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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Job Recruitment (8 Positions)

Medecins Sans Frontieres


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:

1.)?Driver / Mechanic


Location: Abuja (FCT)

Deadline: 23rd November, 2023.

Job Title: Driver / Mechanic

Location:?Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time


Accountabilities / Responsibilities
(non-exhaustive list)

  • Transporting MSF staff, patients, and materials under good safety conditions and responsible for the fleet maintenance and the appropriate use and maintenance of MSF vehicles, in accordance with MSF rules, standards and protocols to have the vehicles in optimal running conditions.
  • As driver, performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions, and respecting the country’s traffic rules and MSF security rules to provide a safe, smooth, and efficient service. Responsibilities are same as stated in the Driver JP (as per attached).
  • As mechanic, in charge of maintaining all MSF vehicles and generators, ensuring that they are in good working condition and that they have the necessary materials and equipment, such as tools, emergency box, radio, spare parts, etc. Tasks includes fixing minor mechanical problems and liaising with the Fleet Supervisor / Logistics Supervisor for major mechanical problems. Ensuring that staff have and uses the appropriate protective materials.
  • Maintaining up to date and accurate department stock cards and tracking the consumption and condition of products dedicated to MSF vehicles. Using materials according to MSF policies and procedures and in collaboration with the Supply Chain Supervisor, preparing the monthly local purchase order.
  • Ensuring that all cars have the required papers and equipment (roadbooks, triangle, fire extinguisher, road triangle, spare oil, coolant, map, insurance driver licenses, matriculation, etc.)
  • Providing the logistics manager with a monthly report addressing at a minimum, the progression of activities, the difficulties encountered and the plan of action for the following months.
  • Performing, under the support of Logistics Manager the following:
  • Monthly maintenance checks for all of MSF vehicles and generators to ensure they are in perfect condition for their use.
  • Conduct autonomously all the Service A for MSF vehicles.
  • Conduct, under the supervision of the Logistics Manager any service C for MSF vehicles.
  • This includes the following tasks.
  • Performing maintenance according to the instructions in the logbook, ensuring all type of services to all vehicles are done on time (i.e., mini-A, medium B and full C, and special services referred in logbook when possible).
  • Keeping record of vehicle?s driver remarks and carrying out repairs if needed (vehicles and other mechanical equipment) and filling in service, repair, or vehicle logbook. Reporting to the line manager any problem related to MSF vehicles.
  • In the case of a breakdown, making a diagnosis, informing the line manager and after approval carrying out any complex / advanced repairs needed.
  • Following up the validity of all documents (annual inspections, insurance, or any other required documents).
  • Managing the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out physical stock inventories, executing orders necessary for renewing stock, avoiding any shortage.
  • Responsible for the equipment and Tools, including Radio Equipment extinguishers, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining, and renewing them when necessary and keeping the inventory updated.
  • Keeping workshop and its surrounding clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring that all record sheets and books related to maintenance are always completed and preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
  • Carry out quarterly evaluation of external workshop in case of sub-contracting as well as heavy and light Vehicle renting.
  • Reporting: Comply monthly Mechanic report for generator and vehicle clearly stating maintenance carried out within the month and action plan for coming months.
  • Knowing how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicating with base according to MSF communications policy to inform the driver’s position and any potential implications.
  • Carrying out or supervising all maintenance and logistics activities in the base (vehicles, fuel consumption, and local infrastructure) according to MSF standards and protocols to have the material, infrastructure, and vehicles in optimal running conditions.
  • 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 etc. and security conditions. In this sense, making inspection visits to assess the rehabilitation needs of facilities.
  • Checking the quality of work carried out on generators and selected installations.


  • Education: Technical certification or proven experience in automotive and generator mechanics plus a valid driving license is required.
  • Experience: 2 years minimum Previous experience in technical work as a mechanic assistant is required. Experience with MSF or other NGO is desirable.
  • Computer Literacy: Computer proficiency (word and excel) is required.
  • Languages: English Required plus knowledge of local language is desired.
  • Competencies and Qualities: Result, Organizational ability and quality orientation, teamwork and cooperation, behavioural flexibility, stress management and commitment to humanitarian objectives and to MSF Principles.

According to the MSF salary scale (Level4) plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Closing Date
23rd November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their?CV, valid Driver?s licence, Motivation letter, diplomas, work certificates and any other important documents?to:?recruitment-crossriver@waca.msf.orgusing “Driver / Mechanic – Abuja” as the subject of the mail.
In an A4 Sized envelope with subject Driver / Mechanic – Abuja at MSF box located at:
Plot 772 C1,
K-close Off 1st Avenue Gwarinpa,

Click here to apply online

2.) Learning and Development Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Deadline: 15th November, 2023.

Job Title: Learning and Development Manager

Location:?Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Period: Indefinite

Main Purpose

  • The Learning & development manager provides strategic and functional expertise and advice in learning and development, with the aim to plan and apply processes and activities that foster the development of a diverse and competent workforce to achieve the missions? operational goals effectively.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the support of the HR Coordinator and in collaboration with the coordination, responsible to define, develop, promote, apply, follow up and advise on the learning and development strategy of the mission with the aim to develop MSF staff (and external collaborators, where relevant) to achieve the mission?s operational objectives effectively.
  • Contribute to developing advanced, innovative and useful Learning & development solutions and initiatives for the global workforce that enable continuity and transfer within and across the missions and other MSF entities and local partners, i.e. talent development, securing a variety of Learning & development applications ? including coaching mentoring – adequate onboarding, etc.
  • Advise and support coordinators, managers and supervisors to create supportive learning environments and apply appropriate learning and development processes, tools and best practices, including how to identify and address learning needs, gaps and opportunities.
  • Influence stakeholders by building buy-in for the most appropriate learning and development approach for specific situations in accordance with mission and OC-level Learning & development and OPS strategies.
  • Proactively plan and lead the learning and development annual planning and budget process based on learning needs analyses and strategic operational and organizational objectives.
  • Proactively seek to increase access to learning and development opportunities for all employees of the missions ? including identifying synergy/exchanges/collaboration with other MSF sections and other local institutions.
  • Plan, develop and follow up on mission-wide or project-specific staff learning and development activities by identifying and addressing learning needs and opportunities that maximize staff development to achieve operational objectives.
  • Advise employees and coordinators, managers and supervisors in the mission on application of individual development and potential growth paths for themselves and their direct reports.

MSF Section / Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Coordinate, review and post evaluate learning and development activities across the projects in alignment with the organization’s mission and objectives.
  • Ensure uniform understanding and application of all Learning and Development (L&D) policies within the projects.
  • Monitor and analyze the L&D budget on a monthly basis to ensure financial alignment with L&D strategy and be able to present persuasive data to advocate and defend L&D budgets
  • Collaborate with project focal points for L&D to develop an annual training calendar that aligns with the organizational objectives and addresses the specific learning needs of each project.
  • Generate and present a quarterly Learning and Development report for the mission, detailing the progress, outcomes, and impact of L&D initiatives.
  • Responsible to ensure that all staff have access to updated L&D information through the L&D SharePoint platform.
  • Plan and support departmental heads in organizing retreats to enhance team cohesion, communication, and professional development.
  • Organize management trainings for the organization, collaborating with various departments and teams.
  • Provide technical expertise and support in the development of individualized development plans and improvement plans for employees
  • Foster collaboration with other OC?s across the country to enhance intersectional learning and development initiatives

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in the field of HR, Learning and Development, Organizational Development or relevant experience.


  • Working experience of at least two years in a learning and development position.
  • Desirable previous experience in MSF or other NGO in developing countries.


  • English Language essential.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Location: Zamfara

Deadline: 19th November, 2023.

Job Title: Surgeon

Code: MD01505
Location:?SHINKAFI – Zamfara
Employment Type: Contract: 208 working hours per month
Contract Period: 6 months
Possibility of extension: Yes
Level: 9
Gross Monthly Salary According to MSF National Salary Scale

Main Purpose

  • Organize and carry out surgery activities, ensure pre and post-operative surgical care, in accordance with MSF policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards and in close collaboration with medical staff in the emergency, intensive wards and operation theatre in order to improve patients? health conditions.

Job Description

  • Coordinates the implementation of MSF clinical policies, tools, guidelines and protocols (antibiotic prophylaxis, post-operative pain management, thrombo-prophylaxis, caesarean section, blood transfusion, etc) and recommendations (standard hygiene and sterilization rules, prevention to HIV, TB, Syphilis and Hep B exposure) in order to minimize clinical risks.
  • Undertake pre-operative consultations, evaluating the surgical risks with the anesthetist and/or other medical staff involved, and obtaining the patient?s signed consent to operate.
  • Carry out emergency surgical intervention following MSF protocols and policies including swab counts, ensuring appropriate use of surgical equipment and proper OT registry entry/documentation of all OT intervention.
  • Carry out post-operative clinical care and ward rounds collaborating with the anesthetist, the Operating Theatre Nurse and ward staff or other Unit Managers to ensure compliance with MSF protocols and rational use of medicines.
  • In collaboration with the anaesthetist, carry-out the collection and analysis of quantitative surgical- anesthesia data, using post-operative observation sheets, routine data collected, patient files, operating department register, patient file, etc. to monitor quality. Monthly revue data and analyze clinical trends and comment on adverse events / poor clinical outcome. Support organizing the operating program and with OT staff monitor use of material and equipment and advise on instrument needs and coordinates patient referral.
  • Put in place the emergency disaster response plan of the hospital along with the anesthetist and the medical doctor and /or the responsible nurse and run role hospital practical rehearsals, in order to ensure the continuity of the services under any circumstance.
  • Engage the use of telemedicine and promote its use with the other staffs.
  • Knows and helps implement the accidental blood exposure policy.
  • Plan, evaluate, and supervise the training of the staff (emergency and the out-patient teams) in order to ensure the amount of knowledge required and to improve people diagnosing, triage, and early detection capabilities;
  • Emphasizes on trainings and provides vitally important leadership and guidance to surgical team.
  • Supports other medical teams/wards when needed (i.e. midwifes and obstetric teams in the maternity ward, etc.).


  • Education: MBBS Degree and Residency Certificate from any recognized University.
  • Experience: Essential: Minimum of 2 years cognate experience as a Surgeon.
  • Language: English Mandatory and other languages are desirable.

Gross Monthly Salary

  • According to MSF National Salary Scale

Application Closing Date
19th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4.)??Purchasing Officer

Location: Cross River

Deadline: 15th November, 2023.

Job Title: Purchasing Officer

Location:?Cross River

Job Description
Accountabilities / Responsibilities (non-exhaustive list):

  • Assist to carry out local purchases in Calabar for the running of Office, Guesthouse and MSF-WaCA supported health facilities (Ndebijji, Akor, CTC, emergency needs, etc?)
  • With the support of the Supply chain supervisor, line up procurement and transport according to the operational needs.
  • With the support of the supply chain supervisor, collect quotations for recurrent purchases (fuel, stationery, hygiene products, etc.) in order to sign framework agreement with selected suppliers.
  • Update supply tools (monitoring, following back order, pricelist, supplier list?) and closing of completed purchasing activities.
  • Assist to maintain existig achive filing system for all supply related documents; carry out weekly filling for closed Internal request, LPO, SO and receipts for future reference.
  • Inform requesters and line manager on the status of the demands (pending, backorder, etc) on the market variabilities (prices, scarsity, etc)
  • Report monthly purchasing activities (total number of IR, LPO, SO, and FO treated) and share with line manager.
  • As a member of the project logistics team, update the supply chain supervisor of any difficulty in carrying out assigned tasks..
  • Carry out any other logistics tasks as instructed by the supervisor: support Logbase/ facilities Officer also fill in gap during leave
  • Follow-up all job requests in Office/Guesthouse/Pharmacy, make a weekly round in all facilities and report of any breakdown (elec, water leakage, etc?)
  • Make a weekly round and update for closer maintenance and servicing on different equipment ( AC, computers, dispenser, generator, etc? and update on the whiteboard in Logistics office.
  • Assist to establish a supplier list for the Project and perform due-deligence for suppliers.

Required Skills and Conditions

  • Education: Secondary education required. Commerce related studies desirable.
  • Experience: At least 2 years previous experience in supply chain related position. Experience with MSF or other NGO?s desirable.
  • Languages: English required additional local languages desirable.
  • Computer Literacy: computer literacy (word, excel) desirable.
  • Competencies and Qualities: Flexibility, Teamwork and Cooperation, Result, service and quality Orientation, stress Management and Commitment to MSF Principles.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their?Updated CV,?Copies of all certificates and diplomas, Work Certificates, CoverLetters and any other important documents?to:?recruitment-crossriver@waca.msf.orgusing “Purchasing Officer ? Cross River” as the subject of the mail.
In an A4 sized envelop with subject PURCHASING OFFICER at MSF boxes located at:
No, 2 Ebri Eteng Close,
State Housing Calabar,
Cross River State.

Click here to apply online

5.)?Purchasing Clerk

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Deadline: 13th November, 2023.

Job Title: Purchasing Clerk

Job Code: LT04400
Level: 4
Contract Period: 6 months
Possibility of Extension: Yes
Contract:?208 working hours per month

Main Purpose

  • Carrying out purchases of a supply office according to MSF standards and protocols to ensure an ongoing supply of all sorts of goods.

Job Description

  • Carrying out the purchases of a supply office based on purchase documents issued by the line manager and managing the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchasing.
  • At the request of the line manager, obtaining different quotations from suppliers according to the MSF Purchasing procedure. Below an agreed threshold, directly assessing the local market, seeks products and suppliers that offer the best value for money, and negotiates prices.
  • Placing purchase orders to pre-selected suppliers with whom prices have been agreed.
  • Requesting invoices or receipts, without delay, for all purchases, checking they are correctly filled and translating information written in local language before approval.
  • Regularly updating the supplier-item-price data on the supply office. Informing the Logistics or Supply Supervisor and Log Co/ Logistics Manager of all information or modifications to the “item-supplier” data: price, address, items available?.
  • Managing the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchases: completing purchase orders, checking delivery notes (against orders), advances issued by the Finance Department etc. Updating information on purchase lists after purchases are made.
  • Assisting in the reception control process with the storekeeper and supply chain officer.


  • Education: Essential Diploma in Purchasing and Supply, Supply Chain, Quantity Surveying / Business Administration related field
  • Experience: Essential two years of previous experience in similar jobs
  • Language: Mission language essential. Local language desirable
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet);

Gross Monthly Salary
According to MSF National Salary Scale.

Application Closing Date
13th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

6.)?Association Dynamics Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Deadline: 20th November, 2023.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Association Dynamics Manager

Location:?Abuja (FCT)

Main Purpose

  • Contributes to the MSF WaCA global strategy.
  • In collaboration with the WaCA Asso and Executive Teams, stimulates and develop the Association Dynamics by helping the MSF WaCA Association members to be linked with the Medico-Humanitarian Operations of MSF.

Job Description
Accountabilities / Responsibilities (non-exhaustive list):

  • Act as community manager for the WaCA Associates in the given country.
  • Monthly basis gathering, compilation and analysis of the different country dynamics.
  • Daily exchanges with the Associates in the country.
  • Handling of the digital groups of Associates.
  • Monthly reporting of the activities.


  • Experience: Over 3 years in the Associative sphere plus being with a humanitarian entity is required. Over 2 years in Project management is required.
  • Languages: Both working proficiency in English OR French.
  • Computer skills: MS Office suite (mainly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Competencies and Qualities: Team spirit, Innovation/Creativity, Leadership, Critical thinking is required. Flexibility/Reactivity, Listening and ability to request him/herself, Diplomacy, Kindness and Sense of Humour is desirable.


  • According to the MSF salary scale (Level9)?plus 13th month allowance is equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their?Updated CV and Motivation letter?to:? “ASSOCIATION DYNAMICS MANAGER – NIGERIA” as the subject of the mail
Click here to apply online

7.)?Training Officer

Location: Sokoto

Deadline: 17th November, 2023.

Job Title: Training Officer

Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Indefinite

Main Objective and Responsibility of the Position

  • Supporting in organizing and implementing the training activities and applying related tools within the mission according to MSF’s standards and procedures in order to improve people?s capabilities in effectively achieving the mission’s goals.


  • Organize and coordinate the logistics and administrative activities needed for learning activities such as distribution materials, equipment requests, transport arrangements, obtaining the material approval of other partners, etc.
  • Participate in the creation of any training material developed by the departments, including translating documents into local language; perform initial editing, proofreading, and keeping the training materials available.
  • Gather information on the learning activities (with pre-post-test evaluations, and feedback from participants), and report problems, success, and constraints.
  • Prepare and gather documents for the selection process of participants.
  • Support his/her supervisor in performing training needs assessments, determining appropriate content and target groups for training, ensuring the continued improvements and preparing a calendar of trainings to ensure the coverage of the training needs and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Assist the Facilitator/Trainer in delivering training courses and may deliver training course himself/herself when required.
  • Carry out supply management (orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, consumption, etc.) in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness

MSF Section / Context – Specific Accountabilities:

  • The main objectives of the Training Officer is to plan, organize, monitor, and facilitate knowledge acquisition and reporting on the effectiveness of programs and interventions in accomplishing the short and long-term
  • Skills developmental goals/ objectives of the Noma and Emergency Response project.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct training sessions on Noma awareness for MSF-OCs, community members, health workers, health institutions, stakeholders, and other NGOs.
  • Collaborate with identified and trained focal persons in MSF sections, MoH, and other INGGOs to step down training on Noma awareness, early identification, and referral.
  • Assess the training needs and develop appropriate training materials for the Noma outreach team, activities, and any department if applicable/necessary.
  • Work with the pool of Noma trainers and provide regular refresher training for the pool.
  • Track/monitor the stock of all the training materials for outreach/field activities
  • Collation of all training data and reporting for the project on a monthly basis
  • Supporting the project with information on training activities.

Requirements (Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge)

  • Diploma in Education.
  • Teaching, or communication-related Diploma studies desirable.
  • For Medical, a Degree preferably in Public Health, Education, or Social Work (Essential).


  • Working experience of at least 1 year in a relevant position.
  • Desirable: previous working experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries


  • Essential mission working language.
  • Essential local language.


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


  • Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to MSF principles, Service Orientation, and Stress Management.

Application Closing Date
17th November, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Cover Letter, and necessary Credentials only to:? “TRAINING OFFICER” as the subject of the mail.
Click here to apply online

8.)?Storekeeper Assistant

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Deadline: 12th November, 2023.

Job Title: Storekeeper Assistant

Location:?Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Carrying out tasks of checking, recording and storing as well as preparing goods to be sent, according to MSF standards and procedures and the storekeeper’s instructions, in order to ensure proper orders’ re-ception and dispatch.
  • Performing tasks as per the Storekeeper’s instructions. This includes but are not limited to the following:
  • Receiving goods arriving to the store, checking its status/condition and amounts in the waybill.
  • Preparing outgoing items in a clean and optimized way by appropriately packing, sealing and labeling goods, assisting with recording the exits on stock cards and project form, and ensuring good quality of cold chain when needed
  • Ensuring that goods are well organized and stored in a clean area to be visible and traceable i.e., assisting in the stock inventory, storing items according to nature and use, and ensuring that the temperature in the store is appropriate and items that require cold chain are correctly stored.
  • Carrying out basic maintenance of the store, ensuring security conditions (keeping unauthorized staff out, locking, etc….)
  • Ensuring proper use, storage and maintenance of the equipment and tools provided
  • Informing superiors of any incident that may occur in the course of his/her work.
  • Helping MSF staff carry heavy items, if necessary.
  • Ensuring cleanliness, the warehouse working areas by following up with the cleaner designated for the warehouse according to a cleaning schedule
  • Updating stocks for incoming and outgoing cargo.
  • Follow close expiries during the picking of medical items.
  • Archiving all warehousing documents and ensuring easy access to users.


  • Interested candidates should possess an FSLC qualification with 0 – 1 year work experience.

Application Closing Date
12th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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