Your job

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. Furthermore:

  • 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


  • You are a trained/licensed gynaecologist and obstetrician
  • 2 years’ experience after completion of specialisation
  • You have experience in handling obstetric and gynaecological conditions in low-resource settings
  • Competent in obstetric and gynaecological USS
  • You possess enough experience and interest to train others in this area
  • You are proficient in the English language (B2)
  • Management experience and able to work hands-on as well as delegate
  • Ability to coordinate, plan and prioritise
  • 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


  • Language proficiency French
  • Language proficiency in Pashto/Dari

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