Deputy Director Qms, Hse And Risk Management Coordination job at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director Qms, Hse And Risk Management Coordination

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Kenya Medical Supplies Authority

Deadline of this Job:
16 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB TITLE Deputy Director Qms, Hse And Risk Management Coordination

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Director Strategy and Planning, the successful candidate will be responsible to coordinate the activities and functions of Quality Management System, Health Safety Environment and Risk management in the Authority.

1. Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities
1.1. Steering the implementation of the Authority’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
1.2. Identifying likely risks of the project and providing mitigating measures to guide implementation;
1.3. Identifying issues relating to QMS, HSE and risks within project implementation and explore potential solutions and appropriate implementation of solutions in the Authority;
1.4. developing and implementing appropriate Risk Management Strategies and Policies for the Authority;
1.5. Ensure QMS, HSE and risk-adjusted management of all projects to ensure both fiscal and operational continuity;
1.6. Reviewing of the Documented Processes in liaison with the users until they are uploaded to Q-Pulse for approval by Departmental Managers;
1.7. Oversee training of staff on ISO 9001:2015 and other Management Standards;
1.8. Guiding staff on the implementation and review of ISO 9001:2015 Requirements, QMS, HSE and also including Risk Management in the Authority;
1.9. Plan, Schedule and Conduct of Internal ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC
17025:2017 Audits;
1.10. Monitoring the key corporate risks and exposures, and escalate the priority issues to the CEO or Directors;
1.11. Providing secretariat services to the Central Risk Steering Committee;
1.12. Evaluating the Enterprise Risk Management Framework against the evolving best practices in risk management;
1.13. Reviewing the key risk indicators applied across the Authority and their appropriateness; and
1.14. Ensuring the development, rollout and review of QMS, HSE and Risk Management Information System as a repository for risk data and information in the Authority.

2. Qualifications
2.1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Risk Management, Statistics, Economics, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
2.2. Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Risk Management, Statistics, Economics, Actuarial Science or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
2.3. Professional qualification, where applicable
2.4. Membership to a professional body where applicable
2.5. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
2.6. Proficiency in computer applications

3. Experience
3.1. A minimum period of ten (10) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a Supervisory position in the Public Service or Private Sector.

4. Key competencies
4.1. Strong well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
4.2. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
4.3. Leadership skills.
4.4. Communication and presentation skills in both English and Kiswahili.
4.5. High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
4.6. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
4.7. Demonstrate technical expertise in quality assurance and visible auditor attributes and values
4.8. Ability to deliver KEMSA’s articulated vision and mission.
4.9. Good interpersonal skills
4.10. Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management rather than direct supervision;
4.11. The ability to self-prioritize workload

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Job application procedure
Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on the KEMSA website:  ) in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref. No KEMSA/SP/2022/002
Application for the Position of Deputy Director QMS, HSE & Risk Management
Coordination – Kenya Medical Supplies Authority’.
Hard copy applications to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked / referenced clearly as above. Interested candidates should not indicate their names on the envelope. Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit certified true copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, and MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to attach copies of the requisite documents during interviews.
Hard Copy Applications can be submitted physically or sent via postal mail and addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer Kenya Medical Supplies Authority
Commercial Street Industrial Area
P. O. Box 47715 – 00100

Soft copy applications can be sent via email to 

Online applications can be submitted via 

All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.
(No applications submitted after closing date and time will be considered).
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
Female candidates and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply. Note, persons with disabilities are required to attach a copy of valid NCPWD membership card.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-07-2065
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