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Middle East Field Recruitment Coordinator

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
Closing date: 11 Jun 2017

Médecins Sans Frontières is an international medical and humanitarian association founded in 1971 that provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflicts. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed, or political convictions.

MSF is present in more than 60 countries worldwide.

For a new position, we are recruiting a :

Middle East Field Recruitment Coordinator


The Middle East Field Recruitment Coordinator supports operational teams in the Middle East with the objective to improve the efficiency and quality of recruitment activities.

S/he contributes to the definition of the regional field recruitment strategy and ensures its implementation.

S/he helps identify a talent pool of medical and humanitarian specialists from the Middle East.

S/he works on the integration of local and international recruitment processes in order to facilitate internal mobility of new recruits.

Geographical area covered by the position: all MSF missions in the Middle East

Main Duties:

Preparation of recruitment campaigns;

Identification/development of networks for dissemination of vacancies (physical and digital);

Harmonization of international and local recruitment workflows;

Identification/selection of candidates interested in career paths and detachment/expatriation;

Identify fast-track mechanisms and tools to help process large amounts of applications;

Setup of a local recruitment database;

Develop the HR communication strategy in collaboration with the communication department;

Training of Administrators and HR Coordinators on recruitment policies.


Previous experience as HR manager and/or project coordinator

Good knowledge of MSF

Good knowledge of job markets and networks in the Middle East

Master recruitment interview techniques

Fluent in English, Arabic and French strongly preferable


Direct reporting to Middle East HR Strategy Advisor (Dubai)

Functional reporting to Head of Recruitment Department (Paris)

Terms of employment:

6-month contract. Based in Middle East Region, with frequent travels in France (Paris).

Salary according to the country where the position will be based, to the MSF salary grid and previous relevant experiences.

Starting Date: June 2017

How to apply:

Application (Motivation letter and Resume) has to be posted on line

from May 20 until June 11, 2017

Only selected candidates will be contacted.