Casual Logistics Assistant –

Casual Logistics Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council, Bangladesh

Job Description


Not specific

Job Context

  • An estimated 905,000 Rohingya refugees currently reside in Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh, over 700,000 of whom fled extreme violence in Myanmar in late 2017. NRC has been present in Bangladesh since 2016, working through partnerships with local NGO`s. Alongside our partners, we provide assistance to refugees and local communities through Education, Shelter and WASH programming and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) activities.
  • Our Ideal Candidate: The purpose of the Casual Logistics Assistant position is the day-to-day implementation of logistics functions in Cox`s Bazar for the Norwegian Refugee Council, in an effective and accountable manner. The Logistics Assistant will be supporting multiple activities including fleet, warehousing & asset management, and facilities & maintenance.
  • Contract period: 04 months
  • Duty Station: Cox`s Bazar (flexibility to travel)

Job Responsibilities

  • Support to line manager in cash and low-value procurements, documentation and filling the procurement files.
  • Collect the supplier’s delivery challan and invoice and submit the payment request to finance.
  • Organize NRC fleet duty and schedule every week (car allocation for Cox’s Bazar staff) – including tracking of vehicle movements and briefing and following the daily regular and irregular movement
  • Prepare monthly reports on fuel consumption, driver’s overtime, and use of vehicles.
  • Regularly inspect vehicles to ensure that all are in good working order and equipped according to NRC policy
  • Support to line manager in Asset and Inventory Management as per NRCs policies and procedures.
  • Regular physical check of all the asset and inventory items. Liaising with procurement for repair or replacements where necessary
  • Stock management paperwork is accurately completed and filed, and support to prepare the monthly stock reports are produced and shared
  • Collect the ordered items from the suppliers and ensure all following documents are in place (Goods Receiving Note (GRN), Work Certificate, receipts/invoices, etc.)
  • Regular stock counts and update the warehouse documents regularly
  • Regular inspection of all NRC facilities, liaising with landlord or procurement department to facilitate maintenance work required and ensures that it is completed in a timely manner
  • Any other tasks assigned by line manager.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors/equivalent degree in relevant fields

Additional Requirements

  • Experience of working as a Logistics Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Good level of English, written and spoken, mandatory
  • Fluent in Bangla mandatory
  • Knowledge of logistics capacities (procurement, warehousing, road access, etc.) preferred

Job Location

Cox’s Bazar


  • Negotiable
  • Competitive salary as per NRC`s salary scale for casual staffs.

Job Qualification

Bachelors/equivalent degree in relevant fields
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