NHIF Manager, Healthcare Contracting Vacancy in Kenya

Goal Advisory Advertisement for NHIF Senior Appointments

Our client, National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF),is a state corporation mandated to provide accessible, affordable, sustainable and quality social health insurance through effective and efficient utilization of resources in order to achieve universal health coverage.

The Fund’s vision is to be a world class social health insurance scheme.

NHIF is currently implementing a new organization structure and seeks to recruit a result oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the following Senior Position:

Manager, Healthcare Contracting

Ref: GA/ES/2017/9

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Quality Assurance & Contracting, the Manager, Healthcare Contracting will advise on the contracting terms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the formulation of the Fund’s strategic plan and policies, develop and administer the section’s work plan and budget;
  • Formulate specifications for the contracting of health providers;
  • Implement initiatives and programmes for enhancing increased accessibility of NHIF members and their declared dependants to healthcare facilities;
  • Review and develop clinical survey procedures, tools and systems;
  • Develop and manage Health Management Information System for NHIF;
  • Implement the international disease code in the operating ICT systems;
  • Formulate and administer policies to ensure quality of healthcare to members at accredited healthcare facilities;
  • Set, monitor and evaluate performance targets for staff in the division in line with the strategic plan;
  • Guide, coach and supervise direct reportees to ensure high performance, discipline, team spirit and effective succession planning;
  • Participate in meetings of Stakeholders and Management as necessary;
  • Prepare and present performance reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Nursing or other clinical related field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Strategic Management or other related field.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Insurance/Quality Management/Quality Assurance or other related field.
  • Membership to the relevant professional body


  • At least six (6) years’ experience in Quality management with three (3) years at managerial level.

Skills and competencies:

  • Conversant with the International Quality Standards in healthcare and insurance fund management.
  • Analytical/creative mind and strong data analysis skills.
  • Project management.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate programs, SOPS and workflows.
  • Management, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to build cohesive teams and to achieve goals through team work.
  • Decision making ability to drive change and innovation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong Customer care skills.

If your background and competencies match the specifications for this position, please write in confidence, quoting the position reference in your application letter and attach your curriculum vitae that contain details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers and names and addresses of three referees.

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Updated: January 17, 2017 — 5:47 am