Liaison Officer – MSF Holland


Job Description

Position in the Organization

Reports to (Hierarchical):Admin Transit, Deputy HR Coordinator/ HRCO
Reports to (Functional):Deputy HR Co, HRCO
Job Family:HR
Salary:625 USD

Main Purpose

Give support to external administrative work and to the coordination team in obtaining working/travel permits, as well as all official contacts, procedures, and importation of goods, according to local and international laws and MSF procedures, in order to ensure the smooth running of MSF activities.


  • Together with the HR Co, ensure that all MSF staff has applied and obtained on time any visa, stay, travel or working permits in the mission country according to needs, and keep information on legal, administrative procedures
  • Maintain the support travel service in HQ informed about ongoing processes, specific situations, or changes in the procedures related to visas, work permits, etc…
  • Know all the procedures that MSF needs to follow in order to import goods from any country and assist the mission in following these procedures, in cooperation with the LogCo and the logistic department of the mission.
  • Follow up clearances of MSF cargos and informs about any possible planned or extraordinary needs.
  • Establish and maintain professional contacts with relevant authorities, depending on the context and the needs of the mission.
  • Arrange meetings related to administrative issues for the Head of Mission or the HRCO as well as attend them.
  • Keep a complete and updated detailed list of all useful contacts in the Country/Mission with names, telephones, addresses, and other relevant details.
  • Ensure, together with the MCT members that all MSF activities are running lawfully and in agreement with the Memorandum of Understanding in all administrative or customs-related issues and information about any possible risks or problems.
  • Ensure that no illegal money is paid to any authorities or any individual, promoting and sharing MSF principles and values at all levels.
  • Keep all documentation and files updated, properly filed, and easily accessible for internal users.


EducationSecondary education is essential. A degree in Administration or communication-related studies is desirable.
ExperienceEssential previous experience of at least one year in related relevant positions, in MSF or other NGOs.
LanguagesMission and local language essential. Good Spoken English and writing skills
KnowledgeEssential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
CompetenciesResults L1
Teamwork L1
Flexibility L1
Commitment L1
Service L1
Stress Management L2

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV & copy of educational and experience certificates to HAC Labour office, Khartoum

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