1 month ago

Job Summary

Africa Healthcare Network, the largest dialysis service provider in East Africa is seeking to hire a Projects and Construction Manager to support its dialysis units in Kenya (Nairobi, Central, Western, Rift Valley, and Mt. Kenya Regions.

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

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTS TO: COUNTRY DIRECTOR
LOCATION: COUNTRY

Job Summary:
Africa Healthcare Network, the largest dialysis service provider in East Africa is seeking to hire a Projects and Construction Manager to support its dialysis units in Kenya (Nairobi, Central, Western, Rift Valley, and Mt. Kenya Regions.

Job Description:
Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) is building the first dialysis chain across East Africa, providing high-quality, life-saving dialysis at an affordable cost to both the local patient population and patients from neighboring countries, which do not have centers of their own. AHN brings world-class technical expertise combined with developing world practical operating experience to a region in dire need of quality dialysis treatment. In North America, over 97% of patients requiring treatment for kidney disease receive care; in East Africa, less than 5% receive care. AHN's goal is to increase access to high quality care at a lower cost to patients, delivered through a sustainable business model. AHN is currently operating in Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and will be expanding to West Africa.

This role has the responsibility to oversee expansion efforts within the country – spearheading business growth through directing and managing business activities to ensure they are delivered in accordance with the AHN strategy. The incumbent will also supervise construction projects across Kenya, working closely with contractors and consultants to ensure high quality construction with cost effective output.
 
Scope of The Role:
•    Corporate/ Clinical Projects Management
•    Regulatory Compliance
•    New Center Construction
•    AHN Special Projects
•    Business Development

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

New/Old Center Construction:

•    Oversee all aspects of construction of new dialysis centers and repairs/ maintenance in older centers, including quality fixes as per audit team reports, while ensuring adherence to quality standards and timelines
•    Work with the construction teams to prepare and review BOQs, mechanical and electrical drawings, and floor plans for the dialysis centers
•    Oversee all aspects of new center launch from receipt of regulatory approvals and licenses to set up of center equipment prior to launch
•    Oversee construction finances including reviewing, approving and tracking invoices for work claimed, and tracking payments made
•    Liaise with partner hospitals on all aspects of the centre construction and launch including scheduling of meetings and completion of necessary paperwork for new centers

Corporate/ Clinical Projects Management:
•    Set up and manage corporate office operations and help launch new dialysis centers
•    Assist with the creation, revision, updating and improvement of operational manuals, templates, guidelines and financial reporting procedures for the office and dialysis centers to ensure successful delivery on all projects
•    Oversee and support the coordination of travel and accommodation for inter-country staff
•    Follow up to ensure health and safety measures are implemented across all the centers, and oversee the acquisition of all the necessary health and safety equipment

Regulatory Compliance:
•    Ensure that corporate operations and new clinics operations are implemented with sound managerial, technical, financial and overall conducive practices, and that the processes and activities adhere to the organizational policies, legal and contractual obligations, and global AHN standards
•    Obtain and ensure timely renewal of premise licenses and other regulatory documents
•    Maintain a thorough understanding of the health landscape in the country

Special Projects:
•    Participate in the acquisition of local construction contractors and support the Country Director on all contract administration matters
•    Manage relationship with architects, contractors and hospital partners in the process of construction
•    Develop timelines for receiving dialysis center equipment from the warehouse
•    Ensure accurate and systematic record-keeping of all aspects of the various operations

Business Development:

•    Provide support to the marketing and awareness initiatives for continuous dialysis center growth and sustainability.
•    Support management on decisions around new center expansion, schedules, budgets, etc

Supervisory Responsibilities (Direct Reports):
•     None

Desired Competencies:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Quantity Survey or Construction Management or related field
•    At least 5 years of work experience in the private sector preferred, with increasing levels of responsibility
•    Work experience in a similar role, a plus
•    A demonstrated interest and passion for working in a healthcare setting
•    Practical mind to solve problems on the spot partnered with an ability to see the “big picture” and make improvements.
•    Attention to detail pre and post inspection
•    Exceptional written and oral communications skills
•    Ability to effectively prioritize and work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision
•    Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb/synthesize a broad range of information
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Strong work ethic and flexibility, respectful of local norms and culture, ability to work with humility and urgency
•    Comfortable in Microsoft Office and using technology in general
•    Willingness to travel 25% - 50% of the time.
•    Passion for AHN’s Mission


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•    Candidates to Indicate the below on the Application Letter
1.    Current/Previous Salary
2.    Expected Salary
3.    Years of Experience

•    Shortlisting to be done on a rolling basis

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