Norwegian Refugee Council Job in Abuja for a Logistics Assistant

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.

In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected
populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno
State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food
security, water and sanitation, ICLA and shelter/NFI sectors.

Norwegian Refugee Council is
therefore seeking to employ qualified candidate to fill the position

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Logistics Assistant reports to the Logistics Officer
  • Plan, schedule and monitor transport of staff and material/equipment according to demands and procedures
  • Ensure that assets are tagged before being dispatched to the field.
  • Prepare requisitions for spare parts for vehicles
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely reporting of eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Secure that NRC vehicles are equipped with necessary documents and equipment
  • Ensure all drivers fill movement logbook and that logbook is signed by the passengers.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all stock
    at the Abuja Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for
  • Ensure that all NRC vehicles are in proper operating condition and coordinate vehicle maintenance with the Logistics Officer.
  • Ensure that NRC generators in Abuja are maintained on regular basis.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all stock
    at the Abuja Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for
  • Ensure that all vehicle records and reports including logbooks, accident report etc are filled appropriately.
  • Keep log of the generators and ensure that fuel consumption is monitored and recorded appropriately
  • To also ensure asset movement is tracked in the Asset Register
  • Assist the Logistics Officer with Procurement – collecting quotes, generating procurement documents as may be required.
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to NRC logistics and drivers procedures
  • Compile and submit monthly vehicle utilization and carpool reports
  • Ensure NRC fleet is utilized and optimised accordingly.
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  • Experience from working with transport and vehicle management in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Experience with inventory and asset management.
  • Experience with computers – Microsoft Word and Excel plus email

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP
  • Contract period: Until December 2016 with possibility of extension
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
  • Duty station: Abuja

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should submit their Application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: The title of the position (Logistics Assistant – Abuja) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a roll in basis, candidates are advised to apply on time
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position

Application Deadline  28th September, 2016.

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