Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Hong Kong is looking for a talent individual with a strong desire to work in an international NGO to fill the following position based in China:
 
MSF Medical Representative (China)
 
  • Implement and support appropriate strategies to achieve MSF’s objectives in China, as identified in collaboration with different departments of MSF Hong Kong, MSF Operational Centers, MSF Access Campaign and MSF International Office; 
  • Identify continuously medical priority issues for China through the monitoring of relevant Chinese government policies, statements, and research, and in relating them to MSF’s medical priority issues, identify areas of mutual interest to develop collaborations with Chinese counterparts; 
  • Develop and maintain relationship with relevant stakeholders including but not limited to relevant government and regulatory agencies, UN agencies, local, national and international NGOs, pharmaceutical companies, medical associations, academics, think tanks, scientists, journalists for purposes of information exchange, network building and advocacy;
  • Represent and introduce MSF in medical related activities in China and strategically disseminate key MSF medical publications;
  • Monitor developments in the Chinese pharmaceutical industry, especially research and development that could lead to a pipeline of quality assured drugs, diagnostics and vaccines for diseases of MSF concern;
  • Research and compile information on Chinese norms and regulations related to health areas, which can be of interest for MSF activities in China; 
  • Maintain communication with hospitals, medical associations, universities or other relevant institutions, for collaboration and exchanges, as well as to serve as sources for the recruitment of medical field workers;
  • Support China team to raise visibility, credibility and acceptance in the Chinese health sector and among the general public (e.g., representation, media interviews, experience sharing etc); 
  • Support China representative and China office for the registration of MSF in China if needed;
  • Provide necessary input for the annual plan/3 years plan for the China office.
  • Be willing and able to deploy to the field on a yearly basis (ideally one 3-4 months mission each year)
  • Cover for the MSF Rep in Beijing in his absence
 
The Ideal Candidate
  • Medical doctor with training in Public health, Epidemiology or Tropical medicine and experience in infectious diseases
  • MSF field experience and ideally having held previous coordination position
  • In depth understanding of MSF medical humanitarian approaches
  • Good knowledge of drug quality and access issues
  • Good general knowledge of R&D  
  • Good knowledge of China and the medical humanitarian sector in China
  • Strong commitment to the MSF Charter 
  • Excellent spoken and written English; Knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin) is a plus
  • Be diplomatic, strategic vision, Highly motivated 
  • Strong communication skills, Good initiate and highly creative, Ability to prioritize
 
 
How to Apply?
Send your motivation letter and full resume with expected salary and date of earliest availability by e-mail to recruitment@hongkong.msf.org. Applicants not invited for interview within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.