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Recent Recruitment at Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Sept., 2019


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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator/ Procurement

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract type: Expatriate contract

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The Supply Chain Coordinator (SCC) will, in close corporation with the Head of Support Services (HoSS), strengthen the internal procedures for Procurement and manage all ITB that are raised in the Country Programme. SCC will maintain the County Procurement Plan and secure that Budget holders are submitting inputs.

Key Responsibilities
Overall Objectives:

  • Secure that all procurements for the Nigeria Country Programme is submitted correctly and in line with the Programs demands.
  • Secure that all National Procurement staff and Budget holders are following the DRC Procurement procedures.


  • Ensuring that all procurement processes are in line with DRC Operations Handbook
  • Ensure that all procurement specifics, DRC/donors’ rules and policies are followed
  • Secure that all Tenders are submitted to relevant stakeholders within the deadlines
  • Manage the procurement tracker and share it with the relevant stakeholders on regular basis
  • 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 and Frame Agreements
  • Ensure DRC supplier due diligence process is effective in the relevant context.
  • Develop and maintain diverse supplier database relevant to the context.
  • In collaboration with HoSS, develop a procurement SOP for Nigeria Program.
  • Arrange workshops for the Procurement Teams in the new ERP toolkit
  • Develop and implement a strong filing system for all procurement files.

About You

  • To be successful in this role we expect you to be ready to take up multiple demanding tasks at the same time while continuously keeping eye for details and compliance in all domains. We also expect that you should be ready to travel a min of 50% of your work time.

You are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, organization, administration or the like
  • Minimum 3-5 years of working experience in a similar position
  • Management and/or supervisory experience with an INGO / UN agencies
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable, moral and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


  • Previous work experience with DRC
  • Understanding of local west African context
  • IT Knowledge.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension, subject to funding and Performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for expatriate staff. This position is under Employment band N.MG level 1
  • Duty Station: Maiduguri, Non family, Unaccompanied Position
  • Start date: 1st December 2019
  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Abdirizak Good (abdirizak.good@drc.ngo).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Protection Assistant

Location: Pulka, Borno
Contract type: National contract

 The Position

  • The Protection Assistant will also be responsible for supporting needs and programmatic assessments, supporting the preparation of activity and protection reports and analysis (information collection, community consultations etc.), identifying and communicating protection concerns in his/her locations, identifying and communicating programmatic needs in targeted locations, supporting the Officers in providing capacity building to key stakeholders, and in collecting and managing project data ensuring the highest standards of data and information protection and confidentiality.


  • Ensure the organization and the implementation of all protection activities at field level in accordance with the agreed work plan (under the supervision of the Protection Officers and Manager) and the international standards
  • Ensure the management of the field protection incentive workers (team and work management)
  • Prepare necessary activity and protection reports (weekly, monthly, ad hoc)
  • Participate in conducting needs and programmatic assessments in targeted locations
  • Track, document and follow up on Complains and feedback during food distribution.
  • Work closely with the Food Security Team to ensure Gender and Protection is mainstreamed in all activities.
  • Any other tasks required by the Protection Roving Officer or Protection Manager, according to programmatic needs.

Key Requirements

  • 2 years Work experience in a humanitarian organization / with displacement affected populations or experience as a DRC protection field worker
  • Good knowledge of protection norms, principles, and activities
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Professional fluency in English and Hausa
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites (remote / field sites) and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills – self-motivated individuals, able to take initiative and propose solutions, resilient, positive, and able to work independently
  • Flexibility and high level of pro activity.


  • Knowledge of the protection monitoring data collection methods
  • Knowledge / previous experience with Psychosocial support services activities and standards
  • Previous experience with DRC as a volunteers or staff will be considered as an advantage.

Deadline: 24th September, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Method/Notice

  • Use 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 sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • CV will be selected on a rolling basis.
  • “DRC-DDG 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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