Overview

POSITION: HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AKHST & AKHS EAST AFRICA (1 POSITION)

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Head of Business Development AKHST & AKHS EA is responsible for leading Strategic and Operational Marketing, building local and international Partnerships, developing beneficial Customer Relationships aimed at strengthening the existing market gains and expanding new opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • MBA
  • 10+ years’ experience in analyzing new business opportunities
  • A minimum of five (5) years direct experience in health marketing/business development in senior leadership role
  • Developing and evaluating strategies: Identifying and framing issues, developing hypotheses, conducting market intelligence and analyses to test key hypotheses, developing execution plans
  • Communicating with external review organizations or comparable entities, healthcare business development or marketing experience and working effectively with people of diverse backgrounds required
  • Strong conceptual problem solving skill and analytical skills
  • Superior communication skills and IT fluency
  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills, proven track record of successfully pitching for new business
  • Knowledge of key internal and external healthcare environments.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement a comprehensive business development plan.
  • Ability to demonstrate superior customer service skills to external and internal customers.
  • Skilled in organizing and prioritizing workloads.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.

APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE  HAND DELIVERED TO:

HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT,
P. O. BOX 2289, 
OCEAN ROAD, 
DAR ES SALAAM.

About Aga Khan Health Service (AKHST)

The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) an institution of The Aga Khan Development Network, has completed a major expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. This expansion aims at enhancing the Hospital’s facilities, technology and capacity which will allow it to become the leading provider of high-quality medical care focusing on tertiary medicine, reversing the flow of medical tourism and enhancing its capacity to deliver high quality health sciences education.
The Hospital’s recent expansion focuses on expanding key clinical services including the de­velopment of comprehensive cardiology, oncology and neurosciences programmes as well as the expansion of orthopedics and trauma, diagnostic imaging, pathology, critical care, and women and child health.

The Hospital is ISO 9001 certified and Joint Commission International Accredited which is a testimony to the provision of the highest level of quality and patient safety that compares with the best hospitals in the world. The Hospital is also a teaching site for The Aga Khan Universi­ty, which offers postgraduate medical education programs leading to Master’s of Medicine in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Surgery. The Aga Khan Hospital is also an accredited internship site and accepts 60 interns annually.
The Hospital has also established 23 outreach health facilities that are located across 11 regions of Tanzania and are connected via an integrated health systems that supports a strong contin­uum of care from primary to tertiary medicine.