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Norway: NCA is currently recruiting Logistics Specialists personnel to our Emergency Preparedness Roster

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
Country: Norway
Closing date: 19 Dec 2017

NCA Emergency Preparedness Roster provides NCA with the needed human resources to ensure that qualified and trained personnel are readily available to deploy to NCA’s humanitarian operations. Our emergency preparedness roster provides support capacity to NCA field offices as well as partners within the ACT alliance and/or UN agencies.
Members of the emergency roster sign a 2-year Letter of Intent with NCA. This Letter of Intent states that within a two year period roster members will be available to be deployed when called upon. When considering candidates for the roster, we will emphasize experience, professional background, availability, language skills, and personal suitability.
Please answer the following questions in English in your application:

  • What is my motivation for joining NCA's Emergency Preparedness Roster?
  • Describe your personal qualities and ability to adapt to different cultural contexts and to live and work in disaster-struck areas.
    Availability: Accepted members must be able to travel on short notice and stay in the field for at least three months.

Job description

  • Establish and maintain contacts with local offices, international and local partners or other relevant partners/clusters regarding the storage and forwarding of goods

  • Plan, design and implement logistics systems for efficient reception, clearance, storage and distribution of supplies and equipment

  • Undertake procurement activities in accordance to internationally accepted standards and donor policies

  • Participate in programme planning and advise on logistics considerations

  • Participate in the development of CASH based responses

  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and evaluation of logistics operations


  • Work experience at national/international level in logistics management

  • Relevant education in areas directly related to logistics operations

  • Experience from humanitarian work is an asset

  • Very good knowledge of English both written and spoken

  • Knowledge of other languages, in particular French, but also Portuguese, Spanish and Arabic is an advantage

    Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills and team oriented

  • Ability to network and establish good relations with staff, partners and government

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Constructive, flexible and solution focused

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Must be able to handle high workloads and stressful circumstances

  • Must be able to live and work under demanding physical and mental conditions

    We offer

  • Opportunity to play a key role in shaping the crisis response for one of Norway's largest humanitarian organizations.

  • Competitive terms and conditions and a comprehensive insurance policy.

  • Short-term contracts.

    About NCA

    Norwegian Church Aid ('NCA') is one of the largest aid organisations in the Nordic region. We are there in disasters and emergencies to provide water and critical assistance to those affected. Together with our international network and partner organisations in the ACT Alliance we are able to reach millions of people each year and help make a positive difference around the world. We are determined to work towards eradicating injustice and we therefore work passionately with advocacy, long-term development in local communities and providing emergency assistance. As we see more and more people impacted by disasters, we now have an even stronger focus on providing more people with emergency relief and access to clean water. We believe that people in need must be helped and we will not stop fighting for a just world.

How to apply:

NCA uses an electronic recruitment portal. Candidates are kindly asked to submit their CV and application letter through this electronic recruitment portal. You may also upload a copy of relevant certificates as part of the application. Please note that we will only consider candidates who submit their application through this electronic recruitment portal for roster membership.
Please apply using this link: