Medical Officer at Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)

AMURT (Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team) is one of the few private international humanitarian organizations founded in India. Since its inception in 1970, its original objective was to help meet the needs of the affected population after disasters that regularly hit the Indian sub-continent. Over the years, AMURT has established teams in over thirty countries to create a network that can meet disaster and development needs almost anywhere in the world. In 1985, we broadened our goals to include long-term development. We feel that we can play a useful role in helping vulnerable communities break the cycle of poverty and gain greater control over their lives.For us, development is human exchange: people sharing wisdom, knowledge and experience to build a better world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Officer
Location: Abakaliki, Ebonyi
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • AMURT Foundation Team (Nigeria) seeks to hire medical doctors specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology with a focus on maternal and infant care.
  • We have three openings for entry-level and skilled medical officers.
  • This role involves providing care to underserved communities and requires presence in rural areas.
  • Female doctors are preferred to maintain workplace gender balance. Out-of-state applications are encouraged- relocation assistance available.


  • Medical Degree from a recognized institution, Completed Housemanship and NYSC.
  • Valid licence to practise medicine in Nigeria.
  • Ability to work in remote and resource-limited environments.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Compassionate and empathetic approach to patient care.
  • Demonstrated surgical experience in Caesarean sections, appendectomies, hysterectomies, hydrocelectomy, and dilation and curettage (preferred).


  • Entry Level: N350,000 – N370,000 monthly
  • Skilled: N400,000 – N450,000 gross monthly


  • Insurance: Health insurance coverage, Life insurance.
  • Untaxed Stipends: Leave pay; Risk Pay, Call Allowance.
  • 13th-month salary.
  • 20 days annual paid time off (PTO).
  • Employer pension contribution

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover letter to “the Human Resource Manager”  via: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  30th July, 2024.


  • Resume: Include relevant work, education, and skills pertinent to this job description. Format should be PDF.
  • Cover Letter: In the body of the email, highlight your gender, background in medicine, surgical procedures performed in obstetrics, level of skill, availability for a virtual interview, and any other pertinent information. Provide contact information

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