Norwegian Refugee Council Logistics Manager Jobs in Uganda

Norwegian Refugee Council Logistics Manager Jobs in Uganda

  • NRC in the East Africa & Yemen Region prides itself on being a leader in the service of refugees, internally displaced people and displacement communities.

  • We strive to be a rapid responder and a pioneer in Hard to Reach areas. We unlock durable solutions and make deliberate efforts towards a more sustainable impact in our programming.

  • We aim to deliver the best possible service through commitment to our regional hallmarks: evidence based programming; advocating for change; cash and markets-based programming; driving innovation; collaborating with other actors for greater impact; integrating our programmes to achieve synergy and maximum efficiency; and valuing staff diversity.

  • The purpose of the Logistics Manager is to be ensure that the logistic set up is according to NRC standard and to support programme/project implementation

    Duties and responsibilities

    Generic responsibilities

  • Ensure that the country set up comply with Logistical Handbook, NRC policies and donor requirements

  • Implement NRC’s logistics systems and procedures

  • Training and support of line managers and staff with logistical responsibilities

  • Management of the logistics team

  • Ensure anti-corruption focus in procedures and trainings

  • Establish filing systems/archives according to NRC standards in all offices

  • Initiate and maintain necessary leases, licenses and contracts with relevant authorities and suppliers

  • Provide regular analysis and reports

  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

    Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure and lead change for compliance and risk management in the logistics

  • Support and guide area offices in good asset management and procurement processes.

  • Responsible for developing action plan with regard to comments on logistics in audits and internal audits and reports

  • Ensure proper accounting, reporting and internal control systems and maintenance of records

  • Lead logistics management and developing structures and staffing levels to ensure that at all time requirements are met in all offices

  • Responsible for agreements with suppliers and
    identify areas of improvement including pre-qualified suppliers

  • Supervise and build capacity of the logistics team in the country

  • Provide monthly reports on all logistics activities

  • Assist the logistics staff at Area Offices to ensure that relevant procedures are in place and implemented for quality control (maintenance) of vehicles; advise on improvements and supervise the implementation for current database for transport and ensure implementation of database in offices

  • Ensure that vehicle and generators case files, reporting and internal control systems are kept up to NRC standards (proper fuel management system followed)

  • Ensure that NRC’s system for stores and warehouse management are in place for dispatching items within the office and to the field offices

  • Assist with any other duties assigned by the Country Director, as and when required


  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Logistics Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Knowledge and skills in market assessments, analysis and cash-based interventions

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
    Valid driver’s license

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • Experience from Eastern Africa is an asset

  • Experience from cash based response is an asset

    Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results

  • Managing performance and development

  • Initiating action and change

  • Handling insecure environments

    How to Apply

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