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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other sectors in Blantyre and environs on a cervical cancer project.

MSFF is looking for its Blantyre office, Cervical Cancer Project.


Workplace : Blantyre

Type of contract : 6 Months Fixed term contract with possible extension

Start : March 2021

Main purpose of the position

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.

Main responsibilities
  • Supervising materials and goods orders and dispatch in order to ensure its rational use.
  • Receiving orders and deliveries, identifying and reporting potential discrepancies against cargo manifest or others. Stores materials in accordance with the system in force in order to ensure continuous availability.
  • Updating and/or creating stock cards for all stock items immediately after reception of goods. Checking the received cold boxes and controlling the cold chain monitoring card
  • Storing materials in accordance with the system in force in order to ensure continuous availability ensuring that all items are well organized and correctly stored, well protected, fully identified and easily accessible (cleanliness, security, access, etc.).
  • Monitoring the store temperature and ensuring Cold Chain items are stored in an adequate temperature. Keeping a special control of “sensitive” goods: numbers of lots, expiry dates, packaging and special storage conditions
  • Preparing orders on time before sending goods, and packs (according to transport means) weighs and labels freight with corresponding shipping number, destination, number of shipping units, waybill number, weight and mode of transport in accordance with the line manager’s instructions • In conjunction with the line manager, performing physical stock counts in accordance with the frequency previously defined. Following up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out and expiry dates.
  • Controlling warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing 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 • Assisting the line manager with preparation of the stock reports
  • Help create and maintain a stationary stock room in the project Office in Sunnyside
  • Assist the hospital log staff in creating and maintaining a stock room at the QECH


  • Literacy essential,
  • Desirable secondary education and warehouse management related studies 

  • Previous experience as storekeeper mandatory (minimum 2 years) 

  • English written and spoken, Chichewa 

  • Essential basic mathematics and use of measuring equipment,
  • Essential computer efficiency mandatory (word, excel and supply tools),


  • Ability to do basic repairs,
  • Results and Quality Orientation,
  • Teamwork and Cooperation,
  • Behavioural Flexibility,
  • ]Commitment to MSF Principles,
  • Service Orientation,
  • Stress Management. 

How to apply

Documents to provide

Cover letter, Updated CV Copies and work certificate(s) relevant for the position, ID copy

Deadline for submission of application: 25th February 2021

By Email: 


By Mail:

Médecins Sans Frontières – France  

P.O. Box 2736,




NOTE: 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. MSF is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fees. : if ever you are requested to pay any amount to process your application or access employment with MSF, do not pay and please inform the MSF administration at 0994343467 or email: msff  as soon as possible.”

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