About the role
MSF Operational Centre Paris (OCP) consists of four partner sections (Paris, New York, Tokyo and Sydney) as well as an office in Dubai. MSF OCP carries out operations according to a common strategic plan and annual medico-operational plans. In 2005 the Sydney Medical Unit was created, and as an integral part of the medical department of OCP, is responsible for medical support of operations in the field of Women’s and Child Health.
To be successful in this role you, applicants must have/be:
· Degree qualified in suitable area
· Experience as a Medical Doctor
· Specialist qualification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
· Significant clinical obstetrics and gynaecology experience, with preferably some in low-resource settings
· Field experience with MSF
· Co-ordination experience (eg. field medical project and program manager)
· Strong written and oral skills in English
· Good level of written and oral French
About the organisation
Médecins Sans Frontières is the world’s leading independent medical-humanitarian aid organisation. The main functions of the Australian office are fundraising, recruitment of field workers, raising awareness through communications and providing medical and operational support.
In 2005 the Medical Unit (MU), based in the Australian office, was created and is currently responsible for the medical expertise and quality in the areas of Women’s and Child Health within OCP (MSF France). This position will have overview of the majority of programs providing Obstetrics & Gynaecology care/Women’s health in the field. The role contributes to the definition of medical policies and strategies in the area of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and assists in its implementation to improve care of patients in MSF field projects.
How to apply for this role
Applications MUST address individual selection criteria. You should also write a cover letter indicating why you want to work for Médecins Sans Frontières Australia and attach a copy of your CV. Please note that a criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process. Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for. Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy in place and all employees are required to comply with this policy.
Médecins Sans Frontières Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this
role, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.
Please go to JOB DESCRIPTION for further details and the full selection criteria.
Applications & enquiries to the HR Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 15 March 2020
Please quote in application: Medical Adviser – Obstetrics and Gynaecology via Pro Bono Australia.