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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
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    Embu County Profile Embu County Government headed by H.E Governor Martin Wambora is one of the 47 counties in Kenya which came into operation after the March 4 2013 General Election. As an entity exercising constitutional authority, it is responsible for county legislation (outlined in article 185 of the Constitution of Kenya), executive functions (outlined...
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    Chief Executive Officer — Embu Level 5 Hospital

    JOB GROUP S — EMBU LEVEL 5 HOSPITAL (Re advertisement) VACANCY NO. 01/21 1 POST

    Terms of Service:
     3 Year Renewable Contract.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • To provide visionary leadership and direction to the organization and to ensure hospital policies and mandate are implemented fully and effectively in line with the strategic plan.
    • To formulate strategies and operational plans, lead teams for high performance and innovation.
    • To ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the hospitals mandate and strategic objectives
    • To ensure that the hospitals strategic plans are implemented efficiently, the performance contract objectives and targets are negotiated, achieved and reported in time and annual operational plan and budgets prepared and submitted in compliance with statutory requirements
    • To oversee and direct the development and implementation of the hospital’s strategic initiative and capacity building in line with goals and aspirations of Kenya's vision 2030 and the national health sector strategic plans
    • To provide the needed transformational leadership of Embu level 5 hospital to meet citizens expectation in line with the new constitution of Kenya
    • To initiate, establish, strengthen and oversee inter institutional collaborations and strategic partnerships for realization of the hospitals mandate and strategic objectives
    • To ensure the hospital staff remain motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently and in compliance with the human resource management policies and practices
    • To establish and sustain effective relationship with the board of management, the government, parent ministry, regulatory bodies, partners, collaborators, funding agencies, the media, other stakeholders, and staff in the interest of the hospital and its clientele
    • To promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance principles and best practices in the hospital
    • To perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the board of management in line with the hospital mandate.

    Key Qualifications and Competences

    • Bachelors degree in Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) or Masters degree in any health related field from a recognized institution or Business Administration, Public Administration or another related field.
    • At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, five of which must be at senior level in a large organization.
    • Demonstrate ability in dealing with professionals in different sectors
    • Demonstrated ability to translate strategic intent into tangible results
    • Key skills in Leadership, Governance, change management and training and development are an added advantage
    • Membership to relevant professional bodies.
    • Have thorough understanding of quality assurance within a hospital context, project analysis/and evaluation, policy formulation and relevant legislations and regulations. viii. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:
      • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
        • Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board;
        • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
        • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
        • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Public sector financial management and service regulations.
    • Public Procurement and Disposals Act 2015
    • Policy development and formulation.
    • Quality assurance within a hospital context.
    • Analytical/project evaluation.
    • People management and empowerment.
    • Human resource planning and strategies
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Conflict resolution
    • Client orientation and customer care
    • Willingness to work under challenging environment
    • Driven by a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.

    Method of Application

    All applicants are requested to download an application form and a detailed document containing requirements relevant to the positions advertised from Embu County website:
    Candidates MUST attach photocopies of the following documents:

    1. iNational Identity Card
    2. Academic, Professional Certificates and testimonials
    3. Any other relevant supporting documents.

    All applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 2nd March, 2021.

    P.O BOX 2871- 60100,


    1. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.
    2. The reference number of the position being applied MUST be indicated on the envelope and the Application
    3. Embu County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer hence does NOT charge any fee for recruitment.
    4. Any candidate who directly or indirectly canvases shall lead to automatic disqualification.
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