Education Officer Sudan Gadarif – NRC


About NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 
As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s programme in Sudan. 

Job Description

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification526
Job CategoryEducation
Posting Date11/01/2021, 21:06
Apply Before25/01/2021, 21:06
Degree LevelBachelor’s Degree
Job ScheduleFull time

Generic responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements, with strict adherence to the Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policies
  • Implement delegated Education activities according to proposals, budgets and workplans, in line with donor requirements
  • Prepare periodic status reports and other documents as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Create weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans from proposal workplans
  • Represent NRC and coordinate with local level education stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of refugees, IDPs, returnees and the host community in-line with SPERE and INEE Minimum Standards
  • Assist with capacity building activities
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist

Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure high levels of technical quality in the field when implementing Education activities
  • Ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and equipment is timely and in line with NRC policies and procedures; ensure accuracy of portfolio inventory (assets, supplies, materials)
  • Contribute to assessments (baseline, needs, market)
  • Ensure accurate project documentation, including collection of monitoring data and tracking of progress on output indicators; utilize data to contribute to reports as requested by management
  • Facilitate relationships with communities and community leaders to ensure buy-in and Do No Harm
  • Identify and document key protection issues at project sites
  • Supervise the field team and ensure capacity building
  • Provide support on youth/adolescent programming, including vocational training, life skills, basic literacy/numeracy, and alternative/accelerated education
  • Provide support for EiE and formal school activities, including distributions, construction activities, trainings, parent and community group activities, WASH, SIPs and multi-purpose cash
  • Support identification of needs for teachers, PTAs, SBMCs, SIPs
  • Contribute to proposal and strategy development through input on needs/gaps
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line and/or technical manager

Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  1. Project planning: Education Coordinator
  2. Area operations: Support Officers
  3. Staff capacity building: HR Officer, Education Coordinator, Education Technical Officer
  4. Implementation: Education Coordinator, Shelter/WASH Officer, M&E Officer, Support Officer

Generic professional competencies

  • Experience working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience working in complex and volatiles contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to work diligently both independently and in a team setting
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Willingness to travel regularly to the field in under-resourced settings
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal required; significant English language skills preferred

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of the EiE context in Sudan is required
  • Knowledge of the circumstances, needs and challenges displacement and conflict-affected refugee, host community, returnee and IDP children face preferred
  • Experience with youth/adolescent programming and linkages to livelihoods an asset
  • Experience with EiE and formal basic education in a humanitarian context preferred
  • Experience working with children and/or educators required
  • Experience liaising with local and community stakeholders preferred
  • Experience with project procurement and budget tracking a priority
  • Field level experience with an NGO preferred
  • Understanding of SPHERE and INEE Minimum Standards is required
  • Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree preferred; significant experience in the field of Education, PSS or Child Protection considered in lieu

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