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Supply Chain Officer

Myitkyina (Myanmar)

  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Myitkyina (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date: 2019-10-21

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The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) / Danish Demining Group (DDG) are an international humanitarian organization implementing relief and development activities in more than 30 countries. DRC/DDG is a non-governmental, non-political and non-religious organization and, in DRC/DDG, people’s right to a life with dignity is central to all that we do. DRC/DDG has been operating in Myanmar since 2009, responding to humanitarian needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected populations by providing shelter, NFIs, livelihood support, humanitarian mine action and community assistance. The DRC / DDG programme is rooted in a strong protection outreach that includes protection monitoring, tailor-made assistance and programmatic integration through humanitarian mine action (HMA) including provision of Mine Risk Education (MRE) and Non-Technical Survey (NTS) in the most contaminated and conflict-prone areas of Myanmar. 

Duty Station:                  Myitkyina, Kachin, Myanmar

Reporting to:                  Support Services Team Leader

The overall purpose of this position

Responsible for all procurement of goods and services, warehousing, transportation of good and people, vehicle fleet management, and general logistics support to the programme.

Geographic scope: Area (Kachin)

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area. The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to base operations.

Main Responsibilities

Support and administration

• Ensuring all the procurement processes are in line with DRC Operations Handbook

• Effective and efficient support to programs’ needs.

• Develop and maintain relevant data base.

• Maintaining the assets list.

• Weekly and monthly status reports

• Warehouse management, including reporting and alert mechanism to program staff.

• Assist in recruitment, training and capacity building of the logistics team

• Coordination of programme staff to ensure logistics involvement in the whole programme cycle

• Procurement of all goods and services

• Establish and follow up annual procurement plans

• Track all orders, purchases and deliveries

• Ensure that all logistics specific donor rules and policies are understood and respected

• Oversight of all purchase and service contract to ensure DRC's interests are protected

• Vehicle fleet management

• Optimize all logistics operations to increase cost effectiveness including setting up longer term supply contracts

• Fixed asset management

• Ensure DRC supplier due diligence is effective in the relevant context

• Correctly apply ERP supply chain processes

*Perform any other relevant tasks as requested by Line Manager and / or Area Manager.

Qualification and minimum requirement

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in humanitarian logistics, procurement, transport and distribution, warehousing, and stock management
  • Good understanding of the procurement rules and regulations of major international donors
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Relevant university degree in Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management or equivalent professional qualification
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience in operating an ERP supply chain system
  • Experience in supply chain management including procurement, transport and distribution, warehouse and stock management
  • Experience with standard procurement procedures and documentation.
  • Experience with construction and site project management
  • Experience with auto mechanics or electrical installations.
  • Fluent written and spoken Myanmar language, Advanced English proficiency and Fluency in local language.


  • Understanding of operational context in Kachin State;
  • Understanding of humanitarian response principles;
  • Strong understanding of IDP rights.


  • Starting date of employment: Nov 2019;
  • Duration of Contract Regular DRC staff contract, including a probation period of 3 months;
  • Competitive salary among non-governmental organizations.

DRC strongly advocates for equal opportunity and promotes a diversified and inspiring working environment. Therefore, qualified candidates of ethnic minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application process:

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be

in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please



Applications close Oct 21, 2019.

Please note that the applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis as they come in, meaning a candidate may be identified before closing date of applications

This Vacancy opening is for Myanmar Nationals only

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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