Deputy Director

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Job Purpose

Provide direction and advice in the formulation of KATH policies, plans, budgets, monitoring and evaluation of the Hospital performance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of policies and guidelines to govern the Hospital
  • Ensure that current and prospective donors to the hospital have access to information about the policies of the Hospital and its priority needs
  • Lead in the formulation of strategic plans, and other related documents
  • Carry out trends assessment on progress in implementing key policies and programmes
  • Translate policies into operational and strategic plans
  • Develop strategies for engaging the private sector and other sectors in achieving the goals of the Hospital
  • Coordinate the preparation of short term (annual), and medium term plans and synthesise these plans into an integrated long-term development plan of tlle hospital
  • Develop indicators tor monitoring health plans
  • Review and develop health-financing strategies
  • Translate operational policies and objectives into proposals for funding
  • Prepare and update guidelines for planning at the directorate levels
  • Collaborate with the Finance Department to develop and update guidelines for budgeting
  • Analyse trends in the allocation and disbursement of funds within the hospital.
  • Develop specific performance indicators and contracts for directorate/units consistent with the hospital objectives
  • Ensure that the activities of the hospital are well documented and relevant information disseminated by coordinating the publication of annual reports and other periodic reports
  • Collaborate with all directorates/units to set up health and management information system for planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Monitor the implementation of hospital plans, the utilisation of hospital resources and the attainment of targets
  • Design and apply monitoring and evaluation systems and tools for purposes of assessing the operational effectiveness of policies and programme

Deputy Director Required Skills

  • Senior Health Professional
  • Postgraduate qualification in Health Policy, Planning and Financing or retared fleW (Masters Degree or equivalent)
  • A minimum of Five (5) years working experience at Senior level.
  • Evidence of leadership and Continuing Professional Development and training in Health Management
  • A broad knowledge base and experience of MOH/KATH policies and operating procedures
  • Knowledge and experience in policy, planning, monitoring and Evaluation

Skills, Abilities and Personal Qualities

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to organize and manage workload, work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
  • Computer skill
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Initiative drive
  • Self-disciplined
  • Emotional stability
  • Innovativeness
  • Integrity

How To Apply

Interested persons are to submit their applications with detailed CVs, names of three referees (who will be willing to provide confidential report on them) and not more the two pages Vision Statement for the position.

This should be sent to the address provided below:

The Chief Executive
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
P.O.Box 1934

Application Closing Date

Applications deadline should reach the address above not later than two weeks of publication.

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