Education Officer NGO Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Education Officer
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60
years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for
refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of
displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education,
emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene
sectors.
Job Summary:   The Education
Officer will be responsible for coordinating the project to realize the results
and ambitions of the multi-year AEP and VST programme in Uganda, according to
set quality standards and donor requirements. The coordinator will work under
supervision of the Education Project Manager. S/he will contribute to
partnership development, project planning, and be responsible for the project
implementation and monitoring. The coordinator will line manage staff directly
under the project, including implementing teams involved in the AEP/VST
centres. S/he will liaise and coordinate with other implementing partners
including the district education department. 
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the
organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and
accountability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Generic Responsibilities
·        
Adherence
to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
·        
Ensure
that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and
asses new and better ways to assist
·        
Promote
the rights of IDPs/refugees in line with the advocacy strategy
·        
Ensure
alignment of NRC’s Education Core Competency to the Country Strategy.
·        
Participate
in the development of relevant education projects to ensure complementarily
with AEP/VST
·        
Ensure
high technical quality in implementation of the project.
·        
Ensure
that the project targets beneficiaries most in need of protection, exploring
and assessing new and better ways to assist them.
·        
Ensure
capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
·        
Liaise
and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
Specific Responsibilities
·        
Responsible
for the implementation of Accelerated Education Program and Vocational Skill
Development initiative in Isingiro Refugee settlement.
·        
Day to
day support to education programme team at field level on implementation of
AEP/VST components.
·        
Lead the
development of detailed project plans, quality standards, timeline, detailed
budgets, in collaboration with the education team through the Education Project
Manager
·        
Contribute
to the development of the research plan in collaboration with Development unit
through the Education Coordinator, Project Manager and Education Specialist.
·        
Lead the
effective roll-out of appropriate AEP Curriculum interventions in Uganda,
together with NRC education team and other education technical team.
·        
Document
and share progress reports, case studies, programme results and the potential
for replication and scaling-up with relevant stakeholders as required.
·        
Provide
input to colleagues for proposal writing and fundraising purposes.
·        
Participation
in relevant coordination forums with key stakeholders.
·        
Routine
capacity building of the education team on the AEP and or VST components.
·        
Supervise
all Education Assist


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Education Officer job
opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree
·        
At least
three years’ experience of Education implementation in a humanitarian/recovery
context.
·        
Experience
working in complex and volatile contexts.
·        
Technical
expertise in the following areas:
·        
Extensive
knowledge of education programming (psychosocial support is an asset).
·        
Knowledge
and experience of programme and project implementation and coordination in
complex multi-stakeholder programmes, with the capacity to coordinate multiple
stakeholders.
·        
Expertise
in technology-based learning solutions and programme management tools.
·        
Knowledge
and experience in research and M&E.
·        
Strong
planning, reporting, analysis and organizational skills.
·        
Minimum
of two years’ experience in managing/ coordinating people.
·        
Outstanding
communication and interpersonal skills.
·        
Strong
problem solving abilities.
Personal qualities
·        
Managing
resources to optimize results.
·        
Managing
performance and development.
·        
Empowering
and building trust.
·        
Handling
insecure environments.
·        
Coordinating
activities with competing deadlines.
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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