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Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an International Private non-governmental, non-profit, humanitarian organization created in 1971. We offer medical assistance to population in distress, victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. Médecins Sans Frontières observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions. MSF works in over 70 countries globally and has been working continuously in Nigeria since 1996. Médecins Sans Frontières West and Central Africa -(MSF-WaCA) is currently operating in 5 countries of Africa. In Nigeria we are present in two states: Cross river (Southern part of the country) and Kano (Northern part of the country).

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an International Private non-governmental, non-profit, humanitarian organization created in 1971. We offer medical assistance to population in distress, victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. Médecins Sans Frontières observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions. MSF works in over 70 countries globally and has been working continuously in Nigeria since 1996. Médecins Sans Frontières West and Central Africa -(MSF-WaCA) is currently operating in 5 countries of Africa. In Nigeria we are present in two states: Cross river (Southern part of the country) and Kano (Northern part of the country).

1). Physiotherapist

Location: Jahun, Jigawa

Employment Type: Contract

Contract: 208 working hours per month (12 months renewable with probation period)

Level: 7

Main Purpose

  • Following a multidisciplinary team approach, the physiotherapist is to plan and carry out comprehensive, patient-centered preventive and rehabilitative intervention plans, by assessing patients’ condition and exposure to risk factors, aiming to maintain and/or improve their physical well-being, for optimal autonomy and participation in all life dimensions.

Job Description

  • Assess the patient’s physical condition and capacity, ensuring the use of the physio patient form to guide the collection of the subjective and objective history, guide the physical examination, set up the treatment objectives and plan, promoting clinical reasoning and the relevant clinical records.
  • Elaborate and implement physiotherapy interventions, applied to the context of obstetric fistulas and other peripartum complications, including awareness and education on pelvic health, therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and electrophysical agents, with particular emphasis on non-pharma pain management, whenever applicable.
  • Facilitate body awareness and train patients and caretakers on how to prevent dysfunction and disability associated with obstetric fistulas and other peripartum complications.
  • Actively monitor and report physiotherapy activities (timely and properly filling in patient forms and the data collection sheet) and critically analyze the collected data, aiming to improve the quality of the physio services.
  • Report collected data and respective critical analysis, every month.
  • Prioritize patient data protection and confidentiality.
  • Ensure that informed consent is offered to each patient before any physio intervention.
  • Organize and maintain the physiotherapy premises, equipment, and consumables stock.
  • Place monthly orders to the pharma and logistics, ensuring the continuous availability of the necessary consumables, to promote quality of service.
  • Report to the technical referent any problem arising in the service, especially the loss/ robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines, facilitating the implementation of the appropriate measures.

Requirements

  • Education Essential, Physiotherapist official degree/diploma.
  • Experience Not required. (the one from the study period is considered as an experience)
  • Experience with other NGO or MSF is desirable
  • Languages Essential, local language; desirable, mission working language.
  • Knowledge Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel).

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation L2
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L2
  • Behavioural Flexibility L2
  • To MSF Principles L2
  • Stress Management L3.

Renumeration
According to MSF salary scale (Level 7) plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Closing Date
26th May 2024 (before midnight).

Note

  • Only successful applicants will be called for the next steps and are obliged to disclose any information about family member(s) currently in the employment with MSF-France in any location.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the MSF recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring a candidate having benefitted from any such acts.
  • All illicit demands may be pursued through the judicial system.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation.

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2). Epidemiologist

Location: Abuja, with frequent visits to projects (60%)
Employment Type: Contract
Contract: 208 working hours per month
Level: 8

Main Purpose

  • Assessing, implementing, and maintaining epidemiological surveillance systems/monitoring according to MSF protocols, standards, and procedures, to contribute to evidence-based decision-making, using well-managed health data in the outbreak and emergency MSF programs.

Job Description
Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out key epidemiological activities in outbreak investigation (description including time, place, and people with emphasis on mapping when it is needed) and advising on the operational response.
  • Implementing and maintaining a surveillance system to monitor epidemiological trends of relevant outbreak-prone diseases.
  • Guiding activities of medical staff for surveillance and/or active case finding, including ensuring the use of consistent case definitions and data recording (briefing of all new staff)
  • Guide and support the implementation of initial assessment (for the emergency situation), rapid health assessment (baseline or follow-up) and surveys with support from both medical coordination and HQ epidemiologist.
  • Preparing and adapting routine documentation (survey forms, training materials, letters of request/notification, locally appropriate consent forms etc.) with support of HQ epidemiologist.
  • Preparing an appropriate sampling frame and sample selection guidelines with support of HQ epidemiologist
  • Planning and supervising the associated HR processes of the staff under his/her responsibility (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development, and communication) and ensuring that staff exhibits required skills after training and pilot test.
  • Managing data systems and ensuring accurate, high-quality databases (dhis2; line lists; alert management tool) analyzing results and preparing regular written reports on progress and findings (weekly epidemiological report; sitreps; capitalization reports…) for medical coordinator/HQ and when appropriate to external collaborators/networks (MoH, other NGOs, etc.)
  • Providing training sessions to medical teams on relevant aspects of epidemiology to enhance team response capacity (ensure all the EPREP staff at project level have the basics to carry out investigation and surveillance)
  • Collaborate with federal and state ministry of health through respective counterparts to mutualize efforts in surveillance, outbreak response and coordination (active participation in the EOC and technical working groups)
  • Provide a weekly epidemiological report with clear and concise analysis about the epidemiological situation at country level with emphasis on potential outbreak.
  • Detect and analyse potential alerts received from different states and trigger an investigation when relevant with support from medical coordination.
  • Participate actively in the implementation of the mission EPREP strategy and lead the projects team in the kick-off of the intervention (training on case definition; implementing a line list; coordinate the sampling in collaboration with the state; follow up the active case search…)
  • Brief all the medical managers and data entry supervisors about the new tools to be implemented for better monitoring and surveillance (new line lists, diphteria, measles, meningitis)
  • Provide technical support to the medical coordination and field in data analysis using the existing data management systems (Praxis; dhis2; dashboard…)
  • Be ready and committed to be deployed wherever there is need in accordance to the operational response and strategy
  • For the sake of the emergency response, the mission epidemiologist is expected to spend 60% of his time on the field and 40% in coordination.

Requirements
Education:

  • Essential: Medical Doctor (preferable), Nurse, or Biomedical background with a degree in Epidemiology. MBBS/ B.N. Sc/ BSc Biomedical Science
  • Desirable: Master’s Degree with extensive training in Statistics
  • Mandatory: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Epidemiology or Public Health.

Experience:

  • Previous experience as an epidemiologist with MoH is a plus.
  • At least a few years of tropical medicine experience (having assumed a coordination position is a plus)
  • Experience in field epidemiology.

Languages:

  • Essential: Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Desirable: Local language in work area.

Competencies:

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

Knowledge:

  • Use of epidemiology related analytical software (Excel, Epi-info, STATA or SPSS).

Remuneration
According to MSF salary scale (Level 8) plus 13th month allowance equivalent to 1 month of gross salary.

Application Closing Date
30th May 2024.

Note

  • Qualified females are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for next steps and are obligated to disclose any information about family member(s) currently in the employment of MSF-France in any location.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the MSF recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring a candidate having benefitted from any such acts. All illicit demands may be pursued through the judicial system.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation.

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3). Logistics Supervisor

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Location: Bauchi
Employment Type: Full-time

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supervising the daily logistics activities and providing maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities, and infrastructures, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect condition and collaborate in the development of the mission.
  • Monitor and report on key issues (security, risk, etc.) to the Project Coordinator and provide support in analyzing contextual information, Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards
  • Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager’s supervision through daily visits to the facilities and reporting any anomalies or problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs, and following up minor building rehabilitation work according to the supervisor’s instructions; checking that premises observe security norms and monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
  • Planning together with the line manager the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinating and leading the logistics team under his/her responsibility which includes daily supervision, monitoring of the quality of work and the definition of each person’s task, drawing up their working schedules; organizing and leading team meetings; participating in the recruitment of team personnel and attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities
  • Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all project vehicles according to MSF standards and instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks
  • Managing and following up orders which includes collecting logistics orders coming from different departments or health facilities; drawing up and following up orders according to the procedures in force; providing technical support to the storekeeper, making local purchases according to MSF supply procedures and ensuring reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of materials before its shipment

Minimum Requirements

  • Essential Diploma in Engineering, Fleet Management & any other formal technical training desirable.
  • At least one year in MSF or 2 years in a similar post out of MSF
  • English language essential, Hausa Language essential
  • Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook,)
  • Results and Quality, Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural, Flexibility, Commitment to MSF, Principles, Stress Management.

Application Closing Date
26th May, 2024.

Note
Applications must be in English and include:

  • Complete CV with cover letter and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Update contact Details and ID
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

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4). Purchasing Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Indefinite Contract

Main objective and responsibility of the position

  • Performing the day to day purchasing activities in a particular supply office (coordination or project level) according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure an optimal running of the mission/ project

General Accountabilities

  • Performing on a day to day basis the purchasing activities of a supply office, analyzing market sources and competitive pricing conditions among different suppliers in order to ensure an ongoing supply of goods, following the procurement procedures and according to MSF standards and protocols. Including the following activities:
  • Constantly assessing the local market, seeking products and suppliers that offer the best value for money and negotiating prices in order to guarantee the best quality and pricing for MSF goods and commodities. Regularly updating the supplier-item-price data on the supply office and informing the Supply (Activity) Supervisor / Logistics Supervisor of all information or modifications to the data i.e. price, address, items available
  • At the request of the line manager, obtaining different quotations from suppliers according to the MSF Purchasing policy and placing purchase orders to pre-selected suppliers with whom prices have been agreed
  • Requesting invoices or receipts, without delay, for all purchases, checking they are correctly filled and translating information written in local language before approval
  • Managing the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchases: completing purchase orders, checking delivery notes (against orders), managing advances issued by the Finance Department, etc. Updating information on purchase lists after purchases are made
  • Assisting in reception control process with the storekeeper
  • Performing delegated tasks according to his / her activity and as specified in his/her job description

MSF Section / Context-Specific Accountabilities

  • Processing quarterly stock replanishment requests for stockable items including office supplies and stationery, tean & refreshment, office cleaning materials.
  • Support in obtaing quotations for the Fuel and other items requested from projects.
  • Keep record of all the claims & warranties of goods purchased under warranty.
  • Provide feedback to supervisor on suppliers’ perfomance.
  • Good understanding of Local Market, introduce new supplier dealing in commodities/Servies required by MSF OCA in Nigeria.

Requirements (Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge)
Education:

  • Degree in any Business or Procurement-related degree.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years experience in supply chain related jobs

Languages:

  • English- Proficient level in writing and speaking

Competencies:

  • Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment.to MSF Principles, Service Orientation, Stress Management

Deadline: 24th May 2024 (5:00 PM).

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should use the links below to apply:

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After filling out the form, submit their CV, Cover Letter, Licenses and necessary credentials only to: [email protected] using “Purchasing Officer” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
  • No Transportation and/or any allowance will be provided during the recruitment process.
  • MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization
  • Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  • Lastly, only one online application form should be submitted as multiple submissions will not be considered.

Note

  • Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  • Lastly, only one online application form should be submitted as multiple submissions will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
  • No Transportation and/or any allowance will be provided during the recruitment process.
  • MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization
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