DRIVER (MSF-BELGIUM) – Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain

Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain

Medecins Sans Frontieres Spain

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

Contract:                            3 months with possibility of extension

Main Purpose


Performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country’s traffic rules and MSF security rules, in order to provide a safe, smooth and efficient service




·        Checking daily, the technical conditions of the assigned vehicle (state of the tires, oil, fuel, brakes, radio equipment, spare parts, etc.), performing weekly check according to the MSF Logbook, refilling it when necessary, and keeping it clean to ensure it can be driven in perfect conditions. Carrying out a hand over if another uses the vehicle.

·        Ensuring the security of passengers in the vehicle, driving carefully, observing speed limits and traffic rules in the country as well as MSF security rules, in order to avoid car accidents.

·        Ensuring all passengers have all necessary papers in order before travelling and ensuring non MSF staff sign disclaimers of responsibility before using the vehicle.

·         Ensuring correct loading and unloading of the vehicle, submitting the documents to the receiver of the goods, checking the status of delivered goods, returning the duly completed documents to Logistics and ensuring that the goods have the necessary documents.

·         Ensuring that all vehicle documents and the driver’s driving license are valid and in the vehicle.

·        Informing the line manager of any incident involving the transportation of passengers and/or goods.

·         Knowing how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicating with base according to MSF communications policy to inform the driver’s position and any potential implications.

·        Knowing and respecting the security rules related to vehicle movements, specifically those related to customs, checkpoints and roadblocks. Ensuring all passengers know and respect the security rules




MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities


MSF is an independent, neutral and impartial organisation that is providing quality medical care free of charge regardeless the ethnic origin of our patients, so to both local and refugee population. If MSF Belgium has a long history in Ethiopia (from 1984 to 2013) the re-establishment of the organization in the country (since March 2021) require to re-build our presence as a new INGO operating in Ethiopia.


Today, MSF Belgium is running 2 projects (SNNP and MEET Afar regions) and has conducted several assessments with some short-term responses (SNNP, Amhara, Afar).

Our intention is to develop a rapid response capacity, allowing a fast-track assessment and humanitarian response in all the regions of Ethiopia.


The MSF Belgium strategy in Ethiopia is to respond to medical needs, as per our mandate, while having a strong focus on the Environmental Health as a preventive approach.


Essential literacy and renewed 3rd grade or above or equivalent driving license.                       Good knowledge of country roads.



Essential 2 years minimum of previous driving experience.

Desirable experience with specific vehicles to use (4×4)

MSF experience is mandatory and other NGOs experience is desirable.



Basic communication skill in English.



Results and Quality Orientation L1

Teamwork and Cooperation L1

Behavioural Flexibility L1

Commitment to MSF Principles L1

Service Orientation L1

Stress Management

As per the salary scale of the organization


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