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Job Description:

MSF Holland is looking for: BIOMED TECHNICIAN


·       Place of work: Kule/Gambela Project

·       Terms of employment: Definite period with possibility of extension

·       Remuneration and Benefits:

-          Starting gross monthly salary:   17,926.00ETB    

-          Medical Coverage: Asper Medical Policy

-          Hardship Allowance: 30% (5,377.80 ETB)

·       End date  of  application: 5 July 2022

Main Purpose


Performing autonomously and following up, the maintenance and correct repair of the biomed equipment in the project/mission and ensuring regularly that the usual medical maintenance and cleaning are done properly according to MSF standards and procedures, in order to ensure the equipment are in perfect running conditions





•          Performing and carrying out, all necessary complex / advanced installation, maintenance and repair of MSF biomedical equipment and ensuring that as few items are out of service at any given time. This includes the following tasks : 

•          Organizing and participating in the installation of biomedical equipment

•          Following the schedule and carrying out preventive and curative maintenance works for the equipment according to the MSF and/or manufacturer's protocols, manuals, and recommendations and ensuring that cleaning and simple maintenance are properly carried out by medical staff

•          Reporting any issues or problems on biomed equipment to his/her supervisor and proposing solutions (training of staff on a device, operating procedures, etc.). If maintenance work requires further assistance, documentation or additional tools, this shall be requested from and provided by his/her supervisor.

•          Participating in organising user training where required

•          Managing the stock of consumable items, filling in the stock cards, carrying out physical stock inventories, executing orders necessary for renewing stock, avoiding any shortage

•          Responsible for the equipment and tools (including extinguishers), checking they are correctly and safely used, maintaining and renewing them when necessary and keeping the inventory updated.

•          Keeping working area clean and tidy.

•          Ensuring that all record sheets and books related to maintenance are always completed (including date of intervention, replaced parts, problems and solutions) and preparing needed reports before and after any repair or required maintenance



MSF Section/Context Specific Accountabilities



-        Performing and carrying out, all necessary complex / advanced installation, maintenance and repair of MSF cold chain equipment

-        Work closely with Biomed and Cold chain equipment users for guiding, instructing them for proper use of the given equipment

-        Timely plan and follow up purchase orders for biomed/cold chain equipment and its spare parts

-        Inform supervisor timely and follow up on contracts with 3rd party for maintenance, calibration, repair services

-        Keep biomed and cold chain equipment binder complete and updated

-        To have maintenance plan/chronogram for biomed and cold chain equipment and follow it up accordingly

-        To do monthly reporting on inventory level, maintenenace, service, repair of biomed and cold chain equipment

-        To share log tag readings from fridges and cold rooms on monthly basis with the supervisor














Job Requirements:






•          Diploma as Biomedical technician preferred

•          Diploma as mechanical or electrical technician

•          Demonstrable technical skills and understanding


•          Experience in a technical field. (Minimum 2 years' experience)

•          Pedagogical skills are an asset


Mission language and local language essential


Know and understand all the biomedical devices present on the project(s) including the operating principle, use and technical documentation, of each biomedical equipment on the project/mission


•          Results and Quality Orientation L1

•          Teamwork and Cooperation L1

•          Behavioural Flexibility L1

•          Commitment to MSF Principles L1

•          Service Orientation L1

•          Stress Management L2

Job Category:
Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Full time
Full time
Gambela, Gambela
Medicins Sans Frontiers - Holland Medicins Sans Frontiers - Holland

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