Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (HIV/STI /VH Prevention and Control) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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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