Logistics Assistant  – NRC


Job Description

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Position: Logistics Assistant 
Salary/benefitsAccording to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions
Duty stationKutum, North Darfur
Closing Date28th November 2022

Logistics (procurement) Assistant (National Position) Advertisement

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.

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

The following is a brief description of the role:

The purpose of a Logistics Assistant is to implement delegated area of responsibility. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  2. Assist with the implementation of the procurement function’s portfolio according to procurement monthly work plans and work and development plan
  3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by Field Office Coordinator
  4. Deliver and receive all quotations and tenders and accurately prepare issuance and receipt records
  5. Communicate and arrange meetings with suppliers as requested
  6. Prepare all relevant procurement documentations such as bid analyses and purchase orders
  7. Scan and file documents as per the securing and storing documentation policy
  8. Assist in the planning and delivery of logistic activity
  9. Maintain procurement records, update suppliers data bases and equipment spreadsheets
  10. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the procurement function

Specific responsibilities

  • Support the procurement of goods and services for the Kutum programme in accordance with NRC and donor procurement policies and procedures and in coordination with the NRC El Fasher Office
  • Source appropriate suppliers in the local market for the procurement of goods and/or services based on specifications provided by programme staff
  • Liaise with country office and Area Office logistics and programme staff to ensure timely delivery of procured goods and services
  • Ensure paper and electronic records are maintained in a systematic manner in line with NRC’s standard procurement procedures, providing a clear auditable trail
  • Establish and maintain good professional working relationships with suppliers and contractors whilst strictly adhering to NRC’s anti-corruption guidelines and NRC’s code of conduct
  • Conduct regular market surveys for commonly purchased goods and services and ensure the supplier database is updated with key supplier information

Generic professional competencies:

  • At least 2 years of experience from working as a Logistics or Procurement Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Minimum of University degree in Business Administration, Supply Management, Procurmetn and any other related course
  • Good computer skills – MS Office & database 
  • Good in oral and written English and Arabic, written and spoken

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

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

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

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

Duty station: Kutum, North Darfur

To apply Kindly visit www.nrc.no careers. For hardcopy CVs kindly apply in Alfasher Labour Office.

Closing date: 28th November 2022

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