MSF Switzerland

Logistics Base Supervisor

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Job Overview

Logistics Base Supervisor


Place of work:Mosul West – Nablus Base

Starting date: As soon as possible

Deadline for application: 30/05/2021



Main purpose of the job:


Supervising the daily logistics activities at the base and providing maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the project.

Candidate accepts and applies MSF principles, values and internal regulations. Candidate applies MSF protocols and adheres to the rules implemented by MSF within Nablus hospital.





  • Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructures alongside with the Multi-Technical-Technician staff dedicated for guest house, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards
  • Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager’s supervision through daily visits to the facilities and reporting any anomalies or problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work according to supervisor’s instructions; checking that premises observe security norms and monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices
  • Planning together with the line manager the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinating and leading the logistics team under his/her responsibility which includes daily supervision, monitoring of the quality of work and the definition of each person’s task, drawing up their working schedules; organizing and leading team meetings; participating in the recruitment of team personnel and attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities
  • Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all project vehicles according to MSF standards and Instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks
  • Managing and following up orders which includes collecting logistics orders coming from different departments or health facilities; drawing up and following up orders according to the procedures in force;  providing technical support to the storekeeper, makes local purchases according to MSF supply procedures and ensures reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of materials before its shipment

Specific requirements for the role:


  • Education: Essential technical diploma ir technical university degree, preferably engineer, and formal technical training
  • Experience: 1 year of experience with MSF and/or 2 years in a similar position with other NGOs in similar context is mandatory
  • Desirable: 1 year of experience in team supervision and activities management
  • Language: English essential (level B1 minimum), Arabic fluent
  • Skills: Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Competencies: Results and Quality orientation L3, Teamwork and Cooperation L3, Behavioural and Flexibility to MSF principles L2, Stress Management L2



What we offer:


  • Legal contract and pay in accordance with MSF Salary Grid. Level 06
  • The chance to gain professional development and to develop (career path, training, etc.) within the organisation.
  • The opportunity to contribute to our objective of saving lives, alleviating suffering and working with those most in need.


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