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Logistics Officer (National Position) Nineveh, Hamam Al Alil

Mosul (Iraq)

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, Kirkuk and Hamam Al-Alil.

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 logistics officer position is planning, organizing and coordination of the logistics and procurement duties, functions and responsibilities to ensure efficient and effective delivery of goods and services in support of programme implementation.

The logistics officer will be reporting to Logistics coordinator.

The position is based in Hamam Al Ail, Nineveh.


Ideal Candidate Profile:

A university graduate with at least 2 years of experience as logistics officer in humanitarian or recovery context is required. Fluency in written and spoken English  Arabic is mandatory. Knowledge of humanitarian principles and code of conduct.Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database required.


Key Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiation and contracting with suppliers, vendors, providers and contractors of goods and services protecting the interest of NRC in same in relation to pricing, quality, time, delivery etc.
  • Ensure that proper procurement tracking systems are in place.
  • Organize /facilitate procurement committee meetings as and when needed
  • Prepare plan of action for logistic department and submit to AM and Logistic Manager
  • Ensure that fleet and warehouse procedures are in place and adhere to
  • Under the guidance of support coordinator, coordinate with Program teams for timely delivery and distribution of goods & services for beneficiaries
  • Support program teams in developing procurement plans and provide any information related to logistics for planning purposes.
  • Identification and obtaining of all resources required to ensure smooth functioning of field logistics operations.
  • Ensure that procurement status reports are updated at all times and are shared with the programme and finance staff on weekly basis.
  • Ensure proper vehicle utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption, monitoring and controls systems  Coordinate the receipt of items for loading/dispatch of goods and equipment to field offices.



  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Geographical area knowledge
  • Local market knowledge
  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications


The post will be for (2) two months contract duration with possibility of extension- subject to funds.

Salary: 5/1 according to NRC-Iraq's salary scale.

Benefits: Health insurance.

Duty Station: Mosul, Nineveh Area Office with some visits to NRC field offices.


For more information, please find enclosed 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.

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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Mosul (Iraq)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2017-10-22

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