Job Description


We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. 

If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Logistics-officer" id="link" class="link">Logistics Officer to join our Logistics Team in Maiduguri, Borno State.  The purpose of the Logistics Officer position is to establish and implement NRC's day-to-day logistics/fleet functions, systems, and procedures.

To be successful in this role you will be a Logistics/Fleet professional with good negotiation skills, a confident communicator with excellent relationship-building skills, and capable of establishing strong relationships with suppliers, contractors, and vendors at all levels while supporting new initiatives and learning projects across the area. 

If you are a highly organized individual, comfortable with working in a remote environment, and have previous experience in Logistics/Fleet, we would love to hear from you!  

What’s in it for you? 

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and to join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: 

At NRC we think creatively. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative. 

Learn on the job: NRC's collaborative working style favors the exchange of good practice and lessons learned. At NRC, employees learn on the job and are encouraged to look for opportunities to develop new competencies. NRC managers prioritize the quality work and the competency development of their staff. This entails giving newcomers a good start, following up, training, and mentoring employees to allow them to perform well in their current job, and offering learning & development programs. 

Additional Information:  Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria - Duration of contract: Till 31st December 2023. Grade 5 in NRC's grading structure - Reporting line: Logistics Team Leader, Maiduguri Nigeria

This position is open to National candidates only. We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. For further details, you can view a copy of the full Job Description

Role Responsibility

Prepare all Logistics purchase requisitions ensuring that they are completed accurately. Prepare Military Clearances for the delivery of goods to field locations as requested. Conduct Fleet checks to ensure that all vehicles are properly registered and insured and that all basic equipment required as per Logistics requirements are in each vehicle. Check Vehicle Log Books regularly and sign to confirm checking. Prepare and circulate weekly facilities maintenance reports with the relevant staff. Ensure that facilities maintenance are conducted on a timely basis. Conduct regular spot checks of fixed assets such as vehicles and generators. Participate in assets and stock counts, once every quarter. Monitor the use of vehicles and generators by ensuring that log books for both are checked and signed regularly. Prepare vehicles carpool reports and maintenance reports on a monthly basis and share with the Logistics Team Leader. Prepare generators reports (fuel consumption and maintenance) on monthly basis and share with the Logistics Coordinator. Ensure proper handover, including signatures, for all equipment allocated to NRC staff. Ensure proper filing of all documents related to fleet, maintenance, and assets management as per NRC policy (Loss and damage report, Asset transfer) is tagged in collaboration with Logistics Team Leader.

We are looking for 

Proven record of accomplishment of professional experience in Logistics in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working as in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities  Good negotiation skills Confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple suppliers, contractors and vendors at all levels, and challenge with humility when necessary   Intuitive and empathetic, able to relate to others, and build report   Highly organized, capable of managing multiple priorities successfully   Experience in working within a team, meeting workload requirements, and being as effective through delivery as possible.  Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required Fluency in English, both written & verbal, and other local languages is an added advantage. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

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