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Education Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council


Education Officer  

Job Description

The Education Officer is responsible for coordination and implementation of the Education projects.

·         Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines

·         Ensure that education department has up to date, accurate data and analyse such data appropriately to the needs of the department

·         Promote and share ideas for improvement

·         Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)

·         Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor

·         Ensure proper filing of documents

·         Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

·         Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.

·         Supervise the Education Assistants ensure they prepare and follow weekly and monthly work plans.

·         Implement delegated Education project portfolio according to plan of action (according to strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)

·         Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities

·         Support the implementation of NRC’s Education programme policy through working with programme management.

·         Prepare and submit weekly and monthly, quarterly and annual operational plans and reports of education activities

·         Develop plans for improved education activities on the basis of previous evaluations

·         Use the collected data effectively to continuously monitor and evaluate the performance of all educational activities

·         Ensure that procurement and distribution of sanitary kits, hygiene and play materials and equipment for the pupils are timely and according to procedures

·         Takes lead in conducting teacher training  and continuous gap teacher training identification and analysis.

·         To undertake any additional duties determined by the Education Coordinator, Education Manager or Area Manager.

Professional Competencies

·         Degree in Education or higher diploma with experience of working in Education sector.

·         Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education projects for at least 3 years mostly in humanitarian assistance.

·         Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme.

·         Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.

·         Experience from working as an Education Officer/ equivalent with more field coordination roles in a humanitarian/recovery context

·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

·         Be able to use a wide variety of software, including Word, Excel and Power Point

·         Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio

·         At all times in and outside work adherence to NRC code of conduct

·         Participate actively in supervisory and appraisal process

·         Maintain confidentiality at all times

·         Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)

·         Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into Education Programming.

·         Planning and delivering results

·         Empowering and building trust

·         Communicating with impact and respect

·         Handling insecure environment Work with courtesy, sensitivity, tact and flexibility

·         Maintain confidentiality at all times before more information use this link

Position:  Education Officer

Duty station:  Mtendeli           

Duration & Type of Contract:     12 months with possibility of extension subject to funding availability.

The deadline for submitting the application is 07 February, 2021