Fresher Supply Chain Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:   Supply Chain Assistant (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Nakivale, Isingiro, Uganda

Reports to: Team Leader


About US:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.


Job Summary: The Supply Chain Assistant will provide support in procurement, fleet, assets and Inventory management and logistics.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

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 raising 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

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics Management.
  • One to three years of work experience in relevant field INGO or other agencies experience in Supply Chain management.
  • Experience working in international NGOs.
  • 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.
  • Languages: Excellent Communication skills in English required. Knowledge of Kiswahili and other local languages widely spoken in West and South Western Uganda is an advantage.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 7th December 2022


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