Hospital Director

Employer: Terre Solidali Onlus
Location: Somalia
Closing date: 15 May 2017

In the framework of the project “Support to Health Services in Somalia”, funded by AICS through UNOPS and implemented in partnership with IIDA (Women’s Development Organisation) and CCM (ComitatoCollaborazioneMedica), Terre Solidali is looking for a suitable candidate to cover the position of Director of De Martino Hospital in Mogadishu.


The Hospital Director will be responsible for:

· Managing the day-to-day operations of the hospital
· Establishing a system for assuring that high quality care is provided
· Assuring the sound economic operation of the hospital while promoting services that are delivered in a cost-effective manner


· Contribute to develop and implement organizational policies and procedures for the hospital
· Direct, supervise and evaluate work activities of medical, nursing, technical, clerical, service, maintenance, and other personnel
· Plan, implement and administer programs and services in the hospital, including personnel administration, training, and coordination of medical, nursing and physical plant staff
· Monitor the use of diagnostic services, inpatient beds, facilities, and staff to ensure effective use of resources and assess the need for additional staff, equipment, and services
· Supervise recruitment, hiring and training of personnel
· Establish work schedules and assignments for staff, according to workload, space and equipment availability
· Prepare activity reports on the status and implementation plans of programs, services, and quality initiatives
· Maintain communication between governing boards, medical staff, and department heads by attending board meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning
· Review and analyze facility activities and data to aid planning, management and to improve service utilization
· Conduct and administer economic operations, including accounting, planning budgets, authorizing expenditures, establishing rates for services, and coordinating financial reporting
· Consult with medical, business, and community groups to discuss service problems, respond to community needs, enhance public relations, coordinate activities and plans, and promote health programs


· Graduation from a recognized medical school
· Degree in hospital administration, public health business administration or management, orrelated field is an asset
· Minimum of 5-year experience as chief executive or director of hospitals
· Fluency in spoken and writtenEnglish. Somali language an advantage.


The candidate is expected to be based in Mogadishu, with coordination missions in Nairobi. The duration of the contract will be 12 months (of which 3 months’ probation), renewable.


De Martino Hospital Board of Directors


Candidates should send a letter of interest accompanied by a detailed résumé of their previous relevant education and working experience, as well as the expected gross salary for the first year, to Terre Solidali by email to, copied to,within May 15th 2017, with the following subject: DMH – Hospital Director Vacancy.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.