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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer – Logistics

Location: Borno
Availability: ASAP

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.

Responsibilities
Logistics:

  • 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
Essentials:

  • 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

Desirables:

  • 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.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Availability: ASAP

The overall purpose of the role

  • The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for strategic leadership, technical guidance, and management of the Quality Assurance portfolio. The purpose of the position is to lead a team of four (4) to develop systems and tools for efficient grant management, M&E and reporting; and ensure a coordinated approach to risk-management in cooperation with the finance department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and management oversight of the DRC Nigeria Quality Assurance department, with a portfolio including grants management, programme quality, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, and information management;
  • Line manage and provide technical support to the Reporting & Communications Specialist, MEAL Coordinator and the Grants Officer;
  • In coordination with the DRC/DDG Head of Programmes, Technical Sector Coordinators and Area managers ensure high quality and evidence-based programme design and proposal development, monitoring and evaluation, and learning processes are streamlined throughout the country mission;
  • Support the Country Director and Heads of Programmes to identify fundraising opportunities and take responsibility for timely submission of all concept notes and proposals;
  • Systematize DRC Nigeria M&E and ensure project specific M&E is established, for the ease of reporting, and programme accountability;
  • Develop and maintain processes for grant and contract management; ensuring they remain applicable to current donor requirements;
  • Ensure timely compliance with all internal and external grants management requirements, including contractual compliance and reporting;
  • Proactively manage grant and contract performance, working with Programme and Support colleagues in identifying risks and minimize them;
  • Liaise with relevant DRC West Africa Regional Office and HQ counterparts responsible for programme design, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • Coordinate and provide timely reporting and feedback to the Head of Programmes, Country Director and SMT on Quality Assurance unit activities.

About You
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.

Requirements

  • Five years of professional experience in humanitarian emergency contexts with QA responsibilities, preferable to have at least two years of experience at senior management level;
  • Advanced university degree (or bachelor level qualification with equivalent years of professional experience) in a relevant field such as social sciences, development studies, international/humanitarian law, communications or similar;
  • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectoral areas implemented by DRC-DDG Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction;
  • Proven ability to lead a high performing and diverse team, manage performance, foster a positive working environment and manage issues sensitively and diplomatically;
  • Extensive knowledge of US and European institutional donors and their compliance requirements with proven experience of developing successful funding proposals and overseeing large complex grants;
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of budgeting, financial and contract management;
  • Outcome focused and proven ability to think strategically and plan, prioritize and organize a department/team’s work to meet organization-wide strategic objectives;
  • Excellent influencing, presentation and communication skills including verbal and written English, active listening and the ability to tailor communication to different audiences;
  • Ability to manage a large and varied workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Illustrated commitment to, and a good understanding of, the DRC’s values and mandate and the ability to bring these alive in your work
  • Ability to live and work in an insecure and high-stress environment.
  • English – fluent, with a demonstrated capacity for high quality written and verbal command of the language.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 12 months with the 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 M.F 1

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer – Warehouse

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Availability: ASAP

The position

  • The Supply Chain Officer-Warehouse will report directly to the Supply Chain Team Leader. 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 especially for food commodities. The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Participate in field-level program planning formulation and advice on warehouse considerations.
  • Relating with Log Sector warehouse in Maiduguri.
  • Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new initiatives and procedures related to warehouse management
  • Interface with DRC Food Security and warehouse teams to ensure timely provision of monthly stock reports.
  • Implement standard DRC warehouse management procedures and guidelines as applicable in the Warehouse Management Handbook.
  • 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
Essential:

  • 1-2 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national level in supply chain with focus of warehousing.
  • Varied supply / logistics functional background ranging from Inventory and warehousing to transport management and distribution to beneficiaries an asset,
  • 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).

Desirables:

  • 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
  • Knowledge in Hausa/Kanuri desirable

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 the tax returns.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 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.



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