Médecins Sans Frontières Job Recruitment & Application Process

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Médecins Sans Frontières Job Recruitment & Application Process

Application form for Médecins Sans Frontières Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Obstetrician Gynaecologist
2.) Mental Health Supervisor

1.Job Title: Obstetrician Gynaecologist

Location: Jahun, Jigawa
Start date: 15 June
Type of Contract: Fixed term contract / 208 hours / month Roster, flexibility required

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, carry out the collection of quantitative gynecological data and ensure exhaustive use of management tools
  • Participate in the maternal mortality review process / Nearmiss ( record in the dedicated tool, analysis and presentation)
  • Participate in collaboration with the head nurse and the Midwife manager the maintenance and running of the gynecological equipment and drug consumption, preparing new orders when required and ensuring its rational use as well as that pharmacy stock level are permanently updated and available.
  • Participate in the Plan and supervision of the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the gynecological staff or other staffs
  • Participate in the maternal mortality review process / Nearmiss ( record in the dedicated tool, analysis and presentation)


  • Education: Essential, Gynecology specialist diploma
  • Experience: Essential at least 1 year certified work experience in Gynecology
  • Language: Pidgin and English required; Haoussa will be an additional
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Competencies: Results Teamwork Flexibility Commitment Stress management

Monthly Gross salary of N650,000 Naira (Six hundred fifty thousand naira only) per month plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Closing Date
29th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following documents stated below to:
Jahun Surgical Project,
Unguwar Turaki, Along Kafin Hausa Road,
Behind Upper Sharia Court Jahun / Jahun Local Government Area,
Jigawa State
Send to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org

Documents to Provide

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


  • Application envelope should be identified with: “Obstetrician Gynaecologist – Jahun”
  • 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.

2.Job Title: Mental Health Supervisor

Location: Abakaliki, Ebonyi
Contract Period: Indefinite

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the planning, supervision and coordination of mental health / psycho-social related services in the Ebonyi Lassa Fever programme in accordance with MSF standards in order to provide the most appropriate mental health support for patients.
  • Coordinates activities of counseling services with other relevant actors and liaises with the local counterparts (like MoH, WHO, and the Federal Teaching Hospital of Abakaliki FETHA) on mental health matters, including referral services.
  • Supervise the daily mental health activities and patient support according to MSF protocols and standards in order to provide the most appropriate psych-social for patients affected by the Lassa Virus, and their families.
  • When needed, give psychological support to patients according to MSF protocols to improve mental health conditions of patients and enhance their functionality.
  • Compile the data and statistics linked with MH activities and report to the MH activity manager; as well as the epidemiological team as required.
  • In collaboration with the MH Activity Manager, assist in planning and facilitating internal (within MSF) and external trainings / workshops.

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Be available to conduct outreach to community locations within Ebonyi State
  • Flexibility to respond to emergent cases on weekends, if the MH Activity Manager is not available.
  • Commit to co-management of patients in the multi-disciplinary treatment team in the Primary Health setting (FETHA).

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • University Degree in Clinical Psychology/Counseling/other related field is essential Postgraduate Degree in Clinical Psychology is an added advantage


  • At least 2 years of Psychosocial counseling experience
  • Previous management/supervision experience desirable
  • Experience working with the psychological effect of mental health or other traumatic event highly desirable
  • International NGO experience will be desirable


  • English Language and Igbo language essential.

Application Closing Date
29th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a soft copy of their Application, including Cover Letter, Resume and copy of relevant Certificates and NYSC certificate/Exemption Letters to: Msfocb-ebonyi-hrmanager@brussels.msf.org
Send their Hard copy to:
MSF Belgium Human Resources Office,
Block D 33 Liberation Estate
 (after the Enugu/Abakaliki express),
Abakaliki – Ebonyi State.


  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interview; MSF Belgium takes this opportunity to thank all potential candidates for their application.

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