MSF Switzerland in Ukraine is currently looking for Head of Mission Support.
Supporting the Head of Mission in promoting and protecting the MSF image externally. Upon request, representing MSF in meetings. Taking minutes and preparing full reports.
Sustaining external relationships with relevant stakeholders. Keeping good knowledge of counterparts in different administrations and departments and keeping up-to-date records of field contacts
Providing context analysis and disseminating relevant information to the coordination team. Updating general information on the context for MSF internal documents and advising on cultural appropriateness.
Compile regular updates of ongoing international/national plans of NGOs, the UN, donors, authorities and other actors in their lobbying, policy and operational plans and initiatives
Following the country health and reform policies and strategies which may affect the mission activities.
Perform data collection and analysis on the local and regional context, in regards to conflict dynamics and humanitarian issues,. Identify scenarios and security risks for the mission.
In collaboration with the Head of Mission, define messages, tools, lobbying activities and other communication in order to raise humanitarian issues and seek assistance and protection for affected populations.
Ensuring the follow up of relevant legal and administrative dossiers such as the MSF registration, Memorandum of understanding, etc.
Writing letters and correspondences with officials and partners and preparing reports, internal memos and formal requests. Acting as a supervisor to the mission Translator.
Higher education (law, public health or administration, political science)
Relevant working experience in health, political or humanitarian issues in the country
Preferable experience in humanitarian aid
Good analytical and reporting skills
Excellent communication and diplomatic skills
Sound knowledge of the political context in Ukraine
Excellent understanding of the structures and priorities of the different administrations and health institutions in Ukraine
Motivation, proactivity and reliability
Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian is essential
Computer proficiency in MS Excel and Word
Ready for travel - 25% of the time
Working in a dynamic International environment in English
Health insurance coverage for employees and family members
30 annual paid holidays
Possibility to go for professional development within MSF
Possibility to apply for expatriation status and work in different countries
Monthly gross salary (before taxation) is UAH 35 994.
The interested candidates should submit their application in English (CV+ motivation letter).