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Supply Chain Coordinator

Yangon (Myanmar)

  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Yangon (Myanmar)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2020-01-23

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Employment category:  G - Non-manager

Location: Yangon

Reporting to: Supply Chain Manager

Direct reports: No direct reports, but supervises Supply Chain Officers

Overall purpose of the role:

  • Responsible for all procurement of goods and services, warehousing, transportation of good and people, vehicle fleet management and general logistics support to the programme.
  • Localizing and adapting DRC policies within support area to local circumstances
  • Contribute to the development of country strategies.

Geographic scope: Area (Myanmar)

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



  • Contributes to the daily operation with comprehensive knowledge in logistics and procurement
  • Lead the coordination with the programme staff to ensure logistics & procurement involvement in the whole programme cycle
  • Ensure that all logistics & procurement specific DRC/donors’ rules and policies are understood and respected
  • Responsibility for assigned operational budgetary lines within programmes.
  • Technical support to field offices


  • Ensure that procurement policies and procedures are rigorously followed
  • Procurement of all goods and services
  • Establish and follow up annual procurement plans
  • Track all orders, purchases and deliveries
  • Oversight of all purchase and service contract to ensure DRC's interests are protected
  • Optimize all logistics operations to increase cost effectiveness including setting up longer term supply contracts
  • Ensure DRC supplier due diligence is effective


  • Fleet: management of rental and owned vehicles, generators, speed boats & motorbikes (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Transport: management of all transportation of goods and people (via road, river, air) to-from areas of operations and-or other DRC offices
  • Asset: registration, maintenance, repairs-maintenance & disposal of DRC assets accordingly to donors’ rule and policies (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Warehouse: manage the DRC warehouse and stores (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Premises: health and safety, contract management and repairs/maintenance at DRC premises

As Coordinator the post-holder is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for coordinating strategy and operations within a specific discipline in a region or country
  • Usually has technical line responsibilities within a given discipline, for both strategy and operations
  • Provides expert advice and support to set strategy and assure operational quality and compliance

*Any other duties relating to the nature of the job as requested by the Manager

Qualifications and minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of working experience in a similar position
  •  Field experience
  • Working experience from an international humanitarian organization
  • Knowledge of ERP system would be an asset
  • A good understanding of the procurement rules and regulations of major international donors
  • Experience working in an (I)NGO
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Master's degree in e.g. Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Certification in Humanitarian Logistics Supply Chain (desired if no academic degree)
  •  Driving license
  • Full professional proficiency in English


  • Starting date of employment: As soon as possible
  • Regular DRC staff contract, including a probation period of 3 months;
  • Competitive salary among non-governmental organisation

This position is open for Myanmar Nationals only. 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:

Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of Cover Letter, Passport Photo and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references).

No later than 23th January, 2020(COB/5pm)

Please note that due to urgency, DRC will conduct the interview on a rolling basis. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

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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