Ended Supply chain Assistant

The Job

Job title: Supply Chain Assistant

Employment category:  Band I

Reporting to:   Supply Chain Team Leader

Direct reports:  N/A

Unit/department: Supply Chain             

Location: Aden- with visits to Field Offices.

Authorization level: As per IDRA

Overall purpose of the role

Responsible for all part of DRC procurement of goods and services, transportation of good and people, vehicle fleet management, and general logistics support to the programme.

Geographic scope: Area (South Yemen)                                                                                               

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area. The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.

Main responsibilities                                                                                                                         

Under the direct supervision of Supply chain team leader supply chain Assistant will do the following tasks but not limited to:

Fleet Management

  • Responsible of efficient fleet management ensuring the optimization usage of resources.
  • Prepare monthly fleet management analysis and propose the number of car needed for the following month.
  • Organize all the transportation of goods and staff for the south of Yemen DRC operation


  • Ensure that all orders are tracked from point of planning and request through to final receipt.
  • Prepare the relevant documents for the procurement of goods and services
  • Participate in evaluation of bids and proposals and make sure the bids evaluation report, technical evaluation, minutes of negotiations and negotiated contract in selection of consultants contain all the facts and information required to justify the recommendations made in the report.
  • Participate in the joint verification of procured goods and equipment and to ascertain the items conformity to Technical Specifications and Quantities.
  • Check that all assets old and new are properly recorded and tagged.
  • Perform the physical asset check
  • Overseeing deliveries to and dispatches from DRC warehouses and effecting the necessary documentation.
  • Maintaining good communications with warehouse staff in other DRC locations and partner organizations
  • Correctly apply ERP supply chain processes

Inventory management

  • Plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the inventory management activities
  • Develop and communicate inventory management policies and procedures
  • Direct and manage regulatory compliance procedures related to inventory management operations
  • Monitor inventory levels and inventory movement using manual or computerized inventory systems.
  • Review compiled inventory reports (quantity, type and value of materials, and equipment and stock on hand)


  • Assist Supply chain Team Leader in procurement when its required

DRC Dynamics ERP System

• Assist in ensuring proper training and application of ERP-DRC Dynamics supply chain processes are conducted in Yemen

• Apply reports and data analytics from ERP-DRC Dynamics supply chain system to inform and improve supply chain performance                

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

• Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience.
• Experience in administrative tasks, including filing systems.
• Excellent IT skills, including experience in operating an ERP supply chain system
• Experience in supply chain management including procurement, transport and distribution.
• Experience with standard procurement procedures and documentation.
• Experience with construction and site project management
• Experience with auto mechanics or electrical installations.
• Advanced English proficiency
• Fluency in local language

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here

¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.


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Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Excellent English language (written and spoken)
  • Excellent report writing skills including editing the work of others
  • Fluency in Arabic language (written and spoken)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Fluency in Arabic is a required
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly in English
How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 14th August 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and based on urgency, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please name your CV before uploading the file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. This post is open only for National Candidates.


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Logistics
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 1 August 2019
  • Deadline: 14 August 2019