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 KenyaQualifications 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.
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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