Director, Planning and Strategy, Job in Kenya

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Director, Planning and Strategy, Job in Kenya


Job Purpose

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Executive Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance on the formulation and implementation of the KNH strategic plan as well as anchoring strategies & policies;
  • Providing strategic advice and high-quality tools to the hospital to enable a shared understanding of best practice strategic planning and to ensure that planning and strategy outcomes are highly effective and well aligned with the direction and objectives of the organisation;
  • Directing the alignment of corporate reporting systems, identification of key performance indicators and high-level targets, communication and promotional strategies and processes for review and evaluation, to facilitate identification of variations from plan and necessary remedial actions;
  • Facilitating the strategic review and planning processes with the service delivery and operational leadership, to enable the development of aligned and integrated score cards and work plans;
  • Managing information communication systems;
  • Co-ordinating risk management through elaborate risk management architecture as well as institutionalizing the Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
  • Provide leadership in quality assurance activities and maintenance of certification standards;
  • Advising and coordinating the implementation of business risk management initiatives;

  • Coordinating Mobilization of resources to support the Hospital’s programmes;
  • Coordinating the development of the Hospital’s strategic plan, other strategies, performance contracts & policies and monitor its implementation;
  • Coordinating the preparation of hospital budgets and providing secretariat services to the budgeting committee;
  • Exploring strategic partnerships and collaborations with other institutions such as research and development, technology exchange, professional development, sharing best practice and other institutional linkages;
  • Coordinating policy advocacy initiatives;
  • Coordinating the preparation and implementation of the Hospital’s Quality Management system through quality assurance programmes;
  • Coordinating of the risk management within the Hospital;
  • Coordinating the implementation of business process reengineering initiatives;

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of an upper second-class honour’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Strategy, Institutional/ business management or a relevant field from a recognized University;
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Strategy or relevant field from a recognized University;
  • Balanced Score Card Master Professional;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Master professional;
  • Evidence of proficiency in both STATA and SPSS;
  • Member of either the Institute of Economic affairs or Kenya Institute of Planners or Kenya institute of Management or Kenya Institute of Internal Auditors or any other related professional body;
  • A certificate in policy analysis;
  • Leadership/Management Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a senior management capacity;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.



How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the requirements are requested to download and fill the application form available on KNH Website The application form together with a detailed C.V listing the qualifications, experience, current responsibilities, copies of testimonials and certificates must be submitted on or before 3rd April, 2023   to the address below:-

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

  1. Kenyatta National Hospital DOES NOT charge ANY FEES for application
  2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. Successful candidate will be required to submit the document listed below to comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya,2010: –
  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance

Members of the public are informed that Kenyatta National Hospital, Human Resource Division will contact the shortlisted applicants and candidates through Telephone number 0780433080 only.


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