VACANCY: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is Recruiting for various positions

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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: FIN/HR Assistant – (Mobile)

Location: Borno

Job Descriptions
Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Execute administrative tasks and do follow up of project accountancy, according to administration manager’s indications and MSF procedures, in order to ensure legal compliance and keep a strict control over monetary resources.
  • Execute administrative and legal related tasks, under supervision of the Administrator Manager, checking payroll calculations and updating personal files in order to ensure accuracy, compliance and on time payments.
  • Implement cash management procedures in order to ensure the highest control and security, and ensure cash availability.
  • Prepare employment contracts in conformity with legal requirements including specific amendments when necessary in order to ensure local labour and fiscal law compliance.
  • Assist the administration manager in the prevision of monthly treasury and planning in order to ensure the coverage of daily needs, advances on salaries, payroll, etc.
  • Process the payment to suppliers and keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the administration manager of any sort of disparity.
  • Carry out all accounting tasks and activities in order to ensure strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documentation.
  • Classify and prepare all accounting pieces as requested by the Administration Manager.
  • File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the accounting software, with the support from the Administration Manager and/or the Accounting Manager (ACMA).
  • Enter data into the HR database and personal files and keep them up-to-date in order to facilitate HR processes management.
  • Draw up monthly pay slips for all staff, editing and updating the necessary data, in order to ensure the punctuality and accuracy of staff payroll.
  • Draw up the final pay slip and employment certificate at the end of a contract in order to meet legal requirements while defending MSF ’s interests.
  • Follow up all expiring rental contract dates and inform the Administration Manager in order to leave enough time to arrange a renewal or look for some other alternative.

Minimum Requirements

  • Desirable Finance, Business or Administration related Diploma.
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service
  • Essential MSF working experience of at least two years in related position

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application (English only) to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with “FIN/HR Assistant (Mobile)” as subject of the email.

Job Title: Surgeon

Code: MD01505
Location: Pulka & Gwoza, Gwoza LGA, Borno
Report to: Medical Activity Manager
Report to (functional): Medical Activity Manger
Area: Medical & Paramedical
Working Hours:48 per week
Contract Duration: Six Months Renewable
Slot: Two (02)

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.

Accountabilities

  • 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 anaesthetist and/or other medical staff involved, and obtaining the patient’s signed consent to operate.
  • Carry out emergency and programmed 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. Attend OPD, emergency room when required.
  • In collaboration with the anaesthetist, carry-out the collection and analysis of quantitative surgical- anaesthesia 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
  • 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.
  • Supports other medical teams/wards when needed (i.e. midwifes and obstetric teams in the maternity ward, etc.).
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Requirements
Education:

  • Essential, degree in Surgical Specialty recognized by the State.

Experience:

  • Surgical experience as stated in surgical CV/skill form (number of independently performed surgical interventions) corresponds with the surgeries that are performed in the mission and qualification is duly certified and verified. Desirable experience with MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries.

Languages:

  • Essential, English and Hausa; Kanuri and Mandra would be an asset.

Knowledge:

  • Computer literacy essential.

Competencies:

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should send their updated CV, Motivation Letter, copies of Credentials, copy of NYSC Certificate and copy of current Medical Licence and (only PDF or Word) either by email to: msfe-nigeria-recruitment@barcelona.msf.org (in the subject please to put the position and the reference for while you are applying).

Job Title: Nurse (Mobile)

Location: Borno

Job Descriptions
Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Providing nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population
  • Knowing, promoting, implementing and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
  • Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed .
  • Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, etc.)
  • Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
  • Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
  • Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
  • Carrying out admission, surveillance and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency situation or deterioration

Minimum Requirements

  • Essential recognized Nurse Degree / Diploma
  • Essential MSF working experience of at least two years in related position
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application (English only) to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with “Nurse (Mobile)” as subject of the email.

Job Title: Pharmacy Storekeeper – (Mobile)

Location: Borno

Job Descriptions
Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Execute the pharmacy / medical warehouse storing activities in order to keep pharmacy stock above security level and following recommended conditions (temperature, humidity, etc.) under the supervision of the Medical Warehouse (for OCA) or Pharmacy Supervisor, and in collaboration with the logistics team.
  • Supervising material orders and dispatching in order to ensure rational use.
  • Controlling warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good keeping conditions, it includes: e.g. Monitoring temperature in the warehouse and ensuring that products requiring cold chain are suitably stored and transports received, stored, and prepared and transported appropriately according to MSF Supply and Cold Chain protocols.
  • Ensuring cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.
  • Ensuring that items to be quarantined (on-going quality alerts) or to be placed in quarantine zone (batch recalls, expired or damaged items) are removed from the stock and safely locked.
  • Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months. Preparing reports and passing it to the supervisor.
  • Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying potential disparities against cargo manifest or others and reporting them, and stores materials in accordance with the system in force, in order to ensure continuous availability. It includes:
  • Ensuring good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards in order to ensure continuous availability.
  • Ensuring correct fill in entries on the stock cards and software.
  • Carrying out or participating in regular inventories including EPREP stock.
  • Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months.
  • Preparing orders of the different consumption units (departments, wards, others), ensuring proper packaging and dispatching and reporting any anomalies or changes in consumption patterns to the Pharmacy Supervisor. Informing Pharmacy Supervisor as soon as stock reaches alert limit.
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Minimum Requirements

  • Speciality (nurse or anesthetist) diploma essential.
  • Essential MSF working experience of at least two years in related position
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application (English only) to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with “Pharmacy Storekeeper – (Mobile)” as subject of the email.

Job Title: Nursing Team Supervisor – (Mobile)

Location: Borno

Job Descriptions
Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Plan, organize, and evaluate the activities concerning nursing and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.
  • Carry out and/or supervise the ( decentralized) pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.)in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring that cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
  • Carry-out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision-taking.
  • Carry out the functions and tasks associated to nursing i.e. perform as a nurse or anesthetist, whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
  • Implement all the protocols and hygiene procedures, and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her speciality.
  • Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
  • Give feedback / reports to medical focal point.

Minimum Requirements

  • Speciality (Nurse or Anesthetist) diploma essential.
  • Essential MSF working experience of at least two years in related position
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results, Teamwork, Service

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application (English only) to: msfchbornorecruitment@gmail.com with “Nursing Team Supervisor – (Mobile)” as subject of the email.

Job Title: Project Coordinator Support


Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Permanent position: subject to probationary period

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Represents MSFduring the monthly СHealth care in Danger working group meetings.
  • Supports the Project Coordinator for any decision link with social support and legal aspect link with MSF activity.
  • Develops networking with the social actors and organizations that promote/provide support to our patients (Minors)
  • Provides support to the Project Coordinator in the administrative part of coordination tasks,ensures a smooth relation with local and national authorities, contributes to the context analysis and follow up, provides translations and interpretes in order to ensure the smooth running of the project.
  • Able to communicate effectively project aims and objectives to the national authorities and the national staff.
  • Provides feedback and inputs to the Project Coordinator in establishing and preparing standard procedures and instructions that contribute to the effectiveness of the project.
  • Works in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the entire project team. Ensures the professional ethics and the code of conduct of the MSF organization.
  • Ensure good collaboration with the medical team and the staff in general.
  • Ensure good collaboration with the project team and the PC.
  • Provides project administration support and coordination in the development and operational implementation of the project.
  • Provides good support for highly sensitive, confidential matters and document. Support and help coordinate the work of the team.
  • Assists the Project Coordinator in internal and external communication sessions and events about MSF (for national staff, MOH staff, as well as local authorities in order to improve awareness and public opinion adhesion).
  • Translating and reviewing documents and acting as an interpreter when needed. Assisting the Project Coordinator in the drafting of correspondences with authorities and counterparts (government officials, military actors, community leaders, UN agencies, NGOs, etc.) in order to ensure fluent and accurate communication flows.
  • Participate in decision making for the social services identified for the Survivors needing protection.
  • Oversees the safety of the outreach team mobility by establishing links with the water front communities.
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Required Skills and Conditions

Education:

  • University Degree preferably in the field of Social Sciences (Political Sciences, International Public Law, Anthropology, Economics, etc.)

Experience:

  • Essential: Experience in and exposure to working in a complicated political, security and humanitarian environment.
  • Essential: Experience in data collection, reporting and analysis.
  • Languages: English essential (high level command both oral and written). Pidgin, and local language essential.
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel, Internet/social media); Excellent understanding of MSFТs principles and values, Knowledge of and interest in humanitarian issues; In-depth contextual knowledge and analysis skills; High level of knowledge of local culture and customs.
  • Desirable two years previous experience in similar jobs in the field of humanitarian aid with MSF or other NGOs. Desirable: Management experience.

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation – L2;
  • Teamwork and Cooperation – L2;
  • Behavioral Flexibility – L2;
  • Commitment to MSF Principles – L2;
  • Stress Management – L3.

Remuneration

  • Gross salary per month: N380,942 (Three hundred and eighty thousand, nine hundred and forty-two Naira).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, CV, qualifications and contact details by email to: msff-port-harcourt-recruitment@paris.msf.org using “Project Coordinator Support” as the subject of the mail.

Job Title: Health Promoter / IEC Officer


Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Permanent position: subject to probationary period

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Sensitize patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.
  • According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics
  • Under the supervision of IECHP Manager, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviours observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her. Collect the relevant information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular identification of the most vulnerable populations to target.
  • Report to IECHP Manager: activities, challenges met, opportunities and strengths and constraints
  • Participate in the planning of outreach activities
  • Plan and facilitate sensitization activities in targeted venues (schools, churches, mosques, health-centers, markets) to raise awareness about sexual and gender-based violence and increase access to MSF services.
  • Assist IECHP Manager or representative to review the efficacy and effectiveness of sensitization activities in assigned areas of accountability and responsibility.
  • Assist IECHP Manager to ensure all IEC materials and messaging are relevant to the context and are effective, and develop new materials as needed
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of radio activities (identification of relevant radio stations, radio schedules, writing scripts of radio dramas and participating in live interviews regarding sexual violence).
  • Deliver presentations on behalf of MSF as required.
  • Participate in creation of any material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.
  • Share relevant information with the Social Worker in regards to other NGOsТ, social partners and governmental health services.
  • Liaises with all team members (PC, IECHP Manager, MAM and Social Worker) regarding outreach activities with other NGOs, governmental agencies and stakeholders.
  • Write monthly reports of activities, including activities performed, planned activities, challenges encountered in conjunction with the medical team.
  • Identify, contact and schedule opportunities to conduct sensitization activities in assigned areas of accountability and responsibility and target populations (communities, partners, relevant key stakeholders, vulnerable populations).

Required Skills and Conditions
Education:

  • Essential: Higher National Diploma or Degree in Education Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Health Science or related studies
  • An internal MSF training on health messages is necessary.

Experience:

  • At least two years experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization
  • Languages: Essential mission language; English, plus local language desirable
  • Knowledge: Computer literacy

Competencies:

  • Results oriented, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Service, Stress Management, Independent, Planning and Organization, Able to maintain confidentiality.

Remuneration

  • Gross salary per month: N231,894 (Two hundred and thirty-one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four Naira).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, CV, qualifications and contact details by email to: msff-port-harcourt-recruitment@paris.msf.org using “Health Promoter IEC Officer” as the subject of the mail.
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Note

  • NON-COMPLIANT or LATE applications will NOT BE CONSIDERED
  • Only successful applicants will be called for written test and interview.
  • 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

Application Deadline  8th June, 2020 (Midnight).

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