Deputy Logistics Coordinator


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.

MSF-E is advertising for the following position DEPUTY COORDINATOR in charge of TECHNICAL LOGISTICS

Requirements for the position


·         Essential technical/logistics degree/diploma


·         Essential working experience of at least two years in relevant jobs,

·         Experience with MSF or other NGOs


·         Essential written and spoken Arabic & English fluency


·         Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel,Internet, etc)


Place of work: Sana’a Capital – republic of Yemen

Level: 12

Duration: Until the end of the year of 2021 with possibility of extension

Others: Salary: Based on the organization scale

Main objectives:

Supporting the Logistics Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities, replaces him/her in his/her absence and participating and collaborating in the implementation of strategies and support to the field in accordance with MSF protocols, standards and procedures in order to enable the development of the mission and optimize the impact of the medical projects

Main responsibilities and tasks

·         Participating actively in the definition and monitoring of annual project planning and budgets and the Emergency Preparation Plan, defining strategies and advising the Logistics Coordinator in the translation of the identified needs into objectives, priorities and resources needed for intervention

·         Defining, monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the implementation of the strategies and activities in the mission of the following activities, as defined in the delegated tasks, according to MSF standards, protocols and procedures 

·         Construction and rehabilitation, transport, ICT, communications, vehicles and engines, equipment, installations and infrastructures, etc. Includes the installation and maintenance of functional office space(s) and lodging facilities in an adequate living conditions and all the equipment required as well as the proper use and maintenance of IT computers, soft wares, backups, etc. and the communication tools and means in the mission.

·         Water, health and sanitation activities

·         Planning, supervising and implementing, in close coordination with the HR Coordinator, the associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, performance evaluation, detection of potential, development and internal communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and amount of knowledge required

·         Ensuring technical support to his/her team as well as to all other teams in the mission

·         Defining and monitoring the technical aspects of the risk reduction policy, transport, communication, protection, identification and preparation of the technical aspects of the mission security policy and guidelines, evacuation plan and contingency plan, performing day-to day monitoring of the application of security rules and reporting to the Head of Mission of any problem

·         Representing MSF in meetings with Authorities and other NGOs at the request of the Logistics Coordinator

·         Performing tasks delegated by the Logistics Coordinator, as specified in his/her job description

How to Apply

·         All interested applicants should submit a CV in English, cover letter, copy of ID, copy of diploma with the subject: “DEPUTY LOGISTIC COORDINATOR” to the email:

·         Deadline for the submission of applications is Tuesday, 18 May 2021

·         Only short-listed candidates will be contacted!

·         Please note that applications without CV, cover letter, copy of the ID-card and/or the diploma will NOT BE CONSIDERED.

·         MSF promotes the inclusion of women and people with disabilities. MSF does not charge fees or accept any money during the entire recruitment process