MSF Switzerland Biomed Technician Job in Likoni, Mombasa, Kenya

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Government / Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa.

The objective of the activities is to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.

Job Title: Biomed Technician

Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa

Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance (includes 3 month probationary period)

Main Purpose: This position is responsible for the inventorying, monitoring and repairing of biomedical equipment in accordance to MSF protocols.

This position is the primary implementer for biomedical equipment maintenance at this MSF project at Mrima Health Facility.

The successful candidate should know and understand the technical aspects of biomedical equipment, ensure it is correctly used and functioning well.

Ensure good follow-up of cleaning, timely maintenance and correct repair. The Biomed Technician will also be responsible for training the hospital staff on proper use of the equipment.

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Conducts regular routine assessments, cleaning and upkeep of the biomedical equipment.
  • Conducts preventive and curative maintenance of biomedical equipment.
  • Performs repair of damaged equipment.
  • Makes recommendations to the Logistics Manager on findings and appropriate responses.
  • Conducts regular inventories of equipment, including equipment currently in use, equipment in backup storage and equipment on order.
  • Training staff in proper use of equipment.


Education: Technical diploma, desirable specialization in biomedical equipment

Experience: Previous experience in technical works. Requires a good working knowledge of electronic works and repair.

Languages: Mission language essential, local language desirable.


  • Result
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress management

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents to on or before the 14th March 2017.

We apologize that due to the volume of applications we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Engineering and Technical
Updated: March 1, 2017 — 6:00 am