Head of Mission
Intersectional Legal Department (ILD) referent
Supervising Legal officer and/or legal assistant – when applicable
Providing technical legal expertise in support of the mission. Identifying the legal constraints and obligations applicable to MSF, assessing the risks and providing recommendations in order to support MSF activities in the country.
In cooperation with and under the technical supervision of the ILD referent, being in charge of (non-exhaustive):
Referring request related to legal areas not covered by the Intersectional Legal Advisor to the relevant ILD advisor.
Drafting/ Revising Mission’s HR Documents, Contracts and Correspondence
Promoting and when necessary adapting the templates developed by the ILD according to the applicable local requirements.
Ensuring the Follow-Up of Litigation Files
Ensuring that the proposed strategy is in the best interest of MSF, assesses the risks and proposes alternatives solutions;
Reporting to his/her superiors and to the HR or Finance teams on the progress of the cases;
Managing Individual Risk (ILD Unit 3)
Providing legal support to HR teams and providing updates to the coordination teams;
Coordinating the liaison among sections or directly liaises with relevant authorities like Labour Office/Ministry of Labour, MOH partner and Medical Order;
Managing Legal and Administrative Framework Related Risks (ILD Unit 4)
appropriate support to follow-up registration/operational licenses of all MSF sections and providing legal advice on framework and project MOU;
Providing legal support to ensure the facilitation of administrative procedures, ensuring consistency between sections present in the country;
Preparing a risk analysis including all the legal and administrative blockages that MSF could face:
Training / Project Visits
Providing regular activity reports to superiors;
Providing a complete end of mission report.
Management (when applicable)
Lawyer (law degree), ideally with a specialization in Labor Law; knowledge of tax and/or commercial law is an asset.
At least 4 years’ experience as an in-house lawyer or as an attorney, including an experience in an NGO.