Medical Director

Nepal (NP)
23 Jan 2019
01 Mar 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Medical Director for a UK Charity in Nepal

The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT) is a UK registered charity that targets hardship and distress amongst Gurkha pensioners and their dependants in Nepal. As part of this the Trust offers a medical programme with approximately 150 staff delivering primary healthcare to ex-Gurkha servicemen and their dependants – a population at risk in the order of 20,000. In addition, it manages a subsidised repayment scheme for secondary care referrals. The Trust is now looking for an experienced Medical Director to provide clinical leadership and to continue with the process of implementation and innovation in the delivery of medical services.

GWT is looking for an experienced clinician to be based in Pokhara, west Nepal with proven aptitude to lead a diverse team and a shared vision for developing both staff and the operation.

Interviews on 3 April 19 for an initial contract of 3 years (subject to 6 months probation) from Sep 19.

A full job description can be found here:


  • Competitive six-figure salary
  • Annual return flight to ‘home location’
  • Furnished accommodation
  • Health Insurance
  • Malpractice Indemnity
  • Himalayan views

To find out more, or to apply, contact Nigel Rowe on 01722 343113 or click the apply button

The closing date for applications is Friday 1st March 2019.