Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job at Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job at Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN),

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job at Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

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The Aga Khan Development Network is a network of private, non-denominational development agencies founded by the Aga Khan that work primarily in the poorest parts of Asia and Africa. Aga Khan IV succeeded to the office of the 49th hereditary Imam as spiritual and administrative leader of the Shia faith-rooted Nizari Ismaili Muslim supranational union in 1…

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead the strategy development and implementation of the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa and cluster business plan.
  • Achieve and maintain strong financial health based on the principles of self-sustainability. Build on the fiscal strength and stability of the Mombasa Cluster through proper management and monitoring systems.
  • Lead and maintain a work culture that demonstrates the AKHS values of inclusiveness, spirit of inquiry, compassion, integrity, self-reliance, respect, teamwork and ethical behavior.
  • Lead the strategic, capital, human resource, expansion, and budget planning process in accordance with AKHS-EA and Health Department philosophies, objectives and agenda.
  • Oversee processes and activities to ensure ethical clinical practices and provision of quality and patient safety. In addition, take appropriate steps to ensure a high level of patient safety using SafeCare and Joint Commission International standards (JCIA) of care across the cluster.
  • Undertake appropriate strategies to enhance access to the health facilities within the Mombasa Cluster.
  • Develop and implement a communication policy for the Mombasa Cluster for all stakeholders
  • Explore areas of collaboration and cultivate positive relationships at Government, healthcare communities, NGOs, media, AKDN institutions, donors and funding partners.
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement that fosters collaboration between Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, and Administrative Staff and promote communications.
  • Represent the Mombasa Cluster in all relevant forums and meetings.
  • Manage performance of direct reports.
  • Uphold social, ethical and organizational norms in all related activities.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the Net Zero carbon emission strategic plan in collaboration with AKDN agencies and partners.

The requirements

Key Qualifications & Competencies

  • Master’s degree in Health Care or Hospital Administration or in Business Administration
  • 8 to 10 years of executive-level experience in health care administration in a hospital or International Health Organization environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of current health care administration, principles and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of management principles, practices and procedures including accounting & finance, purchasing, people management, facilities, human resource and other related supporting services within Hospital areas.
  • Ability to analyze operational data and employ approved management techniques to obtain maximum effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ability to interpret established policies into operating procedures to facilitate implementation of hospital programs.
  • Ability to evaluate concerns of the public, patient and employee groups and translate such concerns into effective operational solutions.
  • Excellent people management, leadership, mentoring and delegation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed management skills including project management, problem solving, negotiation, analytical and coordination skills.
  • Results-oriented and deadline-driven with demonstrated organization skills and the ability to multi-task and assume changing responsibilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, influencing and consultation skills.
  • Technical ability and willingness to learn new systems as required for the role.
  • Inclusive and respectful of diverse populations.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.



Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on to apply