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  • Posted: Sep 21, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
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  • Opened in 1954, The Nairobi Hospital has excelled in medical expertise and services provision and has deservedly earned recognition throughout East Africa and beyond as an advanced diagnostic, treatment and referral centre. Expansive investment in latest technology and medical equipment has enabled us establish leadership in medical procedures both in Kenya ...
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    Projects Officer

    PROJECTS OFFICER REF: TNH/HRD/PO/08/21

    Reporting to Head of Engineering the successful candidate will be responsible for designing, remodelling, expansion and relocation of internal healthcare infrastructure projects from concept to completion in order to create an efficient and aesthetic workplace.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Ensure proper project documentation, timely implementation, within budget and to meet the desired quality; Ensure projects are closed properly and no snagging happens, and defects are remedied.
    2. Consult and coordinate with various hospital departments and/or staff to help identify and refine their needs and requirements and use that to develop various types of designs, operation and maintenance briefs.
    3. Review and analyse requests for remodelling, expansion, relocation and make recommendations with guidance from the Head of Engineering.
    4. Develop conceptual schematic architectural plans (including 3–D image rendering), and programs for internal hospital projects directly or through consultants as agreed with Head of Engineering.
    5. Prepare computer aided design (CAD) drawings and make revisions to help ensure construction plans move accordingly with a long–term goal of implementing building information modelling.
    6. Work with the relevant departments in documenting hospital design upgrades especially in areas such as water lines, electrical schematics and help optimize the building information management.
    7. Participate in developing short and long–term master plans for space allocation in collaboration with consultants as identified by the hospital.
    8. Presents the proposed plans to the appropriate members of senior management team.
    9. Handle/Manage in house construction projects and coordinate project agents, tenders and contract documents, quotation submission and follow up.
    10. Provide technical assistance and technical information related to architectural design/construction to hospital departments and outside consultants when required.
    11. In liaison with the relevant teams (maintenance and hospital departments), keep track of progress by ensuring that the project is on time and on budget by performing a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
    12. Attend site meetings on behalf of the Head of Engineering in order to review schedules, quality of work and make recommendations.
    13. In relation to the above, to ensure that standards are not compromised, and all healthy and safety checks are adhered to, for all hospital construction projects.
    14. Ensure all the contractors share the Work Method statement, Project Schedule and Health and Safety Environment Policy.
    15. Represent the department in various hospital committees and meetings as and when required.
    16. Participate in training programs offered by the hospital and to continually develop skills and acquire additional knowledge appropriate to this position.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    1. Degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or Construction Project Management.
    2. At least 4 years’ work experience.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    1. Working knowledge of the use of CAD software preferably AutoCAD, archicad, Revit and other BIM platforms.
    2. Passionate about construction/built environment design.
    3. Possess the attitude to make patient care the primary concern.
    4. Good interpersonal, spoken and written communication skills.
    5. Precision and attention to detail and technically competent.
    6. Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
    7. Good client management and goodwill building ability.
    8. Capacity to motivate, lead and boast morale of the teams.
    9. Effective time management and logical decision–making ability.
    10. Capacity to work under pressure.
    11. Understand internet, intranet, extranet and client/server architectures.

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    Maintenance Liaison Assistant

    MAINTENANCE LIAISON ASSISTANT REF: TNH/HRD/MLA/09/21

    Reporting to Head of Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for day–to–day business needs and the administrative requirements of the Engineering Department by demonstrating strong business judgment, professional etiquette, confidentiality, initiative and independence, organizational, analytical, and problem–solving skills.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    1. Diploma in Business Administration.
    2. Basic computer skills, especially in word processing, PowerPoint and spreadsheets.
    3. At least 3 years of relevant experience as a Front Office Administrator.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    1. Results oriented.
    2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    3. Decisive in decision making.
    4. Ability to interact with all levels of management and staff and members of the public and present a professional and positive image.
    5. Demonstrated ability to multi–task, show initiative, and anticipate needs in a proactive manner.
    6. Ability to acquire an in–depth knowledge and understanding of the relevant areas of business.
    7. Ability to prioritize and plan work assignments to meet conflicting deadlines.
    8. Flexibility and ability to stand in for the head of engineering when required to do so or is necessary.
    9. Demonstrated ability to maintain discretion and strict confidentiality.
    10. Good interpersonal, spoken and written communication skills.
    11. An honest person full of integrity in your personal conduct and handling of job responsibilities.
    12. High standards of grooming and personal etiquette.
    13. Possess the attitude to make patient care the primary concern.

    Method of Application

    If your background, experience, and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials, and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 1st October 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

    The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.

    Head of Human Resources

    The Nairobi Hospital

    P. O. Box 30026 – 00100

    NAIROBI

    Email: [email protected]

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Nairobi Hospital on thenairobihosp.org to apply

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