MSF Switzerland Medical Team Leader Job in Dagahaley Refugee Camp, Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Switzerland, Dadaab Programme
Medical Team Leader
Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Project Summary:
The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level
of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.

provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care
units and 1 hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT. 


services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and
emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.
selected candidate will be reporting to the Medical Coordinator. He/she
will be responsible of the overall management of medical activities of
the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.

Package: Attractive
package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health
cover. Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic
International Medical Humanitarian Organization with dedicated career
paths for proven staff.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Main Tasks include:

  • Overview
    and coordination of all medical activities at field level including
    Primary Health Care, Outreach, Hospital and Emergency response.
  • The
    MTL works in collaboration with the field team to ensure quality of all
    medical activities in accordance with the MSF protocols and MSF
  • The
    MTL is the medical representative in the field and assists the Field Co
    with stakeholder relations and attendance and/or communication at
    official medical meetings.
  • He/she provides support and guidance to the Hospital Director, FMA and the Outreach Supervisor
  • Kenyan national
  • Preference
    to Recognized Medical Doctor. Paramedical diploma/degree considered
    only IF exceptionally strong in other requirements of MTL role.
  • 2 years post graduate experience related to the diploma /degree (preferably paediatrics and maternity)
  • Basic epidemiological background
  • Previous experience as Field Coordinator or Medical Field Referent with INGO
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO
  • Health/project Management experience desirable,
  • Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
  • Strong
    interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex
    assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive
    to details.
  • Due to the nature of the work, an ability to speak Somali could be a strong advantage
How to Apply

you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter
outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet point on
or before 2nd September 2016, to

Due to the high volumes of applications received, we regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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