Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF)
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. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chiradzulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.
MSF PROVIDES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
MSFF is looking for its Coordination Office, Blantyre:
Position: Project Coordinator – 1 POSITION
Workplace : Blantyre
Type of contract : 11 Months contract with possible extension
Start date : As soon as possible
In close collaboration with the Mission Coordination Team defining the medical operational strategy for the project called “Medical Support to Sex Workers CBOs – Dedza, Zalewa”. The Project coordinator would be responsible for coordinating medical and non- medical activities. Participating in defining, planning and monitoring medical activities of the project in accordance with MSF’s protocols as well as coordinates human and material resources needed in order to ensure the quality of care provided by MSF. Ensuring compliance to MSF’s charter, ethical standards and policies in order to realize organizational objectives and improve the target population’s health conditions and humanitarian situation.
Being accountable and supervising the execution of programs. Ensuring that the MSFs technical and ethical standards are followed, and objectives are achieved. Coordinating activities with other MSF sections in the project region
Being responsible for the proper application of HR policies and associated processes in the project (recruitment, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, staff learning and development and internal communication) in order to ensure both the sizing of the team and the amount of knowledge required for the project activities. Briefing the teams on context related issues. Ensuring the associative character of MSF is reflected in the briefing of all MSF staff, maximizing their commitment to MSF values and project’s goals
Supervising the implementation of safety and health protocols in order to ensure safe working conditions for the project staff, ensuring, together with Medical Coordinator, an optimum psychological status of all project staff, looking for and suggesting solutions in case of mental health related issues
Evaluating program performance and providing all the required reports to HOM on project planning, project monitoring and project evaluation in line with Mission reporting cycle
Accountable for the proper planning, sizing, and coordination of all financial and material resources needed in the project. Agreeing on the annual budget and ensuring a proper control of financial indicators and the project budget.
Defining and updating, in close collaboration with the Head of Mission, the Project’s security policy and strategic response to emergencies, reporting any concerning issue, in order to improve risk working conditions and to ensure staff’s full adherence to security rules and protocols. Ensuring the implementation of the Inter-operational directorate Security Agreement (ISA) in the project, both in spirit and letter, promoting a culture of pro-active information sharing and collaboration
Coordinates supervises, coaches, supports and evaluates the medical team members’ performance to improve the medical components of the project and ensure compliance with MSF protocols and standards as well as MoH protocols.
Supervises an efficient management of the MSF field pharmacy and medical equipment, in collaboration with the Medical and Pharmacy coordinator.
Supports developing health promotion tools, training materials and support HP officer to provide trainings CBO members and peers.
Medical doctor or paramedical degree and desirable
working experience of at least two years in similar jobs in other NGO’s, or previous field experience with MSF in different contexts.
English and Chichewa
Strategic Vision, Leadership, People management and Development, Service Oriented, Teamwork and Cooperation
Method Of Application
Documents to provide:
Cover letter, Updated CV, ID Copy and relevant certificates
Deadline for submission of application: 31st January 2023
Application to be sent By Email Only to:
Subject Line: PC- CBO, NAME OF APPLICANT
NOTE: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees. : if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration email@example.com as soon as possible.”
To apply for this job email your details to Msfffirstname.lastname@example.org