Level   9

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Logistics Coordinator / Technical Logistics Coordinator

Reports to (Functional)

Logistics Coordinator / Technical Logistics Coordinator

Job Family

Logistics and Supply

Main Purpose

Planning, coordinating and monitoring all logistics activities in the project related to fleet and motorized equipment management, both in the capital and the field, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to have the vehicles and equipment in optimal running conditions


  • In collaboration with the LogCo / Technical LogCo, planning, establishing and reviewing the fleet and motorized equipment management in the mission/project including its annual budget, in order to identify and prioritize operational needs and objectives of the mission
  • Monitoring and ensuring the implementation of the fleet and motorized equipment management activities in the mission ensuring compliance to MSF standards, protocols and procedures This includes the following:
    • Implementing the specific procedures to ensure and to monitor that the vehicles and other motorised equipment (generators, pumps, etc.) inventory, documentation and first aid kit are inspected on a monthly basis by the responsible driver; that maintenance services (A, B, or C) are done on time and fully recorded in the vehicle logbook and to rationalize the use of fuel and other consumable items
    • Carrying out technical evaluations of all the hired vehicles, engines and transport companies, drawing up the necessary documents (contracts, etc.) in order to ensure the transportation services between the capital and the field.
    • Drawing up, in collaboration with the LogCo or Technical LogCo, an annual order for spare parts, and identify potential local providers (for spare parts, fuel and lubricants) in order to efficiently ensure maintenance activities of the fleet and motorised equipment. Together with the Supply Manager, organizing the storage of spare parts as well as the supply processes in order to ensure a quick lead time
  • In collaboration with the LogCo / Technical LogCo and the HRCo, participating in the planning and implementation of HR associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, detection of potential, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required to correctly perform all logistics activities pertaining to his area
  • Ensuring technical support and providing coaching and training to all drivers to ensure they adhere to all MSF driving rules and regulations, take good care of their vehicles, prevent damage, perform routine maintenance activities and fill in the vehicle logbook with all relevant information. Providing supervisor advice on vehicle insurance in the mission in order to find the most efficient coverage
  • Participating in monthly reports according to guidelines (SitRep, Logistics Statistical Report, etc.)
  • Performing delegated tasks according to his her speciality and as specified in his/her job description


Secondary education


Minimum of 2 years experience as a driver or desirable as a Head Drivers

Language Level Description

B2  Independent User

Vantage or upper intermediate

  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation.
  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Technical Skills

Facility Management


Able to identify the needs of a base in terms of non-medical investment equipment.

Able to analyse/interpret the data extracted from Buphagus

Basic knowledge of the equipment management policy (identification, maintenance procedures, standard articles, etc.)

Able to evaluate the impact of inhouse or outhouse servicing of investiment equipments

Management of Offices and Workplace Safety


Basic knowledge of safety hazard and related soultions

Basic technical knowledge of the maintenance principles/tools for all the tehcnical services related to the buildings



Sound knowledge of maintenance procedures concerning vehicles deployed in severe conditions.

Ability to analyse vechicle/engine (MSF or rented) conditions in order to define their appropriate use/dismissal

Ability to understand  and evaluate the overall conditions to rent (light) vehicles 

Perfect knowledge of mechanical spareparts (produce 6-month order sparepart, Toyota sparepart form)

Vehicle Feet Management


Able to establish an integrated mobility (evaluation, planning, implementation, follow-up) system for a sizable mission (also between sections), taking into account the operational constraints

Able to produce reference documents and policies

Information and Communication Technology


Able to explain the MSF IT policy (3S: Security, Standardization, backup System)

Able to perform, verify and re-install a backup

Able to apply installation and maintenance procedures for IT material

Basic knowledge of computer network architecture

Able to follow a logic procedure in order to detect IT problems



Familiar with MSF basic standard tools and procedures (Difference between HF and VHF, estqblish radio contact, use of satellite phone, use and interpret an swvr meter)



Able to identify the major risks presented by a project in terms of safety of goods and persons, in collaboration with the project coordinator.

Able to identify measures to reduce risks and develop a contingency plan for a project

Transversal Competencies

Commitment to MSF’s Principles

Demonstrates loyalty, awareness and respect for MSF’s values

  • Expresses his/her interest by talking/asking/giving informed opinions about MSF’s activities.
  • Expresses he/she wants to work with MSF because of its principles and mission.
  • Overtly expresses his/her satisfaction at belonging to MSF and defends MSF’s social mission.
  • Refers to beneficiaries* when speaking about his/her own work.
  • Always transmits a positive image of MSF in front of both colleagues and external people.
  • Translates the principles of MSF into actions.

Behavioural Flexibility

Adapts behaviour to the needs of the situation

  • Accepts decisions which are not completely in line with his/her personal opinions.
  • Is flexible in applying and adapting procedures.
  • Adapts his/her behaviour to the characteristics of the interlocutor and/or situation.
  • Learns from problems and difficulties, becoming more competent at resolving similar situations in the future.
  • Looks for adaptable solutions in order to achieve objectives.
  • Reassesses priorities when circumstances change, focusing on objectives. 

Results and Quality Orientation

Improves performance and sets ambitious and realistic goals

  • Strives to continually improve work methods.
  • Suggests news ways of increasing efficiency in his/her field of action.
  • Demonstrates a continuous learning attitude.
  • Sets as an objective the improvement of the process. 

Teamwork and Cooperation

Encourages, engages and motivates people to work as a team

  • Shows he/she values the experience and input of other team members through empathetic communication.
  • Makes decisions taking into account how they affect the team.
  • Actively seeks input from team members to define how they will work together.
  • Makes sure the common objective is known and supported by all the team.
  • Works to achieve cohesion and a spirit of cooperation in the team.
  • Involves the team in the decision-making process that may affect all its members. 

People Management and Development

Gives feedback and sets limits

  • Informs and gives feedback about results achieved by the team.
  • Individually rectifies ineffective behaviour through constructive feedback.
  • Acknowledges the positive performance of his/her collaborators, using suitable techniques for the follow-up appraisal.
  • Manages any discrepancies between team members’ expectations and the reality of their situation.
  • Is approachable and makes time for all team members. 

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