MSF recruits 01 Regional Emergency HR& Finance Coordinator

MSF recruits 01 Regional Emergency HR& Finance Coordinator

Considering the degradation of the Latin American socio politico economic context, together with the increasing negative consequences of climate change effects, we consider that acute emergencies will affect more frequently and severely vulnerable populations in the region.

To fulfill its mission of assistance to victims of conflicts, epidemics or natural disasters, MSF has created an Emergency Hub, of which members are experienced individuals capable of evaluating a situation, opening and coordinating projects. The post of Emergency HR & Finance Coordinator reports directly to the Emergency Coordinator.

The candidate is expected to

  • work in all contexts decided by the Emergency hub (within the region)
  • have the flexibility to work in different positions depending on his/her profile (whether both Finance and HR)

Duty Station

The position is based in Mexico City but the post requires travel to all countries where the Emergency Hub opens activities and which require an urgent response.

Your Profile

  • 24 months of field experience with MSF in a coordination role with at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF.
  • Or expatriates from other humanitarian organizations, with 24 months of field experience in emergency contexts in a coordination role, who have carried out at least one mission in an emergency context with MSF.
  • Capacity to quickly evaluate an emergency situation on the ground and to propose an appropriate Finance and Human resources strategy
  • General knowledge of MSF in emergency management


  • Excellent knowledge of MSF’s procedures for Administration, HR and Finance – with a good knowledge in institutional funding mechanisms (OCG internal procedures is an added value)
  • Capacity to open up MSF office, implement administrative, financial and human resources management procedures according to OCG standards, including a regular reporting
  • Set up, recruit and train a functional administrative team (HR & Finance)
  • Proven skills in negotiation, diplomacy and decision-making skills
  • Proven capacity for coordination and organization
  • Capacity to work in a volatile, insecure context and deal with stress
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team
  • Availability, flexibility, mobility
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English is essential
  • Significant experience in Human Resources and Finance with MSF

Terms of Employment

  • Field-based contract, fixed-term for one year, renewable
  • IRP2 Family posting with family based in Mexico City
  • Per-diem in the field during assignments;

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply online via the following link (CV 2 p. max. – letter of motivation 1p. max. – in English –  5MB max) :

The deadline for applications is 15.12.2022.

The applications will be treated confidentially.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more details on the job offer or MSF, please visit our website:

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