Logistics Officer – NRC

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The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 
As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s programme in Sudan. 

Job Description

Application deadline: 25.11.2020

Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council 

Title: Logistics Officer – South Kordofan – Kadugli (Sudanese) 

Town/city: Khartoum   Employment type: Contract 

Full-time/part-time: Full-time   Percentage of full-time:100

Webcruiter ID: 4310369493 Positions: 1 

 Start date: 03.01.2021  End date: 02.01.2022

Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.

Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, SOP’s and donor requirements
Implement delegated logistic functions portfolio according to Plan of Action
Conduct and follow up daily operational logistic activities
Support the administration of resources so that deliverables are achieved within set budgets, timelines and standards
Prepare and develop logistic reports as required by Country/Area office
Support in development of SOPs as requested
Ensure proper filing of all support documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the logistic function
Support setup and development of field offices in South Kordofan state
Perform other duties, as assigned by Line Manager

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. Examples of responsibility to add is described in the overview of NRC Logistic support roles. In cooperation with the Support Manager, apply procedures for logistics, procurement, transport management, and warehouse in accordance with NRC guidelines, policies and Code of Conduct.
Identify, assess and manage suitable and reliable suppliers, vendors, providers and contractors of goods and services in support of programme implementation in accordance with NRC logistics Guidelines.
Conduct procurement processes according to the needs of the programme accountably, transparently and with excellent communication to requesters and stakeholders.
Maintain and update all procurement and logistics tools according to NRC Logistic Guidelines at all-time including Contract Tracker, Procurement Tracking Sheet, Vendors Database, Assets Tracker, Stock Report.
Manage the vehicle fleet, including optimising the use and supervising maintenance. Supervise drivers.
Ensure proper procurement procedures and file management implementation in accordance with NRC logistics Guidelines.
Supervise the logistics assistant and support them in day to day procurement, asset logging, facility and vehicle checks and maintenance.
Ensure that all NRC facilities in Tripoli are well maintained and safety equipment is in place and regularly checked. Ensure ICT equipment is in working order.
Manage the storage of NRC stock items in Tripoli safely and accountably in accordance with NRC guidelines.

Qualifications

Experience from working as at least 3 years’ logistic officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Some knowledge in English, both written and verbal
Familiarity with the local Sudanese market (especially South Kordofan state)
Cultural awareness of South Kordofan ways of doing.
Ability to independently analyse data
Strong negotiation skills
Bachelor degree holder in management studies or relevant studies to the field
Ability to deliver under pressure
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational and team working skills
Highly approachable, trustworthy
Service orientated
Preferable to be located in South Kordofan

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