5 Aug 2019

Marketing & Communication (Head) at Kenyatta Hospital

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Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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 department.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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 institution.
  • Bachelor’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 institution.
  • Working experience of at least five (5) years at the level of Corporate Affairs and Communication Manager in a large organization.
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or Senior Management Course or Governance Training from a recognized institution or its equivalent.
  • Registration with the Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) or any other relevant professional body.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competencies and managerial capability as well as broad experience in marketing and communication programs.
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Key Competencies

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Policy and strategic implementation.
  • Risk management.
  • Technical Competencies.
  • Decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Empowering/delegating.
  • High standards of professional ethics.
  • Managerial, administrative & supervisory skills.
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks.
  • Project planning and management.

The position is on a three (3) year contract renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 12th August 2019 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202

NAIROBI

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

NB

For those applying for positions Job Group K5 to K1, you may apply online and attach relevant copies of certificates and testimonials through the email address; [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service

EACC Clearance

Credit Reference Bureau Clearance

HELB Compliance

KRA Tax Compliance

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.






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