Head of Materials Management (Hospital)

Job Summary

Our Client, a reputable private hospital in Kenya, is looking to recruit a Head of Materials Management. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that supplies are purchased as well as controlled and managed in a manner that always ensures efficient Hospital operational within stipulated Hospital and applicable legal requirements. The ideal candidate Must have broad Supply Chain working experience in a Hospital.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop and implement policies and procedures that promote efficiency, transparency and accountability for Purchasing.
•    Set up and implement a supply chain system that ensures all purchasing for Hospital supplies and equipment are in accordance with hospital policies.
•    Responsible for developing and realizing the Capital equipment budget for the hospital, as well as realizing the operational supplies budgets set by the management.
•    Develop, manage and set up systems to monitor the day to day activities of the purchasing department staff.
•    Be a key player in the senior management team in advising on Hospital pricing structures to ensure the hospital retains a respectable surplus from all its purchases.
•    Participate in senior level management activities including development and implementation of the institutional strategic plan.
•    Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure efficient stock levels and equipment are always maintained at the Hospital.
•    Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure safe receipt, storage and distribution of all Hospital purchases.
•    Develop and implement systems that ensure complete, accurate and efficient recording of all materials purchased and distributed in the hospital.
•    Develop and maintain systems that monitor the day to day activities of stock Management/Warehouse staff. 
•    Discovering and supporting growth opportunities for the hospital.

•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
•    Diploma or other post graduate qualification in Supply Chain Management.
•    Proven track record in managing a busy medium/large size purchasing and warehousing department.
•    Purchasing and Warehouse experience in hospitals will be an added advantage.
•    Strong analytical skills.
•    Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Track record of effective leadership of large and disparate teams.

Monthly Gross Salary: Open depending on individual skills and experience.
Position Level: Executive Level.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: 30th September 2020.

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