Logistics Officer – Kenya Country Office

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Generic Responsibilities:

  • 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 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
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by Line Manager

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working with the Technical Procurement Assistant in ensuring cost effective and value for money in procurement of goods, works and services.
  • In charge of Asset, Fleet and Warehouse management including reporting.
  • Develop framework and service agreements for goods and services with a view towards VFM and cost savings
  • Review and advise on new and in use templates used in the procurement of goods and services
  • Train and capacity build staff on warehouse, fleet & asset management and effectively provide supervision and guidance to the Logistics Assistant and casuals working within Logistics on various occasions.
  • Receive and compile monthly reports from the area offices for review by the Logistics Coordinator.
  • Deputise the Logistics Coordinator for Kenya at Nairobi level and act during periods of absence in management of the country logistics unit.

Professional Competencies

  • Relevant university degree/Diploma/Advanced Certificates preferably in Logistics or equivalent work experience.
  • Membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage but not mandatory.
  • Proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office application e.g word, excel, powerpoint highly desired.
  • Previous work experience working as a Logistician will be an added advantage.
  • Good understanding of various donor’s requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in the English language, both oral and written.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of using Web based procurement ERP systems such as Agresso/UNIT4 is an advantage but not mandatory.

Qualifies female candidates are particularly are encouraged to apply.

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