9 months ago

Coordinator – Education

Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Detail

  • Salary:₦300,000 - ₦400,000
  • Industry:NGO | Community Service
  • Job Type:Internship
  • Location:Borno
  • Deadline:September 26, 2018

Job Description

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs


  • NRC is looking for an Education Coordinator for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria The purpose of the Education Coordinator is to support programme activities in Maidugur and in the sub-field offices of Borno State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Livelihoods and Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs
  • The Education Coordinator reports to the Education Programme Development Manager

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Contribute to Education strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Education projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from Programme Development Manager in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Provide regular progress reports to Programme Development Manager
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Works to establish temporary learning spaces and rehabilitate learning spaces, ensuring child friendly environments
  • Works to identify, mobilise, and train teachers or paraprofessionals
  • Works to re-establish quality Alternative Learning Programme (ALP), Youth Education Programme and primary / formal education
  • Lead the Education emergency team in ensuring that all objectives are achieved in a timely manner and according to emergency response plan
  • In absence of the Programme Development Manager Liaise and maintain excellent working relationships with the Education Cluster members, representing NRC at meetings and Education forums, particularly in the Education Cluster

  • Minimum of University Degree in related field and must be currently engaged in the Education sector and be conversant with Nigerian Education curricular
  • Experience from working in an Education project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • 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
  • Knowledge of the Education context in N E Nigeria and the specific programme area
  • Knowledge of Hausa / Kanuri (local language) is an advantage
  • Experience with ongoing programme implementation

Application procedures and CV Registration
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV
  • There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location

Minimum Experience

  • 2-5

Minimum Qualification

  • M.Sc