Deputy Medical Director Administration Job Placement – Mengo Hospital

Organization: Mengo
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Medical
About US:
Mengo Hospital was
founded in 1897 in Kampala, and is the oldest hospital in Uganda. It currently
serves as an urban community hospital that provides modern medical care. Mengo
Hospital provides comprehensive care including radiology, obstetrics,
dentistry, orthopedics, and surgery. Additionally, Mengo Hospital provides
critical training and education to health professionals through its various
programs in midwifery and nursing, health sciences, and laboratory technology.
Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to
find new solutions to health issues in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Deputy Medical Director-Administration
will be deputizing the Medical Director in providing Strategic Supervision in
areas of Business Development, Information Technology and performing any other
administrative and technical duties and responsibilities:
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Directly supervise the functions and operations of the Business Development
    and Information Technology (IT) of the Hospital.
  • Works in close collaboration and coordination to provide
    administrative and technical support in directing and execution of
    activities towards achieving the required standard of health services delivery
    to the Hospital clients.
  • Oversight role on the development and management of the operational
    and development budget for the Administration department.
  • Responsible for controlling and rationalizing resources and
    expenditure on Hospital administrative and technical support functions and
  • Enforcing compliance with the established controls and procedures
  • Overseeing the management, utilization, maintenance and development
    of the Hospital infrastructure and facilities in liaison with the Hospital
  • Overseeing the management of the overall documentation and
    information system of the Hospital.
  • Spearhead the initiation and conducting of organizational
    development (OD) and change programs from time to time, with the view to
    aligning the Hospital structures, business processes and procedures to the
    current and future Hospital corporate objectives
  • Assisting the Medical Director in promoting the Hospital’s corporate
    image including.
  • Supervision of the business functions of the Hospital.
  • Efficient and effective delivery of administrative and technical
    support services.
  • Performing other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the
    relevant Authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s Degree in Business
    Administration/ Management from a recognized Institution and/or with
    equivalent education/work experience in Information Technology, Finance,
    and Business Development. Training in the area of Medicine is an added
  • 7 years and above of relevant working experience (in the similar
    field) is a requirement.
  • Solid Administrative knowledge and experience and experience is
  • Knowledge and experience in strategic planning
  • Must understand the Mengo Hospital strategy and create work plans
    that create value
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Solid knowledge in IT systems and their audit process
  • Excellent knowledge in Finance and business management and
    development functions
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Team building
  • Innovativeness and flexibility
  • People management skills – the ability to command leadership
  • Strong problem solving and organization skills
  • Experience in an appropriate healthcare environment is desirable
  • Advocacy and lobbying skills.
  • Computer skills and Knowledge is a must
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience
should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae (CV), and
copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and valid contacts (email and
telephone) addresses of three (3) Professional referees, should be addressed
to; The Medical Director, Mengo Hospital, P.O. Box 7161, Kampala.
Deadline: 14th December 2018 by 5:00 pm
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