Mental Health Counselor Position at Medecins Sans Frontieres
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Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, international organisation. The organisation is made up mainly of doctors and health sector workers and is also open to all other professions which might help in achieving its aims.

Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Learning and Development Implementer
Location: Abuja
Contract Period: Indefinite

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Personnel Development Manager in planning and facilitating learning and development activities across the mission
  • 60% travel to projects in the mission; 40% in Coordination
  • Providing additional support to the Project HR Managers in ensuring staff understand the existing policies linked to Learning and Development
  • Participate in the creation of any training material developed by various departments and maintaining the centralised training catalogue
  • Delivers training to support Supervisors and Line managers (e.g. Supervisor skills training and Evaluation workshops) in the project with the support of the Learning and Development Officers
  • Liaising with Project HR Managers and Learning & Development Officers to ensure the induction process is prepared and implemented for all newly recruited staff in the mission.
  • Quarterly checks to ensure the HR database and personnel files are kept up to date with relevant learning and development activities
  • Collecting monthly reporting information from the Learning and Development Officers in each project to contribute to the mission Learning and Development report
  • Keeping track of monthly Learning and Development expenditure on the training forecast spread sheet
  • Contributing to and updating the Learning and Development Strategy

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Management (Business, HR or Administration)
  • Essential previous working experience of at least two years in relevant jobs
  • Desirable experience in MSF or other NGOs in developing countries



Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Period: Four (4) months; Maternity Leave Replacement
Start Date: Monday 17 September 2018; non-negotiable

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the accounting software, with the support from the Finance Coordinator and/or the Accounting Manager (ACMA).
  • Controlling the daily cash and check management and ensuring that all receipts and documentation meet MSF requirements (procedures, deadlines, information, signatures, etc.)
  • Controlling cash advances and cashbook movements for each petty cash box, recording all IN and OUT transactions, ensuring that cashbox balances always reflect the actual amount of money kept in the cashboxes and investigating any discrepancy.
  • Ensuring a monthly accounts report in accordance with MSF procedures, checking individual entries and preparing the necessary administrative documents (originals)
  • Implement cash management procedures in order to ensure the highest control and security, and ensure cash availability.
  • Assist the Finance Coordinator in the prevision of monthly treasury and planning in order to ensure the coverage of daily needs, advances on salaries, payroll, etc.
  • Process the payment to suppliers and keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the Finance Coordinator of any sort of disparity.
  • Carry out all accounting tasks and activities in order to ensure strict control of all expenditures and the reliability of statements and documentation.
  • Classify and prepare all accounting pieces as requested by the Finance Coordinator

Minimum Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Two year prior work experience in a related field
  • Prior work experience with an INGO would be beneficial



How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications, including Cover Letter, Resume and copy of relevant certificates to:
Hard Copy Applications should be sent to:
MSF Belgium Human Resources Office,
14 Tennessee Crescent,
Maitama (Off Panama Street),


Application Deadline 2nd September, 2018.



  • The vacancy is open to all residents of Nigeria.
  • MSF is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interview; MSF Belgium takes this opportunity to thank all potential candidates for their application.