker
  • Innovative and agile
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Persistent and proactive

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email to jobs@armadahumancapital.com

Kindly include the job title in the email subject, as well as your current and expected remuneration

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