21 Dec 2022

Supply Chain Assistant (Mechanic &Generator Management) at Danish Refugee Council

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Job Description


Founded in 1956, The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities – in more than 40 countries around the world. DRC has been implementing emergency response projects in Tanzania since the onset of the Burundi refugee crisis in 2015 in three refugee camps in the Kigoma Region at the border with Burundi. DRC’s integrated projects for refugees, asylum seekers and host communities comprise sectors such as Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Protection, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Shelter and infrastructure, General Food Distribution (GFD), Gender Based Violence (GBV), People with Special Need (PSN, Child Protection (CP) and Livelihoods.

Overall purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to provide efficient and effective support in managing all generators and providing any support related to mechanic issues in Nduta camp and Kibondo office. Ensuring DRC generators are managed as per the Donor’s and DRC Standard Operating Procedures at Nduta Camp and Kibondo DRC Office

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for all generators in Nduta camp and ensuring that all fuel received is properly managed, tracked and accounted for.
To operate the generators as needed and make sure they all always in good running condition including refuelling and other necessary oil and lubricants
To produce weekly and monthly fuel consumption reports and share with the Supply Chain Team Leader.
To resolve any power issues in Nduta camp and Kibondo office as soon as they arise.
Assessing any electrical/ power needs and work closely with the camp logistician in ensuring timely support.
To report any generators repair and maintenance as per the SOP.
To report to the Supply Chain Team Leader in case of any damages, electrical faults and in case of any discrepancy with regards to power issues and generators management.
To assist the Camp warehouse keepers on periodic physical inventory checks.
To assist the warehouse personnel on the quantity and quality of goods received.
To perform warehouse management activities as instructed by the line manager
To ensure that the work is performed to the best of knowledge and being able to demonstrate high level of commitment to DRC
Qualifications and Experience

Education background:

Degree or Diploma in Mechanic profession is required.
Essential Experience

Minimum 3 years working with Refugees context
High level of professionalism
Experience in working with international organizations is an added advantage. Mainly UN agencies
Experience in Supply Chain i.e Procurement, Fleet, warehouse, and assets management
Experience in working as a team
Experience with meeting deadlines
Knowledge of key donor policies and compliance procedures, like UNHCR, WFP, Danida
Experience working with DRC Dynamics or a similar ERP system
Full professional proficiency in English and Kiswahili
Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
Competency profile

Compliance and Detail-oriented
Strong team player
Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally sensitive and adaptable
Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
Understands humanitarian issues.
Willing to travel to project sites in Kigoma.
What we offer

Contract: Contract with the possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance.

Salary: in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment Management Band/ I.

Availability: 15th January 2023.

Duty station: Kibondo, Tanzania

Reporting Line: Supply Chain Team Leader Kibondo region

Providing equal opportunities 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.

Promoting high standards: 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.

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Closing Date : 28th December, 2022.







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