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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

MSF France Psychologist Job Vacancy

The international humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (France) is seeking for its HIV/TB/SGBV programme an: Experienced Psychologist

The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of the counselling team and activities in our Mathare programme.


    * Qualified clinical psychologist: postgraduate level.
    * Minimum of 5 years experience in clinical psychology.
    * Extensive experience in HIV/TB programmes (e.g. 2 years)
    * Experience in dealing with survivors of sexual and gender based violence.
    * Experience with children is essential in particular with traumatised children.
    * Experience dealing with mentally challenged patients, refugees, a vulnerable population
    * Strong management skills e.g. monitoring and evaluation of human resources and programme activities
    * Experience in providing on the job training to staff.
    * Knowledge of the psychosocial needs of people residing in an urban slum setting.
    * Able to take initiative is a must.
    * Ability to work both independently and to work in a multidisciplinary team.
    * Organized, dynamic, ability to lead and motivate a team, and a sense of diplomacy.
    * Fluent level of both spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
    * Good computer skills.
    * Flexibility and strong commitment to the humanitarian field.
    * Should be a holder of the necessary statutory documents (NSSF, NHIF, PIN Number)

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a CV with a motivation letter, copy of the ID card and a list of 3 professional references that may be contacted. Mention on the envelope: “Psychologist”.

Applications should be sent to:

MSF France
Attn: Finance and Human Resources Coordinator
P.O. Box 39719
00623 - Nairobi

Deadline for applications: Friday 24th December 2010 AT 5PM

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Please ensure reliable contact information.

Candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates mentioned in the CV

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