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Recruitment in Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, (AKUH,N) a premier tertiary teaching hospital, is fast growing with a network of over 30 multi-site medical centers in East Africa and a state-of-the-art Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
Applications are invited for the following positions:

Director, Facilities Management
The Director, Facilities Management will be responsible for the formulation of short and long term strategies for the Division. 

Overseeing the Engineering, Biomedical, and Project Departments, the incumbent will supervise all operations related to these departments including environmental programmes and safety activities in compliance with all legal requirements. 

In addition, s/he will ensure an accessible and safe environment for the patients, visitors, faculty and staff in the Aga Khan University, Nairobi and serve as a technical resource to the Aga Khan Hospitals in East Africa.

Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering with a Masters’ in Business Administration as an added advantage. 

The successful candidate should be registered or eligible for registration with the relevant Engineering Body and have at least 10 years’ experience in all Engineering areas including Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and experience in hospital / medical equipment. 

Training and experience in Facility Management will be an added advantage. 

S/he must have excellent technical skills with proven ability to manage a team of professionals. 

Experience in a JCI accredited hospital is preferred.
Instructor/Registrar - (Accident & Emergency)
The Instructor will undertake clinical and educational functions under the supervision of the Department. 

In this role, the Instructor admits, consults and undertakes diagnosis and treatment of patients admitted under University team or where appropriate private admitting doctors.
The Applicants should have Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) or equivalent and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. 

They should have completed formal Post-Graduate Medical Education training from a recognized university in their discipline.

Nursing Education Services (NES) Coordinator
The NES Coordinator will be coordinate activities of the Nursing Education Services (NES) portfolio. 

/he will be responsible for identifying nursing training needs, contribute to developing educational activities and evaluating the impact of nursing education activities to build capacity.
Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing. 

S/he should have a minimum of five (5) years clinical nursing experience. 

S/he should have their current licensure with the Nursing Council of Kenya. 

Experience in management, nursing education, adult teaching and learning, and quality assurance would be an asset.
Clinical Nurse – Critical Care
The Clinical Nurse is responsible to promote and maintain high standards of professional nursing care to meet the needs of critically ill patients and their families. 

S/he will participate actively in decision making related to patient care, and will ensure patients’ safety, dignity and respect are maintained at all times.
Applicants should have a Diploma in Nursing (KRN / KRCHN) from an accredited School of Nursing and training in Critical care or Emergency Nursing. 

S/he should have BLS / ACLS Certificate and a valid nursing license. 

Membership in NNAK and relevant chapter / association as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing is an added advantage. 

S/he should over 3 years’ experience of continuous clinical experience in critical care or Emergency Unit.
Planning Coordinator
The Planning Coordinator will be responsible for the preparation of budgets, monthly and quarterly financial statements alongside with generation of variance explanations between actual and budget.

S/he will be prepare financial reports for Aga Khan University Hospital and will be expected to work with the senior leadership on all key financial issues.
Applicants should have a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and be a CPA (K) with a minimum of six (6) years’ accounting experience, specialization in management accounting and budgeting. 

The ideal candidate should be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel and other accounting programmes. 

S/he should have excellent analytical & interpersonal skills and be able to work under pressure
Payroll Coordinator
The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for processing of the monthly payroll of Managers and oversee the main and locum payrolls.

S/he will process payments of compensation, fee for service, staff reimbursement, salary advances and adjustment as per set policies and procedures.
Applicants should have a Bachelor of Commerce and/or CPA (K) or equivalent. 

S/he should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar position with working knowledge of accounting standards and procedures. 

S/he should be conversant with Accounting and Payroll Systems and proficient in MS Office. 

The ideal candidate should be able to work independently and in a team environment. 

S/he should have good decision making skills, excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills
Team Leader - Engineering Stores
The Team leader will supervise the purchase of required items for the hospital (AKUH) use at the best price possible in order to maintain an up to date and cost effective system of supply purchase.
Applicants should possess a Degree in Business Administration or related field with at least 3 years’ experience in purchasing and/or a warehouse function. 

S/he should be registered or eligible for membership with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) or Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) or Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM). 

S/he should be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office with excellent negotiation, organisational and communication skills.
To Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the, 

Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. 
P. O. Box 30270-00100, 

or by email to 

so as to reach not later than 6th February, 2013.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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