Supply Chain Assistant – Danish Refugee Council

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Job: Supply Chain Assistant

Reporting to: Project Manager-Project Support

Location: Adjumani

Overall purpose of the role:

Support in fleet, assets and Inventory management and logistics.


Fleet management:

  • Ensure that all repairs, service and maintenance performed on vehicles / equipment / machinery are in accordance to required standards established to achieve maximum reliability with minimum downtime and at best value for money.
  • Monitor fuel consumption for the DRC fleet i.e., vehicles and motorcycles and generators. This will be done through ensuring monthly calculations of fuel consumption.
  • Prepare, and maintain all maintenance and fuel consumption reports for vehicles, motorcycles and generators and share with Roving Procurement and Logistics Officer on monthly basis.
  • Drive the assigned vehicle in a correct and sensible manner in adherence to weather and road conditions at all times. Adhere to the maximum speed limits for DRC vehicles – 50km/h on a dirt road, 100km/h on a tarmac. When the road conditions are poor, drive as slowly as necessary to facilitate safe passage to the passengers and ensure no damage to the vehicle.
  • Ensure vehicle in use templates, insurances and list of authorized DRC drivers are in place and updated.
  • Ensure that all DRC vehicles and motorcycles are fitted with the minimum vehicles’ accessories and report shortfalls to supervisor on time.
  • Coordinate staff movement plans.


  • Assist in the Preparation of Purchase orders, attach relevant documentation and submit for authorization.
  • Support Supply Chain Officer in raise Payment Request for all payments to suppliers for goods and services received, submit payment request to Finance Officer or Supply Chain Manager for review and subsequent approval by Project Manager, Project Support, and Country Director
  • Follow up payment with Finance and give feedback to suppliers who call in.
  • Enforce a zero-tolerance policy regarding corruption and contribute to ensuring complaints are recorded and investigated appropriately, in line with the DRC Code of Conduct and Accountability Framework.
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain Officer and Manager to ensure that all issues are reported and solutions are realized as the issues arise.
  • Educate suppliers on DRC supply chain regulations and government requirements, and ensure suppliers deliver the correct goods and request technical certification by DRC expert staff
  • Send out RFQs with supplier code of conduct and ensure suppliers’ sign.
  • Other duties assigned

Warehousing and stores management

  • Responsible for receiving the procured supplies, dispatching to field offices with waybills, monitoring stock level of Adjumani office stationery, kitchen and office supplies and consumables.
  • Responsible for ensuring that periodic physical stock counts are done on quarterly basis to prevent stock discrepancy as well as monitoring expiring dates of in stock supplies.
  • Will maintain and update stock records and inventory.

Inventory and asset management:

  • Responsible for monthly updating of inventory and asset list and submit to Procurement and Logistics Officer.
  • Responsible for consistent tagging of DRC assets immediately after procurement.
  • Conduct bi-annual physical asset verification and submit the report to the logistic

Experience and technical competencies:

  • With at least 1 -3-years work experience in relevant field INGO or other agencies experience in Supply Chain management.
  • Proven ability in the implementation of large-scale logistics and programs with large-scale procurement requirements.
  • High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and with well-developed problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to cope with heavy workloads and to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of computers: word processing, database management packages.


  • Degree in Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics Management.
  • Over 1 -3 years of post-graduate related work experience.
  • Experience working in international NGOs.


  • Excellent Communication skills in English required.
  • Knowledge of Madi, Lugbara, Luo, Arabic and other local languages widely spoken in Northern Uganda is an advantage.

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies. Applications close on 4th August, 2021.

Equal Opportunity

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunity: DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!

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