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Job Title: Emergency Preparedness Doctor

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Employer: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Context: Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Main Responsibilities:

The person will work closely with the medical team on:

•   Approaching and assessing all kinds of emergencies (epidemics, natural disaster, violence) in Nigeria via extensive data collection, networking with all concerned parties

•   Implementing emergency interventions accordingly.


•   Licensed Medical Doctor

•   Excellent networking and communications skills

•   Ability to learn

•   Flexibility and adaptability

•   Proficient in use of Microsoft Word and Excel

•   Mobile, frequent travels across the country, especially to the North eastern States (Yobe Borno & Adamawa).

•   Desirable, will be considered as an advantage

•   Previous MSF or NGO experience

•   Experience in epidemic surveillance and response

•   Epidemiology interest

•   Knowledge of MSF practice and protocols

•   Ability to speak Hausa language is an added advantage

Work Location: Abuja with 80% of working time on the field.

Contract: 208 working hours per month and roster flexibility required.

How to Apply:

Submit your CV, qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Abuja (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk).

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:

Deadline for the submission of applications: 22nd January, 2014

Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

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