Supply Chain Officer - Logistics at Danish Refugee Council Jobs in Nigeria

Supply Chain Officer - Logistics at Danish Refugee Council 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.

    The position

  • The Supply Chain Officer - Logistics will report directly to the Logistics Team Lead.

  • 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.



  • Participate in field-level program planning formulation and advice on logistics considerations.

  • Provide technical and operational support to the field office, as well as advice on the application of logistics management best practices, systems and procedures.

  • Implement and manage contracts in forwarding, transport, and warehousing, where necessary.

  • Implement standard DRC logistics systems and procedures as applicable in the Operations Handbook

  • Maintain the Asset management of all assets in Maiduguri jurisdiction

    Staff movement oversight and support

  • Travel Security Clearances: Prior to any movement complete all security briefings for staff traveling to high-risk field locations.

  • Ensure that established movement tracking protocols are adhered to by both the Safety Unit and all DRC staff.

    Field movement tracking

  • Coordinate with logistics staff when directed to support Field level movement oversight and support.

    Maintain car folders

  • Maintain car folders and all DRC vehicles and support logistics staff in maintaining the car folders.

    Driver orientation

  • Responsible to orient drivers on current context and road conditions.

  • Train drivers on regulations and road safety.

    Administrative and Operational support

    Asset management

  • Maintain Maiduguri asset register and oversight on all assets that are both utilized and stored.

  • Coordinate with the DRC Logistics and Procurement department to ensure that the overall DRC asset register reflects in the Maiduguri current asset register.

  • DRC facility management in Borno State under the close supervision of the Logistics Team Lead.

    Weekly and Monthly report

  • Responsible for compiling Maiduguri weekly and monthly report for Logistics Unit.

  • 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

    Key Requirements


  • 2-3 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national level in logistics.

  • Varied supply/logistics functional background ranging from Inventory and warehousing to transport management and distribution to beneficiaries an asset as well.

  • 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).

  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels

  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis, and strategic planning skills

  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions


  • 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

  • Fluency in Hausa is an added advantage

  • Bachelor's Degree or any equivalents,

  • Higher Diploma, NCE in any field related to Humanitarian Work.

  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage.

    Salary and conditions

  • In accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;

  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigerian laws.

  • The employee is responsible for tax returns.

    Application Closing Date

  • 20th February, 2020.

    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: “Recruitment Manager” only.

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Supply Chain Officer - Logistics at Danish Refugee Council Jobs in Nigeria

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