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Job Purpose

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Facilities and Services, the Senior Superintending Engineer (Electrical) will be responsible for planning and implementation of electrical services in the Hospital.


  • Coordinating, controlling and directing of electrical and plants section of Engineering Department.
  • Developing work plan and budget for the department and submission for approval.
  • Participating in procurement of goods, works and services.
  • Managing engineering inventories, developing and implementing PPM schedules for equipment and services.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports.
  • Preparing draft board management papers for approval.
  • Identifying and analyzing training needs for departmental staff.
  • Checking and recommending for approval of engineering consultants, designs, evaluation, certifying and recommending fees by consultants.
  • Ensuring the implementation of the policies and procedures of the hospital.
  • Ensuring the overall activities meet the requirements of quality management, environmental policies and legal regulations.
  • Supervising, coaching and mentoring Staff.
  • Preparing and implementing performance reporting and appraisal system.
  • Administration and supervision of Staff.


  • Masters in Engineering or business management in a related specialty or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (Power option) from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work with at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Registration by the Engineer’s Board of Kenya (EBK).
  • Current valid annual practicing license from the Engineer’s Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Corporate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK).
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized.
  • Leadership Management course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of electrical services programmes.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Key Competencies

  • Resource management skills.
  • Managing performance and Driving for outcomes.
  • Establishing strategic directions.
  • Visionary/Leading change.
  • Policy development.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Risk management.
  • Technical Competencies.
  • Decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • High standards of professional ethics.
  • Managerial and administrative skills.
  • Leading Teams.

How To Apply

Those interested in applying for the declared vacancies and meet the job specifications are required to apply online and MUST submit a hard copy of the Hospital application form available in the website with copies of certificates and testimonials on or before 24th April 2019 to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta National Hospital

P.O Box 20723-00202


“Kenyatta National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and qualified candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must present the following documents during the interview:-

  • A certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service
  • EACC Clearance
  • Credit Reference Bureau Clearance
  • HELB Compliance
  • KRA Tax Compliance

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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