Personnel Administration Manager Job At Medecins Sans Frontieres

Personnel Administration Manager

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Personnel Administration Manager Job Vacancy At Medecins Sans Frontieres

A Personnel Administration Manager job vacancy is currently available at Medecins Sans Frontieres. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.

Report to (Hierarchical): Human Resources Coordinator

Report to (functional): Human Resources Coordinator

Job Type: 3 (Three) Months Renewable

Duration: 48 Hours per Week

No of Places: 01 (One)

Level: 10

Medecins Sans Frontieres is an international, independent medical humanitarian organisation that provides medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.

Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff – most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality.

Main Objective

  • Responsible for ensuring that MSF is a Responsible employer in the mission, supports proper management of HR across the board and assumes full responsibility for all Administrative and legal issues in the Mission.


Personnel Administration Manager Responsibilities

  • Know labour legislation in force in mission country; keep her/himself informed of any amendment made in labour legislation by regularly checking legislation sources and/or regularly meeting with lawyers, other local authorities at this level;
  • Know all MSF policies, procedures, tools, standards and principles regarding all staff’ (national, international, regional, etc.) working conditions, benefits and remuneration, job profiles and function grids, health coverage, etc., adapts them to the Mission reality and ensures an equitable, efficient, transparent, fair and accountable implementation by all relevant staff throughout the Mission.
  • Is responsible for the proper implementation and follow up of internal regulations and terms of employment contracts of all national staff, ensuring that all staff is employed in the frame of fair labour conditions, and according to local legislation, MSF HR vision, values and principles.
  • Is responsible to ensure that all functions and job profiles at the Mission level meet with the Mission’s function grid
  • Maintain regular contact with ministries, national administrations, other MSF sections and other NGOs to improve/keep up to date with administrative practices.
  • Knows Homère in-depth and ensures a proper parameterization, use of the system and quality of data throughout the Mission, being her/himself the Missions’ technical reference in absence of a person specifically in charge of the system.


  • Degree in Human Resources Management or Social Sciences
  • Working experience of at least 4 years as HR Manager.
  • Experience in Payroll Management
  • Mission Language Essential
  • People Management.
  • Commitment.
  • Flexibility.
  • Results.
  • Teamwork.


  • According to the OCBA salary grid-scale (National contract).

How To Apply For Personnel Administration Manager Job

  • Hit the ‘APPLY FOR JOB’ button below.
  • Follow the displayed link to proceed to the Medecins Sans Frontieres recruitment portal.
  • Fill the online application form.
  • Upload the requested documents.
  • Submit your application.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be notified.
  • The application deadline is 8th September.

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