Head of Mission Support

High School   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1472
Date Posted:Feb 3, 2019
Closing Date:Feb 15, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Operation
Salary Range:64150 AFG monthly
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Doctors Without Borders) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters to populations in danger in more than 70 countries.

Job Summary:

In this context, MSF is recruiting a Head of Mission Support for a post to reinforce the pool of recruitment.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

To ensure a proper implementation of the Humanitarian MOU through the operations (CR, HOPs and PCs) in the afghan mission with the objective to improve acceptance, awareness and security of MSF activities in the country.
Liaise with the operations department in the mission (HOPs, CR and PCs) to ensure a mission wide implementation and continuation of the HMOU as process within operations.
- In cooperation with the CR advisor, maintain the mission mapping of main influential actors
- Assist the ops department in the mission with in Internal and External Communication sessions about MSF and the HMOU in order to improve acceptance, awareness and security for MSF and its activities
- Ensures the continuity of relations with local actors and keeps updated the list of contacts
- Organize advocacy contacts and appointments for the ops department with authorities and partners to ensure the continuity of relations with local actors and involved counterparts
- Ensure the dissemination of all GPS locations to official counterpart
- Support, together with the CR and HOPs in guiding the PCs in their networking
- Facilitate meetings when needed
Collect mission data in relation to networking and meetings done on mission/project level in regard to the main objective above:
- File and update field contacts, meetings and correspondence from the whole mission in order to ensure information sources accuracy and its availability on regular basis
- Assist the ops department in the drafting of correspondences with authorities and counterparts (government officials, UN agencies, NGOs, etc.) in order to ensure fluent and accurate communication flows
Support the operations department in administrative tasks to improve the quality of operations:
- Owner of the mission red contact list and meeting reporting follow up
- Execute clerk-related activities as well as prepare and conduct briefings on the mission context to new employees in order to facilitate their integration on board and within the project environment
- Translate documents and act as an interpreter when needed

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


- Secondary High School Diploma (12th Class): Essential
- University degree in Political Sciences, International Humanitarian Law: Essential
- Other experience in similar position: desirable
- MSF experience: essential
- Dari & Pashtu: oral and written essential
- English: oral and written essential

FULL TIME: 40 hours per week, Saturday to Wednesday
GROSS SALARY: 64,150 AFN (non-negotiable)

Job Keywords:

Head of Mission Support
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