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8 Oct 2020

Education Officer at Tanzania, Norwegian Refugee Council

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Duties and responsibilities

Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Ensure that education department has up to date, accurate data and analyse such data appropriately to the needs of the department
Promote and share ideas for improvement
Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor
Ensure proper filing of documents
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist

Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.
Supervise the Education Assistants ensure they prepare and follow weekly and monthly work plans.
Implement delegated Education project portfolio according to plan of action (according to strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
Support the implementation of NRC’s Education programme policy through working with programme management.
Prepare and submit weekly and monthly, quarterly and annual operational plans and reports of education activities
Develop plans for improved education activities on the basis of previous evaluations
Use the collected data effectively to continuously monitor and evaluate the performance of all educational activities
Ensure that procurement and distribution of sanitary kits, hygiene and play materials and equipment for the pupils are timely and according to procedures

Takes lead in conducting rehabilitation/construction assessments and continuous gap identification and analysis.
Participate fully in developing technical specifications for materials and classroom and/or MHM rehabilitation/construction activities in coordination with Project Coordinator.
To undertake any additional duties determined by the Education coordinator , Education Manager or Area Manager.


Degree in Education or higher diploma with experience of working in Education sector.
Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education projects for at least 3 years mostly in humanitarian assistance.
Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme.
Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.

Experience from working as an Education Officer/ equivalent with more field coordination roles in a humanitarian/recovery context
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Be able to use a wide variety of software, including Word, Excel and Power Point
Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
At all times in and outside work adherence to NRC code of conduct

Participate actively in supervisory and appraisal process
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)
Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into Education Programming.

Personal qualities

Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
Handling insecure environment
Work with courtesy, sensitivity, tact and flexibility
Maintain confidentiality at all times

We can offer

Duty station: Mtendeli
Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension.
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 Mtendeli.

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Closing Date : 7th November, 2020.

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