Logisticians, Motor Vehicle Experts, Electricians

In order to be able to provide medical aid, many non-medical tasks must also be carried out. “All-rounder” are as equally sought after as highly trained specialists.

The job opportunities range from all-round logistics experts, who are responsible for various non-medical tasks on smaller assignments, to highly trained specialists in mechanics and electricity. The selection criteria include a technical test.

All-round Logistician

In many projects there is a single international expat, a so-called all-round logistics expert, who is responsible for the organisation of logistic and technical tasks, including purchasing, transport and storage, mechanics, electricity, water supply and construction activities. In addition to this, in this position you are responsible for the communication means, which are necessary to ensure the required security standard.

Special requirements:

  • completed vocational training or university degree in a technical field
  • improvisation skills, as well as various technical and mechanical skills
  • excellent English and good French skills
  • experience in team leadership is an advantage
  • availability of at least nine to twelve months.

Moter Vehicle Experts

In some of our projects, MSF’s cars and trucks can be put under extreme stress. Motor vehicle experts are needed to ensure vehicles are maintained by building maintenance workstations or training local staff.

Special requirements:

  • relevant technical expertise and vocational training
  • improvisation and mechanical skills
  • excellent English and/or good French skills
  • availability of at least one to three months

Electricians

It is the electrician's responsibility to get an overview of the condition of the electric installations of an MSF project (hospital, stock, compound). You are in charge to meet standards and coordinate the supplies needed for your daily work. Additionally you will train a local team in the maintenance and repair of electric installations

Special requirements:

  • relevant technical expertise and vocational training
  • improvisation and hands-on skills
  • excellent English and/or good French skills
  • availability of at least one to three months

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