Vacancy for Project Manager


About Alina Vision


Alina Vision (AV) working to bring about a world in which no person will suffer needless blindness or visual impairment.  AV seeks to scale affordable eye care into new markets by launching a global network of eye hospitals.  AV uses a for-profit social enterprise model supported by centralized financing and operational technical assistance.  AV surgery centers deliver high-quality and sustainable eye care for people of all income groups, actively reaching out to serve those excluded from mainstream healthcare systems. Alina Vision is headquartered in Singapore and has its operations in Vietnam. Alina vision in collaboration with Tilganga Eye Hospital is opening an eye hospital in Nijgadh.


Desired Start Date: 1st Apr 2021

Employment Type: Contractual (1 year)
Location: Nijgadh
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer

Job Purpose

Manage the establishment of Alina eye hospital in Nijgadh.

About the Position

Alina Vision is recruiting a project manager who will be responsible for the establishment of a secondary level eye hospital in Nijgadh. This position’s primary responsibilities are to manage the implementation of Alina Eye Hospital in Nijgadh, manage partner relations with TIO and Nijgadh municipality. Key deliverables will be setting up the facility, manage the renovation, regulatory approvals, and support the operationalization of the hospital. The provision of this must be to the most efficient and effective methods available. Ensuring the management of any out-of-line situations and escalations are managed in a timely and appropriate manner and communicated back to the Chief Operating Officer.

Roles & Responsibilities

Finalize building

·         Identify suitable building to set up a hospital

·         Evaluate buildings based on renovation requirements, rent, and utility.

·         Support in finalizing the building and signing lease

Project Management- Building Design and Construction

·         Provide input & guidance in building plans based on regulation and development authority requirements.

·         Facilitate selection of contractors for civil, plumbing, electrical, and partition work.

·         Facilitate the signing of the agreement with contractors.

·         Monitor performance of contractor to ensure quality, timely and cost-efficient construction is being adopted.

·         Manage contractor payments.

Project Management- Regulatory requirements

·         Develop detailed regulatory requirements plans along with timelines to initiate- Hospital registration, Fire registration, Waste management, Lift license, Labour law requirements others if any

·         Obtain necessary regulatory approvals.

Support- HR Recruitment

·         Support in recruitment of Ophthalmic assistants and other admin staff

·         Support in identifying outsourcing agency to hire cleaning and security staff.

Project Management- Equipment Installations

·         Ensure all types of equipment, air conditioner, generator, and other building materials are received in good condition.

·         Ensure necessary certification- safety/environmental received for necessary types of equipment.

·         Coordinate with vendors and ensure installation of all types of equipment in a timely manner.

·         Document equipment warranty details and regular maintenance requirements. Hand over the file to Maintenance in charge once recruited.

Support- Operationalization

·         Provide necessary support and ensure smooth transition of facility to operations team

·         Hand overall regulatory registration documents and details of due for renewal if any to Hospital Administrator


·         Communicating to Chief operating officer throughout process

·         Managing all exceptions and escalations effectively

·         Participate internal meetings, share reports.

·         Ensuring CEO and Board have accurate and timely information

Continuous Improvement

·         Identify continuous improvement programs for future builds

·         Document best practices

Skills and Attributes

·         Hospital management

·         Multi-tasking- Ability to manage different tasks

·         Co-ordination skills - ability to assess overall situation in order to manage the project successfully

·         Ability to meet deadlines and accurately attend to details;

·         Excellent planning, time management, decision-making and organization skills; 

·         Self-motivated team player with desire and ability to learn rapidly;

·         Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision;

·         Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to use PCs, Microsoft software, web meeting applications and stay current with relevant technology and innovation;

·         Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali are essential. Knowledge of a third language shall be an advantage;

·         Exceptional verbal, written, analytical, presentation, customer service, and interpersonal skills

·         Understanding of eye hospital patient flow process, instruments and equipment being used


Qualifications Required

Master of Business Administration/ Master of Hospital Administration and other relevant post-graduation degree with 5 years of experience in Hospital project management.  Preference to be given if handled hospital construction projects previously. Understanding of legal and accreditation requirements for eye hospitals will be an added advantage. 



·         Timely implementation of agreed tasks

·         performance against agreed targets

·         Cost management

·         Regular communication process

·         Further measurements to be agreed with COO



To work at Alina Vision, you will:       


•     Undergo background check including criminal records and qualifications check

•     Undergo working with children check for positions that are identified as working with children.

To Apply

if you are interested to apply, please send a cover letter along with your resume to [email protected]


Alina vision offers a competitive salary commensurate to experience

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