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Job Vacancies at Medecins Sans Frontieres



Job Vacancies at 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 position of:


Job Title: Medical Doctor

Location: Jahun, Jigawa
Job Type: Open Ended contract.
Hours: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.
Desired start date: 10th April 2021
Probation Period: Two Months

Main Purpose

  • Provide outpatient and / or inpatient medical care to patients/beneficiaries according to adapted and updated medical knowledge, MSF protocols, values and universal hygiene standards to improve the patients / beneficiaries health conditions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Apply medical knowledge and skills to diagnose and prevention. Carry out outpatient and inpatient consultations, prescribing the necessary treatment respecting MSF protocols.
  • Keep the patient and / or his/ her family informed about the illness and provide appropriate explanations about the treatment to follow, checking they have understood.
  • Follow 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.
  • Check and control the rational distribution of medicines and equipment under his/her responsibility and take care the quality, disinfection and sterilization of the medical material. Assure general compliance with standing hygiene standards.
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of epidemiological data, checking its validity and informing the line manager or project coordinator about any problem or complication of the patient’s illness, medical error and monitors the proper functioning of the department, equipment or material.
  • Ensure ongoing training of the medical/paramedical multidisciplinary team in order to optimize the quality of care.
  • Knows and ensures all MSF medical protocols are followed and implemented, checking universal precautions are followed at all times and reducing bio-hazard risks and improving infection control. Ensures professional confidentiality is respected.
  • Manage the team under his/her direct responsibility according to MSF HR policies and procedures, supervising their performance, organizing and scheduling shifts and rotations, directly participating in emergencies and on calls if necessary.


  • Medical Doctor diploma, Desirable diploma in Tropical Medicine


  • 2-year experience minimum as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work (can be within medical training). Desirable in tropical medicine, or post-registration experience in Public Health ,OBS and Gynae, Pediatrics, A, Infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS/STDs, TB, General practice, General medicine or Minor surgery.


  • Fluency in English (reading and writing) and Hausa essential, other local languages desirable


  • Essential computer literacy (Microsoft Office)


  • People Management
  • Commitment
  • Flexibility
  • Results
  • Teamwork

General Skills:

  • Excellent networking and communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and independent; able to work with minimal supervision in challenging contexts
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Monthly Gross salary of N556,003 (Five Hundred and Fifty-SixThousand Naira, Three Naira Only) plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Application Deadline 29th March, 2021.



Job Title: Mental Health Supervisor

Location: Based in Gwoza, Gwoza LGA, Borno
Report to: Mental Health Activity Manager
Area: Medical
Working Hours: 48 per week
Contract Duration: Six (6) months
Level: 8

Main Purpose

  • Participate in the planning, supervision and coordination of mental health / pycho-social related services in the programme in accordance with MSF standards in order to provide the most appropriate mental health support for patients.
  • Experience in implementation of mental health and psychosocial support
  • Hands-on Experience in SGBV Mental health support
  • Experience in psychiatric consultations and follow-up´s
  • Experience in phycological First Aid Training.
  • Fully Knowledgeable In mental health Sensitization.
  • Experience in rational use psychotropic drug and their consumption.


  • Education Degree in Psychology or Psychiatry
  • Experience Psycho-social counselling experience of at least 2 years.
  • Must have a practicing license
  • Languages English and Hausa language essential.


  • People Management.
  • Commitment.
  • Flexibility.
  • Results.
  • Teamwork.


  • As per the MSF salary scale (National contract).

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply



Job Title: WATSAN Specialist

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Performs technical WatSan and Maintenance assessments in collaboration with the medical teams, identify needs, provide recommendations, and support to responses in his/her field of expertise.
  • Support in the management and follow-up of the recommendations and timeline of activities for all pro-jects (daily management site supervision) in his/her field of expertise in collaboration with the Project Logisticians (LTL/Log Managers). As well as defining the WatSan strategy for the Mission
  • Assist in the production of WatSan related documents (including engineering drawings, work and technical specifications, bill of quantities, terms of reference, tender documents and contract forms, etc.) for the projects according to MSF standards as defined by the Project and Technical Referents.
  • Assist in the quality control for all WatSan installations including the boreholes drinking water and works and material in collaboration with the Project Logisticians and Logistics Coordination team.
  • Provide day-to-day support to all projects in his/her field expertise for all WatSan related matters, in accordance with the Mission policies and standards as defined by the Logistics Coordinator, WatSan Regional Technical Referent and HQ Referents.
  • Ensure the compliance to the Mission policies, procedures, protocols in his/her field expertise.
  • Support in the administrative part (contract management, WatSan market assessment, renewal documentations, training needs and opportunities, etc.) for the WatSan related activities in the Mission.
  • Represent MSF France in any WASH Cluster Meetings and/or Camp Coordination meetings in the capital or project sites.
  • Ensure adequate follow up of stock, equipment inventory and maintenance plan for the WatSan family on MEMO at mission level.


  • Technical university degree or HND equivalent in Civil, Environmental, Hydraulic or Public Health Engineering is essential. Specialization in Water and Sanitation is desirable.
  • Proficient user of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) is essential
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD drawing program is essential.


  • Essential at least two years of working experience in Water and Sanitation related activities.
  • Previous experience with MSF or other INGOs in essential.


  • English: Oral and Written Essential
  • Hausa: Oral essential
  • Other local Languages Desirable.


  • Analytical Thinking: Compiles information and breaks down a problematic situation into parts. (L1)
  • Results and Quality Orientation: Works towards objectives, preserving established standards. (L2)
  • Planning and Organizing: Is proactive regarding planning and organizing his/her job area. (L2)
  • Capacity to Negotiate: Communicates to others his/her objectives and requests. (L2)
  • Security Awareness and Management: Has a working knowledge of security guidelines and basic awareness of contextual factors and applied them to day-to-day activities and decision-making process. (L1)
  • Networking and Building Relationship: Maintains existing networks. (L1).

Work Location:

  • Abuja with frequent visits to MSF intervention locations in Nigeria


  • Open Ended contract.
  • 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.
  • Probation Period: Three Months.

Monthly Gross salary of N460,940 (Four Hundred and Sixty Thousand, Nine Hundred and Forty Naira only) plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salar

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply



Job Title: Pharmacy Supervisor

Location: Gwoza LGA, Borno
Report to: Project Medical Referent
Report to (functional): Project Medical Referent
Area: Medical & Paramedical
Supervises: Pharmacy store keeper and medicine dispenser (s)
Working Hours: 48 per week
Contract Duration: Six (6)
Level: 7

Main Purpose
Ensuring general functioning of the pharmacy and supervising pharmacy supply chain processes in accordance with MSF standards, protocols and procedures, in order to ensure its efficiency and operating availability.


  • Defining storage, stock management and supply processes, as well as hygiene and security procedures, tools, and protocols (controlling pests and rodents), implementing appropriate quality controls and records, in order to ensure good storage conditions (temperatures, humidity and light exposure) and availability of drugs and medical material, according to MSF protocols, national regulations and in cooperation with the logistics department.
  • Coordinating the delivery, reception and recording of international and local orders, in close coordination with the logistics department, updating stock files and informing line managers on their status (shortfalls, over-stocking, expiry dates), in order to permanently ensure security stock levels and ensure efficient management of stock.
  • Supervising orders of medical and drug material in order to ensure an efficient and appropriate consumption pattern under budget constraints.
  • Supervise the supply of drugs to patients, according to medical prescriptions, informing them on consumption patterns and keeping conditions in order to ensure their therapeutic progression
  • Ensure efficient supply to other pharmacies managed/supported by MSF according to orders and stocks and using cold chain when needed.
  • Monitoring and analyse orders of end user units in order to avoid ruptures of stock overstock and expired drugs.
  • Recording all items received and issued and report on drug consumptions and medical equipment dispensed according to protocols
  • Assisting in training of nursing staff regarding dispensing of drugs and their side effects and on management of drugs.
  • Supervising the management of medical supplies in end user units especially for controlled drugs and cold chain
  • Promoting and supervising rational drug use in end user units.


  • Education Essential: Degree/ Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Medical knowledge an asset. Possession of a valid pharmaceutical Licence.
  • Experience: Minimum 1 year of practical experience desirable.

Languages Essential:

  • English and Hausa.


  • Mandra and Kanuri.

Knowledge Essential:

  • Computer Literacy (word, excel and internet).


  • Be flexible, open-minded and patient;
  • Service orientation;
  • Commitment;
  • Flexibility;
  • Results;
  • Teamwork;
  • Stress Management.

As per the MSF salary scale (National contract)

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Application Deadline 7th April, 2021.



  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • MSF Encourages Women and People with Disability Status to Apply.


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