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RECRUITMENT NOTICE

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Abuja:

Context
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.

POSITION: HEAD OF MISSION SUPPORT

Main purpose
Provide support to the mission by supporting the Head of Mission in the administrative part of coordination tasks, ensuring a smooth relation with local and national authorities, contributing to the context analysis and follow-up, providing translations and interpreting in order to facilitate coordination tasks in the mission.

Job Description

  • Assist the HOM in the context analysis, disseminate relevant context information to the coordination team, regularly inform them on key issues, update general information on the context for MSF internal documents, and advise on cultural appropriateness of organizational activities and individual behaviors
  • Keep good knowledge of counterparts in different administrations and file field contacts (other NGO’s, UN agencies, local authorities…) verifying that they are easily accessible in order to facilitate contacts and meetings.
  • At the request of the HOM, represents MSF in meetings (NGO, official bodies, administration…).
  • Ensure the follow up of relevant administrative dossiers such as the MSF registration in a country, working permits, immigration policies, national protocols, etc.
  • At the request of the HOM, prepare and conduct an information briefing focusing on the country context for International, Regional and Relocated Staff.
  • Project management – Identify partners susceptible to engage/collaborate with MSF, proceed with due diligence controls under HOM supervision, support coordinators in implementing duty of care mechanism
  • Advise on Advocacy strategy and influential method at government level
  • Assist the HOM in drafting proposal to submit to institutional donors.


  • Specific Accountabilities
  • Centralizes all mission official documents, MoUs, Nigeria Immigration service documents, national Planning Commission, IDEC office, NAFDAC office and keeps networking with these offices.
  • Advises head of mission on developing network on demand with authorities and stakeholders useful for the mandate of MSF, updates contact list: official authorities, political figures, journalists, academics, influential people, etc.
  • Support head of mission for updating the mapping of actors in Nigeria relating to MSF activities.
  • Identifies official sources and follows evolution of legislation on administrative matters related to MSF activities: immigration procedure, import procedures, labor law, taxes, etc.
  • Required Skills and Conditions

    Competencies
  • To be organized
  • To have a networking capacity
  • To have Negotiation skills
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility (may have to go regularly on the field or accompany HOM in work related trips).
  • Humanitarian Commitment
  • Stress Management
  • Work Location

    Remuneration

    Contract

    HOW TO APPLY
    Submit your CV, copies of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Abuja : No 26 Olu Agabi Close Life Camp -("Application Box" at the Watchmen Desk).
    Applications can be submitted in person or by email to: msff-abuja-recruitment@paris.msf.org
    WITH REF. HOM SUPPORT 2017.

    Deadline for the submission of applications: 23RD SEPTEMBER 2017.

    Please make sure to submit your application by this date.

    NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

    Closing Date: 23rd September, 2017.

    Notice: 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 benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.



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