Entry Level Logistics Officer NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:     Logistics Officer
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
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.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Officer is mainly responsible for all logistics activities in NRC Yumbe office,
including Procurement, Transport/Movement Management, Storage and Asset
Management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Ensure all NRC procurements are completed
according to procedures at all times, and within the minimum timeframes.
·        
Work closely with the Logistics officer based in
Kampala and the finance officer on ground, as well as the Head of Office for
local procurements.
·        
Carry out procurements and transfer of project
materials from Adjuman/Arua/Kampala to the camp sites
·        
Work closely with Government departments in
fulfilling NRC legal contract obligations
·        
Guide the management on local legal issues
regarding procurements and contracts
·        
Keep records and maintain contacts with
suppliers and conduct price comparisons in order to get the best value for
money
·        
Identify potential, credible and competent
vendors for NRC to deal with
·        
Do town run for quick procurements and
coordinate NRC procurement functions with vendors and contractors
Movement and Communication Management:
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Ensure contracts for vehicle hires are active
and professionally managed, in coordination with management.
·        
Ensure vehicles hired are in a sound working
condition and transport needs for the field staff are met on timely basis.
·        
Supervise the driver(s) and subordinate staff
Storage and Asset Management:
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Ensure that all items on transit are handled in
accordance with NRC policies and procedures and in a timely and efficient
manner.
·        
Keep proper record of invoice receipts,
requisitions, purchase order forms, waybills, and all other documents.
·        
Ensure that all maintenance needs are met in a
timely manner, with high quality works.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Logistics Officer career placement should hold a University/College
education in logistics management/Business Administration or equivalent and
appropriate professional qualification in the field of purchasing and supply
·        
Prior experience in big emergency logistics set
up
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Fitness and ability to frequently travel to the
field
·        
Excellent organizational skills, including,
ability to work to deadlines and to priorities
·        
Substantial experience of providing
administrative support to senior managers;
·        
Ability to work in a team and on an individual
basis
·        
Ability to use computer packages – Word, Excel
and Power point, email and Internet
·        
Possess excellent written and oral communication
skills, in English
·        
Manage own time under guidance and direction
from superiors
·        
Working with people
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Good at planning and delivering results
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Communicating with impact and respect
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Experience in handling insecure environments
·        
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
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan 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: 17th
October 2016
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