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Roving Supply Chain Officer – Warehouse

Maiduguri (Nigeria)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.  

DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan. DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region.

DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and planning to run an office in Yobe, besides 50 staff members subject to increase in near future.

The position

The Supply Chain Officer-Warehouse will report directly to the Supply Chain Team Leader. She/he must be able to manage a local emergency stockpile and goods consolidation point in order to permit the rapid movement of DRC/DDG humanitarian supplies. Design and implement warehouse management and commodity tracking system especially for food commodities. The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Participate in field-level program planning formulation and advise on warehouse considerations.
  • Provide technical and warehouse management support to field office in Ngala, Bama, Mafa and Farm Center as well as relating with Log Sector warehouse in Maiduguri.
  • Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new initiatives and procedures related to warehouse management

     

  • Interface with DRC Food Security and warehouse teams to ensure timely provision of monthly stock reports.
  • Implement standard DRC warehouse management procedures and guidelines as applicable in the Warehouse Management Handbook.

To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Essentials

  • 1-2 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national level in supply chain with focus of warehousing.
  • Varied supply/logistics functional background ranging from Inventory and warehousing to transport management and distribution to beneficiaries an asset,
  • Knowledge & experience of dealing with commercial transporters and coordinating supply delivery to remote and insecure areas
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).

    Desirables

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO
  • Knowledge in Hausa/Kanuri desirable

Conditions

Availability: 01/09/2018

Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;

The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

 

How to apply

The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.

 

Application method

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.

    Deadline date. 30th August 2018 Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.

  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • DRC Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator

 

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult: www.drc.dk

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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: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Maiduguri (Nigeria)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-30

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