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Base and Facilities Officer
Medecins sans Frontieres

MSF - Swizerland - Sudan

Médecins sans Frontières is a private international medical emergency organisation. It provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, and does so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.

 Vacancy No: 27
 Grade Level: 5
 Supervisor: Logistics Manager
 No. of Post: 01
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 10 August 2022


Carrying out or supervising all maintenance logistics activities in the base (vehicles, fuel consumption, and local infrastructure) according to MSF standards and protocols in order to have the material, infrastructure and vehicles in optimal running conditions


 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Planning vehicles movements, tracking individual trips, and ensuring implementation of security measures
  • Tracking consumption of supplies, fuel, lubricants, used in different facilities (office, house, store, etc.).
  • Checking the maintenance of the various open spaces (gardens, courtyards...) and ensuring that domestic waste is correctly discarded
  • Checking and ensuring the maintenance of MSF premises and facilities, as well as the general water supply, electrical, walls, ceilings etc. and security conditions. In this sense, making inspection visits to assess the rehabilitation needs of facilities.
  • Performing maintenance of logistics equipment for cold chain, energy, IT and radio communications, in particular: 
    • Inventories and the reallocation of equipment.
    • Renewing the authorization to use radio material with local authorities.
    • Checking the quality of the work carried out on generators and electrical installations.
  • Preparing orders for his sector activity, do the follow-up, and checking their proper reception and state.
  • Carrying out local purchases and ensuring that the line manager is aware of any problems linked to the quality or availability of the items to be purchased.
  • Participating in trainings at the request of the line manager
  • Identifying contractors and suppliers for the maintenance of premises and assets, or other related technical services  
  • Planning, organizing and supervising the maintenance works using external contractors or daily workers 
  • Supporting the line manager with requesting quotations from contractors and suppliers, drafting service agreements, providing them with tools and equipment when needed, ensuring that safety rules are followed.  
  • Performing autonomously small repairs.  
  • Creating chronograms of maintenance of various technical equipment of all locations and follow them up.
  • Ensuring compliance with fire safety and follow up the maintenance of fire safety equipment.  
  • Informing the line manager of any abnormalities and safety hazards in MSF premises.
  • Planning and following up the vector control in Khartoum MSF premises.
  • Participating in monthly reporting.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


Essential Secondary Education


Desirable experience with other NGOs


Mission language essential; local language desirable


Computer literacy and radio equipment user-knowledge


  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Service Orientation L1
  • Stress Management L2

Applications must be in English language and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details (candidate’s phone number and a backup phone number)
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.
  • Sudanese National ID.


Application to MSF Switzerland Office Khartoum Eltaief or Sudan job website before :   10 August 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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