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Radio Operator
Medecins sans Frontieres France

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter.  Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organization.

MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors.

 


 Gross Salary:: 487USD
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 6 Months Renewable
 Closing Date: 14 Dec 2021

 
 Background:

Scope of responsibilities:

 

Monitoring and following-up vehicle movements of Sudan mission by using mobile phone network (in the future there is a possibility to use VHF and HF radios,) in accordance with the MSF security protocols and rules, in order to ensure quality and confidential (radio) communications for the operational needs of the mission/projects.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Operating the mobile phone or HF and VHF radios, avoiding using any sensitive or security related information and following the MSF security rules. Ensures phones are working well and radio frequencies' (HF and VHF) quality and transmission capacity. Installs and programs frequencies in all type of radios when necessary
  • Ensuring that messages are well copied/passed to all people concerned and records the messages on the radio log book. Responding to radio contacts from other approved organizations and forwarding it on the information via this channel.
  • Making phone/radio contacts with reference bases (capital and/or field) according to communication rules / schedules and forwards all information concerning the security of the teams to the Project/Capital Coordinator.
  • Monitoring and registering any movement, of people, vehicles, , airplanes and cargo, (departure, arrival, number of passengers, route taken, standard contact points) and informs line manager of any delays.
  • Supervising and monitoring the phone/VHF radio allocation book (handsets) and registering the loan of handsets to all staff, following it up on a regular basis.
  • Installing, operating and performing preventive maintenance checks on assigned equipment, checking that the equipment is working properly and immediately informing the line manager of any damage/loss/theft. Maintaining the equipment, communications room and premises in clean and tidy conditions. Maintaining and supervising phone/HF VHF batteries status in good maintenance conditions.

 Providing basic radio training when necessary to MSF staff

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Education

Literacy. Desirable secondary education

Experience

Desirable work experience as radio operator in related jobs

Languages                       

Essential, mission working language (English, both speaking and writing) and local language(s)

Knowledge

Essential basic knowledge on mathematics, mechanical, electronic principles

Competencies

  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Stress Management L2

 


Applications must be in English language and include:

 

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas.
  • Cover letter in English
  • Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a backup phone number)
  • Sudanese National ID.  Copy of Labor card and civil certificate.

 

Application should be submitted before 14 of December 2021 in sealed envelope mentioning “MSF France- application for  Radio Operator”, to MSF France Office at Al Ryad district, Block#12, House#2, Jazer street, Khartoum State.

 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications to be submitted to HR office.

 

Note:  Covid19 risk factors will be done by MSF staff health before the confirmation of the contract.









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