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MSF employs generalist, multi-skilled logisticians to work on projects and in hospitals and specialist logisticians for specific technical assignments: mechanics, builders, architects, water, hygiene, sanitation specialists, procurement specialists, electricians and biomedical technicians.
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Logisticians ensure the smooth running of MSF's programmes, by guaranteeing the continuity of the activities for anything that is neither medical nor administrative.
Their responsibilities are various and wide-ranging: rehabilitation of hospitals, supervising locally employed staff, organizing transport, cold chain management, maintenance of vehicles and communication systems, local or international supply...
Thanks to their creativity and inventiveness, general logisticians find solutions to issues in the field, where many unexpected situations can arise: general logistics are reactive and agile to address the needs.
General Logisticians can pursue a professional path within the association, through the offer of various training courses and of progressively high-responsibility roles in the field: Logistics Coordinator, Project Coordinator, Head of Mission.
Organisation of the project's infrastructure: small-scale construction and refurbishment works, basic water, hygiene and sanitation activities,
Supervising and training logistics teams and locally employed and/or international personnel: watchmen, drivers, hospital logisticians, external hygienists, technicians, etc.
Management of the supply chain required by the project: stock management, local and international procurement, monitoring and warehousing deliveries of supplies and equipment, procurement,
Management of the equipment required by the project: procurement, installation, maintenance and supervision of equipment (IT, radio communications, vehicles, generators, etc.),
Implement safety management procedures, in collaboration with the project coordinator and the coordination in the capital,Providing logistical support to medical teams,
Working with the medical teams and project coordinator to define the operational strategies and logistical objectives of the project.