Latest Recruitment at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

Communications Secretary (National Communications Secretariat)

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

  • Overseeing the development, implementation and reviewing of policies, procedures and regulations for the secretariat;
  • Exercising the roles of Accounting and Authorized officer for the secretariat;
  • Providing policy advice on postal and telecommunication matters that promote the benefits of technological development to all users;
  • Providing strategic direction on policies that foster national safety and security, economic prosperity and the delivery of critical social services through post telecommunications;
  • Providing oversight in facilitation and contribution to the full development of competition and efficiency in the provision of services;
  • Overseeing the development of policies that foster full and  efficient use of telecommunication resources including effective use of the radio spectrum by the Government in a manner which encourages the most beneficial use thereof in the public interest;
  • Ensuring prudent utilization of the secretariats resources;
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant legislation and Government circulars;
  • Overseeing the preparation of annual budget and internal financial controls;
  • Promoting relevant research and innovation to inform ICT policy advisories;
  • Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of ICT instruments and frameworks to foster a culture that promote ethical and Governance;
  • Championing national values and principles of public service; and
  • Overseeing performance management in the Secretariat subject to satisfactory performance

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, five (5) of which must have been at a senior management level in any of the following fields; Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Law, Public Policy or in comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields; Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields; Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Law, Public Policy or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Membership of relevant professional body;
  • A certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • Meet the requirement of chapter six (6) of the constitution of KenyaKey Competencies and Skills
    • analytical skills
    • communication skills
    • strategic and innovative thinking
    • interpersonal skills
    • ability to mobilize resources; and
    • negotiating skills

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Deputy Director General for Health

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, review, monitoring and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards on medical services;
  • Providing technical advice on medical services to the Principal Secretary in consultation with the Director General for Health;
  • Facilitating relevant Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts in medical services;
  • Coordinating identification of health resource gaps and priorities in medical services and mobilizing resources;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in medical services;
  • Validating reports and other information related to medical services;
  • Coordinating the prevention and control non-communicable diseases into Kenya;
  • Promoting mental health and wellness within Kenya;
  • Facilitating health research and investigations in connection with the prevention or treatment of human diseases;
  • Overseeing preparation and publication of reports and statistical or other information relative to the medical services;
  • Assist the Director General for health in technical supervision of the directorates;
  • Coordinating monitoring and evaluating performance of the Directorates;
  • Overseeing planning and budgeting for the Directorates; and
  • Spearheading capacity building and managing performance of 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 Medicine & Surgery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:   Public Health, Medicine or any other health related field from a university  recognized in Kenya;
  • Registration and licensing by a recognized regulatory body as applicable;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body where applicable;
  • A certificate in a Leadership Course from a recognized institution;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;
  • 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 medical services.

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Director Health Management –Curative And Nursing Services

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

  • Overseeing development, implementation and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards for curative and nursing services;
  • Spearheading preparation and provision of reports, advisories and other information related to curative and nursing services;
  • Overseeing capacity building for ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies (MDCAs) on curative and nursing services;
  • Facilitating technical support to ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies (MDCAs) on curative and nursing services;
  • Setting performance targets with staff in the directorate;
  • Facilitating curative and nursing services health surveys and monitoring health trends in collaboration with relevant stakeholders;
  • Overseeing the design, planning and implementation health projects and programmes for curative and nursing services;
  • Facilitating monitoring and evaluation of health projects and programmes for curative and nursing services;
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of curative and nursing services by public, private and faith-based providers;
  • Facilitating the establishment of linkages and collaboration with relevant stakeholders for curative and nursing services;
  • Providing lead in the determination of curative and nursing services data variables in the integrated digital healthcare system for curative and nursing services;
  • Coordinating the collaboration with the relevant directorate to analyze, prepare and disseminate national health-related data, reports and other knowledge information for curative and nursing services;   Commissioning of health research and innovation and maintain a repository for curative and nursing services in collaboration with the relevant directorate;
  • Overseeing resource mobilization for curative and nursing services;
  • Overseeing the process of determining the specifications for curative and nursing services health-related infrastructure, health products and technologies;
  • Overseeing the provision of forensic services in the country in collaboration with relevant agencies and directorates;
  • Rendering advice on the designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized clinical services to improve care and promote medical tourism;
  • Overseeing the development, implementation and reviewing of the Health Tourism Framework for curative and nursing services;
  • Providing guidance in collaboration with the relevant directorate to set criteria for the classification of health facilities categorization for curative and nursing services;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in the directorate;
  • Overseeing the development and implantation of the directorate’s annual work plans, budgets and performance contract;
  • Ensuring compliance with good governance and;
  • Managing and developing staff in the directorate

For appointment to this grade, an officer 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 and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, Oral Health, Dental Technology, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language, Forensic Entomology, Forensic Anthropology, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Health, or equivalent qualification from a university  recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health 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 curative and nursing services

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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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Director, Health Management- Health Products & Technologies

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

  • Overseeing the development, implementation, review, of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines frame works, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards on hhealth pproducts and technologies;
  • Spearheading the dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations and guidelines, frameworks, norms tools, regulations, plans and standards on Health Products and technologies;
  • Providing technical advice and taking lead in the implementation of technical strategies on matters related to HPT;
  • Overseeing the design, planning and implementation of HPT projects and programs;
  • Spearheading preparation of reports and other information related to HPT;
  • Facilitating Monitoring and evaluation of HPT projects and programmes;
  • Facilitating technical support and capacity building to Ministries, Departments, Counties and Other Government Agencies (MDAs) on HPT related matters;
  • Creating a conducive environment for provision of HPT interventions by Public, private and faith-based providers;
  • Facilitating the establishment of linkages with relevant stakeholders on HPT matters;
  • Overseeing relevant Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ committee of experts on HPT matters;
  • Facilitating HPT surveys and monitoring trends in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders;
  • Overseeing research and customer satisfaction surveys;
  • Overseeing resource mobilization for HPT services;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-Engineering in HPT services;
  • Spearheading the process of determining specifications of related health products and technologies;
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the directorate’s Annual Work Plans, Budget 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 should have been at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services, CSG ‘6’ and above or in comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following: Pharmacy, Medicine, Clinical Medicine/ Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Health Policy, Pharmacognosy and Complementary Medicine, Traditional and Alternative Medicine, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology, Medicines Supplies Management, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Industrial Pharmacy, Health Systems Management, Pharmaceutical Care, Health Informatics, Health Economics, Epidemiology, Medical Statistics, Drug Design & Development, Radiopharmacy, Public Health, Microbiology, Business Administration 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.

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Director, Health Management – Health Financing, Digital Health, Policy & Research

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Providing oversight on the development of legislation, regulations, policies, strategies, standards, guidelines related to digital health and telehealth, health informatics and innovation, health relations and research for health
  • Providing leadership in the establishment of the comprehensive and integrated health information system
  • Overseeing the process of determining specifications for digital health infrastructure including servers and databases
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of a health policy management system
  • Facilitating deployment of digital health solutions including electronic health records systems, telehealth, and m-health platforms
  • Spearheading the coordination of partners and stakeholders through the relevant Technical Working Group (TWG)
  • Overseeing the establishment and maintenance of the digital health exchange including the relevant registries
  • Facilitating the design, implementation, and evaluation of impact assessments for digital health to inform planning and policy
  • Overseeing the timely translation of findings from research and health data analyses to enhance evidence-informed decision-making and facilitate innovation
  • Spearheading health relations and partnership with relevant stakeholders health sector
  • Spearheading resource mobilization of digital health, informatics, policy, health relations, and research services
  • Creating a conducive environment for the provision of digital health, informatics, policy, health relations, and research services
  • Overseeing Business Process Re-engineering in digital health
  • Ensuring prudent utilization of resources in digital health

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should 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 Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine and Surgery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Health Records and Information Science, Epidemiology, Clinical Medicine/High National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Health Informatics, Health Information Systems, Health Records and Information Science, Epidemiology, Health Policy, Statistics, Biostatistics, Health Systems, Digital Health, Data Science and Analytics, Health Economics, Computer Science, 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
  • 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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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management- Curative Services (Clinical Services)

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Coordinating development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on clinical services
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives at ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on clinical services
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on clinical services
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends in clinical services
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes for clinical services
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for clinical services
  • Establishing and coordinating multidisciplinary teams to provide specialized services
  • Collaborating with the relevant regulatory authorities to ensure continuing professional development in clinical and diagnostic care
  • Coordinating the provision of general clinical services for staff clinic services
  • Providing guidance in the determination of clinical services related data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national clinical services data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for clinical services in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Providing lead in identification of clinical services resource gaps
  • Mobilization of resources for clinical services projects and programmes
  • Initiating and overseeing the implementation of health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for clinical services
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized clinical services
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in clinical services
  • Developing budgets and costing for the division of pathology and forensic services
  • Spearheading client satisfaction surveys on clinical services offered

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Forensic Odontology, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health 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

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Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (National Health Referral and Emergency Services)

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on referral services, including patients and specimens, national referral facilities and centers of excellence, and health tourism
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on referral services, emergency services, and health tourism
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on referral services, emergency services, and health tourism
  • Coordinating the development, implementation, and review of the Health Tourism Framework
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized services to improve care and promote medical tourism
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders in response to national and county health emergencies and disasters
  • Collaborating with training institutions to develop and implement curricula in emergency medical care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends for national health referral and emergency services
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes for national health referral and emergency services
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering for national health referral and emergency services
  • Providing guidance in the determination of national health referral and emergency services data variables
  • Coordinating dissemination of national health-related data, reports, and other knowledge information for national health referral and emergency services
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for national health referral and emergency services in collaboration with the relevant directorate
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps in national health referral and emergency services
  • Mobilization of resources for national health referral and emergency services
  • Initiating and overseeing the implementation of projects and programmes for health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for national health referral and emergency services
  • Collaborating with the relevant directorate to set criteria for the classification of health facilities categorization for curative services

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following: Medicine, Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurosurgery, Occupational Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinical Medicine, Nursing, Clinical Medicine (Accident and Emergency Medicine), Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Been registered and licensed 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

 

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Curative Services (Pathology and Forensic Services)

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

  • Coordinating development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on pathology and forensic services
  • Spearheading capacity building for ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on pathology and forensic services
  • Overseeing provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies (MDCAs) on pathology and forensic services
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends for pathology and forensic services
  • Initiating and coordinating the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of projects and programmes for pathology and forensic services
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for pathology and forensic services
  • Providing guidance in the determination of pathology and forensic services related data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national pathology and forensic services related data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for pathology and forensic services in collaboration with the relevant directorate
  • Providing guidance in the identification of health resource gaps and priorities and mobilization of resources for pathology and forensic services
  • Initiating and overseeing the implementation of projects and programmes for health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for pathology and forensic services
  • Facilitating the provision of forensic services during mass casualty disasters, including response to crime scenes in collaboration with relevant agencies and directorates
  • Liaising with the relevant stakeholders to design and develop regional centers of excellence for specialized pathology and forensic services
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in pathology and forensic services
  • Reviewing reports on client satisfaction surveys on services offered for pathology and forensic services

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Pathology, Forensic Medicine, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Registration and licensing by a recognized regulatory body as applicable
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative, and professional competencies in work performance and results

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Senior Deputy Director Health Management- Curative Services (Oral Health, Eye Health and Hearing Care)

Duties and Responsibilities 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • Coordinating development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms & standards, tools, regulations, and plans for oral health, eye health, and hearing care in the country
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring oral health, eye health, and hearing care trends
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of projects and programmes in oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders of oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Providing guidance in the determination of oral health, eye health, and hearing care data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national oral health, eye health, and hearing care data, reports, and other knowledge information
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation on oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps in oral health, eye health, and hearing care
  • Mobilization of resources for oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programmes for oral health, eye health, and hearing care related infrastructure, health products, and technologies with relevant stakeholders
  • Establishing and improving care process management to ensure standardization of curative interventions and continuous quality improvement in oral health, eye health, and hearing care service delivery
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for specialized oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Collaborating with academic and training institutions to ensure alignment of curricula with national policies and guidelines
  • Spearheading client satisfaction surveys on services offered in oral health, eye, and hearing care
  • Spearheading business process re-engineering in oral health, eye, and hearing care

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider Public Service
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Medicine and Surgery, Dental Surgery, Oral Health, Dental Technology, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Ear, Nose and Throat, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, Dental Anaesthesia, Restorative Dentistry, Orthodontics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health, or any other 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

 

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management Services-curative Services- (Healthy Ageing, Palliative Care and Older Persons Health)

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties, and other government agencies on palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring health trends for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review projects and programs for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Providing guidance in the determination of Palliative, Health aging, and Older persons’ care data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national aged care data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for aged care in collaboration with the relevant directorate
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Mobilization of resources for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programs for health-related infrastructure, health products, and technologies for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Coordinating designing and development of regional centers of excellence for palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in palliative, health aging, and older persons’ care

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Medicine and Surgery, Clinical Medicine/Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing, or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Clinical Medicine (Family Medicine), Nursing (Geriatrics), Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems Management, Global Health, or any other 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

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management Services- Curative Services (Nursing Services)

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation and review of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards on nursing and midwifery;
  • Spearheading capacity development and technical assistance initiatives for Ministries, Departments, Counties and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on nursing and midwifery;
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to ministries, departments, counties and other government agencies on nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health surveys and monitoring of health trends for nursing and midwifery;
  • Initiating and coordinating the development, implementation and review of projects and programmes in nursing and midwifery;
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant stakeholders for nursing and midwifery;
  • Providing guidance in the determination of nursing and midwifery data variables;
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national health-related data, reports and other knowledge information for nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating the undertaking of health research and innovation and maintaining a repository for nursing and midwifery in collaboration with the relevant directorate;
  • Collaborating with academic and training institutions to ensure alignment of curricula with national policies and guidelines;
  • Providing lead in identification of health resource gaps for nursing and midwifery;
  • Mobilization of resources for nursing and midwifery projects and programmes;
  • Initiating and overseeing implementation of projects and programmes for health-related infrastructure, health products and technologies for nursing and midwifery;
  • Coordinating quality of care assessment for nursing and midwifery services to ensure adherence to standards and scopes of practice in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders; and
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in nursing and midwifery.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following: Nursing, Midwifery or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Nursing, Public Health, Health Systems Management, Epidemiology, Global Health or any other 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results.

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Health)

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

  • Coordinating development, implementation, review, monitoring and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards on RMNCAH.
  • Initiating the development, implementation and review of RMNCAH projects and programs;
  • Spearheading capacity building programs to Ministries, Departments, Counties and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on RMNCA health related matters;
  • Facilitating technical support to Ministries, Departments, Counties and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on RMNCAH related matters;
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of RMNCA health interventions by public, private and faith-based providers;
  • Collaborating and establishing linkages with relevant RMNCAH stakeholders;
  • Coordinating RMNCAH Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts;
  • Providing guidance in the determination of RMNCA related data variables;
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national RMNCAH related data, reports and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders.
  • Facilitating customer satisfaction surveys on RMNCAH services;
  • Providing lead in identification of RMNCAH resource gaps;
  • Mobilizing resources for RMNCAH projects and programs;
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders in undertaking RMNCAH health research and innovation;
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in RMNCAH; and
  • Overseeing the implementation of RMNCAH health related infrastructure, health products and technologies.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following: 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, Family Medicine, Public Health, Pediatrics’, 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and results

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (HIV/STI /VH Prevention and Control)

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

  • Coordinating development, implementation, review, monitoring and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans and standards on HIV/STI/VH prevention and control;
  • Initiating the development, implementation and review of HIV/STI/VH prevention and control projects and programs;
  • Coordinating the development, implementation and review of curricula and training materials on HIV/STI/VH prevention, testing, care and treatment;
  • Facilitating capacity development and technical assistance initiatives at National, County and Citizenry levels for HIV/STI and VH;
  • Coordinating the dissemination and implementation of research findings on HIV/STI/VH;
  • Overseeing management of the HIV/STI/VH programs and projects in the health sector;
  • Coordinating the dissemination of health sector outcomes and reports on HIV/STI/VH to relevant stakeholders;
  • Providing lead in the development of standards for forecasting and quantification of planned procurement orders and distribution of HIV, STI and VH products and technologies;
  • Domesticating WHO guidelines on HIV/STI/VH;
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders on research, knowledge management and transfer on HIV/STI/VH;
  • Spearheading customer satisfaction survey on HIV/STI/VH;
  • Mobilizing resources for HIV/STI/VH projects and programs; and
  • Coordinating HIV/STI/VH stakeholders in health including oversight of National Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts in HIV STI and VH programming and accountability forums.

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of 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, Family Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Obstetrics & gynecology, Global Health 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results.

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (Cancer and Non-communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Management)

Duties and Responsibilities 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, review, monitoring, and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases projects and programs
  • Coordinating capacity building to Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases related matters
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases Related matters
  • Facilitating capacity development and technical assistance initiatives at Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases Related matters
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases interventions by public, private, and faith-based providers
  • Liaising with the relevant stakeholders to establish linkages on Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases stakeholders
  • Coordinating NCDs Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (NCD-ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts
  • Collaborating with the relevant stakeholders on health surveys and monitoring trends in Cancer and Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national C&NCD health related data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Spearheading customer satisfaction surveys on C&NCD services
  • Mobilizing resources for C&NCD programs and projects
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders on C&NCDs research and innovation
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in the division of Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Overseeing the implementation of Cancer & Non-Communicable Diseases related infrastructure, health products, and technologies

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: – 

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ 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, Nutrition  or equivalent qualification from a  university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Diabetology, Endocrinologists, Family Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Paediatric, Nutrition, Neurologist, pulmonology, Urology 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results.

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Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (National Vaccination Services)

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

  • Coordinating the development, implementation, review, monitoring, and dissemination of policies, strategies, legislations, guidelines, frameworks, norms, tools, regulations, plans, and standards on Immunization Program
  • Initiating the development, implementation, and review of Immunization projects
  • Coordinating capacity building to Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on Immunization health-related matters
  • Facilitating provision of technical support to Ministries, Departments, Counties, and other Government Agencies (MDCAs) on Immunization related matters
  • Creating an enabling environment for provision of Immunization interventions by public, private, and faith-based providers
  • Liaising with the relevant stakeholders to establish linkages on immunization programs stakeholders
  • Coordinating NCDs Interagency Coordinating Committees’ (NCD-ICCs) and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)/ Committee of Experts
  • Providing guidance in the determination of national vaccine services related data variables
  • Coordinating the dissemination of national immunization-related data, reports, and other knowledge information in collaboration with the relevant stakeholders
  • Mobilizing resources for vaccination and immunization services programs and projects
  • Spearheading Business Process Re-engineering in the division of the Immunization Program
  • Overseeing the implementation of Immunization related infrastructure, health products, and technologies
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders on vaccination and immunization services research and innovation
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of efficient supply chain for vaccines and immunization
  • Spearheading Development of a system to ensure management and maintenance of cold chain systems to ensure quality, safety, and efficacy of vaccines and immunizations

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: – 

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director- Medical Services CSG ‘6’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine & Surgery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, 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: Medicine, Vaccinology, Public Health, Epidemiology, 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; and
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competencies in work performance and results.

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