KUTRRH Senior Officer (Innovation) – Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary
Reporting to the Deputy Director, ICT & Innovation, the Senior Officer (Innovations) is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and providing management and advice in the operations of the Innovations Section of the ICT department at KUTRRH.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide leadership at the Medical Innovation & Accelerator Hub (MIAH) through staff supervision, coordination, and management of activities.
Advise the Hospital’s management on matters innovation and entrepreneurship.
Implementation of KUTRRH’s Innovation Policy in line with the Hospitals strategic plan.
Engagement with innovators with a view to accelerate and commercialize their innovations.
Maintaining rapport and collaboration with relevant innovation stakeholders.
Conduct internal awareness and sensitizations aimed at fostering an innovation culture in the
Develop strategies to attract viable ideas and innovations for acceleration and commercialization.
Maintaining a database of innovations and innovators and their portfolio.
Implement the legal framework for the Hospital’s engagement with innovators
Management of IP Protection.
Representation in professional forums and compliance with regulatory and statutory bodies.
Any other work-related duties assigned by your supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Innovation/ Entrepreneurship/ Project Management/ Technology Transfers or a related Degree from a recognized institution.
A Master’s in Innovation/ Entrepreneurship/ Project Management/ Technology Transfers/ MBA or related field will be an advantage.
Computer literate.
Knowledge of relevant legislations regarding Copyright, IP Protections, Trademarks etc.
Knowledge of professional standards relating to innovations & entrepreneurship.
Registration with the relevant professional body, if applicable.
Experience in handling medical innovations or working in a hospital will be an added advantage.
At least five (5) years of working experience, three (3) of which should have been in matters innovations/ entrepreneurship/ product development.

Soft skills required for the job
Communication skills
Leadership skills
Supervisory skills
Team building skills
Observation skills
Analytical skills
Organizational skills
Ability to work under pressure
How to apply
If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online
via: www.kutrrh.go.ke/careers OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and
Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi Kenya

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – JOB REFERENCE
NUMBER. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and license when you apply online via the portal.
The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 19th August 2022
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including.
• Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for university graduates only)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
• Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
• A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau

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