Medecins Sans Frontieres
9d ago
source : myJobmag

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-

made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

Reference No : LT04800

Working hours : 48 Hours Per week

Salary : As per the MSF salary scale (national contract)

Grade level : 3

Position in the Organization Reports to (Hierarchical) : Log Manager

Reports to (Functional) : Logistic Coordinator

Main Purpose

Perform the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country’s traffic rules and MSF security rules in order to provide a safe, smooth and efficient service.

Transport provision :

Provides transport according to the required project activities and needs :

Ensuring the security of passengers and safety of goodsDriving carefullyObserving speed limits and traffic rules of the countryRespecting MSF security rules

Vehicle condition and maintenance :

Carries out daily check the technical conditions of the assigned vehicle (state of the tires, oil, fuel, brakes, spare parts, etc.

Is responsible for the presence of all equipment and documents in the vehicle (toolbox, spare tyre, rescue equipment, discharge of liability, logbook, first aid kit, maps, .

  • Performs weekly checks according to the MSF Logbook in collaboration with the mechanic.Ensures that the vehicle is always in good condition following instructions and guidelines of Logbook and carries out a handover if another driver uses the vehicleIs responsible for the update of the logbook;
  • records mileage, fuel consumption, servicing, repairs, accidents, etcRefills the vehicle when necessaryKeeps the vehicle clean (inside and outside)Informs supervisor when action or repairs are neededAssists the mechanic when working on the vehicle

    Cargo :

    Ensures the correct loading and unloading of the vehicle, in particular : Loads and off loads the vehicle in good time before departureSubmits relevant documents to the receiver of the goodsChecks the status of delivered goodsReturns the duly completed documents to LogisticsEnsures that the goods have the necessary documents

    Documents :

    Ensures that all vehicle documents and the driver’s driving license are valid and in the vehicleEnsures all passengers have all necessary papers in order before travelling, and that non-

    MSF staff sign disclaimers of responsibility before using the vehicleInforms his / her supervisor of any incident involving the transportation of passengers or goods

    Security :

    Checks security situation and road conditions before departureKnows and respects the security rules related to vehicle movements, specifically those related to customs, checkpoints and roadblocks.

    Ensures all passengers know and respect the security rules.Knows how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicates with base according to MSF communications policy to inform the vehicle's position and any potential implication

    Liaison :

    Carry out small liaison task as requested (collecting of documents, invoices, dropping of letters, .)

    General :

    Perform duties based on the given schedule or as per the request of the supervisor.

    Education :

    Essential literacy and driving license.Good knowledge of country roads.

    Experience :

    Essential 2 years minimum of previous driving experience.Desirable experience with specific vehicles to use (4x4, ...)Desirable in MSF or other NGOsLanguages : Mission language and local language essential.

    Knowledge :

    Desirable knowledge of basic mechanicsGood knowledge of mission area roadsEssential good visionPleasant and friendly attitude at all times, ability to reflect professional standards of MSF-

    SpainAvailability to travel and stay outside base overnightAbility to act as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team

    General :

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

    The Job description is integral part of the contract; therefore, lack of compliance with the above mentioned rules may be sanctioned with disciplinary measures.

    General Requirements :

    As a humanitarian organization involved in emergency programs all national and international MSF staff is expected to be flexible and available for emergency response activities.

    S / he should be willing to undertake other tasks as necessary and not specified in the job description, supporting the mission activities in the response to potential emergencies and cover HR gaps or needs at field level.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their CV's and motivation letter either by email to :

    Or in person to : MSF Office,

    MSF Office,

    Plot 394, Etong O. Obuli Street,

    Off Ibrahim Idris Crescent,


    Note : Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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