Your job

As a Hospital Coordinator you provide direction, support and leadership to hospital staff in achieving the overall vision of the hospital and improving quality and patient safety. In many contexts working closely with the Ministry of Health building capacity and developing self-sufficiency. The Hospital Coordinator oversees and directs the day-to-day activities of the hospital and is accountable for the enforcement of the MSF healthcare protocols, procedures and standards. The Hospital Coordinators works closely with the Project Coordinator and the Medical Coordinator on evaluating the pertinence and interaction of the hospital in its context. Responsible for the relevant quality improvement data and monthly reports of the different wards of the hospital. You will report hierarchically to the Project Coordinator of MSF and functionally to the Medical Coordinator of the mission.


  • Medical or Paramedical background
  • At least 5 years management experience of medical health facilities and/or public health facilities similar in size to MSF hospitals
  • Specific training and/or experience in one or more relevant areas, including: tropical medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and emergency medicine, minor surgery
  • Highly developed leadership and management competencies
  • Strong communication, problem solving and decision making
  • You act on strategic level as well on operational level in managing teams and people
  • Service orientated, teamplayer
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, internet)
  • Willingness to work in an unstable and insecure environment
  • Availability of at least 12 months


  • Degree in Management of Health Facilities or degree in Public Health Management
  • MSF experience and/or experience with a similar non-governmental organization abroad in unstable or conflict areas
  • A good command of the French and Arabic language
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What's it like working with MSF?

In most projects you'll be living and working in stressful conditions without many of the things you may take for granted at home.

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Your safety and security

When working for us you might experience dangerous situations, such as confrontations with armed men, looting and theft, or violent clashes between armed groups. We take safety and security seriously. Read more about our safety precautions.

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