NRC NGO Roving Logistics Coordinator Kenya Jobs

The Norwegian Refugee Council's Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Ethiopia in 2011.

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab, Kakuma & Mandera), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

Norwegian Refugee Council is seeking to recruitment Roving Logistics Coordinator who will be responsible for supporting the regional logistics systems, setup and capacity building within the Eastern Africa and Yemen Region.

Job description

Generic responsibilities

  • Implement NRC’s logistical systems and procedures in countries assigned
  • Ensure adherence to Logistics Handbook, other NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes (e.g. in procurement, vehicle management, asset management)
  • Ensure safe and efficient transport of staff and materials/goods
    Training and development of logistical team
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports and plans as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all logistics documents in all offices
  • Train and support project staff in procurement matters
  • Conduct spot checks
  • Conduct compliance checks

    Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure all regional procurements for region are conducted in a timely and effective manner as per NRC procurement regulations
  • Setup and Implement NRC’s logistical systems and procedures in the Horn of Africa, South Sudan and Yemen region
  • Ensure that all countries implement the Procurement SOPs and Logistics handbook
  • Support the Logistics/Procurement teams in the region ensuring that procurement and logistics support in country is effective
  • Participate in emergency logistics setups in the region of Horn of
    Africa, South Sudan and Yemen ensuring NRC systems and processes are setup at an earlier stage
  • Provide gap filling for senior logistics positions that become vacant within the region until such time the positions are filled
  • Travel within the region providing support where ever and whenever required
  • Conduct compliance checks in regional country offices
  • Build capacity of logistics staff in the region.


  • Experience from working as a Logistics Coordinator or Logistician in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous 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
  • Good knowledge of logistics reporting systems
  • Good hands on experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of NRC Procurement Procedures and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with strong team player skills
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to travel extensively within the region

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 13th August, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC NGO Roving Logistics Coordinator Kenya Jobs

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