OPERATIONAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR
Language Level Description
Effective Operational Proficiency or advanced
- Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
- Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
- Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
- Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
This job doesn't have technical skills.
Has an overview and links current actions with organisational objectives
- Contributes towards the global vision.
- Relates the objectives of his/her project to MSF’s objectives.
- Is able to distinguish between working activities that give value to MSF’s objectives
and those that do not.
- Sets and maintains an order of priorities in his/her work according to MSF’s strategic
Planning and Organising
Enables others to organize
- Provides support and offers alternatives to ensure that everyone in the team is able to
plan/organise his/her own job.
- Ensures objectives are well defined, shared and acknowledged by the whole team.
- Involves the team in discussions on planning to increase efficiency.
- Is able to use other people’s planning to monitor activities.
- Enables others to organise and plan ahead, based on clear and structured vision.
- Organises plans and objectives according to the long-term vision.
- When a new situation arises, foresees the time required (by him/herself and others)
and makes small organisational or time-related changes to deal with it.
- Provides reports from meetings with main points agreed and next steps proposed.
- Makes sure that everyone involved in a task is aware of its existence, knows the expected results and by when they are to be achieved.
Teamwork and Cooperation
Builds team spirit within the organisation
- Fosters and encourages collaboration between members of different teams, services
and departments, even in difficult situations.
- Explains to others (in meetings, speeches, etc.) the importance of working in teams.
- Acts by example.
Uses actions and indirect influences to persuade
- Gives solid and coherent arguments to support his/her points to the interlocutor,
stressing the key information.
- Uses different communication tools and means (internal and external resources) to get
the message across.
- Selects communication strategies to have a persuasive impact on the interlocutor.
- Seeks backup from experts and third parties to strengthen his/her point of view.
- Manages his/her emotions.
People Management and Development
Works on the growth and development of team members
- Offers each team member an equal opportunity to succeed.
- Publicly acknowledges good performance and positively reinforces it.
- Considers the personal development of each team member and proposes an individual