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Project Coordinator Support
Medecins sans Frontieres


MSF - Swizerland - Sudan

Médecins sans Frontières is a private international medical emergency organisation. It provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, and does so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.


 Gross Salary: 943 USD per month
 Duty Station: East Darfur Ed Daein & Kario refugee Camp
 Duration: 3 months (extension expected)
 Closing Date: 27 March 2020

 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Project Coordinator in the security management and the coordination tasks, ensuring a smooth relation with local and national authorities and contributing to the context analysis and follow-up according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure the smooth running of the project
  • Representing MSF externally together with the Project Coordinator (PC) or alone (when delegated) and negotiating on behalf of the project coordination in close cooperation with the PC and based on beforehand agreed messaging. Assisting in safeguarding and promoting MSF’s image externally
  •  Monitoring, analysing and reporting on key issues (security, risk, etc.) to the Project Coordinator and providing contextual information, through a sound knowledge of counterparts, parties, actors, authorities and military groups, in different administrations/parties and governorates/districts in order to improve understanding and decision making processes. Maintaining the security database and providing a biweekly context analysis based on recent incidents and development
  • Assisting in exploratory missions and assessments as needed and participating in the development of security plans
  •  Assisting the Project Coordinator in Internal and External Communication sessions and events about MSF (for National staff, the Ministry of Health staff, as well as local authorities, community leader, military actors, security forces) in order to improve awareness, understanding of MSF principles and services and public opinion adhesion. Write meeting minutes and contribute to the meeting logbook.
  •  Ensuring the continuity of relations/networking with local actors (other NGOs, UN agencies, local authorities, media, etc.) and filing and updating field contacts and correspondence in order to ensure information sources accuracy and its availability on regular basis. Organizing advocacy contacts and appointments for the Project Coordinator.
  •  Translating and reviewing documents and acting as an interpreter when needed. Assisting the Project Coordinator in the drafting of correspondences with authorities and counterparts (government officials, military actors, community leaders, UN agencies, NGOs, etc.) in order to ensure fluent and accurate communication flows.
  • Preparing and conducting context, cultural and security briefings on the project context to new employees (national and international) in order to facilitate their integration and within the project environment. Ensuring regular security briefings/trainings of assessment team, drivers, and guards in consultation with the Project Coordinator.
  •  Being contactable by phone and available to assist the Project Coordinator with important context, security and
  • operational issues that may occur outside of regular working hours unless otherwise agreed with the PC (e.g., holidays)
  •  Performing assigned additional responsibilities or tasks as required by the Project Coordinator

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Education:    

  • Secondary School Certificate.

Experience:     

  • Essential: Experience in and exposure to working in a complicated political, security and humanitarian environment
  • Essential: Experience in data collection, reporting and analysis
  • Essential two years previous  experience in  similar jobs in the field of humanitarian aid with MSF or other NGOs

Desirable:

  • Management experience

Languages:      

  • Mission and local language essential (high level command oral and written

Skills :       

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, Internet/social media)
  • Excellent understanding of MSF’s principles and values
  • Knowledge of and interest in humanitarian issues
  • In-depth contextual knowledge and analysis skills
  • High level of knowledge of local culture and customs

Application in English language must include:

  • Complete CV.
  • Copies of all certificates/ academic qualifications and previous work mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a back-up phone number)
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
  • Sudanese Nationality certificate & National Service certificate.

 

 Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Application to HAC / Labour Office  East Darur 'Eaadein reception and throught Sudanjob.net before 14:00pm, 27th March 2020.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  









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