Maintenance Agent at Médecins Sans Frontières

Maintenance Agent at Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Carry out all minor works (construction, repairs, etc.) requested by the line manager, as well as any task identified by the employee and approved by the line manager.
  • Perform regular maintenance of MSF installations / equipment / infrastructures (Coordination office premises and Braeside gardens premises, as well as all other residential premises managed by Coordination Base Log), particularly in line with a preventive maintenance plan (procedures to follow, schedule, etc.).
  • In the event of faults / deterioration, diagnose the problem and propose possible solutions to the line manager and/or technical adviser.
  • Perform any necessary tests / checks to confirm the proper operation of the installation or equipment after repair.
  • Ensure effective management, protection and care of work tools (including site installations under the employee’s supervision) and keep the work area tidy.
  • Control the water quality of the swimming pool at least once daily and after each specific chemical treatment – pH, free residual chlorine
  • Perform weekly checks and cleaning of sand traps and other wastewater manholes around the office premise.
  • Ensure that there are adequate stocks of consumables and materials for minor repairs and manage those stocks; placing orders in time.
  • Keep all documents related to installations / equipment / infrastructures in order and update them regularly.
  • Immediately inform the line manager of any problems that arise in the course of the work, particularly with regard to damage, loss, theft or attempted break-ins.

Support in loading and off loading, pitching tents and assist logistics department for any related work needed.



Plumbing Certificate mandatory

Literacy and Basic maths (BoQs, quotations) mandatory

Knowledge & Experience


  • At least 2 years proven all-round maintenance experience
  • At least 2 years proven plumbing technician experience
  • Proven experience in pool maintenance
  • Ability to plan, budget and carry out common housing infrastructure repairs
  • Proven carpentry skills


Fluency in English and Kiswahili


Commitment to MSF principles, Behavioural Flexibility, Stress Management, Teamwork & Cooperation, Service Oriented

How to apply

Applicants MUST be Kenyan nationals and have the necessary statutory documents (ID, NSSF, NHIF and a PIN certificate). Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file mentioning on the subject email line, “Maintenance Agent”, to: Email:

Applications must be received by the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee.


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