Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council Education Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 203081

Category: Education
Location: Gambella & All camps, Gambela Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: xxxx

Job Description

Only female applicants will be considered for this position

Job Title: Education Project Officer (National Position)

Reporting to: Education Project Coordinator

Job Based at: Gambella and all camps

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

All female staff not from Gambella have the option of being housed in NRC accommodation during their contract period. NRC is fully committed to promoting equality and eliminating all forms of discrimination for our staff.

This means that as an integral part of the way we work; NRC seeks to ensure that there is an inclusive and diverse workforce that provides a female friendly workplace.


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is present in five regions in Ethiopia, providing refugees and internally displaced people with emergency relief and help them to rebuild their lives.

NRC works within the sectors of Education, Shelter, WASH, Livelihood and Food Security, ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), and Child Protection.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Generic responsibilities:

  • Management and implementation of education activities at the camp level
  • Adherence to NRC education tools and handbooks and other NRC policies
  • Collecting and compiling monthly reports from teachers/trainers, instructors and Center Administrators.
  • Contribute to education CC proposal development, preparation and development of annual budget and work plan and follow the implementation
  • Ensure capacity building of education assistant and/or center administrator, HR and other management key skills
  • Organizing and conducting training and monthly workshops and necessary in-service training for teachers, instructors and Centre leader
  • Represent NRC at camp level in all aspect of the camp and represent NRC at camp level

    Specific responsibilities:

  • Monitoring project implementation /
    activities, budget and project documents / in the field level.
  • Participate in assessment to inform education project design and initiation of the new programme
  • Identifying and coordinating centre logistic needs.
  • Represent NRC at camp level and participate in education and other related meetings i.e. / monthly camp coordination meetings, SGBV, protection and other /
  • Liaises with the Centre Management Committee (CMC) during follow up of learners and in mobilizing local resources to facilitate training.
  • Participate in assessment to inform project design and initiation of the new program
  • Sensitization of communities, youth, ALP students and their parents.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Competences:

  • Generic professional competencies and Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • A University graduate with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Educational Management, TVET Education or Business Education

  • Competent level of using English languages is mandatory

  • Good understanding of community development and gender, education issues and/or training skills.

  • Familiarity of background from Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) programs is a plus
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
    Behavioral competencies

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Self-starter, highly motivated
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values:
  • Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through OR (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by April 8, 2019.

    NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    “Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NRC offers attractive salary and benefit with on-the-job training opportunities!”

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