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Logistics Officer Kenya Kakuma

Logistics Officer Kenya Kakuma

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
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Job Description

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of a Logistic officer is to provide the day to day implementation of the logistic function’s responsibility.

Specific responsibilities

Working with the Technical Procurement Assistant in ensuring cost effective and value for money in procurement of goods, works and services.

In charge of Asset, Fleet and Warehouse management including reporting.

Develop framework and service agreements for goods and services with a view towards VFM and cost savings

Review and advise on new and in use templates used in the procurement of goods and services

Train and capacity build staff on warehouse, fleet & asset management and effectively provide supervision and guidance to the Logistics Assistant and casuals working within Logistics on various occasions.

Receive and compile monthly reports from the area office for review by the Support Coordinator.

In-charge of management of the area logistics unit operation.

Professional competencies

Relevant university degree/Diploma preferably in Logistics or equivalent 5 years work experience.

Membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage but not mandatory.

Proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office application e.g word, excel, powerpoint highly desired.

Previous work experience working as a Logistician will be an added advantage.

Good understanding of various donor’s requirements.

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Fluency in the English language, both oral and written.

Customer service skills.

Ability to work under pressure.

Knowledge of using Web based procurement ERP systems such as Agresso/UNIT4 is an advantage but not mandatory.

Professional competencies:

Experience from working as a logistic officer in a humanitarian/recovery context

Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

Knowledge of the Kenya humanitarian context.

Excellent inter personal and communication skills

High level of personal integrity

Good team leader and excellent negotiation skills

Organized and a good planner with excellent attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure and flexibility

Significant understanding of complex emergencies such as Horn of Africa region

Understanding of various donor’s requirements

Relevant experience in using ERP systems desired.

Experience in humanitarian logistics desired.

Experience in procurement, asset management and warehouse desired.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply