Logistics Officer – 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 Officer Sudan Darfur

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification3307
Job CategoryLogistics
Apply Before05/10/2021, 00:44
Degree LevelBachelor’s Degree
Job ScheduleFull time

Logistics Officer Alfasher Area Office (National Position)

P.S: Please ensure that you fill in all details before submitting your application on NRC people (Oracle HR). Empty and incomplete applications will not be considered.

NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of a Logistics officer is to provide the day-to-day implementation of the logistic function’s responsibility. 

Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, SOP’s and donor requirements
  2. Implement delegated logistic functions portfolio according to Plan of Action
  3. Conduct and follow up daily operational logistic activities
  4. Support the administration of resources so that deliverables are achieved within set budgets, timelines and standards
  5. Prepare and develop logistic reports as required by Country/Area office
  6. Support in development of SOPs as requested
  7. Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  8. Promote and share ideas for improvement of the logistic function
  9. Support setup and development of field offices in the Area
  10. Perform other duties, as assigned by Line Manager

Specific responsibilities

  • In cooperation with the line manager and the logistics team, apply procedures for logistics, procurement, and transport management, fleet and warehouse in accordance with NRC guidelines, policies and Code of Conduct.
  • Identify, assess and manage suitable and reliable suppliers, vendors, providers and contractors of goods and services in support of programme implementation in accordance with NRC logistics Guidelines.
  • Conduct procurement processes according to the needs of the programme accountably, transparently and with excellent communication to requesters and stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update all procurement and logistics tools according to NRC Logistic Guidelines at all-time including Contract Tracker, Procurement Tracking Sheet, Vendors Database, Assets Tracker, Stock Report.
  • Manage the vehicle fleet, including optimising the use and supervising maintenance. Supervise drivers.
  • Ensure proper procurement procedures and file management implementation in accordance with NRC logistics Guidelines.
  • Supervise the logistics assistant and support them in day-to-day procurement, asset logging, facility and vehicle checks and maintenance.
  • Ensure that all NRC facilities in the area office are well maintained and safety equipment is in place and regularly checked.
  • Manage the storage of NRC stock items in the Area office safely and accountably in accordance with NRC guidelines.

Our Ideal Candidate:

Bachelor degree in business administration, logistics, procurements or related field with minimum three years’ experience of working as a logistics officer in a humanitarian or development context.

Team leadership, inter-personal and inter-cultural skills and documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

Good cultural awareness and sensitivity. Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential and attention to details, problem solving skill, excellent time management skills

Technical management expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Fluency in English and Arabic both written and verbal. 

Preferable to be from the Alfasher area. 

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position, you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.


Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Alfasher with almost 40% travel.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

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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