Logistics Manager – NRC


About NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in the country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the program. The focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan, and the Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 

As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s program in Sudan. 

Job Description

Logistics Manager, Sudan Khartoum

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification2823
Job CategoryLogistics
Apply Before11/10/2021, 21:00
Job ScheduleFull time

** This vacancy is open to both Citizens of Sudan and International applicants. Priority will be given to Sudanese National Candidates**

The purpose of the Logistic Manager is to ensure the logistical setup in Sudan is according to NRC standards and to support program/project implementation. 

Your basic background to perform the tasks include:

  • Minimum three years of experience from working as a senior Logistics Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge and skills in market assessments, analysis and cash-based interventions

We shall measure your ability to perform on the below tasks:

  • Provide an enabling environment for the design and implementation of cash-based interventions, through working across programme and support teams and the development of relevant guidance and SoPs, helping manage arrangements with Financial Services Providers, and supporting or leading market monitoring, assessments, analysis and contributing to response analysis discussions.
  • Create and develop area office logistics departments as per the country strategy for 2021 and following years.
  • Supervise the setup of the supply chain from Country office to Area offices, and from Area offices to Fields offices.
  • As a Country Management Group member, the holder should contribute to the development of the mission strategy
  • Support program managers in the various phases of the project cycle (procurement plan, client-oriented logistics strategy)
  • Define and develop logistics training and capacity building for all logistics staff.
  • Manage performance and staff development of staff under his/her responsibility.

To excel in your role, the below is necessary

  • Knowledge of the context in Sudan and, if possible, Darfur, White Nile, Gedaref and South Kordofan regions
  • Knowledge and experience of fleet management and radio/satellite communications infrastructure
  • Fluency in Arabic and English, both written and verbal is an asset
  • Experience with start-up missions is an asset.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

What We Offer

  • 24 months fixed term contract
  • Senior Grade 9 in NRC’s grade structure
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.  

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment. 

The NRC headquarters is located in Oslo and has about 280 employees. Additionally the organisation has a presence in Brussels, Geneva, Washington, D.C., Berlin, London and Addis Ababa. NRC was established in 1946 under the name “Europahjelpen” (“Aid to Europe”), to assist refugees in Europe after World War II.

For jobs from The Norwegian Refugee Council visit: NRC Jobs Page

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