Logistics Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.Logistics Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: The Area Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities
Generic Responsibilities:
  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings
  • Management and training of logistics team
  • Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes (e.g. in procurement, vehicle management, asset management)
  • Ensure safe and efficient transport of staff and materials/goods
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Supervision of ICT services
  • Procurement: ensuring compliance of all NRC policies, maintaining an updated vendor’s database, prequalification of suppliers, developing coordinated procurement plans with project managers
  • Transport management of rented or NRC owned vehicles, punctual rental of trucks
  • Focal point for UNHAS air flights
  • Assets management
  • Warehouse management
  • Team management of Procurement officer, Warehouse Officer, Logs Officer
  • Training of logistics staff in procurement, warehousing, fleet management, anticorruption and any other training that is deemed important for proper functioning of Logistics department in Maiduguri
  • Experience from working as a Logistics Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • University Degree in related field
  • At least 4 years of experience in a related function
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Must be able to work under pressure
Personal Qualification:
  • Relevant experience in Logistics and knowledge in Microsoft Office and Logistics softwares.
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Organised and a good planner and possess significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
We Offer
  • Commencement: ASAP
  • Contract period: 12month
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should submit their application letter and updated CV's to: ng.vacancies@nrc.no The title of the position (Logistics Coordinator - Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

  • Please notice that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any application received after the deadline will not be considered).
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.
Application Deadline Date
20th May, 2017.

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