Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Supply Chain Team Leader - Procurement

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is recruiting for Full time Supply Chain Team Leader - Procurement

Job Description

DRC - The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons in 40 countries across the globe. DRC was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with 9,000 employees and 7,500 volunteers.

Job Title: Supply Chain Team Leader - Procurement

Location: Maiduguri, Borno 

Contract type: National contract

Band: NM-H Step 1

Start date: As soon as possible.

Contract length: 12 Months with possibility of extension.

The Position

The Procurement Team Leader reports directly to the Area Manager. She / He must be able to ensure rapid procurement of all program supplies, services and equipment, whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain standard DRC procurement policies and procedures and ensure that procurement (from a single quote to Request for Quotation threshold) is conducted in a fair and transparent manner, is fully documented and is in full compliance with DRC policies and any relevant donor policies
  • Do the local procurement ensuring accountable and efficient procurement service providers to program and support departments.
  • Ensure that the lead-time for ordering and delivery of goods is followed up and achieved.
  • Ensure that the procurement tracking is regularly shared with the different requestors
  • Respect and maintain the filing system from the receiving of the purchase request to the payment
  • Assist the Procurement Specialist in the tendering process
  • Manage the Officers and Assistants
  • To be successful in this role we expect you to be honest, able to manage a team, strongly motivated by humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Key Requirements


  • 2-5 years’ work experience in progressively responsible experience in Procurement
  • Knowledge & experience of dealing with service providers and contractors’ management.
  • Experience of building and developing the capacity of staffs
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).


  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Understanding of warehousing, supply chain, fleet management & inventory.
  • Experience in DRC standard procurement procedures
  • Understanding of Local Languages (Hausa & Kanuri)

In this position, 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 uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We Offer

  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies

Method of Application

Application Process

  • All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
  • 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”


  • The position is a National position for NIGERIANS ONLY.
  • Applications are viewed on a rolling basis and DRC reserves the right to conclude the recruitment process before the closing date.
  • 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.
  • “DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.”

Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council (DRC) on candidate.hr-manager.net to apply

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About Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries.Formed after the Second World War, and in response to the European refugee crises caused by the Soviet invasion of Hungary in 1956. DRC has been active in large scale humanitarian projects around the world. Through convoy operations DRC was responsible for delivering half of the international humanitarian aid in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the wars ...
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March 10, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 2years
March 22, 2020
Transportation / Logistics / Supply /Procurement/ Purchasing
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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