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Médecins sans Frontières-France is an international, medical, non-governmental humanitarian organisation that assists populations in distress in more than 60 countries around the world. In Malawi, MSF works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the local community in integrated HIV/AIDS in Chirazulu District and Cervical Cancer projects Blantyre districts.

Position: Storekeeper  
(1 Position) – based in Limbe 

Job Summary

Executing the stock management activities (receipt, storage, and issuance to projects or other departments of medical supplies, food items, spare parts, tools, equipment and/ or other logistics materials), according to the line manager’s instructions and MSF standards and protocols, in order to ensure the overall functioning of MSF activities.


  • When receiving goods, check the number of packages against the cargo manifest, check packaging and cases and inform the line manager of any problems (missing or damaged goods, etc.).
  • Immediately after reception of goods, update stock cards and/or create stock cards for all stock items.
  • Check the cold box directly on reception and control the cold chain-monitoring card.
  • Prepare orders on time before sending goods, ensuring good quality of packing material .
  • Ensure that all items are well organised and correctly stored, well protected, fully identified and easily accessible (cleanliness, security, access, etc.).
  • Keep a special control of “sensitive” goods numbers of lots, expiry dates, and packaging and special storage conditions.
  • Pack (according to transport means), weigh and label freight (destination, number of shipping units, way bill number, weight and mode of transport) and assign a shipping number to each package, in accordance with the line manager’s instructions.
  • Assist the line manager with preparation of the stock report.
  • In conjunction with the line manager, perform physical stock counts in accordance with the frequency previously defined.
  • Immediately inform the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse
  • Responsible for monitoring the store temperature and ensure Cold Chain items are stored in an adequate temperature.


Education: Literacy essential
Desirable: Secondary education and warehouse management related studies
Experience: Previous experience as storekeeper desirable
Languages: Local language essential. Mission language desirable

  • Essential basic mathematics and use of measuring equipment
  • Desirable computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Desirable ability to do basic repairs

  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Service Orientation L1
  • Stress Management. L2

How to apply

Applications for the vacant post with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic, vocational certificates, should be submitted to the following address no later than midnight, Thursday, January 16th, 2020. Attn to:


Coordinator Human Resources

Médecinssans FrontièresFrance

Plot LE 388 Newlands,


Email address: 

With the following in the subject
: 202002_Storekeeper

MSF appreciates all applicants but please note only short listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.

(6 Months: Mid-February – Mid-August 2020) With possible extension of another 6 months

Skills Required

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