Specialized Technician

Mdecins Sans Frontires

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Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.


Job Profile:

  • Monitor maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards.
  • Ensure the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager supervision.
  • Carrying out daily visits to the facilities, reporting any anomalies or problems to the line manager.
  • Evaluating rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work in accordance with instructions given by his supervisor, and accounting to him/her on progress
  • Checking that premises observe security norms (fire extinguishers present, electrical installations earthed, etc.).
  • Monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
  • Planning together with the line manager required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinate and lead the logistics team under his/her responsibility, in particular:
  • Defining each person’s tasks, supervising them on a daily basis and checking the quality of their work (punctuality, rigour, quality, etc.).
  • Drawing up working schedules for logistics teams for each department or facility.
  • Organizing and leading meetings of the team under his supervision.
  • Attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities.
  • Collect logistics orders coming from health facilities,
  • Draw up and follow up orders according to the procedures in force.
  • Provide technical support to the specialized technician, watchman
  • Ensure reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of material before its shipment.
  • Manage and follow up orders, namely



Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Essential secondary education and formal technical training
  • MSF experience desirable or at least one years’ experience in a similar post out of MSF
  • English spoken and written and local language desirable
  • Good knowledge of Maiduguri
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Ability to react quick and manage stress to stay calm in all situations
  • Reliability, service-oriented, respect of confidentiality and capacity to work in a team


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Mdecins Sans Frontires

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Logistics / Transportation

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years