Médecins Sans Frontières

Maternity Supervisor  

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Job Description

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.

Job Title:Maternity Supervisor


  • Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning midwifery according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.
  • Supervise and organize the daily activities
  • Participate to clinical work when needed
  • Maintain a high level of organization of all the services
  • Ensure that all patients in the unit are treated with dignity and respect at all time
  • Ensure MSF protocol and policies are respected
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Midwifery + nursing diplomas (valid registration with midwifery and nursing councils of Nigeria)
  • Strong work ethics
  • Communication skills with people from broadly diverse backgrounds.
  • Compassionate, flexible and committed personality
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa
  • Flexibility in tasks and working hours.

SKILLS DESIRED: Self-directed, strong critical thinking skills, a good listener, non judgmental, strong clinical skills, able to adapt in already running program


Jahun General Hospital, Jigawa State (Nigeria).

CONTRACT.208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required. Availability for shifts up to 12 hours, night or day is required.

Method of Application:
Submit your CV, copies of diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk). With reference (MATERNITY SUPERVISOR JAHUN)

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:

Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

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About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of neutrality and impartiality.MSF was founded in Paris, France in 1971. Its principles ar...
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Job Summary
November 14, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 0years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
November 22, 2016
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