PROJECT LEADER – MENTORING PILOT
One of MSF-OCB’s (Operational Centre of Brussels) challenges of today is to find, select and
develop future Field Coordinators in line with operational needs. As a part of its HR
Development policy, MSF-OCB, aims to offer mentoring for persons identified for future
coordinator positions. The essential principle of the mentoring is to offer the person individual
guidance to provide greater career succession in the organization.
Context and Objectives of the position
By initiating a mentoring pilot, OCB will be able to explore the actual benefit of
mentoring, and to find out more about what setup is best suited to its needs.
The Mentoring pilot will target first time Field Coordinators identified by the pool
managers and recruiters of the Partner Sections. The candidate for mentoring will be
validated by the PM coordinator.
Through the pilot produce findings which should be documented in a way that could
benefit all sections interested in exploring mentoring.
Project leader’s main responsibilities
Initiate, implement and follow-up “Mentoring Pilot” in accordance with “Project
Description”, “Chronogram” and set budgets.
Coordinate communication between Pool Managers, Mentors and Mentees.
Based on the OCB Mentoring Management Support Guideline, be Mentor for a group of
Implement methodology and mentoring tools,
Monitor the mentoring process incl. field visits.
In charge of the mentoring cycle:
- Mentoring needs assessment,
- Design development plan,
- Mentoring implementation and
- Mentoring follow up.
Document and capitalize mentor experiences.
Evaluation report with findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Conditions of contract
Nine months contract running from Oct 2011.
In accordance with MSF salary level.
Mentor training will be provided
Location of position will ideally be in MSF Norway Office in Oslo.
The position will be hosted by the HR department, with frequent travels to the field and will
participate to MSF Norway Office internal executive and associative dynamic.
Professional Background and skills
MSF operational experience of 2 years minimum including field-coordination position is
required. Experience in other coordination positions is a real asset.
Excellent communication skills in English, French an asset.
Ability to listen and analyze information
Capacity to question without value judgment
Positive attitude towards people
Empathy and patience
University degree or equivalent
Any training related to skill transfer
Coach training an advantage
Direct line Manager: HR Director, MSF Norway
Coordo Pool Manager in Brussels
The position has no operational role and will not be in direct contact with operations.
Confidentiality in the Mentor and Mentee relation is vital and will be secured through a signed
“Contract of confidentiality”
Please send your CV and Letter of Motivation to: firstname.lastname@example.org before the 7th of