With an initial focus for three months on the Nigerian Mission as support for the implementation of the generic Action Plan Responsible Behaviour (APRB), the Responsible Behaviour (RB) Implementation Officer will support and build capacity in the field to apply the OCA Framework Responsible Behaviour through mission-wide and project-level field support.


Based in the coordination and under the supervision of the HR Coordinator, this position will require close cooperation with other parts of the organisation engaged in the implementation of the OCA Framework for Responsible Behaviour (FRB), the OCA Code of Conduct, and its related set of policies and procedures (FRB) in the field.




1. Support the implementation of the FRB

  • Compile and maintain an up-to-date overview of relevant national laws (criminal, labour) and definitions, as well as misconduct issues that govern the behaviour of staff in the field in OCA missions
  • Inform management in the field on the FRB and relevant national laws (liaising with legal counsel), including definitions of offences, procedural requirements for case management, reporting channels, escalation ladder, appropriate sanctions, record-keeping, confidentiality and support for parties to a case
  • Inform management in the field on reporting requirements to the RBU (frequency, format, content, etc.)
  • Inform and assist HR staff in the field on training and communications around the FRB awareness.
  • The predefined road map is a working document that can always be reviewed and adapted based on needs. This will however be in consultation with the mission, RBU and the Desk.



2. Deliver and evaluate training & tools

  • In collaboration with L&D and RBU, oversee the design of trainings for field teams on the FRB, ensuring tailoring to participant group (i.e. CMT vs general staff) and context, based on assessment
  • Inform, as needed, existing FRB modules in senior management trainings (SMT, MMC, PMC, iMMC & HRCo training)
  • Deliver trainings as appropriate and in line with L&D commitments
  • Evaluate and continually improve training content, ensuring updates to maintain relevance



3. Assist with the development of field-support systems

  • If needed make recommendations on the case management toolkit (including templates of log sheets, case sheets, investigative guidelines, interview formats, complaint forms, etc.)
  • Coordinate the roll-out of the case management toolkit in the field with all those responsible for case management and investigation
  • Support in making an inventory of local support services (PSCU, sexual assault, etc.) available for staff who are involved in FRB cases
  • Support HRCos to install Persons of Trust at project and coordination levels, including advising on recruitment and training of these PoTs.



4. Support the work of the RBU

  • Inform the HRCo and HoM on requirements in the field and challenges encountered, as well as additional resources needed
  • Assist in drafting policy on responsible case management and ensure consistent implementation



Candidate Profile


  • Advanced studies or degree in a relevant field e.g. law, social or organizational sciences, human resources etc.)
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible work experience in international organisations, with a focus on areas relevant to this position;
  • NGO field experience is required and field experience with MSF is an advantage;
  • Willing to spend up to 100% of time in the field with flexibility around mission assignment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including the ability to give presentations, deliver trainings and briefings, and draft reports;
  • Strong analytical and advisory skills and the ability to translate complex analysis into concise, clear, and actionable conclusions and recommendations;
  • Not afraid to advocate for change within MSF where needed and the ability to respectfully and carefully challenge and discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors, groups and individuals;
  • Sensitivity to a range of cultural beliefs and attitudes, able to diplomatically and respectfully challenge sensitive topics, stigma, harmful cultural beliefs and attitudes related to responsible behaviour;
  • Persuasive, persistent, ability to organise and drive initiatives involving different stakeholders, ability to influence and project authority;
  • Good team-player, flexible, ability to work independently, ability to manage conflict;
  • Impeccable behaviour and high integrity;
  • Affinity with the principles and objectives of MSF’s work.




  • Cross Cultural Awareness
  • Teamwork & Cooperation
  • Behavioural Flexibility
  • Analytical Thinking



We Offer

  • An influential, challenging and exciting position in an international environment;
  • A contract for one year (first three months in Nigeria) with a renewal option (subject to satisfactory performance) based on a fulltime appointment (40 hours/week);
  • A salary determined on relevant professional experience and aligned with local policies depending on where the role is based.
  • Other benefits include 30 holidays based on a fulltime appointment and a premium-free pension plan.



If you believe that you fit the profile, you can react directly via our website and hitting the ‘Apply Now’ button

Please upload a letter of motivation, Curriculum Vitae in English as one combined document.


The closing date for this vacancy is 7 August 2020


We will be holding first round interviews in the week commencing 17 August 2020

A second round of interviews will follow in the week commencing 24 August 2020.


***Acquisition is not appreciated***


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