Medecins Sans Frontieres Storekeeper Jobs in Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres Storekeeper Jobs in Kenya

Main Purpose

Planning, coordinating and monitoring all logistics activities in the project related to construction and rehabilitation according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure that construction works meet the needs of MSF programmes


  • In collaboration with the Construction Team Leader and the Logistics / Technical Logistics Coordinator, planning, establishing and reviewing all the construction and/or rehabilitation activities in the mission/project, including its budget, in order to identify and give a response to the needs of the mission and the targeted population.

  • Monitoring and ensuring the implementation of the construction and/or rehabilitation activities in the project ensuring compliance to MSF standards, protocols and procedures, and reporting to the construction team leader on the development of the ongoing programmes. This includes the following:

  • Planning construction/rehabilitation projects to be performed in the mission, participating in the project design and development and ensuring that technical aspects are met and are in compliance with the local construction habits

  • Coordinating purchase orders related to the work activity and checking the materials in stock and warehouse inventory control

  • Participating in the preparation of budgets associated to construction/rehabilitation projects, preparing invoices for payment of the works and anticipating the cash-flow required for monthly payments

  • Providing safety equipment for people who work in construction so as to ensure that all workers comply with safety standards

  • Ensuring technical support for his area of activity and provides coaching to logistics staff under his/her responsibility.

  • Organizing and supervising call for tenders inorder to ensure the best technical and financial conditions in collaboration with the Construction Team Leader.

  • Supervising and leading the logistics team under his ?her responsibility including the definition of each persons task ( daily supervision and checking the quality of their work) drawing up working schedule, organizing and leading team meetings.

  • Following up and reporting on the works' progress and on technical aspects of the work and participating in monthly reports according to guidelines (SitRep, Logistics Statistical Report, etc.)

  • Performing delegated tasks according to his her speciality and as specified in his/her job description

    MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

  • Design and development of technical drawings for the construction and rehabilitation works for MSF within Dagahaley premises.

  • Supervision of different contractors, subcontractors and daily workers during the construction period.

  • Coordinating the different stakeholders involved in the construction project to ensure that the works
    are running in concurrence as planned (i.e subcontractors, electrical,log and watsan managers)

  • Ensure the good quality of material and subsequent material approval prior to being used during construction.

  • Ensure that the security measures are respected on the construction site and incidence reported (personal protective equipments, hoarding……..)

  • Develop a detailed chronogram of activities and ensure it is followed and give advice whenever delays are foreseen.

  • Ensure quality control adherence is emphasized on and the construction works are carried out according to the technical drawings, BoQ and the specifications.

  • In conjunction with the Construction Team Leader, negotiate with contractors and subcontractors on the scope of the works and pricing.

  • Ensuring that the materials used in the construction are tested in a government-recognized lab and it’s within the limits of Kenya’s building code

  • Drafting of daily, weekly, and monthly construction reports.

  • Ensuring te implementation and respect of the construction cycle at all stages of the project

  • Any other task delegated by the line manager


  • Education: Essential degree or technical college Diploma in engineering or building construction.


  • Essential 5 years of previous experience In construction.

  • Proven understanding of MSF Field Logistics is an asset.

  • Languages: Swahili and English are mandatory for this profile. Working knowledge of Somali language is desirable


  • Essential computer literacy (Microsoft Office, excel MS office and Internet)

  • Auto Cad (mandatory)

    Preferable skills

  • Ability to read and understand construction plans, develop construction specifications.

  • Knowledge of construction structural analysis.

  • Knowledge in electrical, water and sanitation works.

  • Deep knowledge of local construction material market.

  • Deep knowledge of the Kenyan construction bylaws.

  • Ability to accurately asses, analyse and describe the status of a construction project and be ready to provide possible solutions whenever necessary.

  • A positive attitude and willingness to encourage co-workers.

  • Ability to coordinate different subcontractors and suppliers.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Medecins Sans Frontieres Storekeeper Jobs in Kenya

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