Deputy Director Public Health

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description


3. Deputy Director Public Health -JOB GROUP ‘Q’– (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities.
a. Promote the mission, vision and objectives of the department of health Vihiga County.
b. Responsible for full implementation of approved County Health Management systems, structures and policies.
c. Develops systems and structures for promotion of Health standards within Vihiga County.
d. Leads initiatives for promotion of health and safety awareness and knowledge through education, awareness and advocacy programs or campaigns.
e. Puts in place a sound system for surveillance for early identification of Public Health risks and disease outbreaks throughout the County.
f. Puts in place systems and structure for rapid response to identified risks to public health and safety and disease outbreaks
g. Puts in place mechanisms for enforcement of Public health regulations and Laws.
h. Coordinate performance appraisal of officers and responsible for ensuring all officers are appraised.
i. Coordinates continual evaluation and appraisal of current health management programs, identify priorities and recommend opportunities for up-scaling and or replication.
j. Performs any other duties as assigned by the County Director for Health.

Minimum qualifications
a. Must have served in Job Group P for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
b. Must be a holder of a first degree in health sciences.
c. Must have a Master’s Degree in a health related field.
d. Must be registered with relevant regulatory bodies with active and valid practicing license.
e. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments.
f. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

P.O BOX 880-50300

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