Norwegian Refugee Council Job in Nigeria for a Warehouse Officer (Store Keeper)

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 light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC
is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to
respond to the humanitarian needs.

Norwegian Refugee Council is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Warehouse Officer (Store Keeper)
Job Description

  • 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. NRC is
    therefore seeking A Warehouse Officer/Store Keeper in Maiduguri,
  • The Warehouse Officer/Store Keeper reports to the Logistics Coordinator.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare computer reports for all warehouse transactions –
    receipts, dispatches, losses etc and submit them to the Logistics
  • Ensure implementation of all warehouse systems and policies.
  • Immediately report losses, damages or discrepancies to the Logistics Coordinator
  • Ensures correctness of the contents in respect of the purchase order.
  • Receives and inspects the physical condition of consignments and scrutinizes relevant documents.
  • Inform Logistics Coordinator on expiry date of consumable items stored at warehouse.
  • Update stock reports and share it with relevant staff weekly basis
  • Arrange truck and labourers for loading and offloading the materials at warehouse
  • Maintains an up-to-date electronic record of all correspondence
    related to purchase orders, requisitions and Good Received Notes (GRN)
    and records.
  • Inform suppliers on short supplies and ensures all over/wrongly consigned goods are returned to suppliers.
  • Receive materials and supplies, store them in assigned locations and distribute them according to NRC procedures
  • Maintain records of all incoming and outgoing materials.
  • Supervising of the Logistics Assistant – Warehousing.
  • Supervise packing, loading and unloading of all materials.
  • Ensure that only authorized staff are allowed to enter the warehouse and receive supplies or materials
  • Ensure availability of storage space and maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse at all times
  • Ensure safety and security of materials
  • Prepare monthly stock reports and assist in carrying out periodic physical inventory checks
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  • Experience from working as a Warehouse Store Keeper in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • 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

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to: The title of the position (Warehouse Officer/Store Keeper – Maiduguri) 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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