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Career Opportunities in Nairobi Hospital, Kenya

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in East Africa has the following career development opportunity:-

Procurement Controller

Ref: PC/11/15
   
 
Responsibilities

 

Reporting to the Procurement & Stores Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Providing effective leadership to the assigned procurement category
  • Ensuring efficient and cost-effective sourcing and delivery of materials, services and/or equipment to user departments.
  • Developing and implementing sourcing strategies for spend management, supplier development and management, category buying, contracts, vendor managed inventory and rating processes amongst others.
  • Leading supplier pre-qualification, selection and development processes, quotation and tender processes in a timely and transparent manner.
  • Contributing to lead-time reduction and demand management initiatives so as to optimize inventory levels.
  • Ensure cost-effectiveness, quality and timely procurement and delivery of all supplies, services.
  • Managing development and preparation of contracts and ensuring all contracts renewals / reviews are done on time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Supply Chain Management or any other related area.
  • CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • Over 6 years’ experience in local and international procurement.
  • Highly analytical.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication   skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Conversant with ERP application software.

Business Development Manager

Ref: BDM/11/15
   
 
Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Finance Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Driving the growth of the Hospital by generating new business opportunities to improve its market position and achieve financial growth and long-term organizational strategic goals.
  • Identifying new business opportunities and negotiating and closing new business deals and opportunities.
  • Prospecting potential new business with the aim of converting them to clients
  • Setting targets for business growth and providing support that will continually improve the business relationship.
  • Managing, growing and retaining existing clients by presenting new solutions and services to both existing and prospective corporate customers.
  • Responding to incoming Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) in a professional and creative manner
  • Developing models to anticipate the growth of the Hospital and participating in developing the business growth pipeline.
  • Attending to and representing the hospital in industry events, including round tables, speaking forums and new business events in order to grow relationships.
  • Researching and presenting information on business and market trends with a view to developing new services, products, and hospital packages.
  • Identify opportunities to develop the Hospitals’ unique selling propositions and differentiators.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field. An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • 4 years business development experience in a competitive demanding environment.
  • Highly analytical
  • Good understanding of strategic planning
  • Excellent organization skills detail orientation and prioritization.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and possesses a wide range of information and communicate it clearly to the client.

Stores Controller

Ref: PC/11/15
   
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Purchasing & Supplies Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Providing leadership to the General Stores team and ensuring efficient and effective provision of excellent services to user departments.
  • Ensuring proper and efficient receipt, storage and timely delivery of materials and equipment to all user departments.
  • Managing, setting, reviewing and operationalising suitable reorder levels and implementing systems to ensure no stock outs whilst maintaining optional stock levels.
  • Developing and maintaining appropriate stores controls and security measures.
  • Ensuring proper lay out and arrangement of General Stores for ease of receipt, storage and issuance of materials and security controls.
  • Carrying out regular inspections of material storage areas within the General store and other auxiliary material stores to ensure that appropriate material issuance and storage regulations are adhered to.
  • Ensuring that received materials and equipment meet the ordered quality standards at all times.
  • Ensuring that medical materials and related substances are stored under conditions which conform to manufacturers’ requirements.
  • Identifying, measuring and tracking inventory key performance indicators and evaluating operational systems effectiveness including service levels, shelf life, stock-holding and supplier performance.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Supply Chain Management or any other related area.
  • CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • 6 years experience.
  • Highly analytical
  • Solid understanding of modern logistics and supply chain inventory management techniques and approaches.
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • High level of integrity

Procurement Assistant

Ref: PA/11/15
   
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Procurement Controller, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Procuring goods and services for the Hospital through prompt conversion of purchase requisitions to purchase orders.
  • Managing the quotation process and expediting the delivery of goods and services.
  • Working in conjunction with the line managers to ensure clear specification of goods/services.
  • Processing purchase requisitions and ensuring they are duly approved by the relevant signatories before converting into purchase orders.
  • Analyzing requests for quotation.
  • Tracking purchase orders for approval and forwarding to suppliers.
  • Preparing weekly supplier delivery plans for review and implementation.
  • Prepare weekly delivery status progress reports.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or related course.
  • CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • 3 years work experience
  • Experience with ERP software.
  • Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage.
  • Excellent organization skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical skills

Stores Assistant

Ref: SA/11/15
   
 
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Stores Controller, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Receiving, storing and issuing goods to all internal sub stores and users and keeping proper records of all transactions.
  • Regularly running items below re-order level report and raising timely purchase requisition orders.
  • Coordinating material receiving from external suppliers.
  • Inspecting and verifying material items received from suppliers against purchase order specification and supplier delivery documents.
  • Transferring material commodities to respective storage shelves whilst ensuring proper handling, shelving and coding of materials
  • Maintain the First Expiry First Out (FEFO) system for storage and issuance of items.
  • Participate in carrying out daily, quarterly and random stock takes.
  • Ensure that any stock variances are thoroughly investigated, documented and resolved in a timely manner.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • CIPS Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
  • 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Experience with ERP software.
  • Knowledge of contract law is an added advantage.
  • Excellent organization skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Analytical skills

Demand and Supply Analyst

Ref: DSA/11/2015
    
Responsibilities

Reporting to the Purchasing & Supplies Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Generating demand forecasts and ensuring an accurate consistent balance between demand and supply.
  • Analyzing, planning and coordinating all activities crucial to the establishing correct demand, and effective lead-time management.
  • Independently monitoring the shelf life of stored materials and supporting elimination of goods expiries and obsolescence
  • Achieving cost reduction through high stock turnover in the Hospital stores.
  • Coordinating with stores and procurement functions to ensure optimal supply of medicines and other medical consumables.
  • Evaluating key supplier lead-times and establishing opportunities for lead-time reduction
  • Evaluating stock levels, available storage space, demand, lead-time and other critical parameters to optimize deliveries of medicines and other consumables.
  • Establishing supply schedules and communicating requirements with internal and external customers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Statistics or Engineering.
  • 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication  skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Conversant with ERP application software and other packages for supply chain planning and integration.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an application letter and CV by 7th December 2015, quoting the reference and include current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to:
 
Head, Human Resources
The Nairobi Hospital
P.O. Box 30026
Nairobi – 00100


OR recruitment@nbihosp.org

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