Supply Chain Officer – Gwoza

International Rescue Committee

Task title: Supply Chain Officer – Gwoza

Company: International Rescue Committee

Task description: Company description The International Rescue Committee (IRC) reacts to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and assists individuals to make it through and reconstruct …

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Position: Supply Chain Officer – Gwoza

The International Rescue Committee reacts to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and assists individuals to make it through and reconstruct their lives. Established in 1933 at the demand of Albert Einstein, IRC uses life-saving care and life-altering support to refugees required to get away from war or catastrophe. At work today in more than 40 nations and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC brings back security, self-respect and intend to millions who are rooted out by dispute or catastrophe. IRC blazes a trail from damage to house.


The IRC has actually been present in Nigeria considering that 2012 when the company reacted to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, incorporated approach for dispute impacted populations. IRC Nigeria now runs a nation workplace in Abuja and field workplaces in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Bama, Gwoza and Monguno of Borno State and Damatru of Yobe State. Presently, IRC Nigeria carries out programs main healthcare, Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Environmental health, WASH, Women’s security and empowerment, Security, Kid security, Education, Economic Recovery & Income.

Task Overview/Summary

Supply Chain Officer is a crucial position to the success and delivery of quality programs. IRC specifies Supply Chain as those systems and functions needed to implement programs successfully, inclusive of preparation, procurement, logistics, inventory management, property and asset management in addition to car and fleet management.

The Supply Chain Officer is accountable for supporting the Supply Chain function to guarantee effective procurement and delivery of supply chain works in the field workplace.

Secret Duties:

Under the direct guidance of the Senior Area Manager with technical guidance from the Senior Procurement Manager in addition to the Logistic Manager, the role holder will be accountable for the following:

A. Supply Chain Preparation

  • The Supply Chain Officer is accountable for working carefully with internal and external stakeholders to guarantee reliable supply chain preparation and preparation to support program application. Supply chain preparation consists of;-
  • Develop procurement prepare for active grants, in cooperation with sector leads and internal/external stakeholders to support program application.
  • Provide support to Program staff on establishing Item forecast
  • Ensure program teams develop distribution plan for materials and assets of closed grants in the storage facilities.
  • Guarantee that supply chain department is well staffed and functions and obligations of each have clear job description.
  • Preparing procurement strategies, warehousing strategies, transport strategies and distribution strategies.
  • Carrying out all IRC procurement SOPs
  • Develop sourcing methods and relationships with providers.
  • Screen supply market and conduct market studies & analysis.

B. Procurement


  • Perform Market Analyses by gathering, arranging and evaluating market data and monetary reports
  • Develop and frequently evaluation Grant( s) procurement and distribution strategies, guaranteeing resolution of all associated problems working together with programs system leadership.
  • Develop and implement classification sourcing strategy
  • Deal with Settlements with providers
  • Lead the bidding process by establishing and providing ask for propositions (RFP) and finishing a purchase demand process
  • Maintain relationships with providers, and program staff
  • Prepare, examine, and use Procurement agreements, consisting of Master Agreements (MPA, MSA) for purchases
  • Prepare and send prompt and precise supply chain weekly/monthly report( s) to inform decision- making process.
  • Maintain supplier’s database and guarantee brand-new suppliers are published on the integra prior to any transaction with IRC.
  • C. Inventory, warehousing and Assets Management


  • Inventory control, consisting of drug storage, Cold chain, buffer stock, contributions in kind stock (CIK) and food commodities
  • Implement the IRC inventory policies with regard to all project Products consisting of cycle count, reporting disparities, pharmaceutical quality control in addition to cold chain policies where relevant.
  • Develop and guarantee product distribution strategies are up-to-date and being abided by.
  • Coordinate inventory disposal treatments
  • Positioning of the assets and facilities upkeep prepares based on IRC policies, consisting of repair work and insurance protection process.
  • Conduct Asset requires assessment
  • Manage asset and property disposal, and auction management
  • Guarantee that grant inventory and asset report is precise, frequently produced, evaluated, and authorized prior to the Grant closing date.
  • Make sure precise and upgraded asset records and paperworks are available at all times
  • D. Logistics and Fleet Operations

The role holder will

  • Dissemination and adherence of the car security policies by all car users.
  • Conduct transport require evaluations
  • Develop and keep an eye on fleet motion strategies, car repair work, chauffeurs’ task, car security, and fuel usage.
  • Develop car management cost analysis
  • Make sure that the fleet legal status (customs clearance, registration, licenses, insurance) depend on date;
  • Routine issuance, evaluation, and use of car month-to-month reports to inform tactical decision- making process.
  • E. Compliance
  • Identify, document and prompt report any IRC procurement variances following the system in location for proper follow up.
  • Guarantee all staff (global and nationwide) recognize and comply totally with the IRC Method policies.
  • Implement and sustain partition of responsibilities in procurement and other associated functions.
  • Evaluation and provide feedback on appointed supply chain reports sent by nation workplace.
  • Develop and support application of improvement strategies.
  • Quickly Inform the Senior Area Manager any locations of issue or capacity or presumed supply chain policy infractions.
  • Provide useful support to other functions to guarantee reliable, compliance to policies & treatments.
  • Implement discrete, time-bound Supply Chain efforts which improve efficiency or compliance (i.e. carrying out post-audit restorative action plan);
  • Staff Management and Development:
  • Support recruitment of Supply Chain staff (composed tests and interviews) through the reliable usage of the IRC supply chain proficiency matrix.
  • Guarantee each team members’ goals are set following the organizational system visions in addition to operations context( s);
  • Provide face to deal with and remote orientation to freshly worked with supply chain staff
  • Examine supply chain staff proficiency and training spaces and develop proper intervention programs
  • Deliver Training and Expert development programs
  • Coordinate training and maintain training records
  • Develop training require Assessment for all supply chain staff and recommend locations of capability building.
  • G. Technical Management & Systems:
  • Take Part In the development and application of ERP, Integra and other Supply Chain systems and, when needed, SC standard procedure.
  • Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

In cooperation with the health team, guarantee projections and supply preparation for pharmaceutical supply are developed for all health tasks by project start date.
With the guidance and support from the Senior Drug Store Manager, develop a supply strategy for the supply of pharmaceuticals to the field workplace.
Make sure the IRC basic pharmaceutical inventory tracking tool remains in location and precisely preserved in the field workplace.
Make sure application IRC pharmaceutical quality control policy, associated SOPs and treatments for Cold Chain best practice in the warehouse and in regional transport.
Make sure appropriate drugs management and transport tool and products are available for the reliable management of drugs.
Secret Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Senior Area Manager
Position straight monitors: Procurement Assistant, Logistics Assistant, Store Keeper, and Drug Store Professional

Indirect Reporting: Supply Chain Planner, Senior Citizen Procurement Manager, Logistics Manager.
Other Internal and/or external contacts: Routine relationship with the Senior Area Manager, IRC Gwoza sector leads, and nation Supply Chain staff.

Needed profile for task advertisement: Supply Chain Officer – Gwoza


  • Bachelor’s Degree needed (Business Management, Business Researches,
  • Administrative Research studies and comparable management courses)
  • Advanced expert accreditation in supply chain management and/or emergency situation action management highly chosen.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in managing humanitarian supply chain;
  • Strong ERP present and management abilities;
  • Shown ability to develop and roll-out supply chain policy and SOPs;
  • Clear training and mentoring ability;
  • Experience dealing with a varied portfolio of Donors and knowledge of particular donor standards.

Shown Technical Abilities:

  • Have a high degree of versatility and ability to work under often severe challenge conditions versus tight due dates.
  • Strong computer system and communication equipment abilities, consisting of Microsoft Workplace applications, HF and VHF radios.
  • Ability to lead teams
  • Change management
  • Risk management
  • Decision-making ability
  • Cross-functional cooperation
  • Dispute resolution abilities
  • Tactical thinking
  • Result Focus
  • Reliable Communication
  • Problem-Solving ability


  • Fluency in regional context language is extremely preferable.
  • Outstanding spoken and written communication abilities, fluent in composed and spoken English.


  • Computer/Other Tech Requirements:
  • Complete expert proficiency in Microsoft Workplace Suite, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to Travel: 5% of times
  • Standards of Expert Conduct The IRC and IRC employees need to stick to the worths and concepts detailed in the IRC Method – Standard Procedure. These are Stability, Service, and Responsibility. In accordance with these worths, the IRC runs and imposes policies on Recipient Security from Exploitation and Abuse, Kid Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Office, Fiscal Stability, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking personallies and a number of others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is dedicated to narrowing the gender space in leadership positions. We offer advantages that provide a making it possible for environment for ladies to participate in our labor force consisting of adult leave, gender-sensitive security procedures and other encouraging advantages and allowances.

Task requirements for task advertisement: Supply Chain Officer – Gwoza Task classification:

Transport, logistics

Associative activities

Social, public and human services
Work type:

Irreversible contract – Fixed-term contract

Anticipated salary: Remuneration is Attractive

Place: Gwoza, Borno State

Task date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 22:49:57 GMT

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