Vacancy MSF Indonesia : Deputy Medical Coodinator - DKI Jakarta


Position in the Organization





DKI Jakarta, Indonesia




Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical and humanitarian, non-profit organization acting in accordance with the principles of humanitarian assistance, impartiality, neutrality, medical ethics and medical confidentiality, independent from any political, religious, military or economic authority.


In compliance with MSF’s charter and based on an independent assessment of needs, MSF provides medical and humanitarian assistance to populations in distress without discrimination on the basis of ethnical affiliation, religion, gender or political convictions, in the contexts of epidemics, endemic diseases, natural disasters and conflicts.


Main Purpose


Supporting the Medical Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities including defining, leading and coordinating the entire medical scope of the mission, according to MSF and MOH protocols, standards, policies and values, in order to ensure the quality of the medical care given to the targeted population and thus improving their overall health and living conditions. Fully assuming the medical coordinator's responsibilities in case of absence.




          Supporting the Medical Coordinator in defining, monitoring and updating the medical strategy and the medical content of the MSF country policy and annual plan by:

Ø  Regularly and proactively scanning health needs and participating in assessments when.

Ø  Elaborating, monitoring and reviewing project objectives, priorities and resources needed in order to cover medical and humanitarian needs of populations at risk.

Ø  Ensuring community engagement and proximity to the target population

Ø  Safeguarding medical ethics, medical confidentiality and the quality of medical programs.

  • Monitoring the project implementation, assisting the Project Coordinator and the medical teams in drafting the project proposal and follow up, identifying priority needs, other potential areas of action and emergency situations and collaborating and assisting in the production of medical reports)

          At the request of the Medical Coordinator, representing MSF before third parties concerning medical issues, ensuring its good public image and the alignment with the mission interests, through regular contacts with other actors in the country, negotiating with authorities when necessary, and informing on MSF charter, values and principles

          Participating and contributing in the definition and update of the medical budget that is consistent with the country policy and annual plan in order to develop the projects and programmes aimed at addressing humanitarian issues at stake ensuring its efficiency and quality

          Responsible for the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the MoH and other relevant reports as requested by the Medical Coordinator

          Coaching, training and motivating the teams in the mission in order to align all field staff with MSF values and ethics, and ensuring their capability to carry out their job achieving MSF quality standards (i.e. induction, briefing/debriefing, training, potential detection, evaluation)

          Collaborating, together with the logistics department and according to project needs, in the pharmacy management in order to ensure enough and quality supply of drugs and medical material (i.e. review of medical orders and monitoring of medicines consumption and stock levels of the different projects)

          Assisting in defining and implementing the staff health and security policies for international and national staff in order to ensure its overall safety (i.e. monitors both physical and mental health state of staff, promotes compliance of all related protocols and procedures and collaborates in the update of issues regarding the security context)

          Being an active part of the MSF Indonesia emergency preparedness and response engagement, including deployment in disaster affected areas

          Promote the compliance to all mission related protocols and procedures

          Collaborate in the update of issues regarding security and country specific context changes

          Fully assuming the Medical Coordinator’s tasks and responsibilities in case of absence/gaps.

          Performs other tasks that MedCo or HOM designates him/her









For Indonesian Nationality Only




University degree or paramedical diploma desirable

Desirable degree in Project Management or HR Management.



Minimum 7 years’ experience in similar leadership/management positions in a humanitarian organization


Excellent interpersonal skills and strong focus on teamwork, inclusion and team development


Proven record in successful management of projects, budget including safety and security and supervision


Demonstrated experience in representation and working with various levels of authorities, community, local NGOs and other relevant stakeholders


Demonstrated experience in planning, implementation, executing and monitoring of project include emergency response programs, experience in phasing out of projects preferred.


Demonstrated experience in report writing and producing good quality reports for internal and external use, with external use focus on authorities / government reporting


        Essential computer literacy (O365 suite and applications) 


                                                                                                                                                             Fluent in spoken and written Indonesian and English


        Previous national / international experience working with MSF is an asset





Please send your application: Cover Letter, Updated Curriculum Vitae including name, addresses, email ad- dress & phone number of 3 (three) referents to Human Resource - MSF Indonesia via email: msf-jakarta- and should indicate “Deputy Medco” on the email subject.

Applications will be considered until and including 21th November 2021 midnight. Please note that only short- listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.


MSF values diversity and is committed to create an inclusive working environment. We welcome ap-   plications from all qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil part- nership status, colour, ethnical and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.