Norwegian Refugee Council Job Vacancy for a Logistics Manager in Abuja

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.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: Abuja,
With extensive travels to Maiduguri. Abuja is a non family duty station
Commencement: June 2016
Contract period: 12 months

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Logistics Manager in our newly started country programme in Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the Logistics Manager is to develop logistics strategies, policies and procedures for the country office to provide maximum support programme implementation.

Job Description

  • Ensure that country set up comply with Logistical Handbook, NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Develop logistical aspects of the Country Programme emergency preparedness plan
  • Management and Capacity building of staff
  • Review and strengthen Logistics and ICT structure and ensuring that there is clear segregation of roles and responsibilities.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a Senior Logistics Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up
  • Degree in Supply Chain and Purchasing.
  • Certification in Humanitarian Logistics will be an added advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Handling insecure environments
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
  • Managing performance and development
  • Initiating action and change

We Offer
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s International general directions and free housing of moderate standard.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline 26th May, 2016.

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