JOB – CEO National Hospital Abuja


The Management Board of the National Hospital, Abuja hereby invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the position of the
CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR/CEO, which shall become vacant on 1stJune2010.
• The candidate aspiring for the post of Chief Medical Director/CEO shall be a medical practitioner of not less than 15 years cognate medical practice, with considerable experience in the Management and Administration of a Tertiary Health Institution.
• He/she shall hold a post-graduate specialist qualification duly registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, not less than ten years prior to the appointment as Chief Medical Director.
Each candidate should submit Fifteen (15) copies of his/her written application with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV/Resume) duly signed and dated, providing
information as stated hereunder
i) Full Name
ii) Place and date of birth
iii) Gender
iv) Local Government of Origin
v) State of Origin
vi) Marital Status
vii) Number of Children with Age
viii) Schools attended with Academic/Professional Qualifications obtained with dates
ix) Previous Employment indicating post and dates
x) Present Employment and post with dates
xi) Administrative and Managerial positions held with dates
xii) Research and Publications with dates
xiii) Mission Statement and Vision for the Hospital in the next Four (4) years in not more than Five (5) pages
xiv) Names and Addresses of Three (3) referees, one of whom should be the Chief Executive of his/her present or last place of work, and who should be in a
position to attest to the candidates’ academic, professional and managerial abilities as well as moral character and uprightness.
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable to the post of chief Medical Director in Nigerian Tertiary Health Institutions and as determined by the Federal Government and the Management Board of the Hospital.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications by Registered Courier to the:
Director of Administration/Secretary to the Board
The National Hospital
Plot 132 Central District (Phase II)
P. M. B. 425 Garki Abuja
The envelope should be marked on the left hand side as Application for the Post of CMD
Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for interview.
(J. Odiba) Esq Director/Administration and Secretary to the Board
Due Date: 30th March, 2010.

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Chikwe Ihekweazu is an epidemiologist and consultant public health physician. He is the Editor of Nigeria Health Watch, and the Managing Partner of EpiAfric (, which provides expertise in public health research and advisory services, health communication and professional development. He previously held leadership roles at the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases and the UK's Health Protection Agency. Chikwe has undertaken several short term consultancies for the World Health Organisation, mainly in response to major outbreaks. He is a TED Fellow and co-curator of TEDxEuston.

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