Support Services Manager at DRC, Tikrit, Iraq

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Deadline: 20 October 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Support Services Manager in Tikrit, Iraq. The duration of this post is 6 months.

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DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Support Services Manager will perform the following functions:

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  • Financial Management
    • Monitor and support the finance functions at Tikrit Office to make sure that adequate funds are available at all times and that all transactions are properly processed and documented.
    • Establishing and maintain internal financial procedures compatible with the country’s law, the organization’s internal regulations and donor requirements.
  • Supply Chain Management
    • Ensure that logistics and procurement functions are conducted in a timely manner and according to DRC Supply Chain Operations Handbook.
    • Ensure that inventory and assets lists are maintained and regularly updated in coordination with logistics department in Baghdad.
  • Human Resources & Administration Management
    • Oversee HR functions ensuring that DRC HR policies and procedures are clearly understood and are followed, including adherence to Iraqi Labour Law.
    • Conduct on-the-job training to field staff as necessary and induction/training for new staff based in Tikrit.
  • Capacity Building
    • Conduct capacity assessment for the support services team, develop and implement a capacity building plan.
    • Conduct on job-training to support services team on Finance, Supply Chain, Human Resources and Compliance.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in management for humanitarian agencies, preferably International NGOs.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a rapid-paced and highly stressful environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS-Excel, MS-Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong financial management skills and experience.
  • Experience working with Automated Software for Organization’s resources planning.
  • Understanding of and experience in public procurement principles and practices.
  • Experience from working in a volatile environment and remote management of staff.
  • Ability to motivate and guide staff working in a complex conflict environment.
  • Experience from the Middle Eastern context an advantage.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.