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Gynaecologist  

As a gynaecologist with MSF, you could change a woman's life forever.  

From flying to remote areas to manage complicated deliveries to caring for women struggling from debilitating conditions in conflicts, MSF obstetricians/gynaecologists make a huge impact on women’s lives in our projects all over the world. 

Responsibilities 

Our gynaecologists also require obstetrical skills as they will often run an entire maternity ward in a large secondary health facility.  
 
It's a challenging and rewarding role and you will be responsible for tasks such as providing curative care for women and children, performing obstetrical surgeries, managing and training a team of staff to run the department and provide a high standard of care . 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Proven professional experience after registration, minimum of 2 years
  • Current or recent clinical experience in the past 2 years
  • Full registration with appropriate professional body
  • Available for a minimum of three months
  • Minimum of three months’ work, volunteering or travel experience in developing countries
  • Willingness to work in unstable areas
  • Adaptable and able to work in a multicultural team
  • Flexible and able to manage stress
  • Able to provide training and supervision to others
  • Fluency in English
Assets
  • Managerial and supervisory experience
  • Diploma level of training in tropical medicine and/or infectious disease (especially TB and HIV/AIDS) from a recognised training provider
  • French or Arabic is an asset

MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application, recruitment, medical examination or training fees. 

MSF is committed to giving staff working in their home countries opportunities to take their valuable experience to work in our projects overseas.

If you are an MSF member of staff working in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia or Sudan who is interested in working outside of your home country, please approach your HR coordinator for details. They will be able to advise on the process, the criteria and where to apply – via our website or directly with the headquarter office you are currently working for.