DRC Commodity Tracking System Officer Jobs in Nigeria

DRC Commodity Tracking System Officer Jobs in 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 a 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 Yobe.

    The position

  • The key responsibilities of the Commodity Tracking System (CTS) Officer would be performed under the supervision of the Food Security Manager.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities will be

  • To support the implementation of UN-WFP unconditional resource transfer (URT) by DRC.

  • Ensure collection of data on the impact of socio-economic, political and cultural trends on concerned food assistance programme.

  • Establishment of good communication with WFP on commodity tracking, and to effectively identify the necessary requirements for a commodity management system for WFP food basket.

  • Ensure timely consolidation of beneficiaries’ data, physical confirmation of the quality of commodity at point of reception and maintenance of WFP commodity inventory for all DRC locations.

  • Request and follow-ups of food dispatch and receipts documents are completed and archived in compliance with DRC standards.

  • Training of field and warehouse staff on commodity tracking and ensure proper analysis of commodity report from the field and Warehouse staffs.

  • Identification of issues concerning stock storage, movement, monitoring, tracking and to set up an appropriate system for maintaining accuracy, strong control over commodity receipt, waybills distribution and establishment of a system to submit timely and accurate reports to WFP/ Donors to minimize losses.

  • Implementation of WFP and DRC policy on food commodity logistics.

  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly plans/reporting of stock balance, stock receipt, waybills and timely reporting to the Food Security Manager and WFP.

  • Communicate, exchange information and co-operate with relevant internal staffs and Food Security Manager and Team leaders.

  • Maintain detailed and safekeeping of all stock transactions with WFP, and any other duties as assigned by the Food Security Manager and Team leaders.

    The Position



  • Build strong relationships with donors, partners, networks, and stakeholders.


  • Establish a strong working relationship with the Food Security Manager, Team leaders, logistics, MEAL and finance units and other relevant persons.

  • Make decisions on tracking food
    commodities and food supplements effectively and ensure accurate and timely reporting to DRC and donors.

  • Ensure proper handling of food commodities and food supplements to avoid damage and/or spoilage.

  • Ensure timely submission of waybills, CPDRs and waybills to DRC and donors.

  • Also providing technical input on distribution and reporting of food security activities. Makes decisions around project proposals, ensuring they are prepared and comply with reporting requirements.


  • Relevant higher education at the college level in Information Technology, Agriculture, Food Science, Nutrition and/Health or related.

  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience in a humanitarian/recovery context within the food security and nutrition programmes, preferably with an international NGO.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish an effective working relationship with staff, and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve results.

  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills.

  • Strong ability to work in a variety of environments and in remote locations without communication or amenities.

  • Remains productive when under pressure with the ability to prioritize effectively, and respects and adheres to deadlines.


  • Familiar with FSL context in Northeast Nigeria.

  • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa and English language.

    IT competency required

  • Competency in Kanuri and/or other local languages appropriate to the target population.



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    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 tax returns.

    Application method

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied not more than 2 pages.

  • 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 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. 16/02/2020 Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.

  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test and oral interview.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; DRC Commodity Tracking System Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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