Logistics Coordinator at NRC, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Deadline: 24 February 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Logistics Coordinator in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The duration of this post is 12 months.

The purpose of the Logistic Coordinator is to provide day to day leadership on implementation of all logistics functions in NRC South Area Office.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Logistics Coordinator will perform the following functions:

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies and practices with respect to code of conduct, health and safety, etc.
  • External representation with ministries and partners where required. Representation of logistics internally with Area Management, Kabul Support Office and other internal stakeholders.
  • Logistics input for donor proposals, donor reports, project review meetings and audits.
  • Training of Logistics and non-logistics staff on logistics processes, procedures and policies.
  • Field support visit plans.
  • Review, provide feedback, and consolidate all Central & East Area monthly logistics reports. Share final and consolidated reports with Area Manager and Logistics Manager on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure fleet is managed in-line with NRC Afghanistan fleet management SOPs and global procedures – this includes ensuring all required vehicle documents are in place and all fleet is adequately equipped.
  • Ensure that insurance is in place for all vehicles.
  • Lead on disposal process of damaged assets and inventory items.
  • Ensure management of assets through agresso asset management module.
  • Ensure regular stock checks and asset & inventory verification are completed, documented and reported.
  • Review procurement plans for all grants and consolidate these regularly into an area level procurement plan.
  • Collection of price list surveys and leading on market reviews where appropriate.
  • Ensure set-up and management of Framework Agreements for the Kabul Support Office.
  • Preparation of tender documents for national tenders and lead on field level tender processes.
  • Ensure clear archiving system is in place for all procurement files.
  • Ensure vetting of suppliers is completed in-line with NRC processes and policies.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University education, in Business Administration or related field preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ progressive experience in logistic with a reputable non-profit organization.
  • Fluency in English language and local languages.
  • High proficiency with MS Office – particularly Word and Excel.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally.
  • Strong ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Skills in training and remote management support.
  • Understanding of anti-corruption mechanisms and donor compliance requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Nationality of Afghanistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.