Job Description


Our Ideal Candidate

The purpose of the officer position is to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the education project. Education officers will oversee all operations and supervise education assistants.

Key Task and Responsibilities:

Supervise Education Assistants, and incentive workers and provide support to them in line with program objectives Develop and maintain effective filing systems, both electronic and paper Update and maintain effective work plans, log frames, procurement, and distribution plans Provide support to NRC activities in line with NRC quality standards Building the capacity of facilitators and other field staff through training and contributing to the contextualization of training and learning material. Document technical issues and questions, and channel them to the Education Coordinator Ensure ongoing monitoring, tracking, and reporting of education projects Regular travel to the field to support education activities Support Coordinator with field-level training and liaise with partner NGOs; implement Community Engagement initiatives. Represent NRC at field-level Coordination meetings Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line manager       

Key Education and Skills Requirements:

University and/or advanced degree in education or a related field is preferred; Experience working in a humanitarian/recovery context in a similar role for minimum 3 years Understanding of the circumstances, needs, and challenges Host Community/refugee children and youth face Understanding of SPHERE and/or INEE minimum standards Knowledge of the basics of Child Protection and/or Psychosocial-support" id="link" class="link">Psychosocial Support Experience working with children and/or educators; government experience a plus Experience training or building the capacity of others Significant experience in the field of education, vocational education, youth programming; or skill development; life skills or child protection is considered as additional experience and training Knowledge of verbal and written English and Bangla; Rohingya or local language an asset Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook, and Excel

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.

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. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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