Strategy Director Job in Kenya

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Our client provides quality private health care to residents of Kenya and the neighboring countries.

They are looking to fill the position of a Strategy Director.

Job Purpose: The position holder will be responsible for directing and overseeing an organization’s strategic goals and supporting the development of long-term growth plans and profitability goals.

This will encompass the purpose and values of the Hospital, and focus on setting medium- and long-term goals.

Main Responsibilities of Job

The jobholder will be responsible for:

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to define strategic direction and goals.
  • Provide leadership to operationalize the Hospital strategy, translate the strategy into actionable goals for patient centered business performance and growth.
  • Support the leadership team to execute multiple transformational projects with an outcome-focus at functional level.
  • Develop effective internal and external linkages with key strategic partners and stakeholders such as admitting staff.
  • Ensure strategic alignment and synergy across the hospital for both financial and non-financial strategic initiatives.
  • Lead cross-functional initiatives to drive patient centered care, employee engagement, and operational efficiency, branding positioning and hospital profitability.
  • Develop strategy dashboards, strategy risk management plans and course correct interventions in response to internal and external developments.
  • Develop and implement culture change programs that support attainment of the desired hospital ethos, reflect the values of the hospital and embed a high performance culture.
  • Conduct change readiness assessments, build the hospital’s change preparedness capacity and capacity for sustained transformation, continual improvement.
  • Coordinate stakeholder analysis, stakeholder alignment and engagement including senior leadership, employees, admitting staff, job/role impact analysis and post launch support for change initiatives.
  • Develop mitigating actions to minimize negative consequences of change
  • Institutionalize change initiatives and programs to enable sustainability.
  • Develop and roll out employee engagement programs to create shared ownership of hospital objectives.
  • Champion the review of internal systems, processes, standards and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Align policies, processes and procedures with emerging best practice and support optimal adoption of new technology.
  • Champion a culture of continual improvement and innovation and drive the deployment of operational excellence tools across the hospital.
  • Identify opportunities to standardize processes and procedures so as to build consistency in service excellence, strengthen patient centred care and lower operational costs.
  • Conduct hospital wide capacity building programs to strengthen critical thinking and equip staff teams with root cause analysis and effective problem solving skills at all levels.
  • Lead assigned multi-disciplinary special project teams to enhance service delivery, enhance operational and business efficiency and grow the hospital business.
  • Participate in opportunity assessment and impact sizing for major initiatives.
  • Manage the functional annual budget.
  • Participate in technology adoption projects to optimize effectiveness and change uptake by employees.


  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Strategic Management or related field.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in strategy design management, implementation and review, five (5) of which should be in a managerial capacity.

Technical Competencies: –

  • Strategic planning and ability to develop strategic plans and analysis.
  • Business Process Improvement skills.
  • Performance management-sound knowledge and experience with defining corporate performance management and defining and measuring strategic outputs and advising the Hospital on how to cascade these to functions and specific role KPI’s.
  • Monitoring and evaluation-sound experience and knowledge in establishing monitoring frameworks and mechanisms for monitoring strategic objectives and outputs.
  • Change Management skills-knowledge and experience in identifying strategic change management initiatives to ensure adoption and realization of benefits.
  • Professionalism.
  • Integrity, honesty and ethics.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to stating the subject heading “STRATEGY DIRECTOR” by Monday 13th April 2020 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: April 1, 2020 — 9:43 am