Logistics Coordinator Nigeria is needed in Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria

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Logistics Coordinator Nigeria Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Country: Nigeria
City: Abuja
Office: NRC Abuja, Nigeria

Logistics Coordinator Nigeria Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria


Job Description

These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the North-East and North Central region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including by focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees. In addition to the Country Office and the above-mentioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-office structures in Dikwa, Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka and Gwoza.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee.

If you are those people, the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nigeria is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Logistics Coordinator to join our team in Abuaj, Federal Capital Territory. You will be responsible to implement delegated area of logistics responsibility and deliver a variety of related activities, including compliance; capacity building of staff; procurement planning; market assessment/survey; high value procurement; management of warehouse; fleet; assets; securing supporting documentation/archiving; reporting and coordination for the NRC offices.


Below is a brief summary of the role. Please download the Job Description for further details.

 To implement organisational Global Logistics Handbook procedures and ensure compliance with donors and organisational policies
 To support in the development of the Country Logistics SOPs and their implementation
 Ensure all agreement and contracts are either extended or re-tendered in time; and to timely process the newly requested tenders based on the tender time plan.
 Participate on all relevant meetings ensuring proper communication and coordination with other departments; and support in providing technical information where relevant
 To support in preparation of Project Procurement Plans and consolidation and reviewing of the Country Procurement Plan.
 To ensure that stock reports and documentation are accurate, updated regularly and conduct spot checks
 Ensure all NRC Nigeria vehicles and generators reports are accurate and analysis of usage is conducted on a monthly basis.
 To ensure Agresso Asset Register and Inventory list are accurate and conduct reconciliatitions on a quaterly basis. Participate on the mid-year asset and warehouse physical/verification within the AO’s.
 Provide monthly reports on all logistics activities and ensure logistics KPI’s are achieved, report posted on a timely manner on O365 for Logistics Managers/designated review.
 Contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based interventions and market-based programmes by participating in assessments and response analysis discussions.
 To undertake any other duties as signed by the line manager.
 Ensure capacity build the team in CO and AO logistics teams
 Handle complex and high value tenders and ensure that they are compliance to NRC and donor procurement and financial guidelines.
 Actively participate in market assessment/surveys, due diligence and vendor rating exercises.
 Ensure Procurement Tracker and Contract Follow up sheet are accurate and updated prior to being shared as the updates with all staff. 
 Consolidate quarterly reports on the performance of suppliers and service providers and highlight supplier with poor performance.


 Minimum 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management at a senior level preferably within a humanitarian context.

 Qualification requirement:

Essential degree and specialization in Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management, preferably professional qualifications such as CIPS L4 or higher, APICS Certification (CSCP, CLTD, CTS, CPIM).
 Good working knowledge of international supply chain operation
 Experience and knowledge of key institutional donor’s procurement rules and regulations;
 Proven management experience, including training and capacity building of national staff;
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
 A high level of computer literacy;
 Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

What’s in it for you?

Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC we think creatively. 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.

Learn on the job: NRC’s collaborative working style favours the exchange of good practice and lessons learnt. At NRC, employees learn on the job and are encouraged to look for opportunities to develop new competencies. NRC managers prioritise the quality work and the competency development of their staff. This entails giving newcomers a good start, following up, training and mentoring employees to allow them to perform well in their current job, and offering learning and development programmes.

Additional Information:

Duty Stations: Abuja, FCT Nigeria

Duration of contract: 9 Months (Renewable).

Grade Level: Grade 7 in NRC’s grading structure.

Reporting line: Logistics Manager

Travel: 60%

This position is open to Nigeria Nationals only. We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Female candidates are strongly advised to apply.

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 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 is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

About the Team

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

Job Info

 Job Identification 14216
 Job Category Logistics
 Posting Date 03/06/2024, 02:54 PM
 Apply Before 03/20/2024, 02:54 PM
 Degree Level Bachelor’s Degree
 Job Schedule Full time
 Locations Abuja
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