Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board Director, Registration and Licensing – Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (“Council” of “KMPDC”) is a body corporate established under Section 3 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act (CAP 253 Laws of Kenya) with the mandate to regulate the training and practice of medicine, dentistry and community oral health within the Republic of Kenya. The Council is also mandated by CAP 253 to regulate all health facilities within the country. Further, the Council is categorized by the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC) as a ‘Regulatory State Corporation’, under Category PC 6A.

The Council invites applications for suitably qualified, dynamic, result-oriented, self-driven and experienced applicant to fill the following position:
The Position of Director, Registration and Licencing Job Grade ‘km-2’ in the Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentists Council, Equivalent to Job Group ‘t’ in the Public Service (1 Position)
The Director, Registration and Licensing will be responsible to the CEO/Registrar for the overall coordination and management of the Registration and Licensing Directorate.

Job Specifications:
The duties and responsibilities will entail: –
Register and licence eligible medical, dental and Community Oral Health practitioners and interns, and health institutions;
Issue certificate of status to medical and dental practitioners and health institutions;
Maintain the register of Interns, Medical Practitioners, Dentists, COHOs, Health Institutions and training institutions;
Issue of registration certificate;
Verify of licensure of Medical Practitioners, Dentists, COHOs and Health Institutions;
Verify posting order to an internship training centre for the purposes of issuing internship licenses;
Verify and issue of certificate of status, and
Issue CPD provider accreditation.

Persons Specification:
At least ten (10) years of relevant experience five (5) of which must have been in a Senior Management Position or a comparable position in the public or private sector.
Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory, Pharmacy, Economics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Law, Strategic Management or
its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, Medical Laboratory, Mental Health, Clinical Medicine, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Economics,
Biostatistics, Statistics, Law or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Leadership Course/Corporate Governance lasting not less than 4weeks from a recognized institution.
Registration by a relevant and recognized regulatory or professional body;
Current and valid practicing license by a relevant and recognized regulatory body where it is applicable;
Proficiency in computer applications;
Met the requirements of chapter six of the constitution;
Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Key Competencies and Skills:
Strong Communications and Reporting skills
Interpersonal and negotiation skills
iii) Conflict management
Mentoring coaching and leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task
vi) Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams
vii) Planning and analytical skills

How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to make applications via email referenced ‘Job. Ref. No.: KMPDC/HR/RT/EXT/VOL.1/2022: Application for the Position of ……. – Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council’ and should include your official name (as appears on your National Identity Card) and the job reference on the subject head.
The full advert which includes detailed job descriptions,

The application should include the following:
Cover letter;
Updated curriculum vitae with full details of educational background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials with full contact details of three professional referees;
True certified copies of certificates;
Copy of National Identity Card;
All applications to be addressed to:

P.O. BOX 44839 – 00100,

The applications, and all the necessary documents, should be submitted on or before Monday 29th August, 2022 at 5.00pm (EAT). Applications submitted after the closing date and time will NOT be considered.
KMPDC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons including the youth, women, persons with disability and persons from minority groups to apply.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for interview.
How to apply
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