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The Medecins Sans Frontieres Recruitment has begun. Get the latest information on the Medecins Sans Frontieres Job Portal for graduates and undergraduates. Interested applicants should follow the lead outline below for a successful application.

Medecins Sans Frontieres Job Portal 2021

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF; pronounced, also known in English as Doctors Without Borders, is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organisation (NGO) of French origin best known for its projects in conflict zones and countries affected by endemic diseases.

In 2015, over 30,000 personnel—mostly local doctors, nurses and other medical professionals, logistical experts, water and sanitation engineers and administrators—provided medical aid in over 70 countries. 


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The vast majority of staff are volunteers. Private donors provide about 90% of the organisation’s funding, while corporate donations provide the rest, giving MSF an annual budget of approximately US$1.63 billion. READ MORE

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Job Title: Deputy Project Coordinator

Location: Sokoto
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Indefinite
Duty Station: MSF OCA, Neru Project
Main Objectives and Responsibilities of the Position

  1. The Deputy Project Coordinator will assist the PC in planning project’s objectives and priorities, by identifying the population’s health needs, analyzing the context, risks and constraints, and by calculating human and financial resources needed.
  2. He/she will contribute to the supervision, monitoring and follow-up together with the PC of all aspects of the projects in order to ensure its efficient and smooth functioning.
  3. He/she will replace the Project Coordinator in his/her absence

Generic Accountabilities

  1. Contribute to the analysis of the political, humanitarian, economic and social context in project area in order ensure that MSF’s charter, policies and image are respected with regards to national employees, populations, authorities and partners.
  2. Contributes to the planning, supervision, monitoring and follow-up, together with the PC, of all aspects of the projects, according to the project plan, MSF operational policy and main strategic lines.
  3. Participate in the security management in the project, updating the security guidelines.
  4. Upon request of the PC, represents MSF within the project limits (local authorities, media, governmental and non-governmental bodies, etc.) and negotiates collaboration agreements. Legal representation is not delegable unless legally backed up (powers of attorney, etc.)
  5. Support the PC in planning and organizing project’s human resources, participate in their day-to-day management, in the induction of new staff, undertake evaluation of staff under his/her direct supervision and define training needs accordingly.
  6. Participate in exploratory missions according to the PC’s indications, in order to better comprehend context, priorities, constraints and population needs.

MSF Section / Context Specific Accountabilities
Operational accountabilities:

  1. Represent MSF within project limits. In close consultation with the Project Coordinator, develop institutional contacts with national partners at project’s level (civil society, civil and military authorities, local NGOs, Ministry of Health representatives, etc.) as well as with media in order to obtain all information and agreements necessary for the integration of MSF ’s programmes in the local context and improve the targeted population’s awareness on them
  2. Together with the project team, evaluate needs by identifying the population’s health status, by analysing the context (environment, actors involved, negotiations for access etc.) and associated risks and constraints in order to define priorities and projects goals and to calculate material, human and financial resources needed
  3. Steer and supervise the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes in collaboration with the team, by collecting information and comparing it with the objectives, schedules in order to monitor progression and early detect deviations and propose corrections
  4. Provide reporting to the coordination team on project’s evolution and propose corrections if needed
  5. Elaborate the Project’s institutional memory, keeping written records (and file them) on its development, in order to broadcast MSF achievements and improve awareness
  6. Is responsible for providing leadership to the emergency response part of the project
  7. Ensures effective functioning of the emergency response team
  8. Promotes humanitarian values and a culture of debate in the project team.
  9. Follow up of population movements linked to violence. Propose and organize appropriate response through remote management in case of lack of access for security reasons and respecting COVID preventive measures.
  10. Is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the local political context and its humanitarian and health implications, propose and organize MSF’s appropriate operational response:
  11. Effective scanning and contextual analysis (of potential humanitarian Medical needs).
  12. Is responsible to draft project planning and reporting in the control cycle, and timely preparation of draft (emergency) project proposals and budgets
  13. Ensures adherence to internal and external reporting requirements at project level
  14. Government relations: Manages and understands the governmental protocols in dealing with the respective ministries of health and emergency agencies in Nigeria to for the coordination of a MSF response in case of outbreaks or displacements.

Medical Accountabilities:
In collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the rest of the team, the Medical Coordinator and MoH partners, defines, implements and monitors medical activities according to MSF project plan, standards and protocols.
This implies the following:

  1. Participate in the development of the project policy, annual plan, project proposal, budget review and project reports to donors.
  2. Be responsible for the formulation and documentation of standard operating procedures for all NERU interventions to ensure institutional reference documents.
  3. Participate in exploratory missions / situation assessments and define medical operational priorities when needed.
  4. Be responsible for medical data collection, analysis and reporting to the Medical Coordination in the capital, to ensure a proper monitoring of the program
  5. Ensure regular contact MoH, and other local medical actors.
  6. Assist in maintaining and sustaining the pool of national staff required for emergency response through ensuring training and support.
  7. Participate in the meetings and represent MSF when if required.
  8. Monitor activity in the different medical specialties, as well as providing technical support to medical personnel in the field through self-knowledge and policies to help MSF medical activities in the field.
  9. In this sense, includes monitoring and ensuring compliance with the protocols of MSF medical activities.
  10. Coordinate, supervise, coach and support medical team members’ performance to improve the medical components of the project and ensure compliance with MSF protocols and standards as well as MoH protocols.
  11. This requires someone with excellent knowledge of MSF protocols as he/she will have to manage an experienced emergency team.
  12. Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the Project Coordinator, the associated processes (recruitment, training, induction, performance evaluation, development and internal / external communication) of the medical staff of the project in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, improve people capabilities.
  13. Supervise an efficient management of the MSF field pharmacy and medical equipment, in conjunction with the Logistics area, and monitor consumption follow-up and preparation of drug orders to avoid stock shortages and provide drugs at all circumstances; also consider program directions and protocol changes.
  14. Ensure the NERU team are able to support the MSF projects in developing emergency preparedness plans, train MoH and MSF staff in the various project locations according to anticipated disease outbreaks for response.

Requirements (Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge)
To apply for this role applicants MUST meet the following criteria:

  1. Medical Doctor with Current Practicing License


  1. 2 years working experience as a Medical Doctor and previous experience with MSF in the field.
  2. Coaching and training capacity. Management experience.
  3. Experience with data analysis and outbreak response.


  1. Very good knowledge of MSF protocols and guidelines


  1. Very good written and spoken English. Ability to speak the Hausa language is desirable.


  1. Strategic Vision – L2
  2. Planning and Organising – L3
  3. Teamwork and Cooperation – L4
  4. Leadership – L2
  5. People Management and Development – L3
  6. Networking and Building Relationships – L3
  7. Analytical Thinking – L3
  8. Security Awareness and Management – L3
  9. Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Childhood illnesses, including Malnutrition. Common Outbreaks (Measles, Cholera and Meningitis) – L3
  10. Diagnosis and treatment of main (other) morbidities in Nigeria – L1
  11. Reflection on Ethical Dilemmas in Project – L3
  12. Ensure adequate work relation between (para) medical staff – L3
  13. Stock and Supply Management
  14. Rational prescription principles and good dispensing practices
  15. Assess Medical and Humanitarian Emergencies, prepare and implement improvement plans.
  16. Representation of MSF at local level.
Application Closing Date: 21st October, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

  1. Usage of Google Chrome Browser is recommended.
  2. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  3. Candidates who applied before do not need to re-apply.
  4. Lastly, only one online application form should be submitted as multiple submissions will NOT be considered.
  5. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  6. MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization.

2. Job Title: Nursing Team Supervisor

Location: Sokoto
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Indefinite
Duty Station: MSF OCA, NOMA Project
Main Objective and Responsibility of the Position

  1. Plan, organize and evaluate the activities concerning nursing and the team associated, according to MSF values, policies and protocols and universal health standards, in order to warrant the quality and continuity of the health care and the development of the plan of action.

Generic Accountabilities

  1. Carry out the functions and tasks associated with nursing i.e. perform as a Nurse or Anesthetist, whenever required or needed, in order to optimize the resources, contributing with his/her knowledge and experience.
  2. Implement all the protocols and hygiene procedures, and supervise his/her team follow the same standards, in order to warrant the quality of the care and service in his/her speciality.
  3. Organize and coordinate the activities of his/her team (week’s schedule, annual leave, absences, etc.), evaluate their performance and define and ensure the needs for training of staff, in order to ensure the coverage of the human resources needs and maintain high standards of quality.
  4. Carry out and/or supervise the (decentralized) pharmacy and medical equipment management (drugs orders, follow-up of the stock, storage conditions, inventories, follow-up of expired drugs and their destruction, drugs consumption, etc.) in his or her department, in order to satisfy the needs of material with efficiency and effectiveness.
  5. Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring that cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.
  6. Carry out and/or coordinate administrative (exit-paper, transfer-paper, etc.), information and data collection (patient files, forms, statistics, etc.) tasks, and elaborate regular reporting, in order to have updated and reliable information about the day-to-day activity in the project, output/ outcome and support decision-making.
  7. Give feedback/reports to a medical focal point.

MSF Section / Context Specific Accountabilities
Key Responsibilities:

  1. Plan and organize nursing care activities in collaboration with MoH nurses to ensure quality management of acute noma cases, pre-and post-operative care for patients.
  2. Ensure all administrative procedures and documents (individual patient’s card and registration book, discharge paper, transfer paper, etc
  3. Participate in handing over and taking over of nursing activities and plan daily objectives in the wards. Be present onward rounds on Monday and Friday. Ensure proactivity in terms on attending to patients care needs.
  4. Follow-up on OPD patients, ensure all patients are seen by the specified departments
  5. Ensure all recommended Laboratory investigations are done on admission and timely
  6. Ensure CRF for all patients (New admissions) are completed on admission and submit to the data supervisor
  7. Ensure patients on admission get adequate care by response to care needs, medications, investigation, and prompt response to emergencies.
  8. Ensure weekly consumption is carried out in the wards and tracked on the consumption sheet. Submit to NAM for Approval,
  9. Actively ensure the implementation of treatment protocols and hygiene procedures in the wards, work in collaboration with MOH nurse to ensure hygiene standards is maintained including the provision of hygiene kits (oral hygiene) and mosquito nets for the patients.
  10. Check and report to NAM immediately (sick leave, circumstantial leave, unjustified leave) check and follow up that staffs report to duty at resumption time.
  11. Ensure good communication and promote good collaboration between the MSF medical team and the MoH departments.
  12. Ensure Biomed and quality documentation for all medical instruments and equipment in the wards
  13. Ensure quality documentation of patients care and procedures.
  14. Training: assess needs and provide training for the nursing team and NUT assistants, support projects training on Noma identification, prevention, and early referral
  15. Provide regular Health Education for patients and their caretakers.

Pre- / Post-operative Care and Intervention Care:

  1. Ensure Pre-Intervention preparation are carried out on time, including stock count (order needed medication), file management and patient management
  2. Support the OT team in preparations for surgical intervention, this includes preparing patients for investigations and intervention screening.
  3. Supervise quality wound care for all noma patients on admission pre and postoperatively.

Medical Accountabilities:
Data Management:

  1. Submit narrative for MMR report on the last day of epi month.
  2. Ensure incentive assessment of incentives payment reflects the activity in the wards, and submit early for approval.
  3. Plan staff monthly roster and submit to NAM/MTL for approval.
  4. Ensure data forms of the IPD Department are filled out correctly and submitted to the medical data supervisor on weekly basis.
  5. Keep track of all referrals to other health facilities and report to the manager.
  6. Ensure patients admission, follow up visits, procedures, investigations, discharge and mortality are captured in the CRF form.


  1. Report to the NAM all relevant information linked to nursing activities
  2. Set objectives for the nursing team and carry out midterm /end of the year evaluation.

Requirements (Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge)
To apply for this role applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. RN or Diploma in Nursing with years of experience. Desirable speciality (Nurse or Anesthetist,
  2. Peri-Operative Nurse, Paediatric Nurse with Current Practicing License


  1. Essential 2 years of previous experience leading/supervising Nurses and Nutrition Assistants.
  2. Having worked in MSF or other NGO’s in developing countries is desirable.


  1. Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


  1. English is essential. The Hausa language is desirable.


  1. Results
  2. Teamwork
  3. Flexibility
  4. Commitment
  5. Stress Management.
Application Closing Date: 21st October 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

  1. Usage of Google Chrome Browser is recommended.
  2. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  3. Candidates who applied before do not need to re-apply.
  4. Lastly, only one online application form should be submitted as multiple submissions will NOT be considered.
  5. Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  6. MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization.

3. Job Title: Pharmacy Supervisor – Daily Worker Pool

Locations: Abuja, Maiduguri – Borno, Jahun – Jigawa

Contract: 48 working hours per week with weekly payment depending on the number of hours worked

Main Purpose

Ensuring general functioning of the pharmacy and supervising pharmacy supply chain processes in accordance with MSF standards, protocols and procedures, to ensure its efficiency and operating availability.

Job Description

  1. Ensuring storage, stock management and supply processes, as well as hygiene and security procedures, tools, and protocols (controlling pests and rodents), implementing appropriate quality controls and records, to ensure good storage conditions (temperatures, humidity and light exposure) and availability of drugs and medical material, according to MSF protocols, national regulations and in cooperation with the logistics department.
  2. Coordinating the delivery, reception and recording of international and local orders, in close coordination with the logistics department, updating stock files and informing line managers on their status (shortfalls, over-stocking, expiry dates), to permanently ensure security stock levels and ensure efficient management of stock.
  3. Supervising orders of medical and drug material to ensure an efficient and appropriate consumption pattern under budget constraints.
  4. Supervising the supply of drugs to patients, according to medical prescriptions, informing them on consumption patterns and keeping conditions to ensure their therapeutic progression
  5. Ensuring efficient supply to other pharmacies managed/supported by MSF according to orders and stocks, and using cold chain when needed. Monitoring and analysing orders of depending pharmacies to avoid ruptures of stock or having expired drugs.
  6. Supervising, with the HR department, the associated processes (sizing, staff shifts, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the pharmaceutical team and the nursing staff, to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required and to improve their dispensing capabilities.
  7. Recording all items received and issued in computer (Isystock) and reporting on drug consumptions and medical equipment dispensed according to protocols, informing on unusual patterns as well as forecasting future needs, to rationalise the budget and to ensure availability.
  8. Assisting in training of nursing staff regarding dispensing of drugs and their side effects.


  1. Licensed Pharmacy Degree
  2. A pharmacy license is required for the registration of MSF Pharmacy.


  1. Essential: 2 years previous experience in Pharmacy management.
  2. Desirable: Previous experience with MSF or other INGO’s.


  1. Essential: Fluency in English
  2. Desirable: Knowledge of Hausa is an asset


  1. Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel, Internet).
Application Closing Date
10th October 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only successful applicants will be called for the next steps and are obligated to disclose any information about family member(s) currently in the employ of MSF-France in any location.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the MSF recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse to hire a candidate having benefitted from any such acts. All illicit demands may be pursued through the judicial system.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, political affiliation.


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Mistakes to Avoid While Applying

A lot of people fail in many applications not because they are not qualified, but because of numerous mistakes. So take note of the following:

  1. Apply on time, do not wait for the deadline.
  2. Do the application processes alone, don’t send anybody to avoid mistakes in your data
  3. Keep yourself updated concerning the application
  4. Make sure you supply all the requirements
  5. Take time to crosscheck your details before submission.
  6. Candidates are to apply for one job position, Candidates who attempt to apply multiple times will have their application disqualified
  7. The online application is free.

Shortlisted Applicant Update

If you’ve been shortlisted, then you’ve got your foot in the door. And it’s time for you to shine at the final stage – the interview.

However, when shortlisted:

Endeavour to get information about the company.

Also, ensure you have a clear vision. Try to figure out why you want the specific position. And how you would be a good fit. Also, go through your application.

Additionally, be interactive. It’s an interview, not an interrogation. There is much more to you than your resume.

The practice goes a long way. Thus, take mock interviews with your friends or practice speaking before a mirror.

It’s rare, but sometimes you do get an offer letter directly based on your application. You start planning the celebration, but remember some points before you go into that party mode: Get it in writing.

Also, go over the written offer in detail. And make sure all important details are mentioned and ask questions if you don’t understand anything. Such as work profile, start date, duration, and stipend, etc.

Send a thank-you letter to the employer, once you accept the offer.

Also, follow up with an e-mail confirming your start date and expressing your enthusiasm for your new role.

From the above, you must note that we are not partnering with these companies.

We are only making this information available, to help you get that your dream job. As such, as you apply, ensure to do more research about the company. GOOD LUCK.

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