Education Project Officer Job Vacancy – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:             Education Project Officer
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 Project Officer shall implement
activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans of the Education
Urban Project
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Supervise and inspect teachers and Head teachers
regularly with specific focus on quality and professionalism
Identify training needs of teachers and suggest
for relevant trainings to meet the needs.
Organize and conduct regular meetings with
school/center management committees in view of improving the AEP activities
Organize and conduct refresher trainings for
school/ Centre Management Committees if necessary.
Compile and submit monthly Education, protection
and assistance activity reports.
Liaise and coordinate with relevant authorities
and communities at field level.
Identify and register learners for the education
Update the learners’ and teachers’ data base.
Identify and coordinate school/centre logistical
Liaise with the School Management Committee
(SMC) during follow up of learners and in mobilizing local resources to
facilitate teaching.
Conduct community sensitization meetings on
education programme.
Guide, supervise and appraise project Assistants
under the programme.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Education Project Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education
or related subject from a reorganized institution  
A minimum of two years of experience from
working as a Education Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and
volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Personal qualities
Ability to speak Arabic or any of the local
languages of the beneficiaries
Knowledge of the local context
Thorough knowledge of the education systems in
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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