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MSF Switzerland NGO Jobs West Pokot Kenya. (JB00003828)

 

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UN/NGO
Company Name
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Job Source
MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission
Posted On
07 January 2011
Job Description
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

Location: 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
 
 
Educational Requirements
* Diploma/Degree in Project Management from a recognised Institution
* 3 years working experience in a management
* MSF experience an advantage
Experience Requirements
N/A
Additional Requirements
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”
Salary Range
Negotiable to Based on Experience
Other Benefits
N/A
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Last date for applying
17 January 2011
Post your resume to
The Human Resources Department MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission P.O. Box 25091 – 00603 Lavington, Nairobi 
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