Current Jobs at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Administrative/Finance Assistant
Jahun, Jigawa
Job Description

  • Manage the administrative files of the staff with confidentiality and according to MSF Internal Regulation;
  • Enter data into the HR database and personal files and keep them up-to-date in order to facilitate HR processes management.
  • Update Social security & Tax office employee files in order to meet legal requirements and duties.
  • Assist the Administrator with contracts, leaves or any other HR request;
  • Calculate accurately the monthly payroll.
  • Manage, register and archive the accounting of the mission according to MSF protocols as well as the budget;

Follow Money Management Procedures:

  • Keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the administration manager of any sort of disparity;
  • File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the accounting software, with the support from the Administration Manager and/or the Accounting Manager (ACMA).


  • Degree in Business Administration and/or Accounting required;
  • Computer skills and good faculty to learn new software;
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to humanitarian objectives and interest in health care;
  • High motivation, flexibility, quick learning and team working;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa
  • Previous experience as an Administrative Assistant or with other NGOs desirable;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft excel;


  • 208 working hours per month and working hour flexibility required.


  • Monthly gross salary of N251,200 (two hundred and fifty-one thousand two hundred naira only).




Job Title: Medical Activity Manager
Jahun, Jigawa
Job Description

  • Define, coordinate, and monitor the medical activities under his/her responsibility according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures
  • Checking all administrative procedures related to patients’ follow-up (individual card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers…) are carried out correctly and according to MSF procedures
  • Monitoring the rational use of medical equipment and medicines at the hospital and identifying any deviations from MSF guidelines or protocols
  • Coordinating, assessing, and supervising the proper functioning of the medical activities, according to MSF protocols, standards, and procedures, and through the correct complication and analysis of medical data regarding patients’ health conditions
  • Supervising and ensuring that medical activities objectives under his/her responsibility are achieved
  • Coordinating and monitoring the daily working plan of the team under his/her responsibility (managing the roster, absent personnel, vacations, tracking leaves…). Participating in shifts and replaces a doctor, if necessary
  • Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines


  • A Medical Doctor (MBBS, or MBBch)
  • Full registration with Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and current annual practice license
  • 2 years minimum experience as a Medical Doctor or in clinical work, experience in obstetrics and gynaecology, neonatology, A&E desirable
  • Previous management experience desirable
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to humanitarian objectives
  • Highly motivated, flexibility, quick learning and team working;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, Hausa desirable


  • 208 working hours per month and working hour flexibility required.


  • Monthly gross salary of N503,900 (Five Hundred and Three Thousand, Nine Hundred Naira only).


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s, Cover letters, copies of qualifications, with contact details to the MSF Admin Office in Jahun (“Application Box” outside the front gate) by e-mail to: using the Job Title as Reference.

Note: Only successful applicants will be called for interview


Application Deadline: 18th August, 2017.

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Action Against Hunger Job for a Community Mobilization Assistant

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
: Dutse, Jigawa 
Job Summary

  • The Community Mobilization Assistant will support the Community Mobilization Officer in delivering all outputs of the CDGP projects at the local government level.
  • He/she will provide support to the implementation of project’s community mobilization strategy for nutritional education and counseling and also be responsible for ensuring the process of identifying, enrollment and training of target beneficiaries are carried out.
  • The Community Mobilization Assistant will also work closely with the Nutrition Team to ensure the formation of IYCF mother support groups.

The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of HND in Health Education or related field.
  • Have experience in CMAM/IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience within the humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Be capable to supervise and coach community volunteers.
  • Possess basic computer skills.
  • Be professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Have excellent team, budget and project management and representation competencies.
  • Be resident of community area (LGA) of work and proficient with local languages (Hausa)
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have strategic thinking, planning, reporting and communication skills.
  • Have the willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to screening sites.
  • Have a previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, WASH, Nutrition) preferably.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline: 21st July,  2017.

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Latest Job At Coffey International Development For A Call For Economic Growth Experts

Coffey is looking for experts for the LINKS programme in Nigeria
5 years
Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa states
The Programme
DFID’s LINKS-Northern Nigeria Spatial Growth Programme is a five-year programme starting in 2018. Building on the successes and learning of the Growth and Employment in States (GEMS) programme, it will aim to create jobs, raise incomes and increase potentially taxable private sector revenues in Nigeria. The project will focus on three states; Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa. A first pillar will facilitate significantly increased private sector investment in the states. In parallel, a second pillar will support the introduction, growth and uptake of business facilitating and innovative services, technologies and business models.

Job Title: Call For Economic Growth Experts
Location: Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa
The Position

  • The positions will vary. These are likely to include:
  • Short term positions tasked with scoping possible programme design, identifying key challenges and appropriate interventions
  • Short-term positions on discrete pieces of work
  • Long-term positions such as intervention managers, M&E consultants, communications and knowledge management specialists, administrative and finance expert

The Person

  • An educational background in the fields of economics or similar
  • Experience designing and/or implementing large-scale donor-funded programmes in Nigeria
  • Expertise related to investment promotion and business/investment climate improvement, including investment attraction and facilitation, business environment reform (BER), support to state governments and investment-related infrastructure
  • Ability to facilitate the use of innovative frontier technologies to enhance core value chain businesses, and as business opportunities
  • Proven experience enhancing access to finance, financial flow and innovative investment pathways within value chains, and supporting the development of innovative financial products.
  • Experience providing technical assistance to strengthen high potential agricultural and non-agricultural value chains


  • Work experience in the three focus states: Kano, Kaduna, and Jigawa
  • Experience designing and implementing DFID-funded projects
  • Familiarity with Market for Development (M4P) and Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) approaches

For further enquiries please contact us at and quote the reference number.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should;
Click here to apply

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