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Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 12 Mar 2023

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Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice an association. Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.

The MSF movement is built around five operational directorates supported by MSF’s 21 sections, 24 associations and other offices together worldwide. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. The operations are implemented by field teams and the coordination teams based at capital level; together with the organizational units based in Barcelona, Athens and decentralized in Nairobi, Dakar and Amman. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Operational Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations, including the Logistics & Supply Chain Department.


The Project Medical Referent is part of MSF’s coordination team in any given country. As Project Medical Referent, you will participate in defining, planning and monitoring medical activities and programs in the project in accordance with MSF’s protocols as well as coordinates human and material related resources needed in order to ensure the quality of care provided by MSF.


  • Medical doctor or paramedical degree.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in field medical-humanitarian projects preferably in different types of emergencies (nutritional crisis, measles, meningitis Epidemics + vaccination, cholera, refugees…) and/or varied contexts.
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good level of English and/or French. Knowledge of both languages will be valued.
  • Availability of 9 months.


  • Knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese, and/or Arabic.


  • Induction process to the organization and the position.
  • Salary & Secondary Benefits determined by previous professional experience and MSF OCBA’s rewards policy. Paid leave of 25 days per year and R&R (rest and recovery) long weekends according to MSF OCBA’s policy.
  • Private insurance covering medication and hospitalization, disability, as well as any type of evacuation.
  • The chance to develop professionally in an international organization. A profile manager from the HR department will guarantee a proper onboarding according to your first assignment considering your previous professional experience. This person will also monitor your professional development (career path, training, etc.) within the organization and will offer you different tools to guarantee the best possible experience; induction, coaching or mentoring, depending on the needs.
  • A dynamic set up with opportunities for multicultural exposure. The position collaborates directly to MSF’S social mission, which is providing medical care, alleviating suffering and helping those most in need.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter:

Closing date: March 12th, 2023, CET (Central European Time).

MSF is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, race, nationality and culture. Individuals as women, BIPOC, people with disabilities, LGBTQIAP+ and other related collectives, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to achieving a balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.


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