November 2017 MSF Switzerland Skilled Labourer Job in Nairobi Kenya

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Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland Kenya Mission

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need based in Dagahaley and Likoni, Mombasa Sub County.

Job Title: Skilled Labourer

Location: Coordination Office, Nairobi
Start date: November 2017
Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance (Includes 3 month probationary period)
Work location: Nairobi Coordination Office

The selected candidate will be reporting Base Logistician.

Main Tasks include, but not limited to:

  • Carry out specific technical and logistics works regarding his/her qualifications, according to MSF procedures and her/his superior’s instructions, in order to contribute to the construction, smooth functioning, cleanliness and repairs within MSF premises.
  • Perform work in the areas of carpentry, plumbing, building-construction in health structures, offices, houses, etc.
  • Screen, follow up and execute repair and maintenance works in the office and at MSF houses, including cleaning, painting, gardening and general tidying-up.
  • Inspect materials and equipment, repair if minor repair is required or inform his supervisor for major repair.
  • Maintain gardens by mowing, weeding, trimming, fertilising, spraying and watering.
  • Take all necessary security measures for each work done and ensure the same for all his/her assistants.
  • Ensure cleanliness of working, common areas.
  • Look after the equipment provided.
  • Inform superiors of any incident that may occur in the course of their work.
  • Provide basic maintenance repair works in MSF CH office and all residence in Nairobi
  • Tidy MSF compound; collect garbage and  ensure waste buckets are emptied as required
  • Inform the supervisor in case of major specified repairs in MSF CH offices and internal staff residence
  • With the support of the base Logistician supervise external contractors


  • Basic education
  • Previous technical skills required.
  • Local language.
  • Results
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Commitment
  • Stress Management
  • Service
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter on or before November 06th 2017 to

We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)

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