Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Education Project Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


We are looking for an Education Project Manager in Ukraine Odessa to implement delegated CC project portfolio.

What you will do:

Line management for project staff Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Contribute to the development of Country, Area and CC strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant CC projects Coordinate and manage Education project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects Provide regular progress reports to the Area Programme Manager and the CC Specialist Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Cs) and coordinate across CCs 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 IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

What you will bring:

Minimum 3 years of experience from a similar level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Technical CC Education expertise Fluency in English, both written and verbal Valid driver’s license Experience in shaping and scaling up Education In Emergencies response including assessments, developing response strategies. Experience with applying ICT tools in assessments, for Analysis, documentation and reporting Experience with developing proposals, budgets, work plans, and monitoring and evaluation. Experience with capacity building and team building of staff and Community Mobilization Experience with partnership-based approaches, Coordination and holistic programme designs Knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Standards such as INEE and Sphere Knowledge of the context in Ukraine and/or neighbouring countries is an asset Proficiency in Ukrainian language (desired)

We highly encourage you to learn more about the role: please review the detailed Job Description here.

What Makes This Position Attractive?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. The organisation protects displaced people and supports them as they build a new future. The organisation began relief efforts after World War II, and today, works in both new and protracted crises across more than 40 countries. Meaningful work that responds to the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns raised by beneficiary communities. NRC Ukraine meets immediate humanitarian needs, prevents further displacement, and contributes to durable solutions. 

What We Offer

Duty Stations: Odesa  Contract duration: Fixed Term, end of 2023 (renewable)  Travel : 30%  Salary/benefits: According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions. NRC is an equal opportunities employer. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability. We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative. 

Key Information - Please Take Note When Applying

Learn more about NRC here and NRC Ukraine To apply as an internal candidate, please click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site. Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your experience, employment history, and education in your application. Ensure to attach your latest CV. Submit your application and CV in English. When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport. Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position. 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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