Danish Refugee Council Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

22 Jun, 2023

Category :

Procurement Jobs in Nigeria, Supply Chain Jobs in Nigeria

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 – Fleet and Maintenance
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Type of Contract: National
Contract Length: 5 months with possibility of extension
Supervised by: Supply Chain Team Leader – Logistics
Reporting to: Supply Chain Team Leader – Logistics
Start Date: 01 August, 2023
Level: NM-H



  • Danish Refugee Council (DRC), has had an operational presence in Nigeria since 2015. DRC Nigeria is the largest DRC country mission in the West Africa region and one of the largest DRC country missions globally.
  • Currently, DRC delivers life-saving assistance and protection to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations including internally displaced persons, returnees and host communities in the areas of Peace Building, humanitarian mine action, Economic Recovery, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 20+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, and Adamawa states in northeast Nigeria.


  • Provide support to the programme team by undertaking technical and practical operational tasks to ensure smooth, safe and efficient operation of supply chain fleet activities in accordance with the Operations Handbook and Program Manual with adherence to the donor guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Oversee the repair and maintenance operation for all DRC vehicles in the DRC Borno office and sub-offices.
  • Oversee assigned fleet’s operations and make direct reports to the supply chain team leader on fleet performance and other operational requirements.
  • Coordinate vehicle requests and assign DRC fleet/driver in an efficient manner.
  • Work with the drivers to ensure a regular maintenance schedule for all vehicles and ensure that logbooks are up to date.
  • Carry out daily inspection of vehicles, facilities, Generators  and schedule maintenance and repairs.
  • Follow up with procurement to ensure that all car hire requests have PO’s issued in a timely manner before the vehicle is used
  • Oversee proper maintenance of parts and other consumables inventory
  • Provision of monthly vehicle maintenance reports
  • Provide reports on vehicles attracting unusually high maintenance costs
  • Ensure that all DRC generators are registered, tagged, tracked, and maintained.
  • Follow up on fuel consumption and maintenance cost/activity reports for generators and DRC fleet and share same as will be required periodically.
  • Tracking and follow up of dispatched vehicles to monitor turn around and advise Safety on any issues arising
  • Ensure owned and hired vehicles are in safe condition as per DRC’s vehicle checklist and all equipment necessary are available within each vehicle
  • Follow up and get feedback from programme team on performance/condition of (DRC owned and hired ) Vehicles and vehicles.
  • Make sure all generators are in good working condition, and they are maintained on regular bases.
  • Booking flights and helicopter trip for DRC staff and communicate regarding their trips.


  • Raise purchase requisitions for vehicle and generator parts and supplies; review vendor bid responses for tools, equipment, parts and services; monitor expenditures.
  • Secure one off cash advance to carry out emergency maintenance and repairs for both office and the guesthouses.

Inventory Management, Documentation and Reports:

  • Maintain equipment records in accordance with federal, state and local laws, policy or regulation.
  • Maintain all vehicle files in a complete and up-to-date manner, all vehicle files to contain all information pertaining to a particular vehicle.
  • Provide mileage and amount of fuel used per vehicle, through vehicle log books and regularly provide reports to monitor and control utilization.
  • Make sure that each vehicle always has a vehicle logbook and they are properly, accurately and consistently filled in.
  • Collect log books from each vehicle at the beginning of every month and summarize the data and report for management use
  • Provision of monthly vehicle maintenance reports
  • Provide reports on vehicles attracting unusually high maintenance costs
  • Ensure faults on vehicles are identified on time and secure approval from the relevant supervisor before they are submitted for repairs.


Follow up and make sure facilities requests are processed:

  • Receive Maintenance requests from HR/Admin for both office and guest house maintenance related issues in all DRC Borno locations and make sure they are attended to and/ or maintained in a timely manner.
  • Track all requests.
  • Study and analyze all requests and advise management on best way forward.
  • Track all expenses on facilities


  • Management of UNHAS bookings on rotary wings
  • Liaise with the team leaders for booking requests and readjustments.

Capacity Building:

  • In consultation with Logistics Team Leader and support from Supply Chain Manager, plan and manage the capacity building of all Drivers and staff, in addition to providing support to programme staff on relevant fleet processes and procedures.
  • The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Logistics, Administration, Business Management, IT, Engineering or other relevant fields.


  • Certifications in Supply or Logistics.
  • At least 3 years experience in logistics, especially fleet management.
  • Drivers License.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Word & Excel.


  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Experience with standard procurement procedures and documentation.
  • Experience with construction and site project management.
  • Experience working with electronic vehicle tracking platforms
  • Basic to intermediate experience with auto mechanics and or electrical installations.
  • Experience working in an (I) NGO.



To Apply

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Application Deadline: 3rd July, 2023 at midnight (GMT-time)


  • Apply either on-line using with a cover letter explaining suitability for the position applied and an updated CV (no longer than three pages). Both in English.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-family referees, where 1 must be for the most recent employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: The Hiring Manager.
  • Only applications accompanied with cover letter 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.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.



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