Midwife Supervisor Job at Médecins Sans Frontières

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Jahun:

1 Midwife Supervisor
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:  Midwife Supervisor

Job Description

  • Supervise and organize the daily activities in the maternity according to MSF policy
  • Maintain a high level of organization of all the services
  • Ensure the service is always sufficiently staffed to provide quality services
  • Ensure protocols are respected
  • Manage the medical and non-medical equipment
  • Manage the equipment which needs to be sterilized
  • Supervise Maternity maintenance in logistic
  • Collect the data in maternity section and monitor the activity.
  • Ensure high level of hygiene in the ward
  • Ensure that all patients in the unit are treated with dignity and respect at all times
  • Assist and supervise all medical and non-medical activities in Maternity following MSF protocols
  • Adhere to work schedule as per roster and on-call requirements
  • Manage the maternity staff
  • Manage the pharmacy items and stock


  • Nurse and midwifery qualification. Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience and MSF experience is desirable
  • Managerial and organisational capacity, initiative
  • Respectful and courteous attitude to staff and patients
  • High level of motivation and ability to learn
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa language
  • Strong work ethic: punctuality, responsibility and flexibility

Work Location

  • MSF Jahun project – Jigawa State – NIGERIA


  • Local contract – 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of diplomas, qualifications and a cover letter (with reference MIDSUPJ) with contact details to: [email protected]

Applications can also be submitted in person at the following address:
Submit your CV, copies of medical credentials, registration and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Administration Office in Jahun (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

NB: Only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Deadline for the submission of applications: 28th September 2015.

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