MSF Switzerland Head of Mission Assistant – Nairobi

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need based in Dagahaley and Likoni, Mombasa Sub County.

Job Title: Head of Mission Assistant

Location: Coordination Office, Nairobi

Start date: Immediately

Length of contract: 3- month contract with a possibility of extension of upto 12months based on performance

Work location: Nairobi Coordination Office

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Head of Mission (HoM)

Main purpose: Provide support to the mission by assisting the Head of Mission in the administrative part of coordination tasks, ensuring a smooth relation with local and national authorities, contributing to the context analysis and follow-up, providing translations and interpreting in order to facilitate coordination tasks in the mission.


Education: University level studies or similar.


  • Previous experience with a humanitarian aid organization
  • A good understanding of the different administrations in the local country and their functionality.
    (Previous MSF experience will be an added advantage)

Languages: Mission working language and local language essential.

Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


  • Results
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress Management

If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before the 10th April 2017 to

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

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

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Updated: March 28, 2017 — 9:16 pm