Director of Administration at Ibom Specialist Hospital (ISH)

Ibom Specialist Hospital (ISH) is an emerging player in the high-end healthcare sector in Nigeria and is seeking to hire enthusiastic and goat-driven management cadre staff and medical consultants to run its well-equipped hospital facility. It is the flagship hospital of Akwa Ibom State Government located in the South-South region of Nigeria.

Though government owned, the new management shall be expected to work profitably and sustainably independent of, and without encumbrances of, government.

To this end, applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Director of Administration

Location: Akwa Ibom

Minimum Requirements
Interested persons should possess the following qualification / requirements:

  • Must be a holder of good B.Sc. Degree from any recognized institution in any of the disciplines: Hospital / Health Services Management, Humanities or Social Science.
  • Must have at (east 15 years cognate experience with the last 3 to 5 in a similar position.
  • Must be acquainted with administrative duties and techniques of Personnel Management, experience in hospital’environment would be an added advantage.
  • Membership of a professional body: Fellow or Associate of the Institute of Health Service Administrators of Nigeria (IHSAN), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) or any other relevant professional certificate is an added advantage.
  • Must have been on at (east salary grade level 15 and above (Directorate level) in previous employment
  • Must have a sound mind with proven integrity Must not be more than 55 years of age
  • Must have a good public relation attribute
  • An applicant must have a good knowledge of, and be versatile in, Information and Communications Technology

Salary for this post is very attractive and negotiable.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit 20 copies of Application Letter and Resumé in a sealed envelope to:
The Office of the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health Uyo,
Akwa Ibom State.

Send an e-copy to:


  • Applicants should enclose a vision statement for the hospital and in particular towards making the hospital run profitably independent of government in not more than 1500 words.
  • Only qualified and shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.
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