MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES – SOMALIA MISSION
MSF is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. Somalia mission is setting up a new Project(s) in the Field (Somalia) with a coordination office
providing support from Nairobi, and is looking for:
Job Title : Administration Assistant
Location : Coordination Office, Nairobi.
Start date : Immediately
Length of contract : 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on
performance and operational need (Includes 3 month probationary period)
Work location : Nairobi Coordination Office
The selected candidate will be reporting to the HR & Administration Coordinator
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
Execute administrative tasks according to line manager’s indications and MSF procedures, in order to
ensure legal compliance and keep a strict control over other resources.
. Ensure staff data is up to date and files/records are arranged properly as per the guideline.
. Manage staff Payroll and database in the HR system (Homere) and prepare all statutory
information, documents and monthly/annual reports for staff.
. Manage/arrange all expatriate staff administrative requirements including travel, perdiem,
accommodation and exit according to the expat policy.
. Manage travel for all staff within (taxi, other local travel) and outside the country, according to the
. Follow up on management/maintenance of all rental & service contracts.
. Make all administrative information available to the staff (posting, meetings, etc.)
. Supervise and manage the domestic staff and office cleaner(s), including daily workers.
. Manage relations and communication with contracted service providers (Landlords, internet,
security, garbage collectors)
. Essential Post- secondary education plus further training. A degree or
Diploma from a recognized institution in HR/Administration.
. Essential – two years of previous experience in similar jobs.
. Desirable – work experience in Somalia.
. Desirable – with MSF or other NGOs.
. Essential – English, Desirable – Somali/Local language
. Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)
. Knowledge of MSF procedures and policies
. Excellent knowledge of MSF standard tools: HOMERE
. Results and Quality Orientation
. Teamwork and Cooperation
. Behavioural Flexibility
. Commitment to MSF Principles
. Autonomous with a strong sense of initiative, proactivity.
. Excellent communication skills.
. Ability to work under pressure.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 29th
January 2017 to:
We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training
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