Medical Doctor at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Spain

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

MSF Spain is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Doctor

Code: MD01400
Locations: Skinkafi & Zumri, Zamfara
Report to: Medical Activity Manager
Report to (functional): Project Medical Referent
Area: Medical & Paramedical
Working Hours: 48 Hours per Week
Contract Duration: Upon Request Only
Expected Start Date: 20th March 2022
Level: 9

Main Purpose

  • Provide outpatient and/or inpatient medical care to patients / beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients / beneficiaries health conditions.

Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Participate actively to any emergency assessment ,explo-action or intervention engaged by NIMERT team in an emergency settings
  • Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols
  • Be a key person in emergency pool, well trained and available
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication that may arise l.
  • Carry out the assessment with support of his supervisor by respecting MSF standard guidelines and protocols
  • Participate in pre rapid assessment briefing, in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, in writing explo report
  • Ensure that emergency pool members are trained in order to optimize the quality of the explo or intervention.
  • Detect any need of training among the team and propose to the supervisor;
  • Assist to every training or meeting organized for capacity building
  • Have knowledge in tropical medicine and medical/humanitarian diseases outbreaks response like Measles,Cholera,Meningitis,Nutrition crisis,IDPs,yellow fever,VHFs,malaria,vaccination campaign
  • Ensures vaccination according to age and protocol or vaccination strategy) etc;
  • Ensures that all members of emergency pool promote and maintain confidentiality regarding all medical information for beneficiaries.
  • Identify and ensure prompt referral of patients if needed and according to the security context during the explo-action or intervention while providing support to other members of emergency pool when needed.


  • MBBS Certificate, Desirable certificate in Tropical Medicine and Emergency Response Training (ERT).


  • 2 years’ minimum experience as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work.
  • Knowledge in tropical medicine and medical/humanitarian outbreaks and good understanding of medical emegerncy response. Post-registration experience in Public Health, obs and gynae, pediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, general practice, general medicine or minor surgery.


  • Essential-English and Hausa.


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, Power Point).


  • People Management
  • Commitment to MSF Principles
  • Flexibility
  • Result Oriented
  • Teamwork, good spirit
  • Pro-active, initiative, reactive and anticipative,

Deadline: 14th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Zamfara Indigenes, Women and People with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply.


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