Director Health Management- Family Health Services at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Director Health Management- Family Health Services

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Overseeing the development, implementation, review, monitoring and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards for family health services;
  • Spearheading preparation of reports and other information related to family health services;
  • Overseeing the design, planning and implementation of family health projects and programs;
  • Facilitating monitoring and evaluation of family health projects and programs;
  • Facilitating technical support and capacity building to Ministries, Departments, Counties and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on family health related matters;
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of family health interventions by public, private and faith-based providers;
  • Facilitating the establishment of linkages with relevant stakeholders on family health matters;
  • Overseeing relevant Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts on family health matters;
  • Providing lead in the determination of the family health data variables in integrated digital healthcare system;
  • Facilitating family health surveys and monitoring trends in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders;
  • Overseeing customer satisfaction surveys on services offered in family health;
  • Overseeing resources mobilization for family health services;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in the family health services; and
  • Overseeing the process of determining specifications of family health related infrastructure health products and technologies;
  • Overseeing the development and implantation of the directorates annual work plans, budgets and performance contract;
  • Ensuring compliance with good governance; and
  • Managing and developing staff in the Directorates.

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine & Surgery, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Internal Medicine, Reproductive Health, Oncology, Family Medicine, Public Health, Pediatric, Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Registration and licensing by a recognized regulatory body as applicable;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results; and
  • Exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of family health services function.

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