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Biomedical Technician / Electrician

Date Posted: Aug 15, 2020

Job Description

Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working together with the Ministry of Health in Chiradzulu district on HIV program.

MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidate for the position of:

Position: Biomedical Technician / Electrician Based in Chiradzulu

General Duties:

  • Performing autonomously and following up, the maintenance and correct repair of the biomed equipment in the project/mission and ensuring regularly that the usual medical maintenance and cleaning are done properly according to MSF standards and procedures, in order to ensure the equipment are in perfect running conditions
  • Performing and carrying out, all necessary complex / advanced installation, maintenance and repair of MSF biomedical equipment and ensuring that as few items are out of service at any given time. This includes the following tasks :
    • Organizing and participating in the installation of biomedical equipment
    • Following the schedule and carrying out preventive and curative maintenance works for the equipment according to the MSF and/or manufacturer’s protocols, manuals, and recommendations and ensuring that cleaning and simple maintenance are properly carried out by medical staff
    • Reporting any issues or problems on biomed equipment to his/her supervisor and proposing solutions (training of staff on a device, operating procedures, etc.). If maintenance work requires further assistance, documentation or additional tools, this shall be requested from and provided by his/her supervisor.
    • Participating in organizing user training where required
  • Managing the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out physical stock inventories, executing orders necessary for renewing stock, avoiding any shortage
  • Responsible for the equipment and tools (including extinguishers), checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary and keeping the inventory updated.
  • Keeping working area clean and tidy.
  • Ensuring that all record sheets and books related to maintenance are always completed (including date of intervention, replaced parts, problems and solutions) and preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Diploma as Biomedical technician preferred
  • Demonstrable technical skills and understanding
  • Essential Electrician diploma or recognized formal training
  • Desirable previous working experience with MSF or other NGO
  • Fluent in English and Chichewa, both written and oral
  • Essential computer literacy (Word, excel)
  • Empathetic, team player, committed and respectful

Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CVindicating postal address, day phone contacts; photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates;and minimum three referees to the following addresses:

By Mail:
HR Manager
Médecins Sans Frontières – France
P.O.Box 50, Chiradzulu

By Email: Msff-chiradzulu-recruitment@paris.msf.org

NOTE: Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. Any individual found to canvas will automatically be disqualified.

Deadline to apply for this position: Saturday, 22nd August 2020

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