Energy Specialist at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Spain

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  • Abuja, FCT, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - Spain View on Map
  • Post Date : January 23, 2023
  • Apply Before : February 5, 2023
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  • Job ID 21743
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Medecins Sans Frontieres (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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Energy Specialist 

Job Code: LS02606
Location: Abuja with frequent visits (70%) to field offices in Zamfara
Level: 8
Contract Period: 6 months (With possibility of extension)
Vacancy Start Date: 23rd Jan 2023
Contract: 208 working hours per month

Main Purpose

  • Carry out the assessments and ensure the implementation, day-to-day management, and control of the technical part of projects in the energy (and HVAC if relevant) domain in accordance with MSF protocols, standards, and procedures in order to ensure optimal functioning of the project, infrastructures and efficient use of systems and equipment.

Job Description

  • In collaboration with managers, provide support and guidance to the field staff in order to ensure that all electrical (and HVAC if relevant) installations comply with MSF standards, protocols, and procedures, and the preventive and corrective maintenance is done accordingly.
  • Carry out evaluations and detailed study of the project to present hierarchical superiors with different possible solutions to difficulties encountered in this area of specialization; namely the installation, construction, and commissioning of electrical (and HVAC if relevant) installations.
  • Conduct a feasibility study and pre-design of a solar photovoltaic system application (< =10kWp), including its implementation.
  • Assist with training of project technicians to make them autonomous for preventive maintenance, basic troubleshooting, and jobs.
  • Guide and support the field teams in defining and implementing preventive and corrective maintenance procedures
  • Raises awareness on energy use for all staff and advice on strategies to improve energy efficiency on site.
  • Provide training for technicians on the appropriate use and maintenance of existing and new installations.
  • Act as an itinerant support of the mission implementing proposed solutions when needed and providing managers with duly documented technical advice.
  • If necessary, define procedures and/or protocols for proper functioning of electrical (and HVAC if relevant) installations in the field.
  • The Spanish Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is currently recruiting:
  • Performs regular inspections of the interventions and condition of the electrical (and HVAC if relevant) installations.
  • Participates in the evaluation of local actors and certify quality of services and supplies.
  • Ensure that all designs, operating and maintenance documentation is up to date (report, asset management tool, diagrams, and layouts, consumption reports, power assessments, cooling and heating need assessments)
  • Identify, define, and implement solutions and strategies that reduce the environmental footprint of the electrical installations (and HVAC if relevant) in the mission/projects
  • Ensure that the right equipment and electrical tools are in place and correctly used.



  • Essential: Tertiary Education in Electrical, Energy or mechanical Field


  • Essential: previous working experience of at least 2-4 years within this specialized area.
  • Essential: experience working with NGOs or Energy/Power establishments


  • Mission language essential, knowledge of local language, an asset.


  • Advanced knowledge of electrical wiring and equipment
  • Advanced knowledge of PV equipment and installation
  • Ability to read building plans and electrical diagrams
  • Ability to produce electrical diagrams
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy – MS Office software, Internet, and Autocad knowledge is desirable.

Gross Monthly Salary
According to MSF National Salary Scale.

Application Closing Date
5th February 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: MSF Encourages Women and People with Disabilities to Apply.

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