QIPS Officer, Management Accountant, Finance Clerk, Marketing Officer, Procurement Officer, Support Engineer and Internal Auditor at Aga Khan Hospital Kisumu

On Monday, August 12th, 2013
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an institution of the Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. 
The hospital is part of a network of health facilities in East Africa which include: Clinics, Aga Khan
Hospital Mombasa, Aga Khan Hospital Dar es salaam and Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi. 
It provides medical care to the population of western Kenya region and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex cases.

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has attained acknowledgment of its quality by achieving ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu has also expanded its services to Kisii, Kakamega, Busia, Kisumu and Bungoma Counties. It is now expanding its services in Kericho, Homa – Bay and Kitale Counties and is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions which will constitute the Outreach
Management Team:
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Officer

Overall Responsibility:
The QIPS officer has the overall responsibility for the monitoring and evaluation of the quality improvement activities and programs in all the outreach centers. 
He/ She will analyze the reports received from the outreach centers and will suggest improvement measures to the outreaches accordingly.
  • MBA or an equivalent from a recognized University
  • MBBS from a recognized University
  • At least three- years working experience
  • Must be Registered /Licensed by the Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Excellent PR and communication skills.
Management Accountant
Overall Responsibilities:
The Management Accountant is responsible for the production of timely monthly management accounts enabling the hospital management team to make sound commercial decisions based on financial information.

Duties include:
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Producing weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to senior management
  • Produce the budget and quarterly forecasts for approval by the Finance Manager and the Director Finance and Administration
  • Provide variances from budget, identify added – value reporting opportunities for trend analysis and commentary to assist forecasting and budgeting requirements
  • Preparing and reviewing Income Statements and Statement of Financial Position
  • Responsible for dealing with Treasury management and day to day cash management
  • Assist with the audit preparation work to allow for timely completion of the annual financial statements and corporation tax returns
  • Maintaining records and reconciliation controls of approved budgets
  • Preparing timely income and expenditure forecasts
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the Director Finance and Administration or any other person designated in his absence

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Full professional accounting qualification (CPA-K)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Minimum of five years working experience in a busy Health care facility.
Finance Clerk
Overall Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for executing systems, procedures and controls in the entire accounting function covering the controls, manner of record maintenance and reporting requirements.
  • Possess a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting.
  • At least a CPA (II) Sec 4.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience.
  • Good Interpersonal skills i.e. communication and negotiation skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
Marketing Officer
Overall Responsibilities 
The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating marketing activities and sales management.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing option).
  • Diploma in Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Capacity to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines as well as willingness to work outside normal working hours.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Procurement Officer
Overall Responsibilities
The successful candidate will coordinate purchasing practices and maximize savings and benefits available to the hospital from purchasing activities.
  • Diploma in procurement and supplies management from a recognized training institution
  • At least three years’ experience in hospital set up
  • Registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
  • Experience in working with HMIS will be an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills.
Support Engineer
Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Planning Preventive maintenance activities for Hardware
  • Support Audio Visual support equipment and services.
  • Implementation of IT Helpdesk system as per issue resolution policy
  • Learn the various specialized applications within Hospital environment; with focus on support and troubleshooting
  • Installation of software on all end user PCS, with maintenance of versions as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Business Information Systems
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience.
  • Proficiency in MS word and MS excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills and be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Previous training experience in a hospital environment is preferable.
Internal Auditor
Overall Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other matters and projects.
Key Result Areas
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline
  • Establish risk-based audit programs
  • Determine scope of review in conjunction with the Board Audit Committee and immediate supervisor
  • Review the suitability of internal control design
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior leadership and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) or equivalent from a recognized University plus CPA (K).
  • CISA qualification will be an added advantage.
  • ICPAK membership
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving ability
Applications including detailed curriculum vitae, names and contact of three referees should be forwarded by 21st August, 2013 to:
The Human Resource Department
Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
P.O. Box 530-40100
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