Country Logistics Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Country Logistics Coordinator 

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About NRC:

The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 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 is
a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian,
development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the
resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people
and communities. 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.

Job Summary:
The Country Logistics Coordinator is responsible to establish and coordinate
the logistics unit at the Country office, ensure compliance to NRC standards
and donor requirements in the country operation as well as responsible for
systems and guidance on procurement, fleet management, warehousing and
asset/inventory management in NRC’s programme/project implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Procurement

·       
Implement
effective procurement planning with the aim to establish a reliable, consistent
and effective supply chain within the country programme

·       
Actively
work with Area Offices to standardise specifications and evaluation criteria
across the operation

·       
Drive
the identification and establishment of procurement categories that will
benefit from the contracting of long-term/ framework agreements

·       
Provide
the necessary monthly logistics reports including informed analysis of these
for management decision-making

·       
Push the
reduction of lead times in the procurement process while improving the quality
of the procurement processes

·       
Responsible
for having a prequalified vendor list in place

·       
Responsible
for ensuring continuous existence of and updated agreements with suppliers and
identify areas of improvement

·       
Responsible
for ensuring regular market surveys are undertaken in the country programme

Warehousing

·       
Ensure
that NRC’s system for stores and warehouse management are in place for
receiving and dispatching items

·       
Improve
the accuracy and frequency of stock reporting

·       
Enforce
routines to prevent the build-up of dead stock

·       
Conduct
spot checks on storage points around the country

·       
Coordinate
physical verification/stock counts

Asset &
Inventory Management

·       
Implement
a centralised asset registration mechanism for new assets and lead the clearing
up of existing asset tracking lists

·       
Consolidate
and standardise assets across the different categories and offices

·       
Ensure
that NRC’s system for asset management are in place for tracking and
maintaining item

·       
Establish
routines and maintenance contracts to ensure that assets are correctly
maintained in line with manufacturer instructions

·       
Implement
mechanism for planning the replacement of assets and eventual disposal

Fleet Management

·       
Ensure
that NRC’s system for fleet management are in place for ensuring a safe and
cost-effective fleet of vehicles

·       
Implement
vehicle reporting and tracking platform to improve reporting and visibility

·       
Ensure
that routines are in place for the induction and training of all drivers to
ensure drivers are aware of their responsibilities and drive in a safe and
economical manner

·       
Improve
the availability and effectiveness of the existing fleet

Administration

·       
Ensure
that NRC country office and guesthouse are managed/maintained to the NRC
standards, and develop and or review standards for NRC services in such
premises where required

·       
Ensure
that the administration teams maintain good systems and practices in the
management of flights, accommodation and events

·       
Ensure
that the administration team at country office process the relevant
applications to government offices to facilitate visas, registrations, imports,
etc. in a timely and effective manner

·       
Lead the
management meetings, workshops and other public events at the country office.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Country Logistics
Coordinator job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in procurement, logistics, supply
chain or related field

·       
Professional
qualification. E.g CIPS is required. 

·       
At least
three years of experience from working as a senior Logistician in a
humanitarian/recovery context

·       
Previous
experience from working as a Logistics Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery
context

·       
Previous
experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

·       
Documented
results related to the position’s responsibilities

·       
Knowledge
about own leadership skills/profile

·       
Knowledge
about own leadership skills/profile

·       
Ability
to follow policies and procedures and work systematically

·       
Able to
work in a team, and motivate others

·       
Able to
analyze information, prioritize and take decisions and responsibility

·       
Excellent
organization and planning skills

·       
Able to
work well under pressure and frequent travel to field offices

·       
Keen to
work in a busy environment, and take pride in working hard and achieving
results

·       
Strong
computer skills, especially in Excel and web-based database and use of email

·       
Fluency
in English, both written and verbal

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 4th May 2020

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