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Education Team Leader

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 26, 2022.

Education Team Leader Jobs in The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

# Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s
core values: Dedication, Innovation, Inclusivity and Accountability. These
attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Position open to Ugandan Nationals only

## Responsibilities


Generic responsibilities max 10

–>Management of project staff
–>Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of Education projects activities, budget and project documentation
–>Conduct day to day follow up of progress in project planning, implementation and monitoring.
–>Ensure compliance with NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
–>Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist them.
–>Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
–>Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents
–>Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
–>Liaison and collaborate with relevant local government authorities, NGO partners and other stakeholders
–>Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees/host communities in line with the advocacy strategy
–>Promote integrated programming among NRC core competencies

Specific responsibilities

1. Monitor, evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in the project and materials based on observations and discussions with the staff and the key stakeholders
2. Document technical issues and questions, and channel to the Education Manager
3. Support assessments for school selection and on-going out-of-school children data gathering
4. As requested, support in development of new proposals and budgets for education activities
5. Assess needs for capacity building among education staff and share with the line manager to jointly address
6. Support sector coordination efforts and represent NRC at inter-agency meetings when the line manager is not available
7. Ensure Child Protection and safeguarding referral pathways are put in place and utilized in areas of implementation; liaise with Child Protection and other Education actors
8. Travel to implementation areas regularly to manage local government education authority and Other NGO relations
9. Organize and lead trainings for project staff, local government and MoES authorities based on technical requirements of projects
10. Conduct teacher trainings, coaching and mentorship and conduct follow up observations and spot checks
11. Follow up on Procurement and Logistics processes with the Area Office on behalf of the Education team
12. Contribute to recruitment processes of teachers and education staff as necessary
13. Support teams in Education in Emergencies response preparedness as directed by the line manager
14. Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager

## Qualifications


Generic professional competencies for this position:

–>Experience from working in Education, Child Protection, and safeguarding project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
–>Previous experience of 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

Context related skills, knowledge and experience

–>Candidates with a university and/or advanced degree in Education, Project Planning and Management, Adult and Community Education, Development Studies.
–>Post graduate or Masters Qualification will be added Advantage
–>At least five years of Experience in Education implementation in crisis context with at least 2 years in leading and managing teams as well as Operational Coordination
–>Experience in coordination and liaising with Ministry of Education
–>Written and spoken fluency in English.
–>Experience supporting the start-up of a new project in a difficult area
–>Knowledge of education context in Uganda
–>Knowledge of the circumstances, needs and challenges IDP/returnee and refugee children face and the sensitivity of the context
–>Understanding of INEE minimum standards
–>Knowledge of Gender and Child Protection and psychosocial support
–>Experience working with children and/or educators; DLG, MoE-level experience
–>Experience managing, training and building the capacity of others

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**Closing Date** : 4th Feb. 2022

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