Norwegian Refugee Council Recruitment in Abuja for a Logistics Assistant.

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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.


In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation, ICLA and shelter/NFI sectors.

Norwegian Refugee Council is therefore seeking to employ qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Logistics Assistant reports to the Logistics Officer
  • Plan, schedule and monitor transport of staff and material/equipment according to demands and procedures
  • Ensure that assets are tagged before being dispatched to the field.
  • Prepare requisitions for spare parts for vehicles
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely reporting of eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Secure that NRC vehicles are equipped with necessary documents and equipment
  • Ensure all drivers fill movement logbook and that logbook is signed by the passengers.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all stock at the Abuja Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for same.
  • Ensure that all NRC vehicles are in proper operating condition and coordinate vehicle maintenance with the Logistics Officer.
  • Ensure that NRC generators in Abuja are maintained on regular basis.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all stock at the Abuja Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for same.
  • Ensure that all vehicle records and reports including logbooks, accident report etc are filled appropriately.
  • Keep log of the generators and ensure that fuel consumption is monitored and recorded appropriately
  • To also ensure asset movement is tracked in the Asset Register
  • Assist the Logistics Officer with Procurement – collecting quotes, generating procurement documents as may be required.
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to NRC logistics and drivers procedures
  • Compile and submit monthly vehicle utilization and carpool reports
  • Ensure NRC fleet is utilized and optimised accordingly.


  • Experience from working with transport and vehicle management in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Experience with inventory and asset management.
  • Experience with computers – Microsoft Word and Excel plus email

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP
  • Contract period: Until December 2016 with possibility of extension
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
  • Duty station: Abuja

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should submit their Application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: The title of the position (Logistics Assistant – Abuja) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

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