Deadline: 04 May, 2020

Location: Kampala, Uganda

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to fill the position of a Country Logistics Coordinator. NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Implement effective procurement planning with the aim to establish a reliable, consistent and effective supply chain within the country programme
  • Actively work with Area Offices to standardise specifications and evaluation criteria across the operation
  • Drive the identification and establishment of procurement categories that will benefit from the contracting of long-term/ framework agreements
  • Ensure that NRC’s system for stores and warehouse management is in place for receiving and dispatching items
  • Improve the accuracy and frequency of stock reporting
  • Enforce routines to prevent the build-up of dead stock
  • Conduct spot checks on storage points around the country
  • Coordinate physical verification/stock counts
  • Implement a centralised asset registration mechanism for new assets and lead the clearing up of existing asset tracking lists
  • Consolidate and standardise assets across the different categories and offices
  • Ensure that NRC’s system for asset management is in place for tracking and maintaining items
  • Establish routines and maintenance contracts to ensure that assets are correctly maintained in line with manufacturer instructions
  • Implement mechanism for planning the replacement of assets and their eventual disposal
  • Ensure that NRC’s system for fleet management is in place for ensuring a safe and cost-effective fleet of vehicles
  • Implement a vehicle reporting and tracking platform to improve reporting and visibility
  • Ensure that routines are in place for the induction and training of all drivers to ensure drivers are aware of their responsibilities and drive in a safe and economical manner
  • Improve the availability and effectiveness of the existing fleet

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Professional qualification e.g CIPS (essential)
  • Three years of experience, minimum, working as a senior logistician in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures and work systematically
  • Ability to work in a team, and motivate others
  • Ability to analyse information, prioritise and take decisions and responsibility
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and frequent travel to field offices
  • Strong computer skills, especially in Excel and web-based databases and use of email
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Nationality of Uganda

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