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    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We provide assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
    What is NRC?
    NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country. We take …

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    • Contents
    • Open Jobs
      1. Procurement Technical Assistant
      2. Logistics Team Lead
    • Method of Application

    Procurement Technical Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification
    • Experience None
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Position:                                  Procurement Technical Assistant

    Supervision of:                        Logistics Officer

    Duty station:                           Maiduguri      

    Travel:                                     N/A

    Project number:                      NGFP0000

     All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

    1.     Role and responsibilities

    The Procurement assistant for the Maiduguri office is responsible for running NRC procurement activities according to agreed procedures and tools at the Maiduguri office level. The purpose of this position to received and proceed with purchase requests and ensure efficient and effective delivery of goods and services with regards to NRC value for money principles.

     Generic responsibilities

    ·     Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines

    ·     Provide anti-corruption, transparency, and cost-efficiency focus in all procurement processes

    ·     Conduct procurement process with a focus on country and NRC regulations

    ·     Prepare procurement documents in line with NRC procurement procedures

    Specific responsibilities

    These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus, and type of program intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

    • Prepare requests for quotations and source bids & quotations in accordance with NRC procurement regulations.
    • Liaise with receiving units and suppliers to collect invoices and Delivery documents.
    • Prepare the payment request, ensure the complete paper trail is attached, and submit it to the Procurement Officer for verification
    • Maintain proper files for procurement documents (as per local filling procedures)
    • Assist the Procurement Officer in establishing and coordinating routine processes and procedures for the Procurement department
    • Any other task reasonably assigned by the supervisor

    Critical interfaces

    By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are

    • Finance department 
    • Vendors

    2. Qualification:

    • University degree in related field preferably in Supply Chain Management / Purchasing and Supply
    • Knowledge of the local market
    • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri)
    • Previous (1yr) experience working in a Logistics/Procurement department (preferably NGO)
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • High-level competence in computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications)

     3.     Competencies

    Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organization to deliver the desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    2.1. Professional competencies

    • Experience from working as a Procurement Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Good communication in English
    • Good communication and negotiation skills
    • Interpersonal skills, computer skills
    • Compliance with NRC and donor policies, procedures and systems which are related to Logistics

    2.2 Behavioural competencies (max 6)

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies and the following are essential for this position:

    • Handling insecure environment
    • Planning and delivering results
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Communicating with impact and respect

    4.     Performance Management

    The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

    The Job Description

    • The Work and Development Plan
    • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
    • The End-term Performance Review Template
    • The NRC Competency Framework

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    Logistics Team Lead

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification
    • Experience None
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Logistics&nbsp

    Position:                                 Logistics Team Lead

    Reports to:                             Area Manager

    Supervision of:                      Logistics Officer & Logistics/Procurement/Warehouse Technical Assistants

    Duty station:                          Maiduguri      

    Travel:                                   35%

    Project number:                               NGFP0000

    Duration and type of contract:        1 Year (renewable)

    All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

     1.       Role and responsibilities

    The Logistics Team Leader is responsible for managing logistics staff, vehicle fleet, communications, assets and procurement, and properties to ensure effective, transparent, and accountable logistic support to the Norwegian Refugee Council programs in NRC Nigeria. Liaison with program teams to ensure adequate logistical consideration for coordination and planning of program implementation. Provide technical support and guidance to program teams on logistical elements of distribution & procurement planning.

    Generic responsibilities (max 10)

    These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.

    • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines
    • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to the plan of action
    • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
    • Ensure proper filing of documents
    • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

    Specific responsibilities

    Transport & Fleet

    • Managing and tracking all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation
    • Manage, maintain and repair vehicles in safe and efficient working order
    • Ensure that vehicles are checked on a daily basis and that regular service and maintenance is carried out as per the agreed schedule
    • Responsible for administering litigations and traffic offenses.
    • Ensure vehicles have current and lawful documentation.
    • Manage service agreements related to vehicle maintenance and fueling. Monitor fuel consumption and submit monthly reports
    • Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement Board.
    • Prepare Military Clearances for the delivery of goods to field locations as requested.
    • Produce logistics site report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
    • Ensure proper usage and Maintenance of the Area Office Generator by keeping an up to date Generator Logbook for usage and services.

    Asset & Facility Management

    • Maintaining up-to-date control of all assets including tracking donor, value, and location, managing staff issue, and recording all asset movements and disposals
    • Oversee the issuance and return of assets to/from staff
    • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain asset condition reports.
    • Update Asset Register and send to the country office every month

    Warehousing and Stock Management

    • Manage and maintain the physical warehouse.
    • Ensure quarterly stock check and reconciliation.
    • Ensure random spot check on the stock in the warehouse
    • Ensure all program stock is released through the NRC Stock release/requisition form and accompanied with a waybill to Beneficiaries/point of usage.
    • Ensure the BHs and the Country Office Logistics Manager are informed about all stock under expired, expiring SOF, and other irregularities or discrepancies in the warehouse respectively.

    Procurement and Supply

    • Oversee procurement requirements of the Field Office; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures, and forms (Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders, Goods Received Notes, Service Completion form, etc.)
    • Check the availability and prices of requested items in the local market; liaise with the country office if procurement must be conducted there or at the area office level
    • Prepare a weekly summary of all outstanding purchase requisitions, showing the current status of the items and the date which they are expected to be supplied to the projects
    • Prepare monthly summary reports on the procurement and logistics to support functions, identifying problems in operations and solutions proposed
    • Monitor procurement and logistics support costs in liaison AM to  ensure that expenditures remain within approved budgets
    • Updates and Manages the Procurement tracker at the field level.
    • Updates and manages the contract tracker at the field level.

     Critical interfaces

    By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

    • Coordination for the movement of materials – Project Coordinators/Managers and Field Coordinators
    • Coordination of Field office operations and requirements – Area Manager
    • Logistics Technical support for Field Offices – Logistics Manager
    • Implementation – Project Coordinator, Field Coordinators, and Field Logistics Assistants
    • Follow up of procurement of requested procurement – Procurement Officer
    • Follow up of Admin related Field issues, especially maintenance and repairs of facilities – HR /Admin Officer
    • Work in close collaboration with the finance and administration departments to ensure effective operations and a strong team spirit

     Scale and scope of the position

    Staff:

    Logistics Officers and Assistants in Maiduguri, Field Logistics Assistants in Damasak, Dikwa, and Monguno

    Stakeholders:

    Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with – UN agencies (Logistics Cluster), INGOs, local NGOs,  governmental bodies: Military for clearance

    Budgets:

    None

    Information:

    Brief description of the information resources the post holder is responsible for at CO level: Aggressor Procurement, Aggressor Assets, Intranet-Logistics Handbook, and Donor/NRC policies and procedures

    Legal or compliance:

    NRC Terms of Employment, NRC Security Policies, NRC Vendors/Contractors Policies, Code of Conduct, Anti-corruption Policy

     2.       Competencies 

    Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organization to deliver the desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    1. Professional competencies

    These are skills, knowledge, and experience that are important for effective performance.

    Generic professional competencies:

    • Experience from working as a Logistics Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • A university degree in Supply chain management/purchasing and supply or any other relevant field of study
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile context
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluency in English and Hausa

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

    • Office organization skills,
    • Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
    • Good communication skills
    • Articulate
    • A high degree of accuracy

    2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

    • Handling insecure environment
    • Planning and delivering results
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    •  Performance Management
    • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

    The Job Description

    • The Work and Development Plan
    • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
    • The End-term Performance Review Template
    • The NRC Competency Framework
    •  Context-specific to North East?

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