Human Resources Coordinator

©Juan Carlos Tomasi/MSF

Define, adapt, plan and supervise the implementation of human resources policies in the Mission, ensuring they are in line with the context, the operational challenges and the strategic HR.

Some responsibilities can be : 

  • Responsible for all human resources management and administrative issues of the whole Mission, ensuring they are aligned with legal requirements, HR vision and Responsible Employer frame
  • Providing advice and technical expertise to the Mission Coordination Team, in order to design job profiles, organisational charts and decision-making channels.
  • Defines HR strategies at mission level to ensure the Mission counts with the capacities and competences needed, in the short, mid and long term (recruitment, remuneration, management and learning & development plans).
  • Defines local policies - defining or adapting MSF standard policies to the Mission. Ensures implementation of all HR Policies and Management Guidelines.
  • Is the responsible and technical referent for HR and Administration related issues at Mission level (recruitment, management and development of teams, contracting of national and regional employees’, remuneration of local and regional staff, etc.).
  • Ensure the proper implementation of the Performance Management System (PMS) throughout the Mission
  • Ensure a good knowledge of labour market: in terms of profiles available, level of qualifications, specificities, lead or request labour market studies and benchmarking studies.
  • Is responsible to make sure that Internal regulations and all HR related policies, procedures and administrative documents (i.e. employment contracts, payslip, etc.) are within the national legal framework.
  • Represents MSF in meetings with Authorities and other NGOs for HR or Administration related issues.


  • Essential degree in HR management or business administration. Another diploma could be considered if relevant working experience in HR management can be proved.
  • 2 years of MSF experience or equivalent (NGO)
  • Leadership and management of a team
  • Strong analytic and strategic vision ability
  • Flexibility and ability to work under stress
  • Diplomatic skills
  • Availability for 12 - 24 months for each assignment
  • Adhere to our Behavioral Commitments and MSF Charter


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