Supply Chain Coordinator

Danish Refugee Council, Nigeria

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th July, 2019

Job Description

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Supply Chain Coordinator - Logistics.

Overall purpose of the role

The Supply Chain Coordinator - Logistics will be responsible for all warehousing, transportation of goods and people, vehicle fleet management and general logistics support to the programme:

  • Localizing and adapting DRC policies within support area to local circumstances:
  • Contribute to the development of country strategies.

Main responsibilities:


  • Contributes to the daily operation with comprehensive knowledge in logistics
  • Lead the coordination with the programme staff to ensure logistics involvement in the whole programme cycle
  • Ensure that all logistics specific DRC/donors’ rules and policies are understood and respected
  • Responsible for assigned operational budgetary lines within programmes
  • Provides Technical support


  • Fleet: management of rental and owned vehicles, generators, speed boats & motorbikes (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Transport: management of all transportation of goods and people (via road, river, air) to-from areas of operations and-or other DRC offices
  • Asset: registration, maintenance, repairs-maintenance & disposal of DRC assets accordingly to donors’ rule and policies (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Warehouse: manage the DRC warehouse and stores (in line with DRC guidelines)
  • Premises: health and safety, contract management and repairs/maintenance at DRC premises

As Coordinator the post-holder is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for coordinating strategy and operations within a specific discipline in a region or country
  • Usually has technical line responsibilities within a given discipline, for both strategy and operations
  • Provides expert advice and support to set strategy and assure operational quality and compliance

Supervisor responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the daily activities of small teams, often comprised of subordinates and/or employees carrying out similar tasks
  • Does not have direct line management responsibility for staff, but may contribute to recruitment and/or performance appraisal of members of the team
  • Implements the manager’s decisions through the work of subordinate employees, often playing a role in deciding how to do it; and how to achieve the objective set by the manager.

About you

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’s 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 our vision and values


  • Minimum 3-5 years of working experience in a similar position
  • Field experience
  • Working experience from an international humanitarian organization
  • A good understanding of the logistics rules and regulations of major international donors
  • Experience working in an (I)NGO
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Master's degree in e.g. Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Certification in Humanitarian Logistics Supply Chain (desired if no academic degree)
  • Driving license

Languages: Excellent communication skills in English is required.


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