HR and Administration Specialists

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

Human Resources Coordinators

In the countries where our medical humanitarian projects take place, we work with many of local employees. In particularly large or complex countries, the human resources coordinator, normally located in the capital of a project country, ensures the smooth administration and high quality of human resource management.

In addition, the human resources coordinator is also responsible for administrative matters, such as rent, lease or purchase agreements, insurance, travel management, and travel, residence and work permits. In this position you will be responsible for the adherence of local labour and social regulations, implementation of MSF internal human resources guidelines, contracts, payroll, and preparation of recruitment and advancement plans. The human resource coordinator is 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, which you supervise and train.

Special requirements:

  • completed vocational training and expertise in the area of human resources
  • knowledge of human resources management including labour law, benchmarking, payroll, recruitment, employee development
  • improvisation and negotiating skills
  • fluency in English and/or French
  • availability of at least nine to twelve months

 

Administrators

In smaller projects so-called Administrators are in charge of three main areas: finance, human resources and administration.

Ensuring the proper accounting, budget planning, as well as project controlling are all tasks which belong to the field of finance. In the area of human resources, the administrator is responsible for the entire staff management of a project. In particular, this involves adhering to the labour and social regulations of the project country, as well as the payroll, recruitment and development of local staff. Additionally in this position you are also responsible for: rent, lease or purchase agreements, insurance, travel management, travel, residence and work permits. Typically an administrator is supported by a small team.

Special requirements:

  • completed vocational training and expertise in finance, law or business studies
  • knowledge in financial matters, controlling, accountancy and budgeting, human resource management
  • improvisational and negotiating skills
  • fluency in English and good French skills
  • availability of at least nine to twelve months

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