Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (Cancer and Non-communicable Diseases Prevention and Control Management) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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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