Entry-Level

Logistics Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Nairobi
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Overview


Vacancy Description

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an international, independent, humanitarian, non-governmental organization that provides assistance to refugees’ and internally displaced people in many countries worldwide including Libya. As a part of its assistance, NRC provides information, counselling and legal assistance (ICLA) services to empower beneficiaries and support them to claim and exercise their rights. NRC beneficiaries include: Refugees, internally displaced people, and members of host community

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, SOP’s and donor requirements
  • Implement delegated logistic functions portfolio according to Plan of Action
  • Conduct and follow up daily operational logistic activities
  • Support the administration of resources so that deliverables are achieved within set budgets, timelines and standards
  • Prepare and develop logistic reports as required by Country office
  • Support in development of SOPs as requested
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the logistic function
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by Line Manager

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working with the Technical Procurement Assistant in ensuring cost effective and value for money in procurement of goods, works and services.
  • In charge of Asset, Fleet and Warehouse management including reporting.
  • Develop framework and service agreements for goods and services with a view towards VFM and cost savings
  • Review and advise on new and in use templates used in the procurement of goods and services
  • Train and capacity build staff on warehouse, fleet & asset management and effectively provide supervision and guidance to the Logistics Assistant and casuals working within Logistics on various occasions.
  • Receive and compile monthly reports from the area offices for review by the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Deputise the Logistics Coordinator for Kenya at Nairobi level and act during periods of absence in management of the country logistics unit.

Professional competencies

  • Relevant university degree/Diploma/Advanced Certificates preferably in Logistics or equivalent work experience.
  • Membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage but not mandatory.
  • Proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office application e.g word, excel, powerpoint highly desired.
  • Previous work experience working as a Logistician will be an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of various donor’s requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in the English language, both oral and written.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of using Web based procurement ERP systems such as Agresso/UNIT4 is an advantage but not mandatory.

Qualifies female candidates are particularly are encouraged to apply!

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment.

NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.





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