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Education Project Manager East Ukraine Dnipro


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Dnipro
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

The Norwegian Refugee Council has been present in Ukraine since 2014, helping more than 700,000 people with food, shelter, water, sanitation, and legal assistance.  

Today NRC is providing support to people affected by armed conflict and those fleeing in search of safety. NRC's focus is to provide immediate humanitarian relief, including cash, shelter assistance, information counselling and legal aid. Owing to a rapid change of the situation inside Ukraine in February 2022, during which the whole country became affected by rapidly escalating conflict, NRC is now scaling up its emergency programmes and establishing new logistic and supply chains stretching from outside of Ukraine and inside across the whole country, from west to the east. 

Ukraine is a complex emergency, requiring staff with experience of working in dynamic and insecure security contexts. You will bring to your work an independent and can-do attitude, as well as advanced communication and collaboration skills.   


The purpose of the CC Project Manager position is to implement delegated CC project portfolio.

A full Job Description can be accessed here

The following is a brief description of the role.

  1. Responsible for the scale up the Education response at Area level under the technical guidance of the Education Specialist. Identify new opportunities for programming, synergies with the other CCs and partnerships.
  2. Design and manage Education projects at Area level, including school grants/vouchers, BLP and Youth programming.
  3. Provide technical guidance to Education staff at Area level and support project’s implementation support. Analyse the needs of the education team in terms of capacity strengthening, build and implement a capacity strengthening plan
  4. Line Management of the Education coordinators
  5. Contribute to the analysis of trends technical standards and donor priorities. Develop and contribute to programme proposals and donor dialogues
  6. Initiate and conduct new assessments relevant for the Education at Area level, in coordination with other CC PM to ensure synergies and multi-sector responses

Required skills, knowledge, and experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • 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

What we offer

  • Duty Station – Dnipro, East Ukraine 
  • Unaccompanied contract  
  • Approximately 30% travel 
  • Contract length: 12 months
  • Salary: Grade 8 in NRC's salary scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. 

The position is open to both national and international candidates.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If interested, candidates are invited to apply to the positions based in Kiev and Dnipro


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.