Skip to main content

You are here

Nurses and Midwives Project Manager (6-10 month Contract)

Reporting to the Head of Medical Unit Sydney this newly created short-term contract will champion and address the implementation of 'The Nursing and Midwifery Motion' passed at the International General Assembly in 2021.

You will be accountable for establishing a Steering Committee and then taking guidance from that group to draft a proposal including an actionable plan with a budget, resources, timeframes and recommendations that ensures both the nursing and midwifery voices and expertise be acknowledged and present in guiding strategy, developing policy and implementing governance across the MSF movement.


To be successful in this highly visible and visionary role you will be equally passionate and knowledgeable around nursing and midwifery practices and their representation at the highest level.  You will be known for your collaborative work style and be motivated by driving results and creating change.  Ideally you can demonstrate:

  • Nursing qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ MSF field experience in clinical and leadership positions;
  • Strong project management experience;
  • Proven organisational skills, ability to multi-task and take initiative;
  • Microsoft suite experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication and presentation skills.

For more info see the attached Job Description and 'The Nursing and Midwifery Motion - 2021' or contact Recruitment on +61 2 8570 2609 with any questions.

To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

Applications will be reviewed on receipt.

In MSF Australia, we believe the following 5 values form the foundations of our culture – Transparency, Respect, Understanding of Diversity, Stepping In and CollaboraTion.

At MSF Australia we value T.R.U.S.T as an essential element to how we operate and believe that these organisation values flow from this trust that we build.

MSF Australia is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all our staff. We believe that a diverse team helps us better serve those most in need, we encourage flexibility (in all its forms) and we encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply for this role, including Aboriginal and

Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTQIA+, people from other culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities. People with a disability can request support from our Domestic HR Department if you think you may require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process.

Please note:

A criminal record check may be required as part of the selection process. Applicants with criminal records will not automatically be ineligible for the position they are applying for.

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has a Child Protection Policy and Covid-19 vaccination policy in place, all employees are required to comply with these policies.

PDF iconjd_nurses_midwives_project_manager_11.1.23.pdf

PDF icon2021_iga_motions_m275_the_nursing_and_midwifery_motion.pdf