Regional Logistics Adviser

NRC is looking for Regional Logistic Adviser 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.


The Norwegian Refugee Council has been present in Ukraine since 2014, helping more than 700,000 people with food, shelter, water, sanitation, and legal assistance. Following the escalation of conflict since 24 February 2022, NRC is scaling up its efforts inside Ukraine and in neighbouring countries to provide aid to tens of thousands people forced to flee. NRC has launched a humanitarian response plan for the next six months to support 800,000 people inside Ukraine and neighbouring countries. NRC will respond, largely through local partners, through an integrated approach combining our sectoral areas of expertise such as education, protection, legal aid (ICLA) and shelter. NRC is operational in Ukraine and is also in the process of setting up country operations in Poland and Romania and Moldova and potentially other countries subject to regional context developments. To support the regional response in the best way, NRC is in the process of setting up a regional office (Central and Eastern Europe Regional Office- CEERO) based out of Warsaw, Poland. This will ensure a centralised structure in proximity to the crisis and provide a coordinated support and management to the country operations.

What you will do:

  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedure
  • Standardize, as far as practical, processes and procedures across the region.
  • Consolidate systemic gaps and improvement needs and drive organizational change within logistics.
  • Develop relevant logistics training for staff, as requested.
  • Ensure guidance, support and capacity building to Logistic staff and line managers in Country Offices in the region
  • 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.
  • Develop and support for implementation of the logistics strategic plan for the Central and Eastern Europe.

What you will bring:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior Logistics Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context, preferably in a regional setting.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Valid driver’s license.

We encourage you to learn more about this role please click here to access the Detailed Job Description 

Please note:

  • Kindly submit your CV and application in English and include your full name as written in your passport.
  • Please include all relevant employment history and education when completing your application. Uploaded CV’s will not be considered.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated in what we do;
  • To be innovative with our solutions;
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team;
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve; and to each other… the members of our NRC family.

What we provide:

  • Duration and type of contract: Fixed term contract – one year
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions.
  • Duty station: Warsaw, Poland
  • Travel: 40%

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

How to apply

To apply please visit NRC career page

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