Senior Deputy Director, Health Management – Family Health Services (Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Health) at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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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