Operating the communications in the project, following the MSF security rules.
Ensuring that messages are well copied/passed to all people concerned and records the messages on
the communication log book.
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
Monitoring and registering any movement, of people, vehicles, helicopters, airplanes and cargo,
(departure, arrival, number of passengers, route taken, standard contact points) and informs line
manager of any delays.
Supervising and monitoring the MSF phone handsets allocation book and registering the loan of
handsets to all staff, following it up on a regular basis.
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 batteries status in good maintenance conditions.
Providing basic radio training when necessary to MSF staff.
Keep an updated register of phone numbers of all the team leaders to ensure communication with
Follow up movements of all mobile teams, including emergency referrals, as well as other local
movements (airport, etc) with the support of the Head Driver, and record them in Log Book as well as
in daily whiteboard movement tracking.
Follow up movements of boats with the computer through the GPS devices installed in them and
through the computer interface, and log movements in the log book.
Ensure mobile teams report timely their movements and proactively communicate with the teams and
supervisors when there’s a delay in the communication.
Report immediately any communication breakdown with teams in the field to the supervisor, as well
as any incident reported by the teams in the field.
Keep an updated mapping of travelling time to the different mobile team locations according to different factors (good and bad weather for boat movements, dry and rainy season for car movements) and
incorporate new movements in the mapping when necessary.
Performing any other relevant tasks assigned by his/her supervisors as necessary.
Education Literacy. Desirable secondary education (equivalent to Matriculation Exam
Experience Desirable work experience as radio operator in related jobs
Languages Essential, mission/English working language and local language(s) of Rakhine
Knowledge Essential basic knowledge on mathematics, mechanical, electronic principles