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Logistics Assistant Job in Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council
Logistics Assistant - Kenya Nationals Only 
Dadaab - Kenya

Ref. nr.:

Full time

Number of positions: 1

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011.

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 Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. 

NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counseling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab.
NRC is seeking to recruit Logistics Assistant. The Logistics Assistant will assist the Logistics Officer by provide logistical support for project activities including overseeing the operations of the warehouses of the NRC Dadaab Area office.
The Logistics Assistant report to Logistics Officer. 

Job description
  • Receive all incoming supplies, inspecting and verifying them for conformity to the order specifications and delivery notes
  • Ensure that all goods received are stored in assigned storage locations and handled as per NRC procedures of safety, security, accountability and transparency
  • Distribute materials, products, parts and supplies to field warehouses based on NRC procedure
  • Monitor the operations in the warehouses to ensure adherence to policies, process, procedure and guidelines
  • Conduct periodic inventory of stock and ensure that relevant documentation are created, updated and accurate
  • Consolidate material update reports for programs and advise on stock levels
  • Ensure effective trucking of materials in the warehouse and returns from the field
  • Ensure proper and clear records of all incoming and outgoing materials in the warehouses are kept and maintained in standard NRC templates
  • Review stock details and recommend disposal of excess, expired, defective or obsolete stock together with suggestions on how to reduce over-ordering
  • Compile periodic stock reports
  • Organize facilities maintenance and cleaning of the warehouses and other storage facilities
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise Warehouse In-Charge
  • National Ordinary Diploma in Business Administration, logistics related field preferred
  • Two years working experience in Logistics department
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Some knowledge of English
Education field: Logistics

Education level:
 Academy college / University
Personal qualities
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organized and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Understanding of various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
We offer

Duty station: Dadaab
Contract period is up to December 2016. 

Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Logistics
  • Role: Assistant
How to Apply
Candidates should apply on line by going through

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 21/09/2016

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