MSF Switzerland Midwife Supervisor Job in Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. 
In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. 
The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
Job Title: Midwife Supervisor 


(1 Position)
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa
Length of contract : 3 months probationary contract with possibility of extension
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Supervises the Nurses/Midwives team and other related staff in her team such as cleaners
  1. Plans and organizes their work (areas, days, absences, visits, holidays, etc);
  2. Supports and evaluates the team
  3. Coaches the team in their work with special focus in following all appropriate protocols and procedures
  4. Ensures team work and a professional relationship between maternity and other departments.
  • Supervises the clinical activities in all the maternity departments and activities such as ante-natal consultations, delivery and after delivery follow up, post-natal consultations, family planning consultations, new-born vaccinations and liaises with the Medical Doctor about the patients who need special care times, visiting hours)
  • Ensures that the staff on duty knows, implements and follows at all times the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control in the medical premises ensuring high standards of hygiene in the working environment
  • Responsible for the department-related pharmacy activities (stock and consumption monitoring) as well as maintenance of the medical equipment
  • Responsible to ensure that all the administrative procedures, patients data and documents are filled in correctly and registered for compiling monthly reports reflecting the activity in the department.
  • In certain contexts, responsible to ensure that the maternity staff is able to identify, receive and provide care to the victims of the SGBV in collaboration with the Obs&Gyne MD and following the protocols.
  • Kenya Registered Nurse/Midwife Diploma
  • Registration Licence by the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Valid Practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Deep knowledge in planning, coordinating, controlling, and directing SRH services
  • Ability to work, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary nursing team
  • Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Minimum 2 year experience in management.
  • Local language essential
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents before the 15th of March 2016 included, to

We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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