• Full Time
  • Tanzania
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Médecins Sans Frontières

Implementing gynaecology/obstetrics procedures, performing any other prior treatment required, during or immediately after a woman has given birth to improve women’s reproductive health and to reduce pregnancy, delivery, and neonatology risks.

You will contribute to increasing the quality of obstetric and gynaecological department.


Develop list of gynaecological conditions to be managed including admission/discharge criteria for all cases.

To support the implementation and ensure adherence to protocols for management of main obstetric and gynaecological morbidities [BB2]

To support in the clinical governance of maternity and gynaecological services. Including maternal death reviews, risk assessments and quality improvements

Management of complicated deliveries and performing instrumental deliveries, all types of caesarean sections, ectopic pregnancy, and gynaecological operations

Provide obstetrics and gynaecology consultation.

Training and mentoring local staff in diagnostic and medical management skills, including ultrasound.

Train and perform obstetrics and gynaecology surgical procedures.

Assess medical knowledge of local staff to identify training needs and develop a realistic plan to monitor and develop that knowledge which is not contingent on your presence.

To work in close collaboration with MoPH representatives (Head of department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology) and expatriate midwife


  • 2 Years independent experience as obstetrician after specialization
  • You are a trained gynaecologist and obstetrician. Full Irish Medical Council or GMC Registration
  • Proven professional experience after registration – ST5 for OB/GYNs.
  • Minimum of three months’ work, volunteering, or travel experience in developing countries in low-resource settings.
  • USS diagnostic skills have no secrets for you.
  • You possess enough experience and interest to train others in this area.
  • Current or recent clinical experience
  • You are proficient in the English language (B2)
  • Mature personality
  • Management experience and able to work hands-on as well as delegate.
  • Ability to cope with stress and to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Good negotiation and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to work in a different and strong culture in a confined and insecure environment.
  • Willingness to work with and train a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team.
  • Available for a minimum of three months

How to apply

*MSF Ireland can only accept applications for field positions from Irish residents who have a valid permit to work in Ireland. If you do not have this, we cannot accept your application.

Please apply via the MSF Ireland website:

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