Specialized technician – Laascaanood

Job Information

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    Posted On Sep 5 ,2019
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 2 years

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. MSF observes neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and demands full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of its functions.

MSF Sool Project in Las Anod is looking for:


Level : 5 (on MSF salary scale)

Work Location : Sool region, Somaliland.

Start date : 1st October 2019 (if recruitment process completed on time).

Length of contract : 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance and operational need (Includes 2-month probationary period).

The  selected candidate will be reporting to the Deputy  Project  Coordinator

(Hierarchical)  and Hospital  Facility Manager (Functionally).

Main Tasks include, but not limited  to:

  • Performing autonomously, all necessary complex / advanced installations, maintenance and repairs (i.e. requiring special qualifications/training), according to the supervisor’s instructions and executes any needed tests after any repair or maintenance. Including the following functions: Qualified Electrician; Qualified Mechanic ; Biomed Technician
  • Making  suggestions regarding any repair or maintenance  work needed in MSF facility or Hospital,  with electrical
  • installations, equipment and/or vehicles and assisting logistics department for any relative work needed.
  • Managing the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out physical stock inventories, executing orders necessary for renewing stock, avoiding any shortage.
  • Responsible for the equipment and tools, including extinguishers, checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary and keeping the inventory updated.
  • Keeping working area clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring that all record sheets and books related to logistical maintenance are always completed. Preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
  • Immediately informing the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins
  • Working in collaboration with other specialized technicians and workers, if necessary, or managing a small team of workers.


(Candidate MUST be able to work and reside in Lascanod)

Education Essential: Diploma or recognized formal training in the assigned technical area.
Experience Demonstrate experience in his/her technical area (minimum 2 years’ experience)
Essential at least two years previous  working experience.
Preferable:  Experience with MSF or INGOs in similar job
Languages Essential:  Fluent English & Somali
Knowledge Essential: computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
Competencies Results and Quality Orientation; Services Orientation; Commitment to MSF
Principles; Behavioural  Flexibility; Teamwork  and Cooperation.  Stress

If you meet the above requirements, please send your: (1.) Application letter, (2.) CV, (3.) National ID Card and (4.) Copies of Certificates in a single file to: jobs@somalia.msf.org and copy hornafricajobs@gmail.com  indicating the position applied for and “SOOL REGION”  in the subject line before 2:00 pm on Thursday, 12 of September 2019.

Only applicants with required qualifications  and complete requirements will be contacted.

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