The following office-based positions are currently available at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Director of Systems

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. Today, MSF provides aid in more than 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters. MSF provides independent, impartial assistance to those most in need. MSF reserves the right to speak out to bring attention to neglected crises, to challenge inadequacies or abuse of the aid system, and to advocate for improved medical treatments and protocols.

As a member of the international network of MSF, the US office, also known as MSF-USA, contributes significant financial resources to MSF field operations. 

MSF-USA is currently seeking a Director of Systems to support MSF in carrying out its mission in an effective, efficient, ethical and accountable manner by designing and implementing the Information Systems Strategy and Policies of MSF-USA and by leading the Information Systems Department. The Director of Systems is responsible for the supervision, management and execution of significant IS projects and provides strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the Information Systems at MSF-USA.

Reporting to the Director of Internal Operations, the Director of Systems is a member of MSF-USA’s extended management team, participating in developing collective decisions, setting priorities, and making recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Position Responsibilities

Information Systems

  • Define, implement, monitor, and evaluate the Information Systems (IS) strategy at MSF-USA
  • Define, monitor, control, and review the IS policies, processes, procedures, and standards and ensure its correct implementation, in order to optimize the management and use of information systems within the organization. Present and discuss these policies with the different stakeholders within the MSF International Movement aiming at resources mutualization and policy harmonization.
  • Responsible to ensure systems uptime and define service level agreements (SLA). Guarantee access to all needed data to all MSF-USA staff, association members, and other authorized users, ensuring the continuous execution of all the Organization’s activities. Collect, evaluate and validate the information needs expressed by internal users and design adequate information flows.
  • Define an IS technical architecture and infrastructure that ensures data access and availability required to support the SLAs
  • Guarantee an efficient level of support to MSF-USA staff, association members, and other authorized users, in order to achieve an optimal level of service in the use of systems.
  • Identify, propose and implement best practices and shared project management methodologies.
  • Contribute to the definition of and direct and implement the adoption of data and information standards within MSF USA and ensure their alignment and consistency with those of the MSF Movement.
  • Contribute to knowledge consolidation (overall and specifically in the areas of responsibility of the position), in order to ensure transfer and retention of knowledge.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and monitoring of horizontal internal controls
  • Define the Software Life Cycle of the different solutions and define and implement change management strategies (overall and specifically in the areas of responsibility of the position), in close collaboration with the different departments and units, with the objective of facilitating the adoption of new methods and tools.

Management

  • Participates in developing and carrying out organization-wide goals and objectives, formulating and administering organizational policies, and in making decisions with an organization-wide impact as a member of the MSF-USA Extended Management Team.
  • Defines the activities, resources, and budget needed to accomplish the department objectives.
  • Actively participates in group and international coordination and strategic planning with colleagues from other MSF sections
  • Appoints, manages, evaluates and motivates a team of 4 professional-level staff plus assistants, volunteers, interns and special project staff. Identify future staffing needs and designs and implements the needed structural and organizational changes to ensure the team effectiveness and delivery on objectives.
  • Delegates authority, consults with and guides staff to achieve goals.  Provides ongoing feedback in a context of mutual respect.

Qualifications

  • A degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field and at least 8 years in management role, or equivalent education and experience. Masters preferred.
  • Solutions-oriented individual who can understand the needs of the entire institution as s/he carries out his/her responsibilities. Must demonstrate superior interpersonal, leadership, and diplomatic skills and great ability to support the teams.
  • Proven skills in Project Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and implement a vision for Information Systems and to conceptualize and articulate Information Systems directions and choices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated in previous roles that required communication with a broad and diverse set of partners and impeccable judgment. Experience collaborating in a highly matrixed management structure strongly preferred.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquires from the Board of Directors, auditors, regulatory agencies, members of MSF and the NGO community, top management, staff, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated success in roles requiring analytic, systematic thinking while managing multiple priorities. Ability to anticipate and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information skillfully.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build work relationship with peers
  • Experience in accompanying an ERP deployment process.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of US non-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and leading the development and follow up of large budgets, and partnering with Development on forecasting and reconciliation of donations.
  • Staff management experience with ability to provide leadership, innovation, motivation and constructive performance reviews to staff, securing their respective commitments to the organization’s goals.
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of MSF, and its commitment to transparency to its donors and employees.
  • Ability to travel (approx. 5 percent) several times a year to Europe for network meetings.
  • Residence in or relocation to the New York City area.

Remuneration in line with MSF-USA compensation policies, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits.

To apply, send letter of interest and CV to:  employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org, ATTN: Director of Systems Search

No calls please.

Dynamics CRM Administrator (Temporary - Seeking Immediate Hire)

Duration of Project: Full-time, February 2016 – August 2016, with possibility of renewal

 

  1. Purpose of the Job:

Under the direction of MSF-USA’s IT Project Manager, the Dynamics CRM Administrator drives the development and deployment of MSF’s implementation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. MSF currently uses Dynamics CRM mainly for managing its email communication with donors, volunteers, prospective field workers, Association members and the general public but is looking to extend its functionality to many other areas.

In 2016 MSF is embarking on an ambitious project to sandbox and test leading market technologies in CRM, and the main purpose of this job will be to develop and configure new features and functions in Dynamics CRM so that MSF staff can evaluate if it should be used as the institutional CRM of record in late 2016 and beyond.

This position will essentially serve as the CRM go-to and will be THE subject matter expert for all things pertaining to Dynamics CRM. MSF is looking for a team player to support all the teams utilizing CRM.

The Dynamics CRM Administrator will work cross functionally with all departments to understand their unique needs, including teams from Marketing, Corporate Relations, Foundations, Finance, Donor Services, IT, Operations, Communications, and Executive.

 

  1. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Work under guidance of the IT Project Manager to develop new features and functionality within CRM as requested by multiple stakeholders within the organization
  • Oversee testing of new functionality within sandbox and test CRM environments and promote new solutions to production environment
  • Support and configure standard CRM Entities like Accounts, Contacts, Leads, Email Marketing, as well as create custom entities such as Donation Overview and Association Membership
  • Administer security permissions; set up and apply functional role security permissions based on user's job functions
  • Build and customize CRM Reports and Dashboards
  • Develop and enforce team processes to ensure timely and accurate information capture in CRM
  • Configure and manage all aspects of the CRM user interface including creating new forms for mobile and Outlook integration
  • Configure fields and page layouts for all objects
  • Define and collect metrics and key performance indicators that align with the goals of the business
  • Develop basic workflow and triggers
  • Manage data extraction, transformation and loads from/into CRM using Scribe integration software
  • Troubleshoot automated data integration problems between CRM and other business applications used by MSF
  • Configure PowerBI tools for more complex reporting and analysis requirements
  • Administer licensing and track usage and system performance metrics for reporting and oversight.  Follow internal protocols to commission/decommission user access as new team members come on board/depart MSF
  • Evaluate new tools as they become available on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform
  • Serve as escalation point for user problems and questions reported to MSF’s IT Helpdesk
  • Serve as a primary contact with partner Customer Support team to submit tickets requiring partner's support

 

  1. Supervisory Responsibilities:

May manage up to two paid temporary staff or volunteers who are also working on developing Dynamics CRM sandbox, depending on resource requirements determined and allocated by IT Project Manager

 

IV.       Fiscal Responsibility

Recommends best use of budget for developing CRM sandbox and maximizing MSF’s return on investment in Dynamics CRM and integrated technologies. Oversees budget to actuals for small projects which are outsourced to MSF’s Microsoft implementation partner

 

IV.Extent of Public Contact

Represents MSF in discussions with MSF’s Microsoft implementation partner and other vendors who are involved in improving use and adoption of Dynamics CRM

 

  1. Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for long periods and to concentrate on work and turn out heavy volumes of work accurately, within the context of a moderately noisy office with many interruptions. 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. Working Conditions, Travel and Environment

The duties of the job require regular attendance 5 days/week for a minimum of 35 hours.  Must be available to work before 9:00 am, after 5:00 pm or on weekends, as required.

Must be able to travel as required for standard domestic business travel.

 

  1. Qualifications:
  • 2 - 4 years of experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM setup and configuration
  • Ability to create requirements documentation to support new business needs
  • Knowledge of fundraising and marketing processes; in-depth knowledge of CRM strategy and systems. Proven experience building components of a CRM system to support core business processes.
  • Previous experience with various business verticals within an organization
  • Proven ability to assess, consolidate, prioritize, and triage multiple requests across departments
  • High sense of urgency and goal orientation (thrives in fast-paced environment). Flexible in the face of changing priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, process design and problem solving skills, combined with strong business judgment and demonstrated project management experience.
  • Self-motivated with strong communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Advanced Word, Excel and Outlook skills. Office365 skills a plus

 

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with data integration tools like Scribe Software and Web Services
  • Advanced SQL skills and familiarity with SQL Server

To apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume in ONE file & name the file with your last name by February 6, 2016 to: Employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org,  Attn: Dynamics CRM Administrator

Salary – low to mid 70’s. Comprehensive benefits provided. A friendly, supportive environment with growth potential.

 

Finance Associate – Payables & Disbursements

Department:              Finance

Type of position:       Full time

  1. Purpose of the Job:

 

Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, this position will be responsible for accounts payable, accruals, deferrals, prepayments and disbursements function while building key relationships primarily with external constituents, ensuring compliance and driving department efficiencies leveraging technology. This position will audit invoices against purchase orders, research discrepancies, prepare payments for approval, process expense reports, coordinate proper authorization, mailing of checks, transmittal of electronic payments, and investigate problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.

 

  1. Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

 

Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursement (80%)

Responsible for coordinating the operational functions of the unit, including invoice processing, travel and expense report audit and processing, financial disbursement, and exception resolution.

Improve efficiencies of purchase order and accounts payable processes; recommend and support implementation of technology upgrades and enhancements to existing systems and procedures.

Develop and maintain procedures and policies for the purchase order and accounts payable processes including analysis of key controls and reporting requirements, and maintain vendor records.

Maintain updated vendor record including W-9, electronic payment enrollment form and monitors contractual arrangements, where applicable.

Ensures Form 1099 reporting requirements are met and adhered to, including accurate recording of taxpayer ID, vendor name and address.

Ensures invoices are supported by appropriate documentation, approved by responsible manager, coded, data entered and processed for payment in a timely manner. Ensure that no duplicate payment is being processed. Communicate with vendors on status of invoice payments.

Review purchases and expenses presented for payment for compliance with relevant sections of financial code of conduct.

Reviews end of month balances comparing to general ledger for accuracy and monitors vendor reconciliation process. Ensures that inquiries and payment issues are responded to and resolved in a timely manner.

Monitor, analyze, propose resolution of long outstanding checks including applicable reporting requirement of New York State for dormant accounts.

Prepare and/or review applicable accounts payable reports and cash registers to ensure accuracy.

In coordination with all Finance Department personnel, ensures complete and accurate completion of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual closings, meeting multiple accounting calendar deadlines.

 

Prepares domestic and international wire transfers including payments to vendors for review and release by the appropriate signatory.

 

Performs quality control/review and posting of A/P batches prepared by others, as needed.

 

Oversees the organization’s petty cash program.

 

Prepares and reviews audit work papers related to payables and disbursements. Point person on all accounts payable related areas for all audit, regulatory filings and other filing requirements, including responding to queries and providing copies of appropriate supporting documents.

 

Perform other related tasks as they develop.

 

 

Other Accounting Responsibilities (15%)

 

Enforce capitalization policy, maintain fixed asset register including calculation and recording of depreciation expense.

 

Prepare and maintain records for accruals, deferrals and prepayments during the course of the year.

 

Supports budget analysis through accurate and timely recording and reclassifying of actual expenses, as requested by budget managers.  Acts as primary contact for budget follow up and reporting.

 

Perform back-up functions within the finance department when situations necessitate, including but not limited to staff absences and/or time off, reorganization and reassignment.

 

Other duties, including but not limited to general office support including copying, filing, scanning and mailing, as assigned.

 

 

Departmental Administration (5%)

 

Participates in planning and implementation of MSF-USA’s finance department strategies, policies and procedures.

 

Participates in departmental meetings to share information, brainstorm solutions, and coordinate priorities.

 

Evaluates areas of efficiency and improvement.  Makes recommendations to improve financial and accounting operations.  Implement best practices.

 

Attends regularly scheduled HQ staff meetings, program updates and several annual office-wide debates to participate in information sharing across all departments, and stay informed on important MSF topics.

 

 

  1. Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

Supervises the work of one assistant who carries out varied finance, accounting, bookkeeping and administrative duties (see corresponding job description). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, directing work and appraising performance.

 

 

  1. Fiscal Responsibility

 

Contributes substantially to accuracy of all expense reporting and associated banking transactions.

 

Responsible for accuracy of coding, proper authorization, and compliance with fiscal procedures and rules. 

 

Oversees the petty cash program.

 

Has access to all financial data of MSF USA through use of accounting software.

 

Responsible for all cash disbursements.

 

 

  1. Extent of Public Contact

 

Primary Finance Department contact with vendors. 

 

Works regularly with vendors to resolve billing issues, opening up/closing out accounts and other matters as required.

 

Primary contact for all departments regards to Accounts Payable processes/transactions.

 

 

  1. Physical Demands

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for long periods and to concentrate on work, including typing, and turn out heavy volumes of work accurately, within the context of a moderately noisy office with many interruptions.  Must be able to proofread own work accurately so that only minor corrections are needed on an infrequent basis.

 

In addition the duties require some lifting boxes of files for storage.

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

  1. Working Conditions, Travel and Environment

 

 

The duties of the job require regular attendance 5 days/week for a minimum of 35 hours.  Must be available to work before 9:00 am, after 5:00 pm or on weekends, as required.

 

 

  1. Qualifications:

 

Required:

  • BS/BA or degree in Accounting or related business field or Associate degree with a minimum of 3-4 years recent experience in procurement, payables and disbursements
  • In depth knowledge and use of basic accounting principles, practices, and procedures
  • High level of proficiency with financial systems (e.g. Abila MIP, Intact, Financial Force) as well as systems/solutions interface (e.g.  ROI, Salesforce, ExpenseWatch, ADP’s Workforce Now)
  • Excellent technological skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience with Form 1099 process and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in budgeting and tracking expenses against budget
  • Exceptional problem solving skills with acute attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines and goals while handling multiple projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural, diverse and high performance driven environment
  • Ability to professionally communicate both internally and externally with both financial and non-financial individuals at all levels of an organization, including senior leadership. Excellent judgment and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment
  • Exceptional initiative, volunteer readily, adapt to changes in the work environment and undertakes self-development activities
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work under pressure and meets deadlines, without sacrificing completeness and accuracy
  • Exceptional time management, organizational skills and management of competing demands
  • Consistently at work and on time
  • Adept in office business practices including proper use of e-mail, calendars, meeting scheduler and other forms of correspondence

 

Preferred:

Experience in US not-for-profit sector

Experience in supporting implementation of finance systems upgrade

 

To apply:

 

To apply, send cover letter and resume in ONE file & name the file with your last name to: employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org, ATTN: Finance Associate

 

Expected Position Start Date: February 14, 2016

Salary – mid to high 50’s. Comprehensive benefits and relocation support provided. Generous paid time off. A friendly, supportive environment with growth potential.

Please note that applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Planned Giving Associate

Department:              Development

Type of position:       Full time

 

  1. Purpose of the Job

 

Under the guidance of the Planned Giving Officer (Technical)(“PGOT”), collaborates with the planned giving team to support the planned giving program, with a focus on the administration of bequests and charitable gift annuities.  Also assists with planned giving marketing and the cultivation and stewardship of planned giving donors.

 

  1. Job Functions and Responsibilities

 

Bequest and Charitable Gift Annuity Administration

  • Reviews bequest notifications, wills, trusts, estate updates, accountings, releases and other information from estates and follows up as appropriate.  Processes bequest and charitable remainder trust gifts. Communicates with executors and attorneys as needed, including following up on “stuck in ditch” estates.
  • Is responsible for a portfolio of estates as assigned by the PGOT.
  • Handles the processing of IRA, life insurance, and similar bequest gifts, and follows up regularly to ensure timely receipt of gifts.  Works with the PGOT, Director of Finance and Director of Major Gifts as necessary.
  • Monitors weekly planned giving acknowledgments.  Handles bequest thank you notes to ensure that executors or family members are thanked on a timely basis.
  • Works with donors interested in setting up a charitable gift annuity (CGA).  Obtains proposals from Wells Fargo and processes CGA gifts, including final illustration packages. Assists in managing relationship with Wells Fargo and coordination with Finance Department to ensure that proper procedures for booking planned gifts are followed.

 

Donor Cultivation

  • Assists in responding to requests for information about Planned Giving and to notifications of bequest intentions, including sending out of Welcome to Legacy Society letters, PG gift notification forms, etc.
  • Contacts donors to request and schedule meetings for Planned Giving Officer (Marketing).
  • Prepares materials for donor meetings.
  • Assists in the coordination, implementation and follow up of planned giving events.

 

Data Maintenance and Other

  • For all of the above, enters information in database and spreadsheets and keeps them current and accurate.
  • Gathers information and prepares reports as needed.
  • Stays abreast of MSF activities by attending presentations, staff meetings, etc. and builds general overall knowledge of the organization.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  1.  Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years experience in non-profit fundraising, with some knowledge of planned giving.  Legal or financial experience helpful but not required.
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.  Responsible, driven and able to work independently, with guidance from staff members.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work under some time pressure.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • Experience working with donor databases.
  • Genuine commitment to the principles and work of MSF.

To apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org,  Attn: Planned Giving Associate.

Salary – mid to high 50’s. Comprehensive benefits and relocation support provided. Generous paid time off. A friendly, supportive environment with growth potential.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis!

 

Web Developer

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man­made disasters, and to victims of armed conflict, irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. When medical assistance is not enough to save lives, MSF will speak out against human rights abuses and violations of humanitarian law its teams witness while providing medical relief.

MSF is currently seeking a Drupal Web Developer for a full­time role. The Web Developer will work as a part of the MSF Web Team, an international distributed team responsible for MSF’s Web presence and overseen by senior management (Director of Communications) at MSF's New York office. This position requires regular on­site presence, based in any one of MSF's country offices in North America or Europe, but for the right candidate could transition into a primarily remote position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drupal Development and Drupal Site Building (70%)

Working as a member of the MSF Web Team, the Web Developer is responsible for the maintenance, ongoing growth, expansion of functionality, and support of the MSF Drupal content management system and international country site Web platform, MSF Association multisite Web platform, and a host of other smaller internal and external MSF Web sites. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop migration scripts for moving older sites onto the Drupal platform
  • Perform site­building activities, including creating and modifying content types, views, contexts, and blocks
  • Develop and troubleshoot custom modules for the Drupal platform
  • Install, test, and debug contributed modules
  • Evaluate designs and wireframes for potential development issues
  • Update and upgrade Drupal to solve performance and scaling issues
  • Install and maintain mini sites in different server/hosting environments

Internal Client & Troubleshooting Support (20%)

  • Serve as an internal Drupal and Web support agent on the Web Team’s support helpdesk, providing assistance to MSF's international web and editorial network
  • Make suggestions on content and the creation of newly planned Drupal sites

Coordination and Planning (10%)

  • Contribute technical knowledge to the MSF Web Team to help determine and implement key objectives and achieve specific goals for MSF on the Web
  • Participate in and assist in the moderation of all regularly scheduled Web Team group meetings and conference calls

Required Skills:

  • Advanced PHP, SQL, and JavaScript (jQuery) skills
  • Advanced Drupal 7 site building skills
  • Theming/CSS experience
  • Experience building custom contributed Drupal modules to extend functionality on any Drupal site using Drupal’s Hook API
  • Experience with Git and version control and source code management (SCM) systems 
  • Experience with advanced Drupal tools, including Drush, Features, CTools, and Panels
  • Ability to accurately estimate work required for Drupal development tasks

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of Cloud Server hosting or Acquia hosting
  • Participation in the Drupal community and awareness of changes and innovations to Drupal core.
  • LAMP/MAMP environment administration experience 
  • Knowledge of other programming languages and/or frameworks, such as Python/Django
  • Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology
  • Advanced understanding of Google Analytics and performance measurement
  • Experience with Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Additional Requirements:

  • 2+ years of professional Web development experience with Drupal sites, plus Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Outstanding, proven time management and organizational skills, keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, move projects from conceptual stages to launch, and handle multiple and often competing deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Position Conditions*:

Salary –low to mid 70s USD, commensurate with experience

Great benefits. Generous paid time off. A friendly, supportive environment with growth potential.

*Salary and benefits based on need and resources after contract and on US residency; subject to local office pay scale and benefits if based outside of US

To apply, send cover letter and resume to: employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org
ATTN: Web Developer

NO CALLS

NO AGENCIES, PLEASE. THIS IS AN ON­SITE ROLE FOR A SINGLE WEB DEVELOPER

Web Developer

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters, and to victims of armed conflict, irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. When medical assistance is not enough to save lives, MSF will speak out against human rights abuses and violations of humanitarian law its teams witness while providing medical relief.

MSF is currently seeking a Drupal Web Developer for a fulltime six month contract role, with the possibility of transitioning into a full time staff position (with full benefits) after the contract period. The Web Developer will work as a part of the MSF Web Team, an international distributed team responsible for MSF’s Web presence and overseen by management (Director of Communications and Web Project Manager) at MSF's New York office. This position requires regular onsite presence, based in any one of MSF's country offices in North America or Europe, but for the right candidate could transition into a primarily remote position after the initial contract period.

Responsibilities:

DRUPAL DEVELOPMENT AND DRUPAL SITE BUILDING (70%)

Working as a member of the MSF Web Team, the Web Developer is responsible for the maintenance, ongoing growth, expansion of functionality, and support of the MSF Drupal content management system and international country site Web platform, MSF Association multisite Web platform, and a host of other smaller internal and external MSF Web sites.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

● Develop migration scripts for moving older sites onto the Drupal platform

● Perform sitebuilding activities, including creating and modifying content types, views, contexts, and blocks

● Develop and troubleshoot custom modules for the Drupal platform

● Install, test, and debug contributed modules

● Evaluate designs and wireframes for potential development issues

● Update and upgrade Drupal to solve performance and scaling issues

● Install and maintain mini sites in different server/hosting environments

INTERNAL CLIENT & TROUBLESHOOTING SUPPORT (20%)

● serve as an internal Drupal and Web support agent on the Web Team’s support helpdesk, providing assistance to MSF's international web and editorial network

● make suggestions on content and the creation of newly planned Drupal sites

COORDINATION AND PLANNING (10%)

● Contributes technical knowledge to the MSF Web Team to help determine and implement key objectives and achieve specific goals for MSF on the Web

● Participate in and assist in the moderation of all regularly schedule Web Team group meetings and conference calls

Required Skills:

● Advanced PHP, SQL, and JavaScript (jQuery) skills

● Advanced Drupal 7 site building skills

● Theming/CSS experience

● Experience building custom contributed Drupal modules to extend functionality on any Drupal site using Drupal’s Hook API

● Experience with Git and version control and source code management (SCM) systems

● Experience with advanced Drupal tools, including Drush, Features, CTools, and Panels

● Ability to accurately estimate work required for Drupal development tasks

Preferred Skills:

● Knowledge of Cloud Server hosting or Acquia hosting

● LAMP/MAMP environment administration experience

● Participation in the Drupal community and awareness of changes and innovations to Drupal core.

● Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology

● Advanced understanding of Google Analytics and performance measurement

● Experience with Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Additional Requirements:

● 2+ years of professional Web development experience with Drupal sites, plus Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

● Outstanding, proven time management and organizational skills, keen attention to detail.

● Ability to work independently, move projects from conceptual stages to launch, and handle multiple and often competing deadlines.

● Ability to communicate effectively

Contract Conditions:

6 month contract; possibility of converting to full time (with full benefits) after contract period

Permanent Position Conditions*:

● Salary – high 60s to low 70s USD, commensurate with experience

● Excellent benefits, including 4 weeks vacation; Training and professional development

opportunities (DrupalCon!)

*based on need and resources after contract and on US residency; subject to local office

payscale and benefits if based outside of US

To apply:

Send cover letter with resume to: employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org

ATTN: Web Developer (contract)

NO CALLS

NO AGENCIES, PLEASE. THIS IS AN ONSITE ROLE FOR A SINGLE WEB DEVELOPER