Logistics Technical Assistant job at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Logistics Technical Assistant job at the Norwegian Refugee Council (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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation, and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Technical Assistant
Webcruiter ID: 4214274334
Location: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description
  • NRC is looking for a Logistics Technical Assistant for our field office in Pulka, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Logistics/Procurement Technical Assistant is to support program activities in Pulka, Borno State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Logistics Technical Assistant reports to the Field Coordinator with Technical reporting line to the Logistics Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that vehicles are used and maintained according to Logistics Handbook and other NRC policies
  • Plan, schedule and monitor transport of staff and material/equipment according to demands and procedures
  • Ensure that NRC generators in the field office are maintained on a regular basis and prepare requisitions for spare parts for vehicles & Generators
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage, and dispatch of all assets from the Monguno Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for the same.
  • Ensure that assets are tagged and all asset movement is tracked in the Asset Register
  • Assist the Logistics Officer with Physical Asset count, preparing of Logistics and documents as may be required.
  • Be responsible for the procurements within the location
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to NRC logistics and drivers’ procedures
  • Compile and submit monthly vehicle utilization and carpool reports
  • Secure that NRC vehicles are equipped with necessary documents and equipment
  • Ensure that all vehicle records and reports including logbooks, accident reports, etc are filled appropriately.
  • Keep a log of the generators and ensure that fuel consumption is monitored and recorded appropriately

  • University degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of the local market
  • Knowledge of local language (Kanuri, Hausa)
  • Previous (1yr) experience working in a Logistics department (preferably NGO)
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications).

Personal qualities:
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humor is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Can Offer
  • Commencement: April  2020
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 4, Step 1
  • Duty station: Pulka with occasional travels. Travel outside Pulka is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
6th April 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

Application procedures and CV registration:
  • Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV.
  • There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.
  • Nigeria National Only.

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