Médecins Sans Frontières (Head of Mission Assistant)

Company Description
Médecins Sans Frontières 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.

Job Title: Head of Mission Assistant

Job Description
Provide support to the mission by assisting 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 of tasks in the mission.

Assist the Head of Mission 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 organisational activities and individual behaviours

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.

Translate documents and act as an interpreter when needed

Communicates pro-actively all important, relevant news, information regarding the context of the Country to the coordination team

Facilitates contacts and organizes appointments with national authorities and local partners.

Compiles press reviews at the request of HOM and shares them with HOM, MCT and field teams.

Keeps all the documents, reports, files updated, properly filed, and easy to access for the HOM and any other internal user when needed.

Ensure ongoing researches on national protocols, keeps MCT informed on any changes and spread information in the field

Compiles and summarizes data and information on specific questions at the request of the Head of Mission.

Ensures the close follow up of key administrative issues as registration of MSF in the country, work permits, immigration, procedures for importing medicines

Job Qualification

Job Location 

Job Category
Admin, Secretariat, NGO, Non-profit

Method of Application
Interested Candidates should forward CV and Application to msfe-abuja hrco@barcelona.msf.org using job title as the subject of the mail

Closing Date
Not Stated

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