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MSF recruits 01 Supply Chain Referent

MSF recruits 01 Supply Chain Referent

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice an association.

Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.

The MSF movement is built around six operational directorates. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. The operations are implemented by field teams and the mission coordination teams; together with the organizational units based in Barcelona and decentralized in Nairobi, Dakar and Amman. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Operational Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations, including the Logistics & Supply Chain Department.

General objective

The Supply Chain Unit is part of the Logistics and Supply Chain department and consists of supply chain and pharmacy professionals supporting the missions of MSF OCBA regarding their supply chain. The unit comprises a diverse expertise, to ensure that it can support all different aspects of MSF´s supply chain: a group ensuring supply chain support for regular missions, a referent ensuring supply chain support for emergency interventions, and a group ensuring medical stock/pharmacy management support for both regular missions and emergency interventions. The focus of the unit is to ensure appropriate support and guidance to MSF OCBA´s missions regarding their supply chain (including medical stock management), in collaboration with other relevant departments/units (operations, medical, logistical, financial), while working as one team between HQ and field. Besides operational support, the unit has a constant focus on continuous improvement, smart climate goals, field staff empowerment and is involved in a project working towards implementation of a new supply chain system.

The Referent on Supply Chain is based in any MSF-OCBA Hub as part of the Logistics and Supply Chain Department of MSF OCBA and is accountable to the Supply Chain Co-ordinator. The main objective of the position is to monitor and support 3-7 missions of MSF OCBA regarding their supply chain management, while being functionally responsible for the mission supply chain managers in those missions. Apart from that, he/she leads or participates in (non-mission specific) efforts related with supply chain optimization, IT system development and functional ownership, as well as development of supply chain management procedures and trainings.

Job requirements

Education and experience:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in supply chain management.
  • Experience with people management and coaching.
  • Asset: experience in humanitarian sector/MSF.
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Additionally French, Spanish and/or Arab would be an asset.


  • Commitment to MSF’s Principles.
  • Cross-cultural Awareness.
  • Behavioural Flexibility.
  • Analytical Thinking.
  • Strategic Vision.
  • Results and Quality Orientation.
  • Service Orientation.
  • Initiative and Innovation.
  • Teamwork and Cooperation.

To apply, please submit your CV and  cover latter

Closing date: October 16th, 2022, 23:59 CET (Central European Time)


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