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Medical Coordinator Support
Medecins Sans Frontieres Belgium

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - bound together by our charter.  Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

MSF was founded in 1971 in Paris by a group of journalists and doctors. Today, we are a worldwide movement of nearly 65,000 people.



 Vacancy No: 147
 Salary:: 1394 USD
 Section/Unit: Medical and Paramedical
 Grade Level: 9
 Supervisor: Supervisor Medical Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 6 months (Renewable subject to probationary evaluation)
 Closing Date: 17 Oct 2021


Supporting the Medical Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities including administrative tasks related to the coordination of work, ensuring good relationships with local and national authorities and ensuring adequate program management in the projects, according to MSF protocols, (para)medical standards, rules of hygiene and the standard precautions  in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health conditions of the targeted population.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitoring, supervising and evaluating the implementation of medical activities in the project, visiting projects according to pre-set schedule and participating in defining the human resources needs, materials and techniques. Assisting in the implementation of MSF and national protocols, medical standards, the rules of hygiene and universal precautions in service.
  • Assisting in the collection of information on national health policy (meetings, reports, articles, etc.), collecting and participating in the analysis of epidemiological data (meetings, reports, articles, etc.) from the projects
  • Ensuring medical follow up of patients (treatment, improvement) in collaboration with the medical referent of the health structure and overseeing all medical expenses associated with the patient, in collaboration with the supervisors. Organize the administrative and medical information (reports, ongoing treatments), the discharge of patients and transfer back. Supporting and supervising the project teams and participating in the management of the medical team in the capital (recruitment, training, monitoring their work, vacation planning, assessments, etc.). Participating in briefings and debriefings of the (para) medical team members and promoting communication and active participation in the development of the project
  • Applying the employee health policy and participating in the evaluation of hospital structures that can serve as reference structures for national and international staff. Participating in the medical monitoring of MSF personnel and overseeing all medical expenses associated with various consultations and hospitalizations in collaboration with the line manager.
  • Participating in the management of the central pharmacy, advising and guiding the logistics team in the mission of drug stock management. Organizing the start-up, inventory and management of operational medical library according to the classification plan
  • Participating in the data collection and management from the projects as well as preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and organizing · data archiving and medical reports in the project
  • Performing other duties at the request of Medco (exceptional strengthening of a field team, involvement in evaluations, etc.)


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:



Essential Medical Doctor degree

Essential: registration in the Medical Council /Board

Desirable: Education in Tropical Medicine and/or Malnutrition.

Training in emergency response


Essential: at least 2 years working experience related to the diploma (in addition to the required years of internship/ in-house residency imposed by law). Previous working experience in similar position with MSF or other International NGOs (at least 2 years).

Experience in Medical team management

Experience in emergency response and investigation of outbreaks and health alerts



Excellent command of English (at least B2) and Arabic


Computer literacy (word, excel, power point, outlook…)


  • Analytic Thinking
  • People Management and Development
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Team Work and Cooperation



Interested candidates are requested to send their CV, Copy/ copies of education certificate(s) and Copy of work/ experience certificates to:

Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) Labour office, Gamhouria street, Khartoum


Apply online here.

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