Logistics Manager International NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:       Logistics Manager
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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
Job Summary:  The Logistics Manager is responsible for the
logistics set up according to NRC standards and shall support programme/project
implementation. The Logistics Manager shall lead the team, while ensuring the
countrywide procurement processes and framework agreements are professional
implemented and adhered.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure and lead change for compliance and risk management in the
  • Support and guide area offices in good asset management and
    procurement processes.
  • Responsible for developing action plan with regard to comments on
    logistics in audits and internal audits and reports
  • Ensure proper accounting, reporting and internal control systems and
    maintenance of records
  • Lead logistics management and developing structures and staffing
    levels to ensure that at all time requirements are met in all offices
  • Responsible for agreements with suppliers and identify areas of
    improvement including pre-qualified suppliers
  • Supervise and build capacity of the logistics team in the country
  • Provide monthly reports on all logistics activities
  • Assist the logistics staff at Area Offices to ensure that relevant
    procedures are in place and implemented for quality control (maintenance)
    of vehicles; advise on improvements and supervise the implementation for
    current database for transport and ensure implementation of database in
  • Ensure that vehicle and generators case files, reporting and
    internal control systems are kept up to NRC standards (proper fuel
    management system followed)
  • Ensure that NRC’s system for stores and warehouse management are in
    place for dispatching items within the office and to the field offices
  • Assist with any other duties assigned by the Country Director, as
    and when required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Logistics
    Manager job placement should have three years of experience from working
    as a senior Logistics Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Possession of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply  (CIPS), is an added advantage
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience in market assessments, analysis and cash-based
  • Negotiating Skills. Negotiation is part of the supply chain process.
  • Problem-solving Skills. Problem solving is a big part of this job
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license

Personal Qualities
  • Proven skills in training, mentoring and capacity-building national
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and in a calm
    and collaborative manner;
  • Ability to evaluate data and courses of action to reach logical,
    pragmatic decision;
  • Ability to maintain flexibility in an environment where change or
    revision to projects and planning is regular;
  • Excellent knowledge of computer programmes regularly used for
    procurement and logistics;
  • High level of autonomy and willingness to spend time in field
  • Should be a strategic thinker that can work with people and
    influence for positive changes. Having the ability of initiating action
    and change will help you to succeed in this role, as much as managing
    resources to optimize results and managing performance and development
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: 4th October 2019
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