Human Resources Specialists

In order to be able to provide medical aid, many non-medical tasks must be carried out. The job opportunities range from all-round experts, the project administrators to highly specialised employees in the area of finance and human resources. The selection criteria include a technical test.

Human Resources Specialists

As a HR and Administration Specialist you ensure the proper project accounting, budget planning, as well as controlling. In the field of human resources, the Project Manager is responsible for the entire staff management of a project. This involves the labour regulations of the project country, as well as the payroll, recruitment and development of local staff. Additionally, in this position you are responsible for rent, lease or purchase agreements, insurance, travel management, travel, residence and work permits. Typically, the Project Manager is supported by a small local team that he/she supervises.

Special requirements:

  • Completed vocational training and expertise in finance, law or business studies
  • Knowledge in financial management, controlling, accountancy and budgeting, human resource management
  • Improvisation and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in English and good French skills
  • Availability of at least nine to twelve months

Human Resources Coordinators

Our humanitarian projects on the ground involve the support of many local employees. The Human Resources Coordinator, normally based in the capital of a project country, ensures the smooth administration and high quality of human resource management.

In this position you will be responsible for the adherence to local labour law, the implementation of MSF internal human resources guidelines, contracts, payroll, and preparation of recruitment plans. In addition, the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for administrative matters, such as rent, lease or purchase agreements, insurances, travel management, and travel, residence and work permits. As Human Resources Coordinator you will be the contact person for the workers' council and for local authorities and you will be busy with implementing and updating compensation plans and supporting the administrators in their projects. The Human Resources Coordinator works alongside a local team and makes sure the administration team in the Coordination and the projects is supervised and trained appropriately.

Special requirements:

  • Completed vocational training and expertise in the area of human resources
  • Knowledge of human resource management including labour law, benchmarking, payroll, recruitment, employee development
  • Improvisation and negotiating skills
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Availability of at least nine to twelve months

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