• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : LOGISTICS

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Required Qualifications . • Minimum 3 years of experience in humanitarian logistics management within the field of supply chain management, fleet management, asset management, and distribution support • At least 2 years' experience with people management • Knowledge and experience of dealing with service providers and contractors’ management • Excellent computer skills in MS Word & Excel, as well as experience working with an ERP system • Experience with standard procurement procedures and documentation. • Experience with construction and site project management • Experience with auto mechanics or electrical installations • Experience working in an (I)NGO • Full professional proficiency in English and French. However, applicants must be aware that DRC cannot employ, under an expatriate contract, a citizen of the country in which she/ he is going to be stationed (in such case, the Republic of Cameroon). Required Skills & Qualities Core Competencies of DRC: Striving for excellence Collaboration Taking the lead Communication Demonstrating Integrity Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment Proactivity, with a sound commitment to teamwork and with a spirit of genuine collaboration Excellent communication skills, as well as patience and politeness, are required Multi-tasking and Organizational skills is a must Adaptable and Flexible Proven analytical and critical thinking skills Exemplary sense of ethics in the workplace Team-oriented & good sense of humor General Regulations The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality and ethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework Employee should not engage in any other paid activity during the DRC contract period without prior authorization Employee should not engage in any activity that could harm DRC or the implementation of any project during the DRC contract period Employee should not give interviews to the media or publish project-related photos or other material without prior authorization Employee shall return all borrowed equipment for the project to DRC after the end of the contract period or upon request

Job Description:

  • Introduction The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home. The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty countries, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically independent, non-governmental and non-denominational relief organization. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency. Background The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in Cameroon since 2017 to support Central African Refugees in the eastern part of the country (Adamawa) and in South-Region region for IDPs and host communities’ victims of the anglophone conflict. DRC Cameroon currently implements Protection, Food Security and Livelihood and Education in Emergency projects. Purpose The DRC Cameroon is looking to recruit an experienced, highly-qualified and enthusiastic professional to provide overall advice, coordination, and technical support to the Supply Chain and Logistics teams in Cameroon, while ensuring compliance with the finance chapters of DRC’s Operations Handbook. The Supply Chain Manager will be based in Yaoundé but will have to travel extensively through Cameroon. Travels can represent around 70% of the working time per month. This position is a management one, requiring a strong previous experience in Supply Chain and Logistics, especially the one used by DRC (DRC Dynamics). This position also requires strong pedagogic skills in order to strengthen our Base teams capacities. This position also requires a full professional proficiency in French language. Duties and Responsibilities Under the responsibility of the Head of Support Services and with a technical liability to the Regional Supply Chain Coordinator, the Supply Chain Manager is a strategic investment by DRC to reinforce the Base Offices capacities in order to meet DRC’s requirements for the Supply Chain and Logistics. This includes, of course, the mainstreaming and mastering of DRC Supply Chain and Logistics policies, guidelines and tools. The main responsibilities and tasks of the Supply Chain Manager are the following: People Management • Lead and manage the Logistics and procurement team (including people planning, performance, well-being and development). Procurement Co-ordination • Visit each procurement office to assess full compliance and implementation of Operations Handbook across all field offices • Establish base level procurement plans in close collaboration with the project managers and merges them to elaborate country level procurement plan. • Work in close collaboration with the SC teams to elaborate the procurement trackers and/or other relevant SC follow up tools. • Review ITB (Restricted, National and International) documentation before advertising or inviting suppliers • Provide remote support in ITB management (TOC report, technical analysis and contract award) • Compile monthly reports received from field offices to provide country procurement reports to relevant managers • Organize procurement trainings for non-logistics staff and small-scale refresher training for procurement staff. • Plan and organize regular logistics training with relevant participants (logistics, program, Human Resources and finance) to ensure agreed and uniform systems to be implemented • Ensure implementation of CAST/audit recommendations relating to logistics/procurement. Fleet management • Ensure compliance and implementation of Operations Handbook across all field offices. • Provide monthly comprehensive country reports on fleet management (costs) to SMT. • Advise on any increase/improvement of fleet capacity in country. Asset Management • Ensure compliance and implementation of Operations Handbook across all field offices. • Provide monthly comprehensive country reports on Inventory/Assets to SMT. • Implement any available tools to improve the inventory management. • Provide guidance in disposal methods for unused or expired Asset with prior Donor/DRC Country director approval. Warehouse Management • Ensure compliance and implementation of Operations Handbook across all field offices. • Provide monthly comprehensive country report on warehouse inventory to SMT (list and stock value in hand). • Provide guidance in disposal methods for unused or expired commodities with prior donor/DRC Country Director approval Facilities Management: • Participates to premises security diagnosis and provides guidance to the base level SC team to ensure DRC premises are managed accordingly to the standards established in the Operations Handbook. DRC Dynamics ERP System • Ensure proper application of ERP supply chain processes in the Buea office. • Apply reports and data analytics from ERP supply chain system to improve supply chain performance •Will be involved in the deployment of the SC module of the ERP in the Meiganga and Yaoundé offices. As Manager the post-holder is responsible for the following: • Accountable for achieving DRC’s strategic goals and objectives within the area of responsibility • Accountable for making significant decisions on what the unit does: its purpose, functions and role, and for making commitments and decisions that require the expenditure of significant unit resources. • Accountable for people management of direct reports, generally at least 3 employees. This includes hiring & firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc. • Accountable for making sound decisions based on DRC policies, MOPs, standards, and the advice of technical experts in DRC In addition to the above, the Supply Chain Manager may be asked to carry out other duties requested by the Head of Support Services or the Country Director Application Process Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line: www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process. You are welcome the following address for additional information regarding the position : CMR-ADAMAOUA-Recrutement@drc.ngo Applications close on the 31st of December, 2020, at 0 a.m. (Dakar-time). Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

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