WASH Specialist (Logistician) via ReliefWeb

Médecins Sans Frontières

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Do you have any experience in building wells and boreholes, water quality monitoring, pollution or waste management? Are you qualified in hydrology, chemistry, civil engineering or geology? Do you want to challenge yourself professionally and obtain a unique experience? Join us as a Médecins Sans Frontières Logistician.

The Role:

At any one time, around 2,500 international personnel contribute to a global team of over 30,000 Médecins Sans Frontières field staff who provide emergency medical care in more than 60 countries each year. Australian and New Zealander professionals fill more than 200 field positions annually and logisticians are crucial to every Médecins Sans Frontières project.

Your role could be:

  • Implementing and managing waste management systems in a field hospital
  • Monitoring pollution levels and water quality following a natural disaster
  • Setting up new water filtration mechanisms and providing drinkable water in a refugee camp

Your skills in cross cultural human resource management and communication will be important, as the role involves providing technical support and coaching to staff under your responsibility.

Recruitment is open year-round. Working to deliver medical aid overseas requires a serious commitment. We are looking for people who have taken their time to consider what it might be like and are prepared for a significant challenge. Please ensure you carefully consider all of the criteria and information available on the website before applying.

How to apply:

More resources are available on our website, along with information about how to apply and the essential criteria. You can also register for recruitment updates and find information about upcoming information evenings and webinars. It is advisable to attend or view at least one webinar and/or attend an information evening before submitting your application.

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