Job Opportunities

1.     Dentist

Our hospital is an outpatient facility based in Lodwar Turkana County  offering outpatient services among them the dental services.  We are looking to add  to our dental team a registered dentist who will be tasked with diagnosing and treating problems with a patient’s teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They will also provide advice and provide instruction on taking care of teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Responsibilities

  • Diagnosing common oral health conditions, treating, prescribing and referring
  • Providing dental care; removing decay from teeth and fill cavities, repairing cracked or fractured teeth and removing teeth, straightening teeth to correct bite issues and placing sealants or whitening agents on teeth
  • Administer anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures
  • Caring out minor oral and maxillofacial surgery; prosthetics, and conservative dentistry;
  • Writing prescriptions for antibiotics or other medications
  • Examining X rays of teeth, gums, the jaw, and nearby areas for problems
  • Making models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures, to fit patients
  • Teaching patients about diet, flossing, use of fluoride, and other aspects of dental care

Qualifications

To be considered for this role one must have:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (DS) degree or any other equivalent qualification from an Institutions recognized by Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in active practice dentistry
  • Be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board with a good professional standing
  • Computer literate with the ability to operate modern machinery
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

2.     Receptionist

Job Summary,

Reporting to the Hospital Manager, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to achieve timely and efficient management of reception operations.

Responsibilities

  • Receive and welcome clients to the hospital and conduct triage at the front office
  • Schedule appointments for clients for general and specialized services
  • Operate phone and receive correspondence on behalf of the hospital
  • Handle all hospital’s enquiries and complaints in an effective manner in consultation with the administration.
  • Handle, sort and respond to the general inquiries.
  • Receive, issue receipts and register all payments from clients
  • Handle and manage all patient files and records
  • Guide new clients on the service process
  • Conduct follow-ups for clients with appointment and return dates.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in a business-related course.
  • Three (3) years of appropriate experiences in Front Office/ Reception operations.
  • Good customer service and people skills.
  • Self-motivated and a team player.
  • Pleasant personality.
  • Excellent communication skills

 Method of Application

  • Interested candidates are requested to fill and submit the online  application form on; https://lodwarhillshosp.org/job-openings/ • Ensure to upload all your certificates and CV. OR 
  • Submit your application on email at  hr@lodwarhillshosp.org
  • Kindly Note we are the recruiting hospital and as such have not engaged any recruiting  agency to help with this. We also do not charge any fees in the course of our recruitment. 

Closing on: Jul 31, 2021

 

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Sales Agronomist – Deadline: Not Specified

Responsible for the sale of all the company’s products and their promotion mainly in Busia and Kakamega counties. Handle customers’ needs and complaints, and follow up on collection. Advise farmers and other clients on agricultural updates by using acquired knowledge to solve problems. Create and maintain a strong link and interface between the farmers and the distribution channel.

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05 Jul, 2021

Procurement and IT Officer – Deadline: Not Specified

Report Directly to: Human Resources & Operations Manager

Collaborate with: Country staff and Partners and all Helen Keller Intl staff regional and HQ teams.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Procurement
    1. Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
    2. Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.
    3. Pre-qualification of suppliers as provided in the procurement policy.
    4. Compliance with the procurement procedures as per the Helen Keller Intl and donor policies
    5. Spear heads the constitution of the procurement committees and the Terms of Reference.
    6. Creates purchase orders, ensuring relevant procurement procedures have been applied and all supporting documentation is attached.
    7. Ensuring all invoices received reconcile to the purchase orders accompanied by corresponding receipts.
    8. Negotiating with suppliers and suppliers to secure advantageous terms.
    9. Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and service providers to ensure on-going feasibility.
    10. Ensuring the quality, relevance and conformity of all service provider contracts and administrative documents before they are signed.
    11. Coordinate the process of purchasing products or services and organising and confirming delivery of goods and services.
    12. Prepare the calls for tender and participate in the identification of the shortlist.
    13. Prepare the letter of invitation and draw up the contract or aim for orders.
    14. Management of the procurement budget
  2. Preparing procurement reports.
    1. Ensure that HKI operates in accordance with HKI’s and donor procurement policies, rules and regulations.
    2. Actively participate in the proposal and budget development process to ensure the development of procurement plans and subsequent work plans.
    3. Prepare annual procurement plans with quarterly and updates for procurements needed for the office and programs.
    4. Develop supplier and service provider database that meets the criteria-efficiency, effectiveness, quality, competitiveness and value for money.
    5. Develop delivery contracts, framework contracts and purchase orders in line with HKI contractual guidelines.
    6. Ensure documentation of the procurement process both electronic and manual filing systems in compliance with the Helen Keller Intl procurement manual procedures.
  3. Logistics and Administration
    1. Coordinate logistics and protocol of all missions
    2. Supervise the management and maintenance of the logistics of Helen Keller Intl (Real Estate, Furniture, Vehicles, Motorcycles, etc …)
    3. Manage the movement plans to ensure adherence of staff to the procedures and the facilitation of staff movement (by road and flights)
    4. Allow petty cash expenses for the office administration.
    5. Liaises with IT departments to ensure proper server usage and maintenance of staff laptops and the internet connectivity.
    6. Coordinate staff and office security
    7. In collaboration with the HR and Operations Manager, manage Kenya Visa, alien cards, and Work Permits for International staff; Ensure timely submission and follow-up as needed.
    8. Maintain a records management system meets Helen Keller Intl /donor requirements for records and archiving, and requires regular archiving of documents at secure locations (i.e., access security and security against records damage due to climate conditions);
    9. Work closely with the NGO board to ensure that the county office compliance.
  4. Asset Management
    1. Develop and manage appropriate physical inventory count procedures for the Nairobi office and field offices.
    2. Develop and manage procedures for the disposal of fixed assets to ensure appropriate levels and control over eventual sales values and donations.
    3. Enforce the systems, policies and procedures for the management of the organisation assets in the field offices as well as the Nairobi office.
    4. Maintain and update Asset inventory on a bi-annual basis and submit report to HQ.
  5. Motor Vehicle Management
    1. Ensure that all official vehicle documentation is current and available in the vehicles.
    2. Maintain a record for each vehicle.
    3. Analyse logbooks and fuel consumption. Report any anomalies.
    4. Perform any other task to contribute to the smooth running of the organization.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  2. In-depth knowledge of the procurement procedures
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  4. Work experience in an international NGO in a similar position for at least three years

Required Skills and Competencies

  1. Highly organized and detail-oriented
  2. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  3. Ability to take initiative, multi-task and prioritize among competing demands.
  4. A good team player with strong interpersonal skills, outgoing personality and ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines in a multi-cultural setting.
  5. Knowledge of USAID procurement regulations.

Method of Application

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to KRecruitment@hki.org stating the job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

 

 

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