Education Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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Education Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) – Read this application guide carefully, the direct application link is just below this guide.

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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Education Coordinator

Job Identification: 7611
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Job Category: Education
Job Schedule: Full time

Responsibilities
The purpose of the Education Project Coordinator position is to ensure effective implementation of NRC’s education portfolio at area level, and the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Adhering to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Promoting the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Line managing Education Officers and Assistants in field offices and providing them with technical and administrative support in their duties.
  • Mapping and Identifying capacity gaps and providing formal/informal capacity development for staff and transferring key skills through on the job training and mentoring.
  • Preparing detailed monitoring documents, workplans, activity reports, spending plans and procurement plans for activities in cooperation with the PM.
  • Ensuring that quality activities are implemented on time and in compliance with organizational and donor requirements.
  • Conducting regular field visits to project locations to ensure timeliness and quality of implementation in the field and provide regular updates on project status.
  • Contributing to the development of country education strategies and project design.
  • Applying protection and prevention mechanisms in all project activities and interactions to ensure the safety and well-being of staff and beneficiaries
  • Managing and monitoring project budgets and ensuring spending is compliant with the project budget.
  • Representing NRC in meetings and coordination with education actors in the area, communities and LGA education and government representatives.
  • Supporting the Education Specialist and Project manager on development of proposals, concept notes and contextualization of activities and materials.
  • Manage performance and staff development of staff reporting to Project Coordinator.
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Critical Interfaces
The Education Project Coordinator will interact with the following:

  • Project planning and implementation: Area Managers, Education Specialist, Field Office Coordinators, Support Coordinators
  • Area operations: Area Managers and Field Office Coordinators
  • Staff capacity building: Area Managers and Education Specialist
  • Sector coordination and representation: other NGOs and UN agencies working in education in the area and Education Secretaries working in the area, beneficiary communities.

Competencies
Professional Competencies:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience implementing education in a humanitarian, development or recovery context.
  • Candidates with University or Advanced Degree preferred; significant experience in the field of Education, PSS or Child Protection will be considered in lieu.
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical education expertise in education programming
  • Development of reports, workplans and other project planning tools
  • Experience managing staff.
  • Experience coordinating with local government and community representatives
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the humanitarian situation and implementation challenges in Northeast Nigeria
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other spoken language in Borno Central and/or Borno North.
  • Experience liaising with multiple stakeholders at the LGA level an asset.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results.

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework.
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Application Closing Date
08:27 AM: 16th September, 2022.

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Note: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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