SIDA Non-profit Jobs – Logistics Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Funding Source: Swedish
International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About 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, education, emergency food
security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
About NRC SIDA Project:
NRC has secured funding from
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to implement
livelihoods (and related activities) in Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements in
Job Summary: The NRC
Logistics Coordinator will be responsible for all logistics activities;
Procurement, Transport, Stores, Asset and Maintenance for the NRC Uganda
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    that all NRC procurements are completed according to procedures at all
    times , and completed within the minimum time frames stipulated in NRC
  • Ensure
    that an accurate and detailed monthly PR tracking report is circulated to
    all projects, and that procurement team provides quick efficient and
    supportive services to projects, with communication regarding difficulties
    and concerns.
  • Ensure
    that all NRC transport is handled within the NRC policies , and that a
    monthly car pool report is produced ,with full analysis of fuel
    consumption and maintenance issues to manage the fleet in the most cost
    effective way.
  • The
    job holder will make sure that NRC transport teams meet all project needs,
    within the policies given.
  • Ensure
    that all items moving through stores are handled in accordance with NRC
    policies and procedures and in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure
    that an accurate monthly stock report is produced and shared with all
    projects to facilitate the use of items in stock.
  • Ensure
    that an accurate monthly asset register is produced and shared with all
    projects to facilitate donor reporting and tracking of assets.
  • Ensure
    that all maintenance needs are met in a timely manner, with high quality
  • Ensure
    that all staff are appropriately briefed on key aspects of logistics so as
    to improve the service provided by logistics, and the communication
    between teams.
  • Mentor
    and supervise all officer level positions in logistics , and ensure a
    motivate, dynamic ,result focused team, with clear roles and responsibilities
    , by providing support ,direction and clear decision making on all
    logistics issues.
  • Manage
    and effectively deal with all problems arising within logistics teams, and
    provide creative solutions, working within NRC policies.
  • The
    job holder will also be the primary source of all logistics information in
    NRC Uganda office
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    NRC Logistics Coordinator should hold a degree or Diploma or equivalence
    in logistics is required.
  • Five
    or more years’ experience
  • Past
    NGO experience is mandatory
  • Significant
    experience of managing staff and particularly drivers
  • Prior
    experience of managing fleet of vehicles
  • Working
    knowledge of local culture and language
  • Excellent
    planning and organizational skills
  • Highly
    proactive and team player
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) should Apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 19th December 2014.
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