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Education Officer Somalia Luuq (National Position)


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Luuq
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-18

Specific responsibilities 

  1. Participate in education cluster meetings/workshops/conferences and other stakeholders at the District/Region/State level.
  2. Planning, monitoring and implementation of all funds related to Basic Education, youth training and teachers training including technical support to project officers under his/her supervision. 
  3. With the help of the line manager coordinate assessments, progress tracking and sensitization/mobilization; and follow-ups at field level. 
  4. Develop and submit timely activity plans and weekly, monthly and annual reports.
  5. Assist the line manager in the development of education operational plans, proposals, budgets and narratives.
  6. Contribute to the development of operational activity plans, budget proposals and project narrative reports.
  7. Monitor, evaluate and ensure that the Education activities are in consistent with plans, budget lines and NRC’s policies and standards.
  8. Ensure timely procurement, development and distribution of educational training modules, materials and equipment. 
  9. Provide on job training for project assistants to improve their service delivery.
  10. Ensure effective distribution and monitoring of scholastic materials. 
  11. Develop, coordinate and lead education sector assessments in target areas. 
  12. Support the capacity building of the Ministry of Education, Community Education Committees (CECs), Head Teachers, Teachers, Parents, Community Leaders and other stakeholders.
  13. Prepare and submit field, biweekly, monthly project reports, quarterly and situational reports timely.
  14. Develop case studies and success stories of trainees/learners who excelled in their training/studies.
  15. Daily communication with Ministry of Education in Jubaland government, local authorities, and education partners.
  16. Weekly planning and reporting to line manager project coordinator.
  17. Supporting line manager/PC in regular reporting to donors (monthly, quarterly and annually)

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a university degree graduate in Education or related field minimum of 3 years' work experience and understanding in humanitarian INGO context

Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts and Knowledge of Banadir and Baidoa contexts is desirable. Experience in child-centred teaching methodologies.

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.  Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.

In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.

What We Offer:

Contract period: Until December 2024 with possible extension 

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Travel: Some

Duty station: Luuq

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Additional Information:

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.

Incomplete, email and paper applications will not be considered.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.