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Logistics Officer – Kenya Country Office

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Nairobi (Kenya)

    Organization: NRC – Norwegian Refugee Council

    Location: Nairobi (Kenya)

    Grade: Junior

Occupational Groups:


Supply Chain

Closing Date: 2021-09-18

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 encoureaged to apply



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