Location: home-based

Contract: Consultancy contract

Duration: 15 days

Starting date: asap

Deadline to apply: 16 July 2023


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural disasters. MSF offers assistance to people based only on need and irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF International is the legal entity that binds MSF’s 24 sections, 25 associations and other offices together. Registered in Switzerland, MSF International provides coordination, information and support to the MSF Movement, as well as implements international projects and initiatives as requested.


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) produces medical guides for non-specialized staff in the field. The goal of the guidelines is to disseminate adapted medical knowledge that help to evaluate measles context situation and implementing a quality response rapidly that is evidence and experience based from implementing medical projects in over 71 countries for over 50 years.

International guides include 2 categories:

Public guides: for use within and outside MSF. MSF’s public guides are used by other non-governmental organisations and international agencies, thereby contributing to enhancing MSF's profile. Internal guides: for use by MSF only.

There are currently about 20 different guides, some of them are produced in several languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic). The management of a Measles epidemic guideline is a public guideline, available in English and French language. The current version of the guideline was released in 2013. The vaccination working group has requested to update the guideline due key diagnosis, treatment and management updates in the last 10 years. The revision in 2023 if approved by MSF’s Medical directors’ platform.


The coordinator is hired by MSF international. He/she reports to IO officer (admin) and Vaccine working group leader (technical) and coordinates with the vaccination working group focal points and the focal points from other relevant technical working groups.


The purpose of the position of the Coordinator Measles guideline is to develop a concept note that contains a detailed revision plan of the guideline and the required budget based on desk review and feedback gathered from all relevant stakeholders


Identify key stakeholders, develop a stakeholder map divided by main technical domains and associates them to the chapters; Gather input from all stakeholders and inform relevant stakeholders of progress,Define and propose an overview of revisions needed structured by main sections, chapters and sub-chapters based on input from the different stakeholders; Develop a priority setting for revision of the chapters, with input from the different stakeholders; Propose a validation mechanism (governance framework) for the revision process; Develop the concept note, detailed planning and budget.

This vacancy is archived.

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