Україна, м. Київ

вул.I.Франко 25/40, оф. 2

+38(044) 592-05-75

+38(050) 405-03-47

About MSF


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters. It offers assistance to people based on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.



MSF Ukraine is looking for:


The employee may be required to perform other tasks, take on other responsibilities and work in other locations, depending on the needs of the project.



Specialists required:


  • Medical doctors — generalists, HIV/TB specialists, paediatricians, anaesthetists, surgeons, emergency specialists, obstetricians/gynaecologists and infectious disease specialists
  • Anaesthetists
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Mental health specialists — psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurses and social workers with psychology qualifications
  • Nutritionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Lab technicians and scientists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Field coordinators
  • Logisticians — experts in construction, electricity, mechanics, water and sanitation, supply chain
  • HR coordinators
  • Financial controllers
  • Administrators
  • Urgently needed:
  • Pharmacists
  • HIV or TB doctors
  • Anaesthetists
  • Surgeons
  • Obstetricians/gynaecologists
  • Midwives



Duration of the assignment


Assignments are generally for between nine and 12 months for all professions, except anesthetists and surgeons who, due to the intensity of their work, are placed in projects for six weeks to three months. 



Terms and conditions


Terms and conditions vary depending on the MSF office where you are recruited, but some features are common for all MSF field staff.

  • Per diem during assignment in local currency
  • Round-trip transportation to and from assignment
  • Room and board during assignment
  • Health insurance
  • Emergency evacuation insurance



General requirements


  • At least two years of relevant professional experience
  • Availability for a minimum of 9 to 12 months (surgeons, anaesthetists and obstetricians/gynaecologists may be accepted for shorter assignments)
  • Relevant travel or work
  • Experience supervising, managing and training others
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work and live as a team
  • Language skills are a valued asset



Keep in mind that each profession has its own specific requirements. 

It takes around 4–6 months from the submission of an application to eventual addition to our pool of field staff.



Example of the vacancy (description and requirements)




General Description of the Position


• Assess the project medical referent in establishing contacts with local health authorities, directors of the hospitals.

• Make regular visits to hospitals and follow ups with the respective health institutions responsible to identify the situation based emergency needs.

• Contribute to strategic planning for project, by providing technical and clinical support and knowledge of the area.

• Attend the emergency meetings as well as the regular planned medical or coordination meeting in Artyomovsk base upon request of supervisor/Proxy.

• Assess the project medical responsible in compiling data (if any) and monthly medical reports (if Any)

Main duties:

• Represent MSF emergency medical activities with regional and local health authorities.

• Supervise the medical activities (If any) in close collaboration with emergency project medical referent.

• Organize and conduct assessment in conflict zone and nearby areas in close collaboration with emergency project medical referent/ Field Co upon request.

• Identify gaps and humanitarian needs after assessment being conducted.




  • Diploma or Experience Required (M.D. Diploma with one year internship and registration from MOH).
  • Additional training /knowledge in emergency medicine, public health desirable.
  • Skills and Languages.
  • English language skills are must.
  • Knowledge of Russian and Ukrainian languages desirable.


Begin your application process:




For help and consultation on recruitment process:

contact Ukrainian Medical Council by phone +38(050) 405-03-47, or

visit our office in Kiev.




To find out more about MSF visit their official web page.