DIRECTOR, PREVENTIVE AND PROMOTIVE HEALTH SERVICES

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Company:Turkana County Government
Category:Management
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned
Location:Turkana

Job details

Duties and responsibilities:-               

  • Formulation, implementation, ,interpretation and reviewing of promotion and preventive health care service policies, procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Coordinating implementation of statutory provisions and other relevant legislations on promotive and preventive health care matters;
  • Offering technical advice on promotive and preventive health care matters;
  • Spearheading research in promotive and preventive and health, trends and other emerging issues;
  • Mobilizing resources, fostering collaboration and partnerships programmes with bi-lateral and multi-national agencies in support of promotive and preventive health programmes;
  • Overseeing promotive and preventive health projects and programmers in consultation with relevant departments and other stakeholders;
  • Overseeing the enforcement of promotive and preventive health care regulations and rules;
  • Identifying public health research needs;
  • Identifying relevant partners and agencies in support of promotive and preventive health care programmes and projects; and
  • Overseeing the development of strategic work plans, performance targets and contracts.

Requirements for appointment:-         

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Environmental Health or Public Health or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career in promotive and preventive health care services of not less than seven (7)years, three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position in the field of administration in the public service or equivalent in the private sector
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: 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 university is an added advantage;
  • Valid practicing license from Public Health Officers and Technicians Council;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Strategic Leadership Course from a recognized Institution; and
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of public works services.
  • Demonstrated professional competence, leadership and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results;

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