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Head of Department Education, Research and Examinations

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Teaching, training
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Registrar / CEO, the Head of Department; Education, Research and Examinations will ensure effective regulation of professional standards for Education, licensure Examinations offered by the Council under the Nurses Act and operationalized research functions.
How to Apply

a)Individual who meet the minimum job requirements are requested to submit their
applications and attach detailed CV, copies of national ID and current pay slip, relevant
copies of testimonies and certificates, day time contact and contact of three referees to
reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday, 24th April 2018 close of business.
b)Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit
with their application copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations:
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority;
  2. Higher Education Loans Board;
  3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  4. Criminal Investigation Department (Police Clearance Certificate);
  5. A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)


  1. Provide Leadership to the staff and oversee day to day activities of the department;
  2. Develop and Implement strategic initiatives for the department in line with NCK strategies;
  3. Monitor and Evaluate performance of the staff in the department;
  4. Develop and implement of annual departmental budget plans;
  5. Oversee and manage the enforcement of the provisions of Nurses and Midwifery standards as per the Nurses act Cap 257;
  6. Oversee Monitoring and Compliance of standards of Education and Practice by Nursing &Midwifery training institutions and Health Care Facilities;
  7. Manage accreditation of Nursing and Midwifery training institutions;
  8. Develop and Review of Regulatory tools and Operational standards;
  9. Oversee the Inspections of Nursing and Midwifery training Institution and Health care institutions;
  10. Manage the Complaints of cases of professional misconduct;
  11. Advice on issues pertaining to standards of Nurses and Midwives

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Educational quality control and assurance; Developing curriculum and teaching guidelines; Performance monitoring and evaluation; Business strategy; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Nursing Council of Kenya

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is a statutory body established by the Nurses Act Cap 257 of the Laws of Kenya to ensure the delivery of safe and effective nursing and midwifery care, to the public, through quality education and best practices.It is the only professional regulatory body for all cadres of nursing and midwives in Kenya.

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