The Aga Khan University Hospital Director, Information and Communication Technology Job in Nairobi Kenya

The Aga Khan University Hospital
Director, Information and Communication Technology
You are the person our client, Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) is looking for, if as a well seasoned ICT professional, you ore driven by vision and an excellent ability, to facilitate the deployment of technology as a decisive resource. 
Excellent leadership and change management skills are part of your style. 
Your credentials in health information systems (HIS) demonstrate a track record of working with its basic concepts and underlying technologies.

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, as the Director, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and working with a team of user managers and other key stakeholders, you will ensure international IT standards with regard to patient care, teaching and research in a national, regional and global multi-site system. 

Your role will be to lead the ICT/HIS strategy through the next phase of adoption and implementation into the clinic system, while defining an overall IT infrastructure strategy for the East Africa region.

Specifically you will:

  • Ensure that ICT infrastructure, design and selection, supports the health and academic core services needs
  • Envision, articulate, plan and manage the clinical health information and other ICT systems to leverage the opportunities provided by advanced IT support in patient care, teaching and research in a multi-site system
  • Devise and develop a regional academic ICT strategy to support teaching and research
  • Lead the technical communications strategy with built-in quality assurance for consistent levels of service
  • Ensure that infrastructure design and selection, supports the overall business needs.
The successful candidate for appointment to this position must demonstrate clear competencies,
personal attributes and past results associated with:
  • a Masters degree in Information Management and/or Business Administration from an accredited university 
  • a relevant Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Information Management
  • 10 years’ relevant experience in a senior management role in academic and/or healthcare institutions or health system information management
  • excellent executive team player ability; with highly developed corporate goals focus, personal results drive and project execution credentials
  • strong ability to demonstrate vision-driven team leadership and peer influencing
  • high ability to work well with other senior multidisciplinary team members, with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • an excellent grasp of the dynamics of complex, rapidly-expanding institutions within multifaceted relationships.
To apply, please email your application with All the following: detailed CV, email address, telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration packages; and the email and telephone contacts of three referees, to reach us by 2 November, 2012.

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P.O Box 6786 City Square, 00200
Nairobi Kenya


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