The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its programme. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and South & Central), Kenya, Ethiopia, Yemen, Djibouti and South Sudan.
The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the support functions responsibilities.
Candidates can apply online by going through the “VACANCIES" link at www.nrc.no
Email or Paper applications will not be considered
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to 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
Ensure all procurement processes are in compliance with logistics handbook and donor requirements.
Preparation of RFQs, getting quotations, prepare bid analysis and upload POs.
Liaise with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of goods and services.
Assist with Organizing of transport of materials according to procedures on a timely manner
Preparation of Bi-weekly update and sharing of procurement tracking sheet with the logistics coordinator
Manage inventory list for the area office and update when new items are bought
Ensure accurate inventory reports are sent to the logistics coordinator on a timely manner.
Assist the procurement officer with supplier performance evaluation
Assist the Procurement officer in ensuring there is a proper filing system for procurement documents for easier retrieval and when needed and also an archive for old documents.
Assist program staff in preparation of the procurement plans
In the absence of the procurement officer, take care of all procurements in both area office and field offices.
Any other duties assigned by your supervisor
Higher National Diploma in Business Administration or Logistics related field preferred
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role
Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge of English
Ability to work under pressure
Accuracy and attention to detail
Willingness to work long hours
Basic computer skills
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural 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
Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract Duration: 1 year with a possibility of extension
Duty Station: Mogadishu
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC's general directions.
The candidate is to observe NRC's four core values dedication, innovation, inclusivity, accountability and the Code of Conduct for all staff.
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Job posted on 18 April 2017.
Please mention Human Rights Jobs while applying for this position.
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