Education Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council Recruitment 2019

Website flyktninghjelp Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises in more than 30 countries, where we help save lives and rebuild futures.

Job Title: Education Officer

Job ID: EO68837

Job Type: Full Time

Location: – Monguno (Nigeria Nationals only) Nigeria, Norwegian Refugee Council

Application deadline: 23/10/2019

Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council

Town/city: Monguno, Borno State

Title: Education Officer – Monguno (Nigerian Nationals Only)

Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Employment type: Contract

Percentage of full-time: 100

Webcruiter ID: 4141377315

Positions: 1

Organization Description

  • NRC is looking for an Education Officer for our Area Office in Maiduguri, Borno State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Officer is to Implement the NRC Education program in line with NRC’s Education strategy.
  • 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); Food Security; and Information, Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

The Education Officer reports to the Education Coordinator.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements
  • Implement Education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • Take up the leadership in the start-up of Education project coordinate with relevant partners, and inform communities and community leaders about education activities on education-related issues
  • Ensure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Prepare periodic status reports and other documents as required by management
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Ensure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Identify and document key protection issues among beneficiaries (both Direct and indirect beneficiaries)
  • Together with the Protection and Advocacy team facilitate capacity building initiatives for Education staff on protection mainstreaming
  • Lead in organizing and facilitating training programs in psychosocial support, life skills, content, and pedagogy.
  • Lead the Education emergency team in developing training programs for teachers and Parent Teachers Association including follow-up and support.
  • Participate in cluster training by offering technical skills and knowledge when required in consultation with the project coordinator.
  • Develop and execute teacher support program at school level together with Ministry of Education officials
  • Supervision of Education assistants under your responsibility


  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar positions
  • Education degree or similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
  • Experience in Teachers’ training
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working with community at grass root level
  • Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
  • Documented results related to position
  • Knowledge of local languages is an advantage
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)


Personal qualities

  • Managing resources and achieving results
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Working with people
  • Coping with change
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Communicating with impact and respect:
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We can offer

Commencement: 1st November 2019

Duration: 1 Year

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 5 Step 1)

Duty stations: Monguno, Borno StatNorth-EastEast Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

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.

To apply for this job please visit

Related Jobs
  • Andela
    Full Time

    Job Title: Engineering Manager Job ID: EM78738 Job Type: Full Time Location: Cairo, Egypt, Kampala, Uganda, Kigali, Rwanda, Lagos, Nigeria, Nairobi, Kenya, New York City, USA About Andela Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to ad
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council
    Full Time

    Job Title: Advocacy Manager Job ID: AM6782782 Location: - Nigeria (Re-advertisement) Nigeria, Norwegian Refugee Council Application deadline: 15/10/2019 Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council Town/city: Abuja and Maiduguri Title: Advocacy Manager
  • Main one
    Full Time

    Credit Control Manager Department: Finance Location: Lagos Number to Hire: 1 Job Type: Permanent Minimum years of Experience: 5 Responsibilities The Credit Control Manager will manage the team responsible for following up with outsta