Exciting Opportunity as Chief Executive Officer in Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Nairobi Kenya was founded in 1947, and is the longest established paediatric hospital in East and Central Africa.  It is recognized as a leading children’s hospital on the continent. Gertrude’s has a unique strategic advantage across a range of services including inpatient and outpatient services, nutritional services, a child development centre, comprehensive care clinics and the Gertrude’s Institute of Child Health and Research.  The hospital has 100 beds, 12 outpatient centres within Nairobi and its environs and it admits roughly 6,000 patients and 350,000 outpatients a year.

The hospital is expanding into peripheral clinics to offer child health services, vaccination and primary care.  In a competitive market, forming an early relationship with children and their families, having a well organized clinic, staff with skilled and well qualified professionals is an important part of this strategy.

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital is looking for a Chief Executive Officer who will manage the Hospital, including all related organizations and provide effective leadership while administering, directing and coordinating all activities of the Hospital toward the fulfilment of the Hospital’s values, mission, strategy, and the achievement of its annual goals and objectives.  The Chief Executive Officer will report to the Board of Trustees, and will ensure clinical governance and compliance to local and national regulations.


The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in managing large complex organizations, at least five years related experience with community healthcare facilities of similar size and structure preferred, a Master’s degree in the field of Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or Public Administration as well as a degree in Management or related field.


For more information and to apply, please contact our Executive search Partner, Career Connections on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for application is Friday 5th August 2016.

Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted