• Added Date: Friday, 11 September 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 27 September 2020

Mรฉdecins Sans Frontiรจres is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

MSF is a civil society initiative that brings together individuals committed to the assistance of other human beings in crisis. As such MSF is by choice an association.
Each individual working with MSF does it out of conviction and is ready to uphold the values and principles of MSF.

The MSF movement is built around five operational directorates supported by MSFโ€™s 24 sections, 24 associations and other offices together worldwide. MSF OCBA is one of those directorates. The operations are implemented by field teams and the mission coordination teams; together with the organizational units based in Barcelona, Athens and decentralised in Nairobi, Dakar and Amman. The field operations are guided and supported by 5 Operational Cells, the Emergency Unit and other departments supporting operations


MSF staff should have adequate, up-to-date practical experience to carry out the required competencies and confidently perform specific task, to ensure quality on the services that are provided population that MSF assist..

MSF FIELD SIMULATION is contributing to the development of these competences by :

ยท Designing and implementing F2F and online simulation based learning solutions that can be effectively used at field level by trained supervisors with the support of the missionโ€™s HR & technical departments Dept.โ€™s

ยท Create CAPACITY in MSF staff to organize and implement simulation activities.

ยท Developing manuals, guidelines, documentsโ€ฆto support field teams to implement simulation activities


The main objective of this position is to ensure deployment to missions; implements/supports the implementation of simulation based learning programs.


This position will be hierarchically and functionally accountable to Project manager of the TIC Simulation.


In close collaboration and supported by the Project manager of the TIC Simulation in all steps:

ยท Ensures deployment of simulation programs to missions by creating capacity (training mission facilitators and establish simulation programs)

ยท Implements/ supports directly the implementation of simulation programs in the field

ยท Participate in the elaboration of key tools for needs assessment, deployment of simulation programs, monitoring etcโ€ฆ

ยท Supports monitoring of simulation based learning programs

ยท Identification and Training of facilitators and MIOs.

ยท Support in the management of MIOs and facilitators Pool

ยท Provide support to the technic capacity building by designing new scenarios, tools and capacity building programs at HQ level, when is needed and when field visits are not possible.


Education and experience

ยท Experience in designing, implementing and evaluating simulation based learning programs; especially in the medical area.

ยท Qualified training in simulation methodology is an asset

ยท Humanitarian field experience is an asset. At least 2 years.

ยท Experience on developing learning projects/activities and / or carrying similar tasks described above.

ยท English and French. Spanish and/or Arabic are very much valued.


ยท Commitment to MSFโ€™s Principles

ยท Cross-cultural Awareness

ยท Behavioural Flexibility

ยท Analytical Thinking

ยท Strategic vision

ยท Results and Quality Orientation

ยท Service Orientation

ยท Initiative and Innovation

ยท Teamwork and Cooperation


ยท Temporal position based on any Hub OCBA. Up to 50% field visits.

ยท Full time work

ยท 12 months

ยท Annual gross salary: HQ-3B (divided into 12 monthly payments) + secondary benefits based on MSF OCBA Reward Policy.

ยท Starting date: Beginning of October 2020

MSF OCBA is a people-focused humanitarian organization that offers a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment. We believe this approach enhances our work and we are committed to equity in employment. We embrace diverse backgrounds of people working together to exhibit their passion in action for the social mission of MSF.

Mรฉdecins Sans Frontieres, as a responsible employer, under article 38 of โ€œLey de Integraciรณn Social del Minusvรกlido de 1982 (LISMI)โ€ invite those persons with a recognized disability and with an interest in the humanitarian area to apply for the above-mentioned position.

This vacancy is archived.

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