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Position: Director Training , Research & Innovation – Kutrrh/Dtri/290 – 1 Post

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the Director Training, Research, and innovation will ensure strategic leadership in formulation and implementation of training, research and innovation policies, systems and procedures at KUTRRH.


  • Sit as member of the hospital senior management
  • Head the Training, Research and innovation
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of research strategy, policies, systems and
  • Ensure the effective dissemination of research findings to relevant partners and Stakeholders.
  • Spearhead and coordinate the organization’s research
  • Collating and analyzing macro-economic, socio-economic and fiscal
  • Determine the most appropriate route for commercialization and progress the development of innovative
  • Oversee objective research and analysis on budget implementation
  • Develop a network of global contacts within professional healthcare organizations, other institutions of higher learning within Kenya, the Region and
  • Ensure all staff engaged in clinical research are appropriately trained and
  • To produce an annual report detailing all research activity, income and
  • To ensure the completion and reporting of studies conducted in the
  • Develop and deliver an international strategy which builds upon foundations around the world and identify new opportunities to work in partnership that furthers the professional and commercial ambitions of the
  • Ensure training resources are readily accessible to trainees as per accreditation guidelines.
  • Develop suitable programs for the development of clinical and broader based professional skills covering the subjects laid down in the training program curriculum and utilize a range of evaluation strategies in the continuous improvement of both formal and informal education programs.
  • Carry out market research and market entry feasibility studies in support of the assessment of the clinical or commercialization potential of
  • Develop collaboration agreements to support the commercialization of
  • Provide training program for the
  • Ensure the process for Intellectual Property is fulfilled for all innovations within the hospital.
  • Help researchers and innovators on developing business
  • Support researchers in budget
  • Grant identification and grant proposal
  • Support researchers on research


  • Degree in Research, Basic Science, Applied Science or Social Science or relevant and related field from a recognized Institution
  • Master’s Degree in Research, Basic Science, Applied Science or Social Sciences or relevant and related field from a recognized Institution
  • PhD in Basic science, Applied Science or Social
  • Senior Management Course not lasting less than 6
  • At least ten year’s working experience at a Senior Management level in training, research and
  • Global experience and Networking experience in securing grants with evidence of funds raised through Grants (number and amount).
  • Evidence of partnerships if
  • Evidence of publication in refereed
  • Conversant with relevant
  • MBA will be an added
  • Demonstrated professional competence and leadership
  • Possesses skills in Research, Innovation and Project
  • Fundraising and grant writing techniques
  • Knowledge of writing scientific proposals and papers
  • Knowledge of Budget Management
  • Communication skills
  • Team Management skills
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision Making skills
  • Compassionate
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

How to apply

please apply online via: OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO Nairobi Kenya

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you have to attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 28th July 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All shortlisted candidates must fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

Please take note that all communication to potential candidates is specifically through the career portal.

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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