Education Coordinator Job Career – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:             Education Coordinator
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
Job Summary:   The Education Coordinator is responsible for
coordinating the Education projects to realize the results and ambitions of the
Protection and Assistance programme for urban refugees and asylum seekers in
Kampala, according to set quality standards and donor requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Identify implementation opportunities for
cash-based interventions and market based programme and support staff implement
quality timely programmes.
Contribute to creating an enabling environment
for the implementation of cash-based interventions, working with support teams
in the institutionalization of cash (capacity building, guidance and SOP
Day to day support to education programme team
at field level on implementation of project activities and related 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 Project Manager and
Education Specialist.
Lead the effective rollout of appropriate
Protection and Education interventions in the urban together with NRC education
team and other education technical teams.
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 protection and assistance components

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Education Coordinator job must have three years’ experience coordinating
Education in a humanitarian/recovery context.
Experience working in complex and volatile
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
Strong Coordination, planning, reporting and
organizational skills.
Minimum of two years’ experience in managing/
coordinating people.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal
Strong problem solving abilities.
Relevant academic degree or studies (education,
ICT, international development, conflict or social studies, etc.).
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
Fluency in English, both written, verbal, and
any of the local languages spoken in the area of operation.
Personal Qualities
Knowledge of the context in Kampala Urban
Refugee settlement
Knowledge of global protection standards and
relevant bodies of international law
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
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