Education Officer Job at Norwegian Refugee Council



Education Officer

NRC is looking for a qualified candidate to work as Education Officer base  at Nyarugusu,Kigoma.

The purpose of  Education Officer  is responsible for implementation of the Education projects .

All NRC  employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Promote and share ideas for improvement
  • Implement delegated education project portfolio according to plan of action (according strategy, proposals, budgets, plans and donor requirements)
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Coordinate with relevant partners within the Education sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.
  • 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.
  • Takes lead in conducting rehabilitation/construction assessments and continuous gap identification and analysis.


  • Degree in Education or higher diploma with experience of working in construction/shelter sector.
  • Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of education, rehabilitation / construction projects for at least 3 years mostly in humanitarian assistance.
  • Experience from working as an Education Officer with more rehabilitation/ construction activities 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
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • 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)

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: Nyarugusu,Kigoma
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 Nyarugusu ,Kigoma
Application deadline: 08/04/2020



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