Education Team Leader job at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Education Team Leader job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 February 2022

Hiring Organization: The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Details:

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.

Responsibilities
• Generic responsibilities (max 10)
• Management of project staff
• Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of Education projects (activities, budget and project documentation)
• Conduct day to day follow up of progress in project planning, implementation and monitoring.
• Ensure compliance with NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
• Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist them.
• Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
• Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents
• Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
• Liaison and collaborate with relevant local government authorities, NGO partners and other stakeholders
• Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees/host communities in line with the advocacy strategy
• Promote integrated programming among NRC core competencies
• Monitor, evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in the project and materials based on observations and discussions with the staff and the key stakeholders
• Document technical issues and questions, and channel to the Education Manager
• Support assessments for school selection and on-going out-of-school children data gathering
• As requested, support in development of new proposals and budgets for education activities
• Assess needs for capacity building among education staff and share with the line manager to jointly address
• Support sector coordination efforts and represent NRC at inter-agency meetings when the line manager is not available
• Ensure Child Protection and safeguarding referral pathways are put in place and utilized in areas of implementation; liaise with Child Protection and other Education actors
• Travel to implementation areas regularly to manage local government education authority and Other NGO relations
• Organize and lead trainings for project staff, local government and MoES authorities based on technical requirements of projects
• Conduct teacher trainings, coaching and mentorship and conduct follow up observations and spot checks
• Follow up on Procurement and Logistics processes with the Area Office on behalf of the Education team
• Contribute to recruitment processes of teachers and education staff as necessary
• Support teams in Education in Emergencies response preparedness as directed by the line manager
• Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager


Qualifications
• Generic professional competencies for this position:
• Experience from working in Education, Child Protection, and safeguarding project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Context related skills, knowledge and experience
• Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree in Education, Project Planning and Management, Adult and Community Education, Development Studies.
• Post graduate or Masters Qualification will be added Advantage
• At least five years of Experience in Education implementation in crisis context with at least 2 years in leading and managing teams as well as Operational Coordination
• Experience in coordination and liaising with Ministry of Education
• Written and spoken fluency in English.
• Experience supporting the start-up of a new project in a difficult area
• Knowledge of education context in Uganda
• Knowledge of the circumstances, needs and challenges IDP/returnee and refugee children face and the sensitivity of the context
• Understanding of INEE minimum standards
• Knowledge of Gender and Child Protection and psychosocial support
• Experience working with children and/or educators; DLG, MoE-level experience
• Experience managing, training and building the capacity of others

Application procedure

To apply follow this link https://ekum.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/4612/apply/email?location=Uganda&locationId=300000000311167&locationLevel=country

Date Posted: 2022-01-27

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