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Logistics Assistant/Fleet Management (National Position) Nineveh - Iraq

Ali Sabieh

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

Rights Respected, People Protected



NRC is operating in Iraq since 2010 to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable people affected by on-going conflict in the region. It has its country office in Erbil, KR-I and has area offices in Baghdad, Dohuk, Erbil and Kirkuk. 

NRC national program strategy for 2016 takes a whole of Iraq approach focusing on CCCM, WASH, Shelter, Education, Emergency Cash modalities, housing and land property (HLP) and Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA). In 2016, NRC will continue to consolidate operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) by providing care and maintenance facilities in IDPs camps, strengthening the relevant government authorities and building systems more at community levels as opposed to household level for successful exit, while also considerably scaling up operations in the South-Central regions of Iraq (with focus on the Anbar and Baghdad Governorates). A further priority will be to reach populations in harder to access areas through working with implementing national partners, established community network contacts and UN-led Rapid Response Mechanisms (RRM). Target caseload will be people affected by displacement including IDPs in camps, IDPs outside of camps, host communities, returnees and refugees. 



The purpose of the Logistics Assistant/Fleet Management position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as conduct or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

Logistics Assistant will be reporting to: Logistics Officer in Nineveh Area Office.


Ideal Candidate Profile:

A university graduate in relevant field with experience from working as a Logistics Officer in humanitarian and recovery/context. The candidate ideally should have previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts. The candidate should have documented results related to the position responsibilities.


Key Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, schedule and monitor transport of staff and material/equipment according to demands and procedures
  • Ensure that all NRC vehicles are in proper operating condition and coordinate vehicle maintenance
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely reporting of eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Compile and submit monthly vehicle utilization and carpool reports



  • University degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in operations and management.
  • Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish language and basic fluency in English
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word and Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft project is preferable


The post will be for 8 Months duration with possibility of extension subject to fund

Salary: 4/1 according to NRC-Iraq's salary grade.

Benefits: Health insurance.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for the position

Duty Station: Hama Al Alil, Nineveh Area Office


For more information, please find attached the job description 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Ali Sabieh
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Supply Chain and Service delivery
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Logistics
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Supply Chain and Service delivery
  • Closing Date: 2017-04-03

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