Project Manager - Education INGO Job Careers - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About NRC:
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, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Job Summary: The Project Manager - Education will be responsible for the development and monitoring of the Education Core Competency projects within the NRC West Nile programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop strategies for the Education projects on national level
  • Regularly monitor the Education projects and ensure high technical quality and synergies
  • Prepare/verify proposals related to this sector
  • In charge of the evaluation, review and quality control of ongoing and completed Education programmes
  • Identify trends in conditions/standards and donor priorities and assess better ways to assist
  • Training and development of staff
  • Ensure adherence to the Education tools and handbooks and other NRC policies
  • Build and maintain partnerships in the humanitarian community and coordinate with authorities at provincial and ministry level

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Manager - Education should hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  • At least four years’ experience from working as a senior Project Manager/Programme Manager in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.

Deadline: 3rd October 2016

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