Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services/Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist Jobs in Nyeri

Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services/Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist Jobs in Nyeri

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments;

At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission;

Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments;

It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years.

The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President.

The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities.

Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.

Terms of Service:

  • Three (3) Years Contract

    Basic Salary Scale:

  • Ksh.118,290 – Ksh.157,160 (Job Group ‘R’)

    For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant
    Director of Pharmaceutical Services / Pharmaceutical Specialist l, Job Group ‘Q’;
  • A Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) degree from a university recognized in Kenya;

    A Masters degree in any of the following:

  • Pharmaceutical Policy Analysis and
    Formulation; Pharmacognosy and Complementary Medicine; Toxicology; Clinical Pharmacy; Pharmacovigilance and Pharmaco-epidemiology; Medicines Supplies Management; Medicine Regulation; Narcotic and Psychotropic Substance Control;Pharmaceutics; Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmaceutical Chemistry;
    Industrial Pharmacy; Health Systems Management; Pharmaceutical Care; Health Informatics; Health Economics; Epidemiology; Biostatistics; Medical Statistics; Drug Design and Development; Clinical trials; Quality Assurance; Radio
    pharmacy; Public Health; Microbiology or Molecular Pharmacology from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A certificate of Registration as a Pharmacist by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board;
  • A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less
    than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in
    work performance and results.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing reports of adverse drug reactions;
  • Setting up and running poison information centers;
  • Conducting research and dissemination of the findings on medicines utilization;
  • Assessing and evaluating research proposals involving medicines use;
  • Analyzing medicines for quality assurance;
  • Coordinating pharmaceutical services in public health programs;
  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of medication therapy; and
  • Facilitating detection, prevention, response and provision of information on
    global public health crisis as per the International Health Regulations;

    How to apply

  • Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

  • Apply online
  • By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
  • Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

    P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

    Please Note

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the
    advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and
    affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and
    persons with disabilities. Therefore, People With Disabilities, the Marginalized
    And the Minorities Are Encouraged to Apply
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 11th December, 2018.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Othaya Referral Hospital Deputy Director of Pharmaceutical Services/Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist Jobs in Nyeri

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