Director, Health Management- Health Products & Technologies at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) – May 2024

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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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