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To support its humanitarian operations in Somalia

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. At present, MSFCH operates in four project locations in Somalia: Belet Weyne, Dinsor, Hawa Abdi, and Afgoi.

Location: Nairobi and visits to Somalia
Start date: April 2010
Type of contract: 12 months Fixed Term Contract

Scope of responsibilities:

•Detailed analysis and reporting of the Somali context
•Advise on the management and development of MSFCH activities in Somalia
•Following issues concerning Somalia in the media (local news, internet, radio)
•Representing MSF at various meetings both in Nairobi and in Somalia
•Briefing of regional and international staff about the Somali context and culture
•Visits to the field projects to discuss context issues with the field teams
•Translation of documents as and when required
•Security adviser to the different departments within the coordination team
•Maintain and elaborate further strong network of contacts

Recruitment criteria:

•Previous MSF or NGO experience in a management position
•Strong familiarity with the Somali context
•Fluent written and spoken English and Somali
•Computer literate
•Valid passport

Personal qualities:

•Mature, responsible personality
•Organization skills
•Should be proactive and show initiative
•Good communication skills
•Rigor and Flexibility
•Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment

Application only by email:

Please send your:

•Cover Letter
•Scanned diplomas/certificates
•Contact details of 2 referent persons
•Scanned recommendation letters from previous employers
To msfch.som.recruitment @

Subject of email: “Application for Assistant Head of Mission”

Applicants must indicate how they heard about this advertisement.

Application must be received the latest on the 10th of April 2010

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted

MSFCH is an equal opportunity employer

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