Job description

We are Fondazione Piero e Lucille Corti, www.fondazionecorti.it, an Italian ONLUS (NGO for Uganda) and we are looking for a candidate to the position of

Hospital Technical Manager 

for the St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor (LH), Gulu (Uganda)

Lacor Hospital has about 250,000 patients a year, schools (about 750 students, out of which 500 students reside in the Hospital), a logistic office in Kampala, residences for about 300 employees in the Hospital with their families.  It has about 700 employees total.

The candidate will be employed by Fondazione Corti with an Italian contract and deployed to Lacor Hospital as Hospital Technical Manager in the framework of the Foundation’s technical assistance to Lacor Hospital.

The place of work  will be Lacor Hospital and full time residence in the Hospital is required.

Contract conditions will be defined depending on candidate experience and adequate training and probation period on the job is forecasted.

The Technical Manager is responsible for the following Departments: Technical Department (Workshop) and IT Department and reports directly to the Institutional Director, who is supported by a Technical Advisor. He manages approximately 40 people through 3 middle managers.

The Technical Manager is responsible for effectively managing all technical and related services at the hospital, including risks related to infrastructure and assets, all plant and equipment (both clinical and non-clinical). The Technical Manager coordinates and oversees all the technical activities within the Hospital (Biomedical & Electrical teams; mechanical, plumbing, painting, carpentry departments; the technical store, compound & fire fighter teams; drivers and vehicle maintenance). The Technical Manager also manages the IT department, especially the development of infrastructure, backup systems & help desk and programs.

He/she implements and executes the investment policies approved by the Hospital Directors and the Board, under the supervision of the Institutional Director and in full cooperation with the Technical Advisor.

The Technical Manager would be expected to provide technical assistance to the Project Development Staff (currently split between Uganda and Italy).

Candidate has a degree in Engineering or a diploma in Technical Subjects, at least 5 years of experience in technical management, preferably in the Hospital sector. It is necessary to be competent in (hospital) technical systems and IT infrastructures, in energy and water management and preferably in healthcare technology.

It is mandatory to have a very good knowledge of English and at least a 2 years’ experience in managing a team. Organizational and time management skills are necessary to have success in the role. It is necessary to behave highly ethically, to always keep calm and a polite approach even in stressful situations, an hands-on aptitude, be capable of leading by example, reinforce team building through regular general and specific area meetings. It is further necessary to have the ability to adapt to different cultures and habits, showing a high respect for people.

To apply to the opportunity send your cv, letter of motivation with your salary level to [email protected]

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Info su FONDAZIONE CORTI

Founded in 1993, our purpose is to support and assist St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, located in Gulu, northern Uganda.
In 1993, the Fondazione Corti was founded in Milan. The Foundation is not-for-profit and its purpose is to support the St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu, Uganda, both financially and with technical-logistical assistance. The Foundation was created through the will of physicians Piero Corti e Lucille Teasdale, who through 40 years of work managed and developed the hospital, transforming it from a small missionary hospital into the largest not-for-profit hospital in equatorial Africa.

Today the Foundation is the Hospital’s biggest supporter. Guiding the work is Piero and Lucille’s daughter, Dominique, whose ongoing search for funds, goods, and skills continues to make possible the objective to which her parents dedicated their entire lives: Giving the people of Uganda a universally accessible hospital and the ability to build their own tomorrow.