NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Liaison Officer at Medecins Sans Frontieres

Medecins Sans Frontieres is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, gender, creed, or political affiliation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Liaison Officer

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Together with the HR Co, ensure that all MSF staff has applied and obtained on time any visa, stay, travel or working permits in the mission country according to needs, and keep information on legal, administrative procedures.
  • Follow up on any new or modification of Nigerian policies relative to immigration regulations.
  • Write and keep updated guidelines about visa procedures in Nigeria and MSF policies relative to it.
  • Keep a complete and updated detailed list of all useful contacts for visa purposes: NIS (Nigeria Immigration Services), travel agencies, embassies, etc.
  • Prepare briefings for international staff arrival and departure (briefings and debriefings)
  • Main contact person with Nigerian travel agencies, for national and international flight reservations, quotations, and problem resolution.
  • Briefing of new national and international staff at their arrival: check-in, information about their stay and visa.
  • Give international and local staff all necessary information about their international travels: itinerary, Health (yellow fever card, etc).
  • Maintain the support travel service in HQ informed about ongoing processes, specific situations or changes in the procedures related to visas, working permits, etc..
  • Establish and maintain professional contacts with relevant authorities, depending on the context and the needs of the mission.
  • Arrange meetings related to administrative issues for the Human Resources Coordinator or the Head of Mission as well as attend them when required.
  • Keep a complete and updated detailed list of all useful contacts in the Country/Mission with names, telephones, addresses, and other relevant details.
  • Ensure, together with the Coordination members that all MSF activities are running lawfully and in agreement with the Memorandum of Understanding in all administrative or customs-related issues and inform about any possible risks or problems.
  • Ensure that no illegal money is paid to any authorities or any individual, promoting and sharing MSF principles and values at all levels.
  • Keep all documentation and files updated, properly filed, and easily accessible for internal users.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Education: Diploma and or Degree in Administration, Communication, and related studies
  • Competencies: Result-oriented, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Service-oriented and Stress management.
  • Experience: minimal of 1-year essential experience, with MSF, other NGOs etc.
  • Languages: English
  • Computer Literacy: Essential computer skills; Word, excel, outlook, internet, etc

According to the MSFW salary scale (Level 5) in Nigeria.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, qualifications, and a Cover Letter to:  [email protected] using “Liaison Officer – Abuja” as the subject of the mail.
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Application Deadline 2nd January, 2024.