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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job in Kampala, Uganda

Our client, Nakasero Hospital Limited (“NHL”) opened its doors in 2009; with its main objective being the provision of quality medical care and to fill a gap which was created by the lack of adequate medical facilities in the country. 

NHL is now looking to recruit a 
Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for the provision of visionary leadership and direction and ensuring that the hospital’s mandate and policies are implemented fully and effectively, in line with the hospital’s strategic plan. 

The CEO will be based in Kampala, Uganda. 

Key responsibilities: 
  • Overseeing the development and timely implementation of the mission, strategic and business plans as well as driving performance and innovation;
  • Overseeing the fiscal operations and spearheading community service while ensuring financial viability;
  • Overseeing timely negotiation, achievement and reporting of the performance contract objectives as well as the preparation and submission of operation plans and budgets;
  • Overseeing adequate deployment of its human resources as well as its facilities, equipment, supplies etc;
  • Ensuring compliance with regulations governing hospitals and the rules of accrediting bodies;
  • Representing the hospital in legal matters with support from the legal function; and
  • Anticipating problems and the timely and effective resolution of any disruptions, while ensuring safety in all hospital operations.
The ideal candidate will have an understanding and appreciation of the culture and environment associated with managing a complex service organisation in a competitive, turbulent market-driven atmosphere, including building relationships with Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs). 

Evidence of the ability to interact, relate to, work with and support the activities of dynamic physicians, highly qualified staff and Board members is desirable. 

We are looking for a candidate who holds a Master’s Degree in hospital administration or public health administration with a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or other related field from a recognized university. 

The candidate must have at least ten years experience, five of which must be at a senior level in a large organisation. Training in Strategic Leadership and Health Systems Management (HSM), from a recognized institution, will be an added advantage. 

You can access the detailed job profile on www.nakaserohospital.com 

If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence to the address below by Friday 16 September 2011 . Send your curriculum vitae (by post or email) containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates. 

Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references to: 

The People and Change Division 
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited, 1 Colville Street 
P 0 Box 8053 Kampala, Uganda 
E-mail: hr. s@ug.pwc. com 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 


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