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The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) is a State Corporation, established for the purpose of providing facilities for college education under the Ministry of Health.
The College has grown to become a premier middle level training institution for medical training in Kenya as well as East and Central Africa region.
The KMTC Board seeks to recruit competent, dynamic, visionary and experienced persons to fill the following vacant positions:
Director / Chief Executive
Ref. No. KMTC/QP-23/EAF/AS/2015

Key responsibilities
Reporting to the Board of Management, the Director/CEO will be the Accounting Officer and be responsible for the following:-
• Be responsible for the day to day operations of the organization.
• Provide leadership to senior management and staff.
• Prepare the annual budgets and establish proper internal controls.
• Be responsible for the execution of the Board’s strategies, decisions and policies.
• Ensure that the organization has an effective management structure including succession plans.
• Be responsible for the achievement of the objectives of the organization.
• Put in place effective administrative structures, processes and systems.
• Provide regular, thorough and prompt communication to the Board on financial and administrative matters.
• Be responsible for stakeholder management and the enhancement of the corporate image of the organization.
• Ensure that college mandate, Board policies and Resolutions are implemented fully and effectively.
• Lead teams for high performance and innovation.
• Ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the college’s mandate and strategic objectives.
• Ensure that the College’s Strategic plan is implemented timely; the Performance Contract objectives and targets are achieved and reported in time to the Board; the annual and quarterly reports are submitted in compliance with statutory obligations.
• Initiate, establish, and strengthen inter-institutional collaborations and strategic partnerships for the realization of the College’s mandate.
• Ensure that staff remains motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently, and in compliance with human resource management policies and practices.
• Establish and sustain effective relationships with the Board of Management, the Government, parent Ministry and other stakeholders.
• Promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance principles and best practices.
• Perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the Board of Management.
Requirements
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
• Hold at least a Postgraduate (masters or doctorate qualification) from a university recognized in Kenya.
• Have at least ten years knowledge and experience in the relevant field.
• Have served in a position of senior management for a period of at least five years.
• Have interpersonal and communication skills.
• Have knowledge and experience in project review, monitoring and evaluation.
• Have knowledge of higher learning institution’s training and programs.
• Have undergone strategic leadership and development programme course.
In addition, candidates will be required to submit copies of membership association, certificate of clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and provide Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
Tenure: The successful candidate will be engaged on a three (3) year contract renewable once subject to performance evaluated by the Board of Management.
Performance Management: The successful applicant shall sign a performance contract with the Chairperson, Board of Management.
Corporation Secretary
Ref.No. KMTC/QP-23/EAF/SS/2015

Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director/CEO, the Corporation Secretary will be responsible for the following:-
• Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance in risk assessment and management, quality assurance processes and strategic planning and review.
• Assist the Board in carrying out the following:
1. Board induction and training.
2. Updating the Board and Committee charters.
3. Preparation of Board work plans
4. Board evaluation.
5. Governance compliance and audit.
6. Implementation of the code of conduct and ethics.
• Review of management’s implementation of strategies, policies and plans.
• Ensure the timely preparation and circulation of Committee and Board papers.
• Ensure timely circulation of Committee and Board minutes.
• Be the custodian of the seal of the Organization and account to the Board for its use.
• Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest.
• Facilitate effective communication between the organization and the stakeholders.
• Ensure that quarterly and annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities.
• Application of technology in the work environment.
• Assisting the Chairperson in organizing Board activities.
• Providing leadership and management of the Board Secretarial staff.
• Providing secretarial services to the Board.
• Perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the Chief Executive Officer.
Requirements
For appointment to this position, a candidate must:
• Hold a Masters degree in business administration from a university recognized in Kenya.
• Have a Certificate in Certified Public Secretary (CPS).
• Have served in a position of management/teaching for a period of at least three years.
• Have interpersonal and communication skills.
• Have passion for continuous professional development.
• Have knowledge and experience in project review, monitoring and evaluation, and
• Have knowledge of higher learning institution’s training and programs.
In addition, candidates will be required to submit copies of membership association, certificate of clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and provide Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
Tenure
• The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service on completion of six (6) months probationary period.
Performance Management
• The successful applicant shall sign a performance contract with the Chief Executive Officer.
How to Apply
Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae; copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card, transcripts and testimonials; daytime contacts; full names and contacts of three (3) referees; and quoting the vacancy position and reference number, to:
The Chairperson KMTC Board of Management P O Box 30195-00100, Nairobi
So as to reach him not later than 30th October, 2015.
The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.
In this regard, women, persons with disability and minority with the requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.
Prof. Philip Kaloki Chairperson KMTC – Board of Management

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