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Posted : 3 December, 2019
Category : TECHNICAL   Location : MAMFE
Job type : Full Time





Doctors Without Borders, for its activities in MAMFE


 (ref: SWSP191203)




Doctors Without Borders (DWB) is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.




Related with our activities we are looking for a SPECIALIZED TECHNICIAN.


Working locations: Mamfe


Type of contract: Fixed Term


Salary: According to the organisation´s Salary Grid – Level 5




Main Purpose


Performing autonomously, specific complex / advanced installation, maintenance works and repairs depending on technician’s specialization (requiring special/qualifications/training), according to supervisor’s instructions and DWB standards and procedures, in order to ensure a proper functioning and maintenance of DWB equipment, installations and infrastructures




Principal Tasks


  • Performing autonomously, all necessary complex / advanced installations, maintenance and repairs (i.e. requiring special qualifications/training), according to the supervisor’s instructions and executes any needed tests after any repair or maintenance. Including the following functions: 

    • Qualified Electrician

    • Qualified Mechanic

    • Biomed Technician

    • Watsan and construction

  • Making suggestions regarding any repair or maintenance work needed in DWB electrical installations, equipment and/or vehicles and assisting logistics department for any relative work needed.

  • 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 logistical maintenance are always completed. Preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance.
    Immediately informing the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins

  • Working in collaboration with other specialised technicians and workers, if necessary, or managing a small team of workers.

  • Responsible for all logistics related activities in the departments of DWB supported hospital and health facilities

  • Support and follow up watsan activities, waste zone, waste segregations, water supply systems and infection control

  • Supervise rehabilitation or construction activities

  • Build capacity and follow up the maintenance of biomed equipment

  • Follow up energy and electricity related activities

  • Report any defects and abnormalities to line manager

  • Perform any other tasks related to hospital logistics or requested by line manager



  • Essential diploma or recognized formal training in a technical area

  • Demonstrate experience in watsan and construction or other technical area (minimum 2 years’ experience)

  • Essential at least two years previous working experience. Desirable in DWB or other NGOs Essential, English language; Essential local language and English

  • Competences: Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and cooperation, Behavioural Flexibility, Commitment to DWB Principles, Service Orientation, Stress Management


    All applications (CV, cover letter, diplomas, working certificates, telephone number, etc.) must be sent by email to the following address: msfe-cameroon-recruitment-emerg@barcelona.msf.org mentioning on the subject: SPECIALIZED TECHNICIAN or else be submitted at Caritas – Diocese of Mamfe - P.O Box 120,  in a sealed envelop Ref: Recruitment SPECIALIZED TECHNICIAN addressed to Doctors Without Borders - HR Department.


    Deadline for the reception of applications:  10th December 2019


    NB: No applications will be accepted after the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application documents are non-returnable; please do not submit original documents. Writing tests and interviews will be done in our offices after the selection of the applications.