Regional Roving Logistics Advisor
Closing date: 09 Apr 2018
NRC is looking to recruit an experienced senior roving team to support our Country Offices in the Middle East Region (MERO). The purpose of the team is to support building capacity within NRC’s programmes, providing training and working on defined projects as required. This team will work as part of the relevant MERO department in order to ensure a strategic and unified approach in our support to the MERO Country Offices.
For this key role our ideal candidate is:
A University Graduate in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience within the humanitarian field. An adventurous individual with exceptional logistics skills, who has the capacity and experience to support our staff through training and coaching. A logistics professional with solid experience using logistics systems and tools, has experience working in complex and volatile contexts and is committed to providing our country offices with consistent and comprehensive support. (Further profile information can be found through the Job Description at the bottom of the page).
Role and Responsibilities
The Regional Logistic Advisor is to strengthen Logistics services across the region by working closely with the Country Office (CO) Logistics Managers and Heads of Support, providing amongst others, technical advice as needed, audit and control services to the COs, assist HR in the recruitment of CO Logistics Managers, and spearhead exchange of experiences in the region.
Standardize, as far as practical, processes and procedures across the region.
Consolidate systemic gaps and improvement needs and drive organizational change within logistics.
Support on and develop relevant logs training incl. coaching of newly recruited senior Logistics staff, as requested.
Coach newly recruited Logistics Managers.
Provide technical support and advise on NRC logistics policies.
Provide audit and control checks to the COs to ensure compliance to the logistics handbook, pre-agreed through travel visits to the country offices.
Develop regional procurement capacities, investigate regional markets and regional procurement options.
Develop and deliver tailor made training, capacity building to COs, as needed and requested
Lead and promote cross country learning and sharing of experience. Consolidate and share best practice across the region incl. through promoting and facilitating cross-country deployments based on identified needs.
Travel as requested to CO’s to provide in-country support and gap-fill as needed.
Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.
Duty Station: Flexible
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start