The Job

- Gynaecologist-

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.

MSF is advertising for the following position: Gynaecologist

Requirements for the position


Gynaecology specialist Degree, Valid Work permit from the medical council in Sana’a.


Minimum 2 years certified work experience in gynaecology. Previous experience with experience with MSF or other NGOs.


Local language essential.


People Management Development. Commitment to MSF principles. Behavioural Flexibility .Results and Quality Orientation.  Teamwork and Cooperation. Networking and Building elations. Stress Management.


Place of work: Abs District, Hajja Governorate, Republic of Yemen.

Level: 9

Duration: Until the end of the year with possibility to extension. The first  3 months considered as probationary period


Salary: Based on the organization scale. Moving allowance, monthly accommodation package offered and market adjustment package

Main objectives

Implement gynaecological and obstetrician procedures, performing any other prior treatment required, during or immediately after a woman has given birth in order to improve women’s reproductive health and to reduce pregnancy, delivery and neonatology risks. This will be done in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in multidisciplinary collaboration with other medical doctors and midwife services.

Main responsibilities

and tasks

  • Provide health care related to gynaecology and obstetrics to patients, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Care for high risk patients.
  • Support midwifes in delivery room.
  • Training of maternity staff.
  • Ensure the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols related to gynaecology 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 gynaecological data and ensure exhaustive use of management tools in order to improve gynaecological results and to share knowledge among other field specialists.
  • Assist the HR associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal communication) of the gynaecological staff in order to ensure both an efficient sizing and the amount of knowledge required, to improve people’s capabilities and their active participation in influencing the targeted population using preventive practices. This will be done in close coordination with the HR department.
  • Supervise the maintenance and running of the gynaecological equipment and drug consumption, preparing new orders when required and ensuring its rational use as well as those pharmacy stock levels are permanently updated and available. This will be done in cooperation with the pharmacist and logistic staff, the management.
How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV, ID, certificates in an envelope to MSF-Spain Office in Shafar with the title of the position “Gynaecologist”  or to send it to the following email address: with the title Gynaecologist

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the test and the interview

Kindly note that the deadline for this job is open-ended until the employer fills the vacancy.

  • Employer: MSF
  • Category: Health Care
  • Location: Hajjah (Abs)
  • Posted on: 20 May 2020
  • Deadline: 31 December 2021