Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Fresh Job Recruitment [3 Positions]

Posted on :

23 May, 2017

Category :

Administrative Jobs in Nigeria

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Liaison Officer
Location:
Abuja
Contract: Initial 6 – 12 months contract, renewable

Main Purpose

  • Give support to external administrative work and to the coordination team in obtaining working/travel permits, as well as all official contacts, procedures and importation of goods, according to local and international laws and MSF procedures, in order to ensure the smooth running of MSF activities.

Job Description

  • Together with the HR Co, ensure that all MSF staff has applied and obtained on time any visa, stay, travel or working permits in the mission country according to needs, and keep information on legal, administrative procedures
  • Maintain the support travel service in HQ informed about ongoing processes, specific situations or changes in the procedures related to visas, working permits, etc…
  • Know all the procedures that MSF needs to follow in order to import goods from any country and assist the mission in following these procedures, in cooperation with the LogCo and the logistic department of the mission.
  • Follow up clearances of MSF cargos and informs about any possible planned or extraordinary needs.
  • Establish and maintain professional contacts with relevant authorities, depending on the context and the needs of the mission.
  • Arrange meetings related to administrative issues for the Head of Mission or the HRCO as well as attend them.
  • Keep a complete and updated detailed list of all useful contacts in the Country/Mission with names, telephones, addresses and other relevant details.
  • Ensure, together with the MCT members that all MSF activities are running lawfully and in agreement with the Memorandum of Understanding in all administrative or customs related issues and inform about any possible risks or problems.
  • Ensure that no illegal money is paid to any authorities or any individual, promoting and sharing MSF principles and values at all levels.
  • Keep all documentation and files updated, properly filed and easily accessible for the internal users.

Requirements

  • Education Degree/Diploma in Administration or Communication-related studies desirable.
  • Experience Essential previous experience of at least one year in related relevant positions, in MSF or other NGOs.
  • Languages English is mandatory, local language desirable.
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

Competencies:

  • Results.
  • Teamwork.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commitment.
  • Stress Management.

Remuneration
Monthly Gross salary of N189,000. (One hundred and eighty nine thousand naira only).

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their copies of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Abuja CV’s to: [email protected] with Ref. Liaison Officer 2017 (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk)
Or
No 26 Olu Agabi Close,
Life Camp,
Abuja.

Note:

  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefited from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

 

Job Title: Base and Facilities Officer
Location:
Abuja
Contract: Initial 6 – 12 months contract, renewable

Main Purpose

  • Carrying out or supervising all maintenance logistics activities in the base (vehicles, fuel consumption, and local infrastructure) according to MSF standards and protocols in order to have the material, infrastructure and vehicles in optimal running conditions

Job Description

  • Planning vehicles movements, tracking individual trips, and ensuring implementation of security measures
  • Tracking consumption of supplies, fuel, lubricants, used in different facilities (office, house, store, etc.).
  • Checking the maintenance of the various open spaces (gardens, courtyards…) and ensuring that domestic waste is correctly discarded
  • Checking and ensuring the maintenance of MSF premises and facilities, as well as the general water supply, electrical, walls, ceilings ect. and security conditions. In this sense, making inspection visits to assess the rehabilitation needs of facilities.
  • Performing maintenance of logistics equipment for cold chain, energy, IT and radio communications, in particular:
    • Inventories and the reallocation of equipment.
    • Renewing the authorization to use radio material with local authorities.
    • Checking the quality of the work carried out on generators and electrical installations.
    • Preparing orders for his sector activity, do the follow-up, and checking their proper reception and state.
    • Carrying out local purchases and ensuring that the line manager is aware of any problems linked to the quality or availability of the items to be purchased.
    • Participating in trainings at the request of the line manager

Requirements

  • Education Technical Diploma or Degree required.
  • Experience Experience with MSF or similar position out of MSF.
  • Languages English is mandatory, local language desirable.
  • Knowledge Essential computer literacy (word, excel) and radio equipment user-knowledge.

Competencies:

  • Results.
  • Teamwork.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commitment.
  • Stress Management.

Remuneration
Monthly Gross salary of N 189,000. (One hundred and eighty nine thousand naira only).

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their copies of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Abuja CV’s to: [email protected] with Ref. Base and Facilities Officer (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk)
Or
No 26 Olu Agabi Close,
Life Camp,
Abuja.

Note:

  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefited from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

 

Job Title: Emergency Logistician to Join OCG Emergency Pool
Location:
Nigeria

Context

  • To fulfill our mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics and natural disasters, MSF OCG requires an Emergency Logistician able to be deployed at any time to all contexts, for short periods, capable of evaluating a situation, starting up or closing down a project or a mission and coordinating emergency or existing projects/missions in the field of Logistics, all families.
  • The candidate is expected to work in all contexts set by the Emergency Desk and have the flexibility to work in different positions (project, coordination, specialist) such as Mission Coordinator, Field Logistician, Team Leader, Specialist (depending on needs, context and set up) and fill gaps in regular missions, when needed.

Duty Station

  • The Emergency Logistician is based in the field, in all countries where the Emergency Desk opens activities or has already some, which requires an urgent response. On call, the Emergency Logistician should be available within 48 hours for rapid and short (6 weeks to 3-4 months) interventions.
  • She/He is part of a core group of medicals, para-medicals, admins and operational members deployable to respond, among others, to:
    • Exploratory missions
    • Epidemic outbreaks
    • Nutritional crisis
    • Displaced populations and/or refugee camps
    • Conflict contexts
    • Natural disasters
    • Short gaps filling in the field on regular missions
    • Assistance to Technical and Logistic department for specific dossiers at home or HQ in Geneva

Job Description

  • Implementation of and participation in exploratory missions and evaluations, on the request of Emergency Coordinator
  • Assessment, definition, implementation of an adequate logistic strategy (including a global supply chain) according to the main objectives of the emergency intervention ;
  • Identification and management of the necessary means for the logistic implementation of an emergency intervention respecting MSF Switzerland standards for the medical structures in terms of rehabilitation/construction, water supply, sanitation and vector control
  • Restriction of risks taken by the teams, by checking the presence, reliability and good use of the methods and means settled for the security
  • Participation to the implemented tools supporting the teams and Emergency Desk for the mission’s follow-up and decision making (sitrep, logistic activity report, security guideline, specific report) ;
  • Depending the assignment, the Emergency Logistician can be asked to work as field logistician or Logistic Team Leader and/or to fulfill tasks and responsibilities of a Logistic Coordinator ;
  • During standby at home, the Emergency Logistician can be asked to work on specific dossiers.

Requirements

  • An excellent technical working knowledge of MSF logistics families
  • Able to set up, recruit and train a functional logistic team (in close collaboration with Admins)
  • Capacity to identify priorities in an emergency context
  • Proven skills in negotiation, diplomacy and decision making skills
  • Proven capacity for coordination and organisation ;
  • Capacity to work in a volatile, insecure context and deal with stress
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team
  • Availability, flexibility, mobility
  • Fluency in both French and English is essential
  • Other languages represent an advantage: Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Significant experience in Logistic with MSF, at field and coordination level
  • A medical clearance for missions is required.

Conditions:

  • During missions’ standby at home, the Emergency Logistician commits herself/himself to be available at any time in order to be deployed within 48 hours ; she/he must be reachable in all circumstances
  • Field-based contract, fixed-term for one year, renewable
  • Per-diem in the field during assignments
  • The compensating rest between 2 missions (in addition to 25 days of legal paid leaves) will be defined each time of return with the Emergency Desk in Geneva, according to operational needs.
  • Wages: between 3,500 and 4,500 CHF according to MSF field experience.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Cover Letters and CV’s to: [email protected] with the subject line “E LOG 1705 Application”

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview (probably on Skype) before mid-June 2017