MSF Jobs – Medical Coordinator Assistant at Medecines Sans Frontieres

Organisation: Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Kampala, Uganda
The 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.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Providing
    support to 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.
  • Monitoring
    major health emergencies in the country and participate in exploratory
  • Assisting
    the Medical Coordinator in his/her duties when needed.
  • Assisting
    the Pharmacist Coordinator in his/her duties when needed.
  • Network
    and coordinate with MoH and other partners.
  • Follow-up
    on medical issues with the national and international staff health.
  • Conduct
    regular visits to the projects in the country.
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    medical doctor, clinical officer or nurse with strong coordination skills
    (specifically in emergencies).
  • Demand
    flexibility and independence.
  • Demonstrable
    management experience and capacities to coach and train others (people
  • Fluent
    English spoken and written
  • Interest
    and basic knowledge in advocacy about health & humanitarian principles
    / human rights and belief in the advocacy role of MSF
  • Ability
    to organize and prioritize workload (own and others), using initiative
    when appropriate
  • Stable
    personality is indispensable to cope with the specific characteristics of
    the work in difficult situations
  • Reporting
    with critical analyzing skills ‘
to Apply:
All interested candidates should
send their applications, CVs, certificates and copies of other relevant
documents (preferably detailing responsibilities carried out in previous
position) in an envelope  “clearly
marked” with the job position to:
The Finance and HR
Coordinator, Medecins Sans Frontieres – France 2329,
Spear Road, Kansanga Church
P. O. Box 2362, Kampala,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
22nd June 2013

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