Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Gambela/Kule, Gambela 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland

Internal/External vacancy announcement


Médecins Sans Frontières (also known as Doctors without Borders or MSF) is a private, non-profit, international humanitarian medical organization that intervenes in emergencies and crises to relieve human suffering resulting from unmet medical needs. MSF observes strict neutrality with respect to politics and provides its assistance without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, ideology, or political affiliation. MSF’s members are required to respect humanitarian principles and principles of medical ethics at all times.


MSF Holland is looking for: Technical Activity Supervisor


·       Place of work:     Gamella /Kule/Tierkidi

·       Terms of employment: Definite

·       Remuneration and Benefits:

–          Starting gross salary : 15,556 .00 ETB    

–          Hardship Allowance:     3,889

–          Medical Benefit: Asper the Policy

·       Date  of  application:    July 13, 2019 up to July 23, 2019


Main Purpose


Supervising and monitoring the implementation the logistics activities in the project related to his/her technical activity or activities (Construction, ICT, WHS, Workshop, etc.) according to MSF standards, protocols and procedures in order to ensure the efficient running of MSF systems, infrastructure and equipment of the project.




•          Supervising and monitoring on a day-to-day basis the implementation of his/her technical activity/activities in the project ensuring compliance to MSF standards, protocols and procedures.  Including one or more of the following activities: 

•          Construction: all technical and scheduling aspects of the building and rehabilitation activities in the project

•          ICT:  installation and maintenance of the systems and communications' software and hardware

•          Workshop: the daily mechanical servicing activities of equipment and vehicles in the capital and project

•          Other technical logistics activities

•          Supervising and leading the logistic team under his/her responsibility including the definition of each person's tasks (daily supervision and checking the quality of their work); drawing up working schedule;  organising and leading meetings of the team and participating in the staff selection and training

•          Planning and supervising the HR processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation and internal, external communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activity

•          Managing and organizing the materials and tools needed for his/her activity/activities which includes inventory of stocks, receipt and processing of orders, keeping records of received goods and checking the monthly consumptions of consumable items

•          Planning together with the line manager, the required checks and maintenance activities of the set-up/systems of his technical activity/activities

•          Participating in monthly reports according to guidelines and implementing reporting practices and protocols

Performing delegated tasks according to his her speciality and as specified in his/her job description.



MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities


MSF-Holland runs an office in Gambella town, where the medical and logistics stores are located and the office compound hosts guests.  MSF-H have two sites of operation Kule and Terkidi where health care services are provided.

The position holder will be the technical responsible person interchangeably in Gambella, Kule and Terkidi sites, supervising all logistical activities in the assigned site (Gambella, Kule and Terkidi), as well as preforming technical logistics activities in Gambella office and the  projects.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Projects’ focal point for technical activities in Gambella
  • Utilities management in the compounds
  • Supervision of the head guard, drivers, Technicians and guards.
  • In cooperation with Gambella Admin assistant, coordination of  the guest accommodation
  • Management of daily labor needs for loading and unloading activities
  • Supervise the biomed equipment follow ups
  • Working tools management and inventory monitoring in all project sites
  • Supervision on biomed and other equipment maintenances follow ups
  • Work closely with other technical activity supervisors in the project to have a smooth interchange from one site to the other.

Any other task on supervisor’s requests



·       The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission.

·       Mobility is requested from MSF staff, including short-term assignments from their usual place of work.

·       Part of any MSF-employee responsibilities is the attendance of trainings as per the requirements of the organisation.

·       The job description can be modified according to the evolution of the work.

Job Requirements



Essential at least 2 years of working experience in similar jobs


Mission language desirable; local language essential


Computer literacy (and according to the requirements of the technical activity)


•          Results and Quality Orientation L2

•          Teamwork and Cooperation L2

•          Behavioural Flexibility L2

•          Commitment to MSF Participles L2

•          Stress Management L3


Essential diploma or TVET Level 4 with Competetncy Certification (COC)/degree preferably in Engineering or construction or similar field

How to Apply

Application Procedure


Interested applicants should submit their non-returnable CV and application including of all supporting documents before or on July 23, 2019 at MSF-Holland Office via or at MSF Holland, all project offices including Gambella office, In front of Don Bosco Primary school.


Please Note that we only contact short-listed candidates.


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