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MSF Switzerland Field Coordinator Job in West Pokot Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

Kala Azar Project, West Pokot, Kenya Programme

Field Coordinator

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. At present, MSFCH operates in Kenya in two locations namely Dagahaley, Dadaab and Kacheliba, West Pokot

 Kacheliba, West Pokot tart date: end-January, 2011

Type of contract:
 1 year (with possibility of extension)

Main Tasks:
  • Local representation of MSF Switzerland to local and regional authorities and journalists visiting the region with close consultation with the Head of Mission.
  • Identify the population’ health needs, in close collaboration with the field team
  • Draw up the Project’s priorities and objectives, the action plan, the chronogram and partnerships and submit to the mission coordination.
  • Steer the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project in collaboration with the team by collecting information and comparing it with the objectives set.
  • Makes propositions to the organization via the mission coordination team or the desk concerning witnessing action aimed at rendering the populations’ distress public.
  • Provide individual follow-up for each team member, management and guidance, coaching, support, advice and evaluation.
  • Organize the work, plan activities and distribute the tasks and workload between the team whilst checking their understanding of the issues linked to the project and Mission.
  • Write up/update job descriptions for the team before sending them to the mission coordination. Plan and anticipate personnel replacements for the project.
  • Vouches for the correct use of the resources put at the MSF’s disposition for carrying out the project
  • Responsible for the project’s security measure/protocol
  • Diploma/Degree in Project Management from a recognised Institution
  • 3 years working experience in a management
  • MSF experience an advantage
Personal qualities:
  • Ability to analyse the context and understand medical issue and MSF’s intervention strategies
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Good stress management skills and team player
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope “Field Coordinator” to:

The Human Resources Department
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
P.O. Box 25091 – 00603
Lavington, Nairobi

Deadline: Monday, 17th January, 2011.

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted

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