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.

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Port Harcourt to fill the position of:

Job Title: Liaison Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description
Works directly with the Project Coordinator for networking (Police, Army, JTF, NGO, other stakeholders), and MSF presentation in new target areas (community contact: kings, traditional rulers, chairmen …)
Supports Project Coordinator in security management, by providing the required level of information
Supports Outreach Department with contacts and follow-up when needed.
Supports Project Coordinator in understanding the context

Required Skills and Conditions
Background in event management and/or logistics organization desired
Knowledge of: security management, environment of Port Harcourt, network contact.
Strong interest and concern for people from diverse backgrounds is essential (to keep a neutrality in MSF approach)
Personal commitment to humanitarian topics and MSF mission to serve populations in need.
Completely fluent in English; ability to communicate in some local dialects desired.
Computer skills a plus
Flexible and committed
Able to show and learn strong judgment in stressful situations
Contract will be an open ended after the expiration of the probation period.
208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

Application Closing Date
11th July, 2014.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV, copies of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin Office in Abuja.

Applications can be submitted by email to:

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