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3 Job Vacancies at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Various Posts

3 Job Vacancies at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - Various Posts
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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Job Vacancies at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Tanzania Jobs 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff. 


Logistics Supervisor at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) July, 2023
Direct Reports:
 Logistics Team Leader (LTL)
Location : LIWALE

Required Criteria:
Minimum Educational Qualification:
• Essential secondary education and formal technical training.

• At least one year in MSF or 2 years in a similar post out of MSF.

• Essential computer literacy (word, excel).

• Results and quality orientation.
• Teamwork and cooperation.
• Behavioural Flexibility.
• Commitment to MSF Principles.
• Stress Management.

• English and Swahili (fluent, oral & written) required.

Main purpose:
Supervising the daily logistics activities and providing maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the mission.

Main Responsibilities:

• Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards.
• Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager’s supervision through daily visits to the facilities and reporting any anomalies or problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work according to supervisor’s instructions; checking that premises observe security norms and monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices.
• Planning together with the line manager the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards.
• Coordinating and leading the logistics team under his/her responsibility which includes daily supervision, monitoring of the quality of work and the definition of each person’s task, drawing up their working schedules; organizing and leading team meetings; participating in the recruitment of team personnel and attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities.

• Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all project vehicles according to MSF standards and Instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks.

• Managing and following up orders which includes collecting logistics orders coming from different departments or health facilities; drawing up and following up orders according to the procedures in force; providing technical support to the storekeeper, makes local purchases according to MSF supply procedures and ensures reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of materials before its shipment.

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities:
• Supporting the Line manager for the construction, rehabilitation, service contract.
• Communicating and meeting with partners, suppliers and service providers.
• Preparing weekly and monthly reports on activities.
• Follow up on vehicle movement plans.
• Coordinating and monitoring activities of the security company.
• Supervising the drivers and creating the roster and daily follow up.
• Support in the WATSAN and Construction activities.
• Follow up on the MSF assets, registration and inventories.
• Support the supply team in case of needs.
Deadline for this position: Saturday, July 22nd, 2023 at 4:00 PM


Clinical Officer at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) July, 2023
Title: Clinical Officer
Duration: 3 months (Specific Task Contract) – Full time position (100%)
Direct Reports: Medical Activity Manager.
Starting date: Asap
Location: Nduta Camp Kibondo.

Required Criteria:
Minimum Educational Qualification:
• Diploma in clinical medicine.
• Must be registered and allowed to practise under Medical Council of Tanganyika.

Essential 2 years of previous experience in related jobs

• Essential mission language: English and Swahili (Kirundi and/or French will be a plus.)

Objectives of the position:
Organizing and ensuring medical consultations to the target population providing treatment to patients within the scope of his/her medical competencies and referring them when appropriate, according to MSF proto-cols, procedures and the universal hygiene standards in order to guarantee quality and efficiency of the service provided

Main Responsibilities:
• Implement MSF clinical protocols, tools, and hygiene standards in the management of patient´s disease conditions making sure to minimize clinical risks and to guarantee a good quality of care while also promoting and maintaining confidentiality regarding all patient cases and records according to medical ethics and MSF principles
• Applying medical knowledge, asking appropriate questions to patients and following protocols in force as well as using laboratory services at his disposal when necessary, in order to ensure a correct implementation of the medical treatments and to refer patients when appropriate.
• Liaise with the direct supervisor the management of patients in the ward and other issues at work site that are relevant to assure smooth running of medical activities
• Proactivity and willingness to support other departments plus participation in various meetings as required aimed at improving quality of care in work environment and human resource development strategy and flexibility to changing roles and worksites according to circumstances of need but in line with the job description.
• Recording in the individual patient’s card and registration books, all performed medical activities (drugs prescribed, lab results, vaccination status, epidemiological activity, doses, etc.) keeping data traceability in order to ensure patients treatment continuity.
• Participating in data collection and reporting when required.
• Knowing and implementing Patient Therapeutic Education (PTE), i.e. keeping contact with all patients, providing them information regarding their health state, assuring that they have understood and to advocate for them as needs dictate while responding to their questions and those of their caregivers.
• Knowing and promoting the proper application of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit and Sexually Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protocol

Professional and Competencies:
• Knowledgeable in Tropical diseases / Desirable computer literacy
• Results
• Teamwork
• Flexibility
• Commitment
• Stress management
Deadline for this position: Tuesday, 11th July 2023 at 4:00 pm.


Nurse at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) July, 2023
Title: Nurse
Duration: Three months (Specific task contract. -Full time position (100%)
Starting date: Asap
Direct Reports: Nursing Team Supervisor.
Location: Nduta Camp (Kibondo, Kigoma Region)

Required Criteria:
Minimum Educational Qualification:
• Required: Degree/Diploma in Nursing. Desired bachelor’s in nursing.
• Must be registered and allowed to practise Under Tanzania Nurses and Midwives Council (TNMC)

• Desirable: Two years of previous experience and previous experience in other NGO’s

• Essential: Swahili and English (Kirundi and/or French will be a plus.)
Objectives of the position:
• Providing nursing care, treatment, and follow-up of patients, according to doctors’ prescriptions, protocols applied in service and universal hygiene standards/precautions, in order to ensure the quality and continuity of care for the targeted population.

Main Responsibilities:
• Knowing, promoting, implementing, and following up the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention and infection control, security rules and other protocols and procedures in the medical premises and ensuring high standards of hygiene of his/her working environment. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality at all times.
• Organizing and carrying out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, and assisting during consultations, daily rounds, and other medical procedures. Participating in health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
• Identifying Sexually Gender Based Violence victims and referring them to the medical team so they can receive the necessary treatment. Knowing and is aware of the importance and appropriate use of the Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Kit
• Ensuring patients are properly received and installed and that those with lack of autonomy are assisted, especially regarding their feeding, personal hygiene, movements, and comfort. For ER and OPD nurse, ensuring triage of patients in waiting areas, wards or during emergencies, detecting the priority acute/emergency cases, carrying out first aid care and referring them to the doctor when necessary
• Sending material to be sterilized and recuperates it from sterilization
• Carrying out admission, surveillance, and follow-up of patients (i.e. assessment of the evolution of their state of health and the identification of any emergency or deterioration
• Carrying and supervising administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), ensuring an appropriate written/oral handover, and reporting any problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.
• Participating in the department-related pharmacy and medical equipment control and maintenance (quality and its functioning, storage conditions, follow-up of expired drugs inventories, stock takes of medicines and material at every team changeover ensuring no material is taken out of nursing area/wards without prior authorisation, etc.)
• Perform cleaning and minor maintenance for biomedical equipment used. Following the user manual and protocols and alert supervisor in case of malfunctioning.
• Supervising and training nurse-aids, nutritional assistants, cleaners, and other related staff under his/her supervision, ensuring teamwork and adherence to all appropriate protocols and procedures
• Organize and carry out nursing activities according to Doctor/Cos prescriptions and orders in line with the MSF protocols
• Respect the six rights of Medicine Administration
• Be accountable for quality and continuity of care
• Make the handover at the bedside of the patient and all materials including pharmaceuticals and hardware.
• Being able to quickly handle a patient with emergency signs on the principle of A, B, C, D.
• Register as soon as possible the consumption of drugs in the tally sheet. And report rupture or deterioration on materials.
• Prepare the necessary equipment and materials for the medical ward round and be aware of all changes made by the doctor/CO
• In quality care aspect, dating venous caterers, nasogastric tubes, and the open infusions bag.
• Ensure vital signs are taken at the respected times and at times of deterioration and report and act any abnormalities.
• Perform anthropometric measurements (Malnutrition assessment) and being able to interpret the results.
• Perform basic laboratory test (MDRT, blood sugar and Hb).
• Respect Infection Control and Prevention procedures
• And others task related to patient’s management despite the department.

Main competencies and knowledge:
• Maintain a calm, helpful demeanour and respect interactions with staff, patients and patients families
• Work in a professional manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment
• High commitment to MSF Principles
• High capacity for stress management
Deadline for this position: Tuesday, 11th July 2023 at 4:00 pm.

All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV and copy of relevant professional certificates by the deadlines above. Please quote the job title of job you applying for on the email subject example “LOGISTICS SUPERVISOR”

Please send your application to the email address The applications can also be submitted at MSF offices situated at Warioba RD, Mikocheni B, Plot 100, Daima Street House no 16, Dar Es-Salaam or To MSF Project Admin in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District, or MSF Office – Liwale

People living with disabilities or minorities to indicate in their CV or Motivation letter
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your data only for the recruitment process to have all the information and documents necessary to proceed with the recruitment, validation of your application and selection of the most suitable candidate. Your data will be treated confidentially. Only people part of the recruitment process have access to your data. MSF does not sell your data under any circumstances. If you have any questions or requests, you can contact
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