Finance and Administrative Assistant Recruitment atMédecins Sans Frontières

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its project in Jahun:

 Position Title: Finance/Administrative Assistant

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

Job Description

Manage the administrative files of the staff with confidentiality and according to MSF Internal Regulation;

Enter data into the HR database and personal files and keep them up-to-date in order to facilitate HR processes management.

Update Social security & Tax office employee files in order to meet legal requirements and duties.

Assist the Administrator with contracts, leaves or any other HR request;

Calculate accurately the monthly payroll.

Manage, register and archive the accounting of the mission according to MSF protocols as well as the budget;

Follow money management procedures:

Keep strict on all documentation involved, informing the administration manager of any sort of disparity;

File the accounting documents and enter the accounting pieces in the accounting software, with the support from the Administration Manager and/or the Accounting Manager (ACMA)

Required Skills and Conditions

Education: Degree in business administration and/or accounting required

Experience: Previous experience as an Administrative Assistant or with other NGOs desirable;

Languages: Fluent in spoken and written English and Hausa

Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (MS Word, Excel) and good faculty to learn new software.


High motivation




Strong work ethic

Team Work

Work Location

Jahun (Nigeria).


208 Working hours per month and working hour flexibility required.


Monthly Gross salary of N 251,200 (two hundred and fifty-one thousand two hundred naira only)


Submit your cover letter, CV and copies of qualifications with contact details to the MSF Admin’ Office in Jahun (“Application Box” outside the front gate). (With Reference “ADMIN ASSISTANT”)

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:

Deadline for the submission of applications: 13th August 2017

Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.


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