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MSF Switzerland Technical Logistics & Emergency Coordinator Job in Kenya

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

At present, MSFCH offices in Nairobi manages/supports programmes in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan.

Job Profile:

Technical Logistics & Emergency Coordinator

Direct supervisor: Head of Mission

Location: Nairobi Office with regular field visits to MSF CH project regionally

  • Define the Logistics strategy for the programmes and propose objectives to the HOM
  • Perform the role of technical advisor and take final responsibility for all logistical tasks of the Mission
  • Ensure that technical choices are appropriate and reflect the needs and context of the project
  • Provide a quick and efficient response to emergencies in the neighbouring countries
  • Ensure the feasibility of evacuation plans (resources, assessment of the context, etc)
  • Prepare, update and implement policies and procedures linked to procurement (purchasing, transportation, import/export etc) in accordance with MSF rules
  • Supervise stock management in accordance with the regulation and specific needs of each category items.
  • Approve all Capital and Field logistics orders from a technical and operational perspective, in order to ensure compliance with the MSF policies and standards The Action plan and budgets
  • In collaboration with the Financial Coordinator, prepare, update and monitor logistics budgets and assist with financial control activities.
  • Implement the necessary resources and procedures to guarantee the hygiene of MSF facilities, in accordance with the MSF hygiene guidelines
Recruitment criteria:
  • Degree/Diploma in Logistics from a recognized Institution
  • Minimum 5 years as with field experience with MSF or any INGO
  • Minimum 2 yrs experience in senior technical management position
  • Experience in team management
  • Willingness to travel frequently to field projects
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure especially during emergency response

Please send your CV, letter of motivation and copies of any certificates related to academic qualifications to:

HR Department
MSF Switzerland Office
P.O Box 25091 -00603, Nairobi

Please mark the letter “Application for Technical Logistics & Emergency Coordinator»

Deadline for applications: Monday 31st March 2011(close of business)

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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