Level   4

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)Supervisor / Nursing Activity

Reports to (Functional)

Infection Control Officers/ Nursing Activity Manager

Job Family

Medical and Paramedical

Main Purpose

Ensuring that the sterilization activities are carried out and organizing, training and supervising the Sterilization technicians according to MSF protocols and universal hygiene standards in order to provide a safe environment and high quality health care


  • Supervising the team of Sterilization Technicians and ensuring that the team are performing the tasks linked to their role and are dressing properly according to the procedures.

  • Briefing/training all new technicians on their responsibilities, tasks, and sterilisation duties. organizing staff shifts, holidays and covering any planned or extra needs.

  • Ensuring that all staff using medical devices are qualified and trained. Ensuring cleaning and minor maintenance tasks are performed according to the protocols. Reporting any malfunction to the project biomedical service.

    • Following the procedures of identification and organization of the instruments in the service/room.
    • Performing the sterilization in the Autoclave and carrying out the disinfection at « high level » according to the rules.
    • Organizing the stock of materials and ensuring its continuous supply
    • Updating the sterilization register


Secondary education. Solid knowledge of the sterilization protocols


1 year experience minimum in a sterilization role in MSF


Mission language essential and local language desirable


Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Stress Management L2

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