International NGO Jobs – Medical Coordinator Assistant at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Organisation: Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About MSF:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical
humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by
armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.
Job Summary: The MSF Medical
Coordinator Assistant will support the Medical Coordinator in the smooth and
correct running of the MSF France Medical Mission, with a strong focus on
networking, national staff health, pharmacy and monitoring of outbreaks and
possible emergencies.
Key Duties and
  • Offering timely support in the
    coordination and the field teams with a sound knowledge on Uganda medical
    protocols and policies.
  • Representing the Medical Coordinator in
    technical meetings when needed.
  • Actively monitoring major health
    emergencies in the country and participate in exploratory missions.
  • Supporting the Medical Coordinator in
    his/her duties when needed.
  • Manage the pharmacy under the supervision
    of the Medical Coordinator.
  • In charge of building and growing working
    relationships with key partners like MoH and others
  • Medical follow-up of national and
    international staff health.
  • Regularly visit the projects in the
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should be a Medical
    Doctor, clinical officer or nurse with strong coordination skills
    (specifically in emergencies).
  • Demonstrable management experience and
    capacities to coach and train others (people management).
  • Keen interest and basic knowledge in
    advocacy about health & humanitarian principles / human rights and
    belief in the advocacy role of MSF
  • Possess the ability to organize and
    prioritize workload (own and others), using initiative when appropriate
  • Good knowledge of computer/technical
  • Stable personality is indispensable to
    cope with the specific characteristics of the work in difficult
  • Good reporting skills with critical
  • The incumbent must also be highly flexible
    with a high degree of independence.
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
applications letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV including
certificates and copies of other relevant documents (preferably detailing
responsibilities carried out in previous position) in an envelope indicating
position applied for on the top to:
The Finance and HR Coordinator, Medecins Sans Frontieres – France 2329
Spear Road Kansanga Church Zone,  P. O.
Box 2362 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 8th
December, 2014
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