Executive Director - Blantyre

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Published on 16.08.2019


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BEIT CURE INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL in Blantyre was established in 2002. It is part of an international network of surgical hospitals,specialising in... read more

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Position : Executive Director - Blantyre

CURE is seeking candidates for an exceptional opportunity for an Executive/Hospital Director at its hospital in Malawi.  The Executive/Hospital Director maintains overall accountability for the operational, financial, spiritual and clinical health of the hospital, as well as any related programs within the country, and is the primary spokesperson and representative of CURE International, the hospital and specialty programs in the local community and host nation.  The Executive/Hospital Director serves as the primary liaison with CURE Mission Support Center (MSC), the host nation government, and non government entities within the country.  Acting in a strategic and visionary capacity, the Executive/Hospital Director seeks to equip, empower and enforce the hospital management team to execute on the functions assigned to their respective areas.  

Responsibilities include:

  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Operations (or alternate supervisor title), facilitate the strategic and sustainability planning for the hospital.  Lead the hospital team in the execution of the objectives and initiatives coming out of the strategic planning process.  
  • Provide oversight to, and directly support and uphold, the Spiritual Director in the execution of the spiritual ministry program in accordance with the CURE Essential Standards for Spiritual Ministry.
  • Collaborate with the Vice President of Operations (or alternate supervisor title) and the MSC Finance team, as well as the Finance Manager, on Development of the annual consolidated budget for the hospital and its programs. Manage overall financial management issues.  
  • Work closely with the MSC Advancement team on support-raising activities related to opportunities for in-country financial and gift-in-kind (GIK) revenue from individuals, businesses, other NGOs and government entities.
  • Maintain overall responsibility for the safety and security of patients, families, staff and visitors by developing and implementing safety and security protocols and procedures.
  • In coordination with the Medical Director, ensure that the hospital maintains compliance with all country medical laws and statutes, as well as with CURE quality and patient care standards.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with governmental and non-governmental agencies, as well as the larger local community.  Develop and maintain memorandums of understanding (MOUs) that define and govern these relationships.
  • Submit written reports of all significant data/activities to the MSC, in accordance with the timelines established by the Vice President of Operations (or alternate supervisor title).  
  • Perform annual evaluations of the assigned team members, and set annual goals for these team members.  
  • Ensure that no practice, activity, decision or organizational circumstance that is unbiblical, unlawful, imprudent, or in violation of commonly accepted business practices or professional ethics, or in violation of the Statement of Faith of CURE, is caused or allowed.  
Required profile for job ad : Executive Director - Blantyre
  • Qualified candidates for this position will possess the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management or related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing a multi-disciplinary, medium to large sized team of professionals and non-professionals.  
  • Previous experience as an administrator in the healthcare setting strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of developing country settings and/or previous cross-cultural experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to assess risk, implement strategy, select people and measure performance.
  • Excellent conflict management and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change for oneself and for others.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with people who work at all levels in an organization, and who represent a variety of diverse backgrounds.
Job criteria for job ad : Executive Director - Blantyre
Job category:
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
City :Blantyre
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language:
Number of Position(s):1

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