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Date Posted

Jul 02, 2020



Job Title

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Job Recruitment (3 Positions)

Job Type



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 position below:

Job Title: Specialized Technician - Electricity & Maintenance

Location: Abuja
Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required. Open Ended

Job Description
Performing autonomously, all necessary complex / advanced installations, maintenance and repairs (i.e. requiring special qualifications/training), according to the supervisor’s instructions and executes any needed tests after any repair or maintenance. Including the following functions:

  • Qualified Electrician
  • Qualified Plumber
  • Making suggestions regarding any repair or maintenance work needed in MSF electrical installations, equipment and assisting logistics department for any relative work needed.
  • 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 extinguishers, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary and keeping the inventory updated.
  • Keeping working area clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring that all record sheets and books related to logistical maintenance are always completed. Preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
  • Immediately informing the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins
  • Working in collaboration with other specialized technicians and workers, if necessary, or managing a small team of workers.


  • Technical diploma or university degree in Electrical, Electronics, Power, Physics, plumbing or Mechanical Engineering is essential.
  • Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) is essential.
  • Practical/hands-on experience in electrical designs, electrical wiring, electrical installation and plumbing works is essential (minimum 2 years’ experience).
  • Essential at least two years previous working experience. Desirable in MSF or other NGOs.


  • Monthly Gross salary of 280,592.000 NGN plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Job Title: Paediatrician - Malaria Peak Season

Location: Maiduguri, Borno


  • Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Job Description

  • Applying medical knowledge and skills to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of children, ensuring integrated new-born and paediatric care through Emergency, OPD, and IPD services in New-borns and cases of malnutrition. Prescribing the necessary treatment, respecting MSF protocols.
  • Collaborating closely with the different department of the hospital (e.g. Maternity), Knowing and ensuring all updated MSF medical protocols and universal precautions are followed and implemented, reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control.
  • As an expert in paediatrics, proposing strategy (modification on current new-born and paediatric care management) and implementing them after validation of Operation and Paediatric Advisor.
  • Ensuring on-going new-born and paediatric training (formal and bedside) of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the new-born and paediatric quality of care. Reviewing and discussing selected complicated cases or mistakes and giving technical input.
  • Keeping patients and their families informed of the illness and the treatment to follow, checking that they have been understood. Ensuring professional autonomy and confidentiality are respected and a good attitude and proper bedside manner towards the patient and their care takers and the rest of the medical team.
  • Following up the evolution of the hospitalized/IDP patients through daily visits, consultations and examinations, prescribing the necessary treatment following MSF protocols, deciding whether they can be discharged or transferred to other departments – in collaboration with other doctors- and informing their family about the patient’s evolution.
  • Monitoring the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material and addresses the list of the missing item for new-born and paediatric activities. Providing inputs about general organization of the different paediatric wards, including the admission, transfer and discharge criteria.
  • Checking and controlling the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and taking care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assuring general compliance with standing hygiene standards.


  • Medical Doctor Diploma & Pediatrics qualification. (Consultant Pediatrician)
  • 3 years experience working as Pediatrician
  • Preferred, experience in Pediatric ICU
  • Language used & desirable: Kanuri – Hausa – English


  • Work Location: Maiduguri - Gwange Hospital
  • Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required. Start ASAP.


  • Monthly Gross salary of N960,000 plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Job Title: ICT Supervisor

Code: LS03302
Location: Abuja
Report to: Logistics Coordinator
Report to (functional): Logistics Coordinator/ IT Technical Referent at HQ
Area: Logistics & Supply
Working Hours: 48 per week
Contract Duration: Six (06)
Level: 6

Main Purpose

  • Supervising and monitoring the implementation of the systems and communications' software and hardware in the mission, according to MSF standards, protocols and procedures in order to ensure the efficient use of ICT systems and equipment.


  • Installs, maintains and monitors, the ICT systems and equipment in the mission (capital and projects)
  • Supervises, plans and provides network security, supports and trains users, applies security management protocols (back-ups, anti-malware, updates and software patching, firewall protection, radio protection, etc.)
  • Registers, reports and refers unsolved questions,problems and unusual requests, to the respective support units in order to actively provide solutions and ensure quality standards
  • Trains local IT assistants on daily maintenance tasks and 1st level support, as well as the radio operators in order to improve ICT staff capabilities and to improve lead time response
  • Together with the Logistics Coordinator, analyses the ICT needs of the mission, draws up a draft of the ICT budget, and designs an adapted strategy aiming to optimize the investment on information and communication technology
  • Identifies and implements Information management practices to enhance the mission system's effectiveness and reliability (development, check-up, deployment of applications, systems or new ITC standards, etc.)
  • Compares quality of equipment, software and internet providers/services, in order to optimize buying.

MSF Section / Context Specific Accountabilities:

  • 50% of the time in the the projects: Zamfara, Gwoza, Maiduguri and Pulka
  • Monthly reports to Logco registering all the activities, problems, soutions proposed and plans for following month
  • Responsible of updating monthly IT material inventory, location, passwords and status
  • Responsible of configuring computers and printers according to MSF standards and programmes
  • In collaboration with field logs follows the radio set up in the projects: adequate signal of HF and VHF, operational bases, antennas, car equipment and handsets
  • Supports fields in drafting the orders of spares and replacements
  • Daily Vsat monitoring in projects for internet connectivity.


  • Essential: advanced diploma in IT.
  • Desirable: degree in technical engineering.


  • At least 2 years in IT related jobs. Desirable experience in radio.
  • Desirable experience in administration and recovery of backups (MS, C, Veritas, etc.).


  • Essential good command of ICT English, working knowledge of English and and Hausa.


  • Administration of Operational Systems (XP-Pro, W7, W2003 Server, Linux)
  • MS Office 2003/2007/2010, Protocols: TCP/IP, LAN, WAN,
  • Microsoft Networks configuration and set up (network components –switch and routers-,
  • Ethernet, wifi, Bluetooth), Picture creation: ISO, MDF, CSO, etc.
  • Apps development languages: platforms.NET, Java, Eclipse RCP
  • Configuration and set up of networks: Desktops, Laptops and peripheric
  • Mail clients: Outlook, Mozilla, Lotus. Antivirus: Kaspersky
  • Other: SAP R3, Citrix, Remote Desktop Access.


  • Results and Quality Orientation L2, Teamwork and Cooperation L2, Behavioural Flexibility L2, Commitment to MSF Participles L2, Stress Management L3

3,949,153 NGN (Basic salary + 13th Month) As per the MSF salary scale (National contract)

Application Closing Date
10th July, 2020 at 1700 hours.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to "MSF France Administration Office" by email to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.
Submit a paper application to our "Administration / HR Manager" in the mailbox located in front of our office: Olu Agabi Close, 26 - Life Camp.


  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism 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.

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5th July, 2020.
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