Title: HR and Finance Administrator
Work destination: Where the needs of the project require it Monthly remuneration: in the first 12 months, the bonus approximate gross monthly is EUR €1,451. From the second-year remuneration increases based on experience (previous and acquired) and the level of responsibility in the field. Private insurance coverage that includes medical coverage and hospital, temporary disability, and life insurance. The organization also has an arranged medical evacuation if necessary. The expenses of stay in the land are covered: housing, basic services, cleaning and washing. Other expenses such as transportation, visas, transfer to the country of destination and Displacements in the field will also be covered by MSF. Per diem or monthly per diem: mainly to cover meals and small personal expenses.
Start: Depending on the needs of the project
Duration: Minimum 9-12 months
Working day: Full time.
As an HR/finance administrator you work very closely with the local staff - arranging for their recruitment, training, accommodation, contracts, and payment as well as dealing with disciplinary cases.
You act as a support to the entire expat team, managing their accommodation and food, supporting the project coordinator, and liaising with the capital office to ensure that the project is run in line with local laws and customs.
In smaller projects, you may also manage the supplies for the project.
Day to day tasks
Our HR/finance administrators come from a wide range of backgrounds, from management and social sciences to finance and HR professionals.
They are usually based in the projects, and their tasks over the month may include some or all the following:
It can involve long hours and hard work but is a wonderful opportunity to work closely with the staff across all departments, ensuring that the impact of MSF as an employer on the local community is a positive one.
Management of staff
Training, supervising, and managing locally hired staff is a key responsibility, and the administrative team may be comprised of HR and finance assistants, cleaners, supply staff, cooks, and bookkeepers. A large part of the HR/finance administrator's work is to build the capacity of these local staff as well as ensure safe and fair working conditions.
skills and expertise in the following areas:
MSF is currently looking for HR/finance administrators with good Arabic skills. If you speak Arabic to a level where you can be placed in an Arabic speaking mission such as Syria or Yemen, you are much more likely to be accepted onto the MSF register.
*MSF Ireland can only accept applications for field positions from Irish residents who have a valid permit to work in Ireland. If you do not have this, we cannot accept your application