Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board Risk Management and Quality Assurance Officer – Jobs in Kenya

About
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 Risk Management and Quality Assurance Officer Job Grade ‘km-7’ in the Kenya Medical Practitioners & Dentists Council, Equivalent to Job Group ‘l’ in the Public Service (1 Position)

Job Specifications:
The duties and responsibilities will entail: –
Implementing of quality assurance and risk management strategies, policies and procedures to ensure achievement of objectives;
Carrying out risk assessments for various processes in the Council;
Updating Departmental and corporate risk registers;
Defining quality procedures in conjunction with operational and technical staff,
Maintaining controls and documentation procedures and policies;
Implementing annual quality assurance and enterprise risk management plan;
Carrying out quarterly routine awareness programs to management on risk management;
Carrying out quarterly audits to ensure compliance with ISO procedures;
Conducting and scheduling effective training for staff in regard to quality management systems and risk management;
Preparing of reports for each quality assurance and risk management assignment to risk/process owners; and
Monitoring implementation of agreed risk management mitigation measures with risk/process owners.

Persons Specification:
Bachelor’s degree in Social Science such as Finance, Economics, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Statistics, Business Studies, Project Management, Social Sciences, Medical
Sciences or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Proficient in computer applications; and
Meets the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Key Competencies and Skills:
Communication and reporting skills;
Interpersonal skills; and
Organizational skills.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are required to make applications via email careers@kmpdc.go.ke 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:

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
KENYA MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS AND DENTISTS COUNCIL
KMPDC BUILDING, WOODLANDS ROAD, HURLINGHAM NAIROBI
P.O. BOX 44839 – 00100,
NAIROBI, KENYA

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.

For more information and job application details, see;https://kmpdc.go.ke/careers//

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