Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Curative Services (Pathology and Forensic Services) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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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