MSF Switzerland, Somalia Mission Nurse Job Vacancy 2012

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Somalia Mission is looking for a:


To support its humanitarian operations in Somalia

Project Location: Mogadishu (currently based in Nairobi but willing and ready to travel and/or relocate to Project location when need arises).

Start date: ASAP.

Type/Length of contract: 6 Months contract with possibility of extension.

The position:

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Medical Coordinator.

The scope of responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Ensure nursing care, treatment and follow-up of patients and/or a population in accordance with doctors’ prescriptions, MSF protocols, and respect of universal hygiene standards.
  • Ensure supervision and continuous training of the medical personnel (nurses and nutrition- assistant)
Recruitment criteria:

A registered & qualified Nurse with the following experience:

  • 5 years nursing experience desired
  • Experience in nutrition and paediatric care
  • Facilitating/conducting (medical) trainings
  • Supervision & management of (medical) personnel
  • Knowledge of MSF Protocols/guidelines is an asset.


Please send by email your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter addressed to the HR
Coordinator. Address:

Deadline for Submission of application: 29th February 2012

Subject of email: “Application for Regional Nurse, Somalia”.

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.