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Logistics And Procurement Officer At The Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Date Posted: 22/Mar/2017
Deadline: 04/Apr/2017

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.

DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world; and by advocating on behalf of conflict-affected populations internationally, and in Denmark, on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. We understand "durable solutions" as any means by which the situation of refugees can be permanently and satisfactorily resolved, enabling them to live normal lives. Durable solutions can be voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement. In Denmark, DRC assists refugees in all aspects of integration as well as asylum procedures. Internationally, DRC actively participates in supporting the protection of refugees, and promoting durable solutions for conflict-affected populations.

Logistics and Procurement Officer

The position
The role of the Logistic and Procurement Officer (PO) is focused on the continuous implementation of procurement strategies and activities in order to ensure a high level of Compliance to DRC procurement policies and procedure in Field location.  The LPO will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with Program and Program support teams at the field level.  He/ She will promote a strong Procurement culture at the Base office(s) through continuous trainings and collaborative Procurement assessments with all field based staff.  The LPO will serve as the Procurement unit representative at Field level and also serve, when required as the Procurement unit representative on Budget follow up. The PO will report directly to the Procurement Manager, and will be an integral part of the Procurement Unit.
Under the supervision of Head of Logistics and Procurement, the Logistic Procurement Officer will provide support to the programme by undertaking technical and practical operational tasks to ensure smooth, safe and efficient operation of logistical activities. The post holder will support the HoLP in the head office as well as other sub offices in Mubi, Abuja, Maiduguri and Damaturu
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online or send the application by post/hand deliver to the address mentioned below.

DRC is an equal opportunity employer; we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of gender, religion or age.

Key Requirements
Education:
Bachelor/Higher Diploma in Logistics or equivalent in Administration, economics, IT or business

Essential:

  • Progressive 2-5 years of experience in handling logistics and procurement preferably in an INGO.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages such as Hausa, Fulani, etc.
  • Must have strong reporting and communication skills and excellent computer skills in MS Word & Excel.
  • Knowledge & experience of dealing with service providers and contractors and management.

Desirable

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other project locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and stress.
  • Ability to work independently on his or her own initiative
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills

Conditions
Availability: ASAP (April  2017)

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.

The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.

Method of Application

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: The Recruitment Manager.

Applications can be sent through email to [email protected] or

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. Please note: The position title must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.

CVs will be review on rolling bases.

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

Method of Application

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