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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is: Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals ...
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    Deputy Director, QMS HSE Risk Management Coordination

    Job Ref. No KEMSA/SP/2022/002

    Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    • Steering the implementation of the Authority’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
    • Identifying likely risks of the project and providing mitigating measures to guide implementation;
    • Identifying issues relating to QMS, HSE and risks within project implementation and explore potential solutions and appropriate
    • implementation of solutions in the Authority; developing and implementing appropriate Risk Management Strategies and Policies for the Authority;
    • Ensure QMS, HSE and risk-adjusted management of all projects to ensure both fiscal and operational continuity;
    • Reviewing of the Documented Processes in liaison with the users until they are uploaded to Q-Pulse for approval by Departmental Managers;
    • Oversee training of staff on ISO 9001:2015 and other Management Standards;
    • Guiding staff on the implementation and review of ISO 9001:2015


    QMS, HSE and also including Risk Management in the Authority;

    • Plan, Schedule and Conduct of Internal ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Audits;
    • Monitoring the key corporate risks and exposures, and escalate the priority issues to the CEO or Directors;
    • Providing secretariat services to the Central Risk Steering Committee;
    • Evaluating the Enterprise Risk Management Framework against the evolving best practices in risk management;
    • Reviewing the key risk indicators applied across the Authority and their appropriateness; and
    • 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.


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


    • 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.

    Method of Application

    • Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref
    • Application for the specific Position should be stated .
    • 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 [email protected]
    • Online applications can be submitted via All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) on to apply

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