Workshop Supervisor


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 WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR

Requirements for the position


·         Essential driving license and formal training in mechanics


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


·         Written and spoken Arabic & English essential


·         Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel and Internet)


Place of work: Abs District - Hajja governorate with regular visits to other projects

Level: 6

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

Others: Salary: Based on the organization scale

Main objectives:

Supervising and monitoring the implementation of the daily mechanical servicing activities in the capital and project according to MSF standards, protocols and procedures in order to ensure the efficient running of the workshop and the mission's vehicles and motorized engines

Main responsibilities and tasks

o    Supervising and monitoring on a day-to-day basis the implementation of the mechanical servicing activities in the mission ensuring compliance to MSF standards, protocols and procedures. This includes the following tasks: 

o    Ensuring the mechanical repairs and maintenance of the vehicles and motorized engines (generators, motor pumps, etc.). Supervising, organizing, and planning the schedule for the periodic servicing of all vehicles (corrective, predictive and preventive) and motorized engines both for the capital and field, in order to ensure optimal working conditions of the fleet and extend its longevity

o    Following the Logbook and to ensure safe working conditions, supervising the services performed by the mechanics, assistant mechanics, drivers and or trainee agents and if necessary, performing the special and complex services referred to in the logbook deciding whether a vehicle requires an urgent or unscheduled intervention

o    Managing, organizing and identifying the spare parts, consumables and tools required by the fleet and his/her team, evaluating local providers suitability and placing the corresponding order to ensure on time delivery, cost efficiency and quality. Monitoring incoming and outgoing deliveries of spare parts and consumables (fuels, lubricants, etc.) and informing the line manager of stock levels on a weekly basis, in order to ensure availability and rationale use as well as a continuous delivery service between the capital and field

o    Supervising and leading the logistic team under his/her responsibility including the definition of each person's tasks (daily supervision and checking the quality of their work); drawing up working schedule; organising and leading team meetings

o    Planning and supervising the HR processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation and internal, external communication) of the drivers and mechanics in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required for the activity

o    Providing monthly activity reports and implementing reporting practices and protocols in order to ensure that all vehicle documentation is in order and inspection reports are conveniently filled by the drivers

o    Performing delegated tasks according to her/her speciality and 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: “WORKSHOP SUPERVISOR to the email:

·         Deadline for the submission of applications is Tuesday, 11 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