Education Project Coordinator, Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Posted 6 months ago

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Job CategoryEducation(School/University/Training)

Education Project Coordinator (National Position)

Ethiopia Norwegian Refugee Council

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Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the Education Project Coordinator is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.

The purpose of the CC Coordinator position is to implement delegated CC project portfolio

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Norwegian Refugee Council


Education Project Coordinator (National Position)



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Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities Line management of CC project field staff; Adherence to NRC policies guidance and procedures; Contribute to CC strategy development project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps; Manage and implement delegated portfolio of CC projects (activities budget and project documentation) as delegated from PM in line with proposals strategies and donor requirements and ensure high technical quality; Provide regular progress reports to AM; Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection explore and asses new and better ways to assist; Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities; Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills; Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders; Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities In close collaboration with the Area Manager and with technical support of the Education Technical Specialist expand develop manage and implement the NRC’s Education projects in Shire and all camps according to strategy proposals and plans; Manage and monitor project finance and budget; maintain strong control on budgets ensuring spending within available resources and in compliance with donor and NRC grant management guidelines; Develop proposals for maintenance and expansion of education project. This includes taking lead and participating in actual Education and YEP designs inception and implementation; Ensure the quality direction and consistency of school capacity development ALP/catch-up classes and YEP; In close collaboration with M&E Officer ensures that lessons learnt and success stories from the programme are effectively documented and shared; Liaise with field education authorities and stake holders to ensure effective coordination implementation and monitoring of education programme; Represent NRC education in cluster and other education related meetings in the field; Initiate and oversee the recruitment of learners and teachers for ALP and YEP Centers Ensure that detailed annual work plans and budget for all ALP and YEP activities are prepared in a coordinated and timely manner.


Generic Professional competencies University degree in Education Business Administration or related field; Minimum five years’ experience with the related field; Experience from working as an Education Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile Fluency in English both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills knowledge and experience Local language Understanding of various donor’s requirement Ability to work under pressure Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity

Personal qualities

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

We can offer

Commencement: ASAP shortlisting and Interviews will continue as applications are received Contract period: Six month with possibilities of extension Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions Duty station: Shire with travel to the fields To apply for the position – Please push the button ‘APPLY HERE’ and don’t go through other way as your application may not get by the right person.



Desta Fanta

HR Manager

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 country.

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