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Fundraising Operational Information Specialist

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organization that provides assistance in more than 70 countries to populations in distress, to victims of natural or manmade disasters and to victims of armed conflicts, without discrimination and irrespective of origin, religion, creed or political affiliation. 

Fundraising Operational Information Specialist (m/f/x) – Brussels – MSF Belgium


Within Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the Finance Department aims to ensure that the resources contribute successfully to the running of operational objectives. MSF financial autonomy is highly dependent on donors’ trust and private income. Moreover, a significant portion of income is restricted by the donors’ specific interests and social mission.

The MSF-Belgium Funding Unit (FU) is at the center for managing and optimizing funding of MSF operational projects, coordinating funding processes, while ensuring there is no overfunding. The unit is at the heart of several departments, working closely with operations, fundraising, communication, and finances team members, and collaborate with more than 15 MSF partnering sections.

As the Fundraising Operational Information Specialist, you will be part of the Funding Unit and contribute to the enlargement of the funding from (mainly) private donors for the Operational Centre Brussels (OCB). You will work under the funding unit coordinator's supervision.


Strategic support to Fundraising with Ops collaboration and networking:

  • Collaborate closely with the operations, communication, medical departments, build your network and access the information needed for fundraising activities
  • Provide critical, qualitative and up to date operational information to help fundraisers build the first step of a relationship with donors and expand donations
  • Backup of other members of the FU team to strengthen the relationship with major donors, foundations, companies if donor’s wish to visit field our projects or our office HQ

Management and Analysis of operational information and data:

  • Produce updated and concise operational information (+/- 60 ongoing projects) to complement Project ID cards
  • Ensure a close follow-up of all emergency responses with the Epool (Emergency pool) to provide rapid, regular, consistent, and up-to-date information for fundraising (+/- 12 ongoing emergencies)
  • Liaise closely with all relevant departments and teams in the projects, collect the main medical (and HR) data and clarify data inconsistencies
  • Analyze data and indicators agreed in operational project ID cards (+/- 40 projects), prepare a narrative to explain deviations, challenges, failures, and successes
  • Prepare the relevant charts, graphs, and power point presentations to share with the different target audiences for external accountability
  • Stay informed of the portfolio country programs, current and planned, across OCB and keep up to date with all developments in OCB’s main interventions
  • Launch, facilitate, optimize, follow up and maintain the access to key OCB operational information, relevant for fundraising purposes (more than 40 MSF fundraising offices)


Education & Experience

  • University degree in communication, economics, marketing, management, business administration, politics studies, international studies or equivalent
  • Experience in organizing, storing, and analyzing programmatic and clinical data
  • Relevant experience in project and change management with an inclusive and collaborative approach
  • At least 3 years of experience in international humanitarian sector 
  • MSF experience is a strong asset: good understanding of MSF’s dynamic and knowledge of MSF operational communications processes


  • Data management skills with focus on quality and simplification 
  • Teamwork and collaborative attitude
  • Ability to work fast and under pressure and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Support oriented towards donors and fundraisers
  • Ability to work independently with a multinational, culturally diverse team, spread into several countries 
  • Computer skills: Excel, PPT, PowerBI users basic, communication tools (sharepoint, teams, outlook)


  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • French is an asset


  • Expected starting date: 3rd of June 2024
  • Location: Brussels (Belgium) 
  • Contract type: Open-ended contract – Full-time – 50% homeworking per week possible
  • Salary according to MSF-OCB HQ grid
  • Meal Vouchers - Hospital Insurance (DKV) – Pension Plan – 100% reimbursement for public transportation costs
  • Adhere to the MSF principles and to our managerial values: Respect, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, Trust and Empowerment
  • Adhere to the MSF Behavioral Commitments


Deadline for applications extended until: 28th of May 2024

How to apply?

Please, send your CV and cover letter to Recruit.HQ.finance@brussels.msf.org and mention “Fundraising Operational Information Specialist” in the subject of your email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

MSF values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

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