Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Director - Occupational Health & Safety Services Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Director - Occupational Health & Safety Services Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

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

  • served as a Deputy Director, Occupational Safety and Health Services CSG 6 or in a senior position in the field of Occupational Safety and Health Services or its equivalent in the wider public service or private sector;

  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Medicine and Surgery, Nursing, Chemistry, Physics Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering, occupational Safety and Health from a recognized institution;

  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- occupational Medicine, occupational Health Nursing, Industrial hygiene, Safety engineering, Disaster management, occupational Safety and Health from a recognized institution;

  • a Certificate in specialized discipline in Occupational Safety and Health lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized Institution;

  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course from a recognized Institution;

  • be a member of Kenya Occupational safety and Health Association;

  • a clear understanding of the National Development Goals, Vision 2030 and the ability to relate them to Occupational Health and Safety function; and

  • demonstrated professional competence and administrative capabilities in enforcement of occupational, health and Safety Act and Work Injury Benefits Act

    NOTE: in addition to the above requirements for appointment to this grade,

  • an Engineer must be registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;and

  • a
    Medical Officer by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.

    Responsibilities:

    Duties and responsibilities will include:-

  • Strategic leadership and management support to the Council.

  • Administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act;

  • Implementing and reviewing Occupational Safety and Health policies;

  • Coordinating Occupational Safety and Health services including field services, occupational health, occupational safety, occupational hygiene and work injury benefits;

  • being a Secretary to the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health Services (NACOSH);

  • approving architectural plans for proposed extension and renovation of work place premises;

  • initiating ratification of international standards on occupational safety and health; and

  • setting and reviewing specification and standards, design for the design and quality for the personal protective equipment and safety standards for industrial machinery and equipment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Director - Occupational Health & Safety Services Jobs in Kenya


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