Deadline: 26 January, 2022

Location: Kadugli, Sudan

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to fill the role of Education Specialist.

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


  • Gather and analyse education-related data from target or proposed target populations, as part of integrated or joint assessments, and use this in response analysis to develop contextually appropriate, technically sound new projects and programmes
  • Provide technical leadership in developing a robust education strategy, outlining the key expected outcomes, the outputs, and activities required to enable NRC to respond to humanitarian and recovery needs relevant to the context
  • Proactively work closely with the head of programme in defining the funding plan for the education strategy
  • Provide sound and proactive technical leadership in developing project proposals and budgets to donors
  • Support area managers and programme staff to implement funded projects, paying specific attention to technical quality, cost effectiveness, efficiency, timeliness and conformity to grant agreements
  • Support the consolidation as well as the enhancement of market-based approaches within (and across) NRC core competency responses, where appropriate
  • Closely coordinate with all CCs and cross-thematic areas to maximise on integrated programming and promote durable solutions
  • Ensure relevant safe programming principles are embedded in all education activities
  • Represent NRC at relevant forums, both internally and externally, and take proactive steps or seek support from others to influence the Sudan protection strategy
  • Develop a fit-for-purpose system and tools for continuous quality improvement and learning in education programmes, and proactively document and disseminate lessons learnt
  • Proactively undertake any additional duties as may be necessary to promote the mission of NRC, and as requested, by the head of programme/country director


  • Four years, minimum, of experience in a development and/or humanitarian education programming environment, including two years of experience in a senior level project management position
  • Experience working in complex contexts
  • University degree in a relevant field
  • Knowledge of community outreach/engagement, community capacity building, protection mainstreaming, and/or community-development oriented programming
  • Well-developed skills in community engagement and qualitative research
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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