Job Opportunities at at Norwegian Refugee Council


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises in more than 30 countries, where we help save lives and rebuild futures.


JOB TITTLE:Logistic Manager

The purpose of the Logistic Manager is to be responsible that the logistic set up is according to NRC standard and to support programme/project implementation and for providing overall management of logistical and administrational matters within NRC Country Programme.

This role will be focused on the following:

  1. Ensure that country set up comply with Logistical Handbook, NRC policies and donor requirements
  2. Implement NRC’s logistics systems and procedures
  3. Training and support of line managers and staff with logistical responsibilities
  4. Management of the logistics team
  5. Ensure anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in procedures and trainings
  6. Establish filing systems/archives according to NRC standards in all offices
  7. Ensure that transport, vehicle and asset management, procurement and other logistical processes take place in compliance with Logistical Handbook and donor requirements
  8. Personnel management of the logistics team at country office and guidance to the Area Offices
  9. Training and development of logistics teams in all offices

The more Specific responsibilities will include :

  1. Ensure the timely delivery of logistics support services to all NRC Country projects
  2. Assist in logistics budget preparation and follow up and manage allocated budget lines
  3. Ensure proper accounting, reporting and internal control systems and maintenance of records
  4. Lead logistics management and developing structures and staffing levels to ensure that at all time requirements are met in all offices
  5. Responsible for agreements with suppliers and identify areas of improvement including pre-qualified suppliers
  6. Ensure procurements are within defined procurement lead times
  7. Supervision and build capacity of the logistics team in the country
  8. Setup key performance measures for all aspects of logistics activities and regularly review them against actual performance

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Directly assisting and contributing to program and project design, including budget development

Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Logistician in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  •  Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  1. Knowledge of the country context in Tanzania and the wider East Africa region
  2. Planning skills, able to set priorities, prepare manageable work plans and to evaluate progress
  3. Ability to plan for different sets of scenarios
  4. Understanding of project management approaches
  5. Able to take initiative and work with limited supervision according to agreed priorities
  6. Active Team member and Team builder, able to increase efficiency through an open and cooperative liaison with relevant colleagues throughout NRC and partner Organizations
  7. Good communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills
  8. Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue
  9. Computer skills on windows based computer software, and modern accounting systems – database knowledge, wireless networking background knowledgeFor more information, here is the Detailed job description  
Additional Details:
  1. Duty Station: Kibondo, Tanzania.

    Type of Contract: 12 months renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for position

    Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale

    Travel: 30%

This position is open to Tanzanian Nationals only!

The deadline for submitting the application is 27 August 2021.