Isiolo County Director, Public Health Jobs in Kenya

Isiolo County Director, Public Health Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director for the following duties and
responsibilities: coordinating implementation of statutory provisions and other relevant
legislations on public health; developing and implementing public health policies, guidelines,
standards and procedures; coordinating the implementation of-promotive and preventive health

Overseeing public health projects and programmes in consultation with relevant departments and other stakeholders; evaluating public health projects and programmes; overseeing the enforcement of international health regulations and rules; identifying public health research needs; overseeing the development and management of public and private mortuaries, cemeteries and crematoria; preparing proposals for resource mobilization

Identifying relevant partners and agencies in support of public health programmes and projects; initiating the development of modern information communication technology in the provision of public health services; overseeing development of strategic and work plans, performance targets and contracts; preparing budgets and procurement glans for the department; and staff development, coaching and mentoring.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this. grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Public Health for a minimum period of
    three (3) years;

  • Post-Graduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Food Science and Inspection, Solid Waste Management, Occupational Health and Safety,
    Epidemiology, Health Promotion _ and Education or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor's degree in either. Environmental Health or Public Health or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following: Environmental Health, Public Health, Epidemiology, Food Safety and Quality, Food Science and Technology, Community Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Health Promotion and Education, Solid Waste Management or Disaster Management from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less. than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution; and

  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for the effective planning, direction, control and coordination of the Public Health Function.

    How to Apply

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