Education Project Manager NGO Job careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:        Education Project Manager
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
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 Project
Manager will be responsible for the overall management of NRC’s Education
projects in West and South West Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Manage NRC education activities in West and South West Uganda; ensuring
quality standards.
Develop and expand NRCs Education Programmes in West and South Western
Uganda in accordance with NRC strategy and policy documents. 
Identification of potential areas for expansion, e.g. a specific focus on
potential development of Cash and Voucher approaches in education activities.
Promote meaningful participation of the community, including children and
youth, in project design and implementation, explore and implement new and
better ways to assist the most vulnerable, especially girls, young women,
children and youth with disabilities or special learning needs. 
Maintain overall responsibility for monitoring budgets; ensuring project
implementation staff are adequately trained in tracking expenditure
Ensure the effective, accurate and timely monitoring, supervision,
evaluation and reporting of projects;  
Collaborate with relevant local authorities, UNHCR and other key
stakeholders, working work closely with the NRC Uganda Education Specialist
Support the recruitment of technical staff across the programme and
performance Management through NRC performance management system.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education/ Social
Sciences Professional Masters in Education Management, Project  Management is an added advantage. 
At least three (3) years of experience in a senior-level project
implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Project management experience, gained from coordinating and/or managing
education interventions (including formal and non-formal education and
education in emergencies), especially in displacement-affected
humanitarian/early recovery contexts, experience in EiE and implementing
education activities through Cash & Voucher modalities
Strong co-ordination competence, with the ability to establish and
supervise technical lines, promote communication and knowledge sharing, manage
multiple work streams, and ensure quality.
Understanding of Uganda’s basic Education system, and key related
policies such as Education Sector Strategic Plan, and related Refugee Education
guiding documents.
Understanding and experience of project monitoring, evaluation and
reporting, with the ability to design effective M&E tools and train staff
in their use, and to use evidence to inform programme design and management.
Good People management skills able to lead and influence the team 
Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to write concise, accurate reports in easily understood language.
How to Apply:
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:   13th December 2019
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