Employment: Paramedic team supervisor

To support its humanitarian operations in Somalia Applications must be received by April 10, 2010
MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. At present, MSFCH operates in four project locations in Somalia: Belet Weyne, Dinsor, Hawa Abdi, and Afgoi. Location: Nairobi and visits to Somalia Start date: April 2010 Type of contract: 12 months fixed term contract Scope of responsibilities:
  • Collaboration, planning, organization and evaluation of field medical activities during the field visit and through distance management
  • Collaboration on the management of medical human resources in the field
  • Regular contact with the supervisors of the different medical departments at field level
  • Collection of medical data from the field, and regular reporting to the Medical coordination
  • Support the field for pharmacy management
  • Support of all the components of reproductive health policy in the projects
  • Collaboration with the training coordination Recruitment criteria:
  • Qualified nurse and midwife
  • Mandatory: minimum 2 years as a Nurse in Kenya, including minimum 6 months work experience in MSF Project and/or other Non Governmental medical organization
  • Must be computer literate
  • Applicants are required to have a valid passport with authorization to work in Kenya and be prepared to visit projects in Somalia
  • English, Kiswahili and Somali: good written and spoken skills
  • Good knowledge of MSF is desirable Personal qualities: Organization skills
  • Rigor
  • Flexibility
  • Open-minded
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to listen, diplomacy
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural people Application only by email: Please send your:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Scanned diplomas/certificates
  • Contact details of 2 referent persons
  • Scanned recommendation letters from previous employers To: msfch.som.recruitment@gmail.com Subject of email: “Application for Paramedic Team Supervisor” Applicants must indicate how they heard about this advertisement. Applications must be received the latest on the 10th of April 2010. Only short-listed candidate will be contacted MSFCH is an equal opportunity employer