Education Project Coordinator Vacancy

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  • Dadaab

Norwegian Refugee Council

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Education Project Coordinator (Kenyan Nationals Only) Dadaab – Kenya – Kenya
Education project coordinator (kenyan nationals only) dadaab – kenya – kenya
Rest of Kenya
Full Time
NGO
KSh Confidential
1 week ago
Job Summary

Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist

Qualification Level: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counselling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab.
NRC is seeking to recruit Education Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator is responsible to provide support on technical programme competences related to programme development and implementation and supervise the project officer and oversee the line management for all staff in education department.

The Education Project Coordinator report to the Area Manager – Dadaab.

CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY ON LINE BY GOING THROUGH www.nrc.no. EMAIL AND PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Job description

Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Contribute with Education specific technical competence to the development of Education strategy, Micro LogFrame, and Plan of Action
Contribute with Education specific technical competence to programme development, adjustment or review
Conduct Education specific technical assessment and present recommendations
Conduct Education specific technical research and document findings and recommendations
Provide Education specific technical input to coordination mechanism (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups
Develop Education specific technical indicators and mechanism for M&E
Develop Education specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism
Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports
Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff
Provide training to relevant stakeholders

Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Education or related field of study
P1 certificate in education is an added advantage
At least 5 years’ experience in supervising Education Programmes in emergency and humanitarian setting.
Relevant experience in Education in Emergency especially protracted crisis, and provision of Alternative Education is preferred.
A thorough understanding of the context, environment and education challenges in North eastern Kenya, and Somali refugees’ education context is an added advantage
Understanding of key protection contexts and child participation is an added advantage.
Experience in non-formal/Alternative basic education approaches for disadvantaged children and youth is an added advantage.
Experience in non-formal/Alternative basic education approaches for disadvantaged children and youth is an added advantage.
Contextual understanding of education programming in Arid and Semi-Arid lands

Education field

Education

Education level

College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

Strong analytical, administration and documentation skills in the management of educational institutions or programs consisting of primary education.
Experience in proposal and report writing and excellent computer skills.
Proven commitment and passion in inspiring disadvantaged children to achieve their full potential in education and ability to inspire others with the commitment
Good communication skills and Knowledge of the local language (Somali) – if different than English
Project implementation supervisory skills
Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
Ability to work with minimum supervision and deliver on deadlines
Possess high cultural awareness and sensitivity
Knowledge of Human Rights and Humanitarian programming principle
Fluency in English language both Written and Verbal
Very good knowledge of the area and somali context

We offer

Duty station: Dadaab
Contract period is up to December 2018. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

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