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Project Manager - Operationalization Of MSF EA

Closing: Jan 21, 2023

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Published: Jan 12, 2023 (19 days ago)

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The role is to lead the process of MSF EA operationalization, starting from scratch, through intensive internal consultations within the Movement.

This process requires involvement of several MSF entities and governance bodies at different stages of a heavy process (partner sections, Operational Centres, International Board, Core Executive Committee, Full Executive Committee, MSF East Africa Board and Association, International General Assembly, etc.).

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Master’s in administration/International relations/communication or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a high level coordination and management position.
  • High level of understanding of organizational issues.
  • Experience in project management.
  • MSF or similar iNGO experience is desirable.
  • Excellent planner, organizer, coordinator and administrator
  • Excellent computer skills 
  • Very good communication and representation/ networking abilities
  • High level of integrity and sound judgement.
  • Understanding of the MSF working environment is an asset.
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English. Good command of French is an important asset. 
  • Commitment to MSF values and Principles
  • Eastern Africa Cross Cultural Awareness 
  • Result and Quality Orientation.


Responsibilities

The role is to lead the process of MSF EA operationalization, starting from scratch, through intensive internal consultations within the Movement.

This process requires involvement of several MSF entities and governance bodies at different stages of a heavy process (partner sections, Operational Centres, International Board, Core Executive Committee, Full Executive Committee, MSF East Africa Board and Association, International General Assembly, etc.).

JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Master’s in administration/International relations/communication or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a high level coordination and management position.
  • High level of understanding of organizational issues.
  • Experience in project management.
  • MSF or similar iNGO experience is desirable.
  • Excellent planner, organizer, coordinator and administrator
  • Excellent computer skills 
  • Very good communication and representation/ networking abilities
  • High level of integrity and sound judgement.
  • Understanding of the MSF working environment is an asset.
  • Excellent command of written & spoken English. Good command of French is an important asset. 
  • Commitment to MSF values and Principles
  • Eastern Africa Cross Cultural Awareness 
  • Result and Quality Orientation.


  • Responsible for leading the process of designing the operational profile of MSF EA, this process includes:
  • The definition of the roadmap (milestones),
  • The production of all necessary documents related to the formal application of MSF EA to become operational;
  • The definition of the operational model and structure of MSF EA;
  • the definition of the Backoffice structure adapted to the operational model and structure;
  • The definition of the operational model and structure of MSF EA;
  • the definition of the Backoffice structure adapted to the operational model and structure;
  • Responsible for setting and implementing internal and external engagement strategy related to the operationalization of MSF EA.
  • Responsible for liaising with internal and external support unit or committees such as TIC Committee, International Secretariat and any other body or entity of interest.
  • Responsible for the identification of resources required for a successful progress and implementation of the project.
  • Responsible for the identification and management of the MSF EA operationalisation team.
KEY DIMENSIONS (NON-EXHAUSTIVE LIST)
  • Responsible for keeping the link with the Strategic Plan review/extension process;
  • Responsible for the organisation and administration of projects and related major events;
  • Responsible for organizing the content in relevant document in very close collaboration with the Consultant in charge of the content production;
  • Responsible for internal and external engagements related to the operationalisation of MSF EA.
  • Responsible for advising the management team (MT) on Key operational priorities and set up linked to existing/new units.


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