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Education Coordinator Bangladesh Cox's Bazar Ukhiya


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Our ideal candidate is a senior professional in Bangladesh with a background in education.  This person is motivated to educate and advocate for those in need and has experience working in a humanitarian context. He is passionate about using his skills to reach out to the community and have a positive impact. The purpose of the Education Coordinator position is to implement delegated Education project portfolio.

Key Task and Responsibilities

  • Representation in internal and external forums on behalf of the NRC Education Program
  • Promote rights of refugees and the host community in-line with SPHERE and INEE Minimum Standards
  • Design and conduct trainings, rollout implementation plan and prepare materials, in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Conduct capacity building initiatives, including EiE, PSS and DRM
  • Provide technical support and oversight to implementing partners on education and youth programming
  • Provide leadership and support on design and rollout of NRC’s youth and adolescent programming, including life skills and vocational training
  • Manage day-to-day operations and monitoring and evaluations processes of programming and ensure SOPs are in place
  • Support recruitment; supervise and manage Education field team, including provision of capacity building
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager

Key Education and Skills Requirements

  • Experience working on Education project implementation in a humanitarian/recovery context (managing multidimensional education and skills projects for 4 years)
  • Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree in Education is preferred; significant experience in the field of education, PSS or child protection considered
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Previous experience supervising large and diverse teams; remote management experience is  an asset
  • Knowledge of education context in Cox’s Bazar; understanding of the circumstances, needs and challenges host community and refugee children and youth face
  • Fluency in Bangla and English required; Rohingya or local language an asset
  • Understanding of SPHERE and INEE minimum standards
  • Experience with youth/adolescent TVET programming, particularly life skills and livelihoods/IGA
  • Experience working with children and/or educators; experience with government an asset
  • Experience building the capacity of a team and conducting large-scale trainings

Additional Information

We welcome applications from qualified and interested candidates, particularly local candidates, from the Cox’s Bazar area.  Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Contract period:  10 months (extendable)

Duty Station: Ukhiya,Cox’s Bazar

Salary and Benefits:  Competitive salary and allowances as per NRC’s salary scale, Life and medical insurance, maternity leaves and allowances, festival bonus, annual and others leave, etc.

This vacancy is now closed.
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