Midwifery Referent Jobs in Kenya

Midwifery Referent Jobs in Kenya

  • While the Midwifery referent will respond to the deputy director of the MSF Academy, they will also work in close collaboration and symbiosis with the nursing science referent and the pedagogical referent of the global team.

    Required qualifications and experiences

  • At minimum a bachelor’s level in midwifery, preferably also with nursing qualifications

  • Proven experience of minimum 5 years practicing midwifery at hospital level, and 2 years as a midwife supervisor

  • MSF field experience of 2 years minimum in clinical or Project Medical Referent role.

  • Proven experience in hands-on clinical mentorship / preceptorship

  • Experience of working in an African context

  • A sound experience in the field of learning and/or curriculum development is a plus.


  • Excellent communication skills, eager to transmit in an intercultural environment.

  • Ability to work autonomously.

  • Very organised and solution-oriented.

  • Pragmatic a must.

  • Team player.


  • Garant of the quality of the implementation of the learning strategy for the Midwifery programme.

  • Provide technical guidance and support the field teams in the daily implementation of the activities in the field, and make sure that the theoretical and practical learnings are always coupled with bedside clinical mentoring, seeing that this is the determinant element to ensure application of learnings and improvement of the quality of care. In general, but most specifically for clinical mentoring, we need to support the teams
    to identify creative solution to identify the best approach.

  • Active guidance and contribution to the development of the content and learning tools for the various modules currently in the pipe.

  • Responsible for the follow-up and analysis of the midwifery field activities, together with the pedagogical manager in the field and the project manager & the pedagocial referent of the global team.

  • Assists the project managers in defining and designing the right strategy and starting new projects in 2021.

  • Coordinate vision, strategy and content on nursing with the Intersectional Midwifery working group and other intersectional groups as required.

  • Responsible to develop a professional network in the field of midwifery for the MSF Academy.

  • As the MSF Academy is a small team, participate and contribute to various team tasks and bring support to colleagues when needed.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Midwifery Referent Jobs in Kenya

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