Job Opportunity at Norwegian Refugee Council, Education Officer


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