Deadline: 19 February, 2021

Location: Kakuma, Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to fill the role of Education Technical Project Assistant.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action
  • Participate in the planning, implementation, expansion, coordination and management of NRC’s AEP activities in Kakuma
  • Ensure proper and timely administrative, logistical, and financial arrangements and documentation needed for the implementation of the assigned programme components are prepared by the assigned team in line with NRC procedures
  • Ensure monitoring of the AE programme components by contributing to data collection, spot visits, data analysis, and drafting of regular activity implementation/monitoring/evaluation reports
  • Ensure mobilisation and enrolment of AEP learners at the startup of the AEP project in close cooperation and coordination with other agencies
  • Promote, advocate and implement community mobilisation on the right to Education for All (EFA), the concept of AEP, INEE standards, girl’s education, protection of vulnerable children and the rights of refugees, IDPs and Children with Disability (CWDs)
  • Prepare timely periodic AEP progress reports as required by the line manager
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities of project and conduct monthly PTA/community coordination meetings per camp
  • Coordinate with the World Food Programme (WFP) to ensure AEP learners receive school feeding and all procedures are followed and completed in a timely manner
  • Ensure effective pre-positioning, timely distribution and monitoring of school learning materials

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, with focus on Primary Education, or a related field
  • Valid teaching certificate (registered with TSC)
  • Three years, minimum, of relevant work experience in humanitarian, urban informal settlement, pastoralist or other educationally challenged people’s contexts
  • Three years, minimum, of proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education projects
  • Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement integrated programme
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Ability to use a wide variety of computer software, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience in handling education project
  • Sound knowledge of human rights and humanitarian protection programming principles
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
  • Willingness to adhere to NRC code of conduct at all times

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Norwegian Refugee Council

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