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Radio Operator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)


Radio Operator

Location: Kano
Employment Type: Full Time

Deadline: 17th June, 2024

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, gender, creed, or political affiliation.



  • Operating the HF and VHF radios, avoiding using any sensitive or security related information and following the MSF security rules. Ensures radio frequencies’ (HF and VHF) quality and transmission capacity. Installs and programs frequencies in all type of radios when necessary.
  • Ensuring that messages are well copied/passed to all people concerned and records the messages on the radio logbook. Responding to radio contacts from other approved organizations and forwarding it on the information via this channel.
  • Making radio contacts with reference bases (capital and/or field) according to communication rules / schedules and forwards all information concerning the security of the teams to the Project/Capital Coordinator.
  • Installing, operating, and performing preventive maintenance checks on assigned equipment, checking that the equipment is working properly and immediately informing the line manager of any damage/loss/theft. Maintaining the equipment, communications room, and premises in clean and tidy conditions. Maintaining and supervising HF VHF batteries status in good maintenance conditions.
  • Providing basic radio training when necessary to MSF staff.
  • Monitoring and registering any movement, of people, vehicles, and cargo, (departure, arrival, number of passengers, route taken, standard contact points) and informs line manager of any delays.
  • Supervising and monitoring the VHF radio allocation book (handsets) and registering the loan of handsets to all staff, following it up on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from the line manager.


  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification
  • 2 years experience.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, qualifications, certificate, any other important document, and a cover letter with your contact details to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: The documents should be submited in ZIP folder