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  • Vacancy at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

  • Posted on: 13 August, 2013 Deadline: 16 August, 2013
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    Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private; non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
    MSF, Sokoto office is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy of Assistant to the Head of Mission

    Assistant to the Head of Mission


    Sokoto with regular travel to Abuja and to the projects and places where we intervene in emergencies.
    •             Support the HoM and Country Management Team (CMT) in the strategic guidance of the Nigeria mission
    •             Support the HoM through delegated managerial and representation responsibilities when requested
    •             Assist in the elaboration and maintenance of an active network of context and health-related contacts
    •             Assist in the elaboration of Nigeria Country Policy, project plans, advocacy strategy and other strategic documents
    •             Act as a liaison with Federal and State MoH (Ministry of Health) and other officials
    •             Experience/understanding of public health programs and epidemic response
    •             Experience in management ideally in large and/or complex structures
    •             Know/edge and experience in international policy and context analysis
    •             Experience in dealing with national authorities, national and International NGO's fUN bodies
    •             Strong negotiating and problem solving skills, patience, diplomacy and resilience
    •             Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
    •             Ability to work independently
    •             Flexibility and ability to work on multiples tasks with shifting priorities
    •             Commitment to the aims and values of humanitarianism
    •             Willingness to work and live in Sokoto

    Method of Application

    Submit Application Letter, latest Curriculum Vitae (CV} and photocopies of all necessary credentials
    with telephone contact details (daytime) in an envelope to one of the addresses below:
    In Abuja: Plot 62, 3rd Avenue, EFAS Estate, Kado I Life Camp, Abuja
    In Sokoto: No. 26Agaie Road, Behind State CID, Sakata
    In Anka, Zamfara State: Along Abare/New 8agega Road, Anka L.G.A Zamtara State.
    Or submit via email to:

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