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Location: Janakpurdham, Nepal. This position requires the country director to live in Nepal for the duration of the project.


About the Binaytara Foundation:

The Binaytara Foundation is a global leader in the fight against cancer, dedicated to enhancing healthcare outcomes and expanding access to quality care in underserved areas. Focusing on education, innovation, and advocacy, our mission is to deliver substantial improvements in health sectors, with a special emphasis on cancer care and research. Our facility, the Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center (BTFCC) in Janakpurdham, Nepal, stands as the only cancer-focused hospital in Nepal’s Madhesh state, serving over six million people. With an eye towards broadening our impact, we’re embarking on an expansion to evolve BTFCC into a cutting-edge 200-bed hospital, aiming to significantly upscale our care capacity and impact an estimated 20,000 cancer patients each year.


Position Overview:

The Country Director for Nepal will embody and promote the Binaytara Foundation’s mission, leading initiatives to expand our reach, enhance funding, and manage our country office and its diverse programs with a commitment to excellence. Reporting directly to the president, this leadership role involves steering the country management team and liaising with the U.S. headquarters to align with our global initiatives. Critical to this position is the effective collaboration with governmental entities, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, donors, and other partners, representing the Binaytara Foundation with integrity and purpose.




Strategic Leadership & Management:

  • Drive the strategic vision and operational excellence of our programs in Nepal, ensuring they fully align with the foundation’s overarching mission.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, staff management, and financial planning to achieve our goals and objectives.
  • Regularly review and update the strategic plan of the Binaytara Foundation, ensuring continuous alignment with our goals.
  • Work with local staff to develop and implement effective monitoring and evaluation strategies.

Project Leadership:

  • Lead the charge in the development and construction of the forthcoming 200-bed hospital, collaborating closely with architects, contractors, and key stakeholders to guarantee the project’s success.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Forge and maintain solid relationships with governmental bodies, healthcare partners, donors, and the community to broaden the reach and impact of our mission.
  • Cultivate and sustain essential relationships with national and local government agencies, as well as key partners.
  • Maintain a robust connection with the leadership of Binaytara Cancer Trust to ensure the success of our collaborative project in Janakpurdham.
  • Explore new relationships and opportunities to position the Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center and the Binaytara Foundation as benchmarks for sustainable, world-class cancer care.

Capacity Building & Training:

  • Initiate and oversee training programs to enhance the oncological proficiency of our staff, encouraging the adoption of healthcare best practices.
  • Oversee all hiring processes and capacity-building efforts for the Nepal operation as needed.

Organizational & Financial Oversight:

  • Ensure comprehensive organizational oversight of the Binaytara Foundation’s Nepal operations, encompassing all facets of operational, financial, legal, and compliance management.
  • Ensure all legal obligations for ongoing operations in Nepal, including collaborations with the Social Welfare Council of Nepal (SWC) and ensuring adherence with all regulatory requirements are fulfilled.
  • Ensure timely submission of all administrative reports and data to the head office.
  • Ensure the Binaytara Foundation and Binaytara Cancer Trust comply with Nepalese laws.
  • Oversee the financial operations of the Binaytara Foundation Nepal and Binaytara Cancer Trust, ensuring proper use of funds.
  • Develop and enforce a procurement policy across the organization.


Skills Required:

  • Self-motivated, organized, and ethically strong.
  • Date driven with strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Adaptable, capable of multitasking and working independently, with a knack for systematization and meticulous record-keeping.



  • Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in global health programming, project management, or nonprofit leadership, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex health programs, including program design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate multidisciplinary teams in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholders, including government agencies, donors, and local communities.
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising, grant writing, and donor engagement, with a track record of securing funding from diverse sources.
  • Sound financial management skills, including budgeting, financial planning, and reporting.
  • Experience working in South Asia or other low & middle-income countries required.
  • Fluency in English language required; knowledge of additional languages is a plus.
  • Commitment to Binaytara Foundation’s mission and values, including a passion for improving healthcare access and outcomes in underserved communities.