Logistics Coordinator (1667) Gadarif – NRC


About NRC

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

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification1667
Job CategoryLogistics
Apply Before24/05/2021, 16:48
Job ScheduleFull time

    Logistics Coordinator Sudan Gedarif (National Position)

P.S: Please ensure that you fill in all details before submitting your application on NRC people (Oracle HR). Empty and incomplete applications will not be considered.

NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

The purpose of a Logistic Coordinator is to implement delegated area of logistic responsibility and deliver a variety of procurement and other logistics related activities, including budget and procurement planning, market survey, management of warehouse, fleet, assets, communications, securing supporting documentation/archiving, reporting, coordinating, capacity building and support distributions.  

Generic responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, SOP’s and donor requirements
  • Implement NRC’s logistic systems and procedures at area level
  • Coordinate timely operational planning and management of logistic activities
  • Ensure that local SOP’s regulate procedures at field office level, and perform periodic checks
  • Coordinate market assessment within the scope and request of programme/project developers
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings related to logistics
  • Line management of the logistic team including recruitment and performance management  
  • Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes (e.g. in procurement, vehicle management, asset management)
  • Ensure safe and efficient transport of staff and materials/goods
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by Line Manager

Specific responsibilities:

  • To motivate, mentor, lead and capacity build the team
  • To implement organisational Global Logistics Handbook procedures and ensure compliance with donors and organisational policies
  • To ensure smooth functioning and effectiveness of the team
  • To personally process and manage the most technical and complex Framework Agreements (FWA) or/and Tenders, in order to ensure best compliance and efficiency and to ensure proper archiving for donors
  • To participate at the relevant meetings ensuring proper communication and coordination with other departments; and support procurement planning where relevant
  • To support preparations of budgeting and Project Procurement Plans at area level
  • To ensure Procurement Tracker and Contract Follow up sheet are being accurate and updated prior to being shared as the updates with all staff
  • To ensure that stock reports and documentation is accurate and updated regularly and conduct spot checks. When necessary, provide adequate support and participate to stock inventory.
  • To coordinate closely the work of the storekeeper and to provide a special focus on the supply chain for IKD items.
  • To overview development of the Asset Register and Inventory list, and together with finance department conduct reconciliations on quarterly basis
  • To ensure that all FWA are either extended or re-tendered in time; and to timely process the newly requested tenders
  • To coordinate with the other organisations and attend relevant logistics meetings
  • To undertake any other duties as signed by the line manager

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a university graduate, with a minimum of 3 years’ previous experience in the field of Logistics and to be prefered from the area.  

Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in Sudan. Technical Logistics expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.  Fluency in English and Arabic both written and verbal.

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.

Additional Information:

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Email and paper applications will not be considered.


Contract period: 12 months

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Gedarif

Travel: 25%

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: 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​. 

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