Director – Health Services : University of Zimbabwe - UZ University of Zimbabwe - UZ

Job Summary


Duties and Responsibilities

 strong motivation and leadership skills
 experience in supervision technical, administrative and supervisory personnel;
 good analytical skills to evaluate data and make operational decisions;
 inspires a shared vision;
 ability to work under pressure;
 attention to detail
 multitasking.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Registrar, the incumbent will be responsible for:
 Designing programmes, activities, systems and mechanisms for efficient, effective and quality delivery of healthcare services to students, staff and their dependence;
 Designing and monitoring adherence to policies and procedures in the Department;
 Designing a viable health insurance scheme for students, staff and their dependence
 Designing and implementing business models that facilitate production, marketing and selling of medical appliances and pharmaceutical products;
 Keeping up to date with new laws and regulations so that the Department complies with local and international bylaws and best practice;
 Ensure that the campus clinics are managed efficiently and all professional staff are recruited and duly registered with the relevant professional bodies;
 Supervising personnel in both the staff and campus clinics;
 Managing finances, facilities and assets of the Department;
 Creating and monitoring work schedules for personnel;
 Representing the Department at various forums, on and off campus;
 Maintaining and organising records of the Department’s services
 Coordinating the operations of members of the medical and administrative staff in the Department;
 Maintaining current licensure;
 Acting as a communication conduit between the Health Services Department and its stakeholders;
 Facilitating synergies with national and international health institutions, as well as the donor community;
 Participating in and facilitating meetings and workshops coordinated by the Ministry of Health and Child Care; and
 Performing any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor through the Registrar.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and experience
Applicants should:
 have at least a Master’s Degree in Administration/Business Management or equivalent from a recognised Institution;
 relevant first Degree
 qualifications in the medical field will be an added advantage
 at least 10 years post qualification experience in hospital administration;

How to Apply

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
University of Zimbabwe
P O Box MP 167
Mount Pleasant
Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 113
The University of Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer and therefore men and women are equally encouraged to apply.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 16 October 2020. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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