NRC Education in Emergency Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC Education in Emergency Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the CC Project.

  • Use actions words such as ensure, implement or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

    General responsibilities

  • Coordinate the education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans;

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements;

  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities;

  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans;

  • Coordinate with relevant partners;

  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures;

  • Train and develop team;

  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required;

  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities.

    Specific responsibilities

  • Identifying training needs of teachers/instructors and monitoring of them in the YEP Methodology;

  • Supervision and Training of Centre Management Committee;

  • Coordination of activities within and between YEP Centres and accelerated learning Centres;

  • Collecting and compiling monthly reports from teachers, instructors and Centre Administrators;

  • Supervises and directly monitors sales of skills end products and usage of petty cash;

  • Assist in compiling the monthly report to be submitted to the AM;

  • Liaison with relevant authorities and communities at field and sub office level;

  • Identification and registration of learners (database);

  • Updating learners’ and teachers’ data base;

  • organizing and conducting training and monthly workshops and necessary in-service training
    for teachers, instructors and Centre leader;

  • Supervision and monitoring of teachers, instructors and Centre leaders regularly with specific focus on the skills training instructors;

  • Identifying and coordinating education /training centres’ logistic needs;

  • Liaises with the Centre Management Committee (CMC) during follow up of learners and in mobilizing local resources to facilitate training;

  • Conduct assessment to identify gaps and challenges in the implementation of programs and come up with improvement plans;

  • Conduct performance management to supervises at least four times in a year;

  • Carryout any additional tasks assigned by the line supervisors.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Competences

    Generic professional competencies

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education/ Pedagogy, education planning and management and other related field of study

  • Three years’ experience from working as a project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Experience in EiE and primary education system is an advantage

  • Fluent speaking and writing of English.

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in Amharic and Afan Oromo

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity

    Behavioral & Personal Competencies

  • Planning and delivering results

  • Self-starter, highly motivated

  • Empowering and building trust

  • Communicating with impact and respect

    How to Apply

  • 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.

  • 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 May 5, 2020 at 5:00 pm.


  • only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

  • “Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and on-the-job training will be provided!”

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