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Education Coordinator- Zaatari Camp "Nationals Only"

Jordan (Jordan)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Jordan (Jordan)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Managerial positions
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-15

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

Roles and Responsibilities
The Role of the Education Coordinator is to make sure that the Education programm in Camps is running smoothly in cooperation with other NRC Core Competences, with Education Working Group and other protection and health providers in camps and NRC Support functions (logistics, finance and security). The Education Coordinator oversees the whole Education Staff in camp (nearly 8 staff) and support them during daily activities providing guidance and capacity building. The Education Coordinator is also responsible of the Project Cycle Management implementation: planning, reporting, data tracking, budget follow up (as delegated by PM). The EPC is as well responsible that the Syrian Incentive Based Volunteers are supported by the team during daily activities and capacity building along with making sure that proper activities’ information and follow up are provided. The EPC also monitor that child protection mechanisms are in place and followed according to NRC Child Protection SoPs.

Generic responsibilities
 Line management of Core Competency project field staff.
 Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
 Contribute to Core Competency strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps.
 Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Core Competency projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from Project Manager in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality.
 Provide regular progress reports to Project Manager (Area Manager and Core Competency Specialist if no Project Manager).
 Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
 Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
 Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
 Promote the rights of internally displaced/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
 Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards &
principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

Specific responsibilities
- Follow up on the Education programme budgeting, budget follow up, planning, reporting
data tracking and implementation;
- Provide information and guidance for education programme development in line with
INEE (Inter Agency Network for Education in Emergency) and Ministry of Education
- Make sure that proper refugees participation during activities’ implementation is in place
by consulting with the refugees’ community (parents and children);
- Coordinate with Local authorities when required and in coordination with the Project
Manager: Department of Education, Formal Schools and SRAD.
- Make sure that proper staff (IBVs and NRC national staff) capacity building is in place;
- Ensure that proper protection mechanisms are in place in cooperation with the PM and
the NRC Protection department;
- Monitor on site security;
- Be focal point for external visits


-Bachelor degree or higher
-Years of Experience: 4
-Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery
- Previous experience from 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.

Personal qualities
-Handling insecure environments
- Planning and delivering results
- Analyzing
- Communicating with impact and respect
- Strategic thinking
- Managing performance and development
We can offer
Contract period: Salary/benefits: 2227 JOD (subject to social security and Income tax)
Duty station: Zaatari Camp
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.
Please enter your specific city of residency in Jordan in your application.
***Important Note***NRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing,training or any other fees).
Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment of fees are fraudulent.
Victims of such scams should report them to their local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

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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.

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