Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Latest Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

13 Feb, 2020

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Healthcare Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare. We are recruiting to fill the position below:




Job Title: Obstetrician /  Gynaecologist
Location: Jahun, Jigawa
Type of contract: Open ended contract / 208 hours / month
Start date: As soon as Possible

Main purpose of the position

  • To provide support to the project medical team by giving specialized consultation, clinical and surgical management of obstetric and gynecological patients and to improve and reinforce the quality of obstetrics and gynecology care according to MSF standards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide health care related to gynecology and obstetrics to patients in the project, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment
  • Share the tasks with national GPs in management of obstetric patients; support clinical thinking and decision making, ensure safe management, and coach GPs
  • Ensure in collaboration with medical activity manager/MTL the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols related to gynecology and obstetrics in order to minimize clinical risk and to extend best reproductive practices
  • In collaboration with other medical colleagues, may assist in the collection of quantitative gynecological data and ensure exhaustive use of management tools
  • Participate in the maternal mortality review process / “Nearmiss Study” ( record in the dedicated tool, analysis and presentation)


  • Education: Gynecology / Obstetric specialist diploma is essential
  • Experience: At least 1 year certified work experience in Gynecology/ Obstetrics is essential
  • Language: English required; Hausa will be an added value
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel) is an added value
  • Competencies: Results, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Stress management.

Salary & Benefits

  • Monthly Gross salary of N877,650
  • Plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of salary.
  • Group Life Insurance for all staff under contract
  • Heatlh Care coverage.


To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] clearly indicating the “Obstetrician Gynaecologist – Jahun” as subject of your mail.

Documents to provide:

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Copies of diploma(s) and work certificate(s) relevant for the position
  • ID copy.

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2020.


  • Only complete and relevant applications will be considered in the process.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • Paper application: No document will be given back to the applicant. Only provide copies.

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