Homebased Opportunity: Global Roving Emergency Education Specialist at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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An exciting opportunity to head up the Global Roving Emergency Education Specialist for a leading international NGO working as a Global roving person.

Closing date: 20 Mar 2024

What we are looking for

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking a highly qualified, resilient and dynamic Global Roving Emergency Education Specialist position is, the role will perform the functions but not limited, to:

Support country office start-up

Support first phase education response in existing country offices

Gap filling, AND

Providing in-country support with the design, reaching results and capacity development components of education programming

The postholder may also fill the role of Education Programme Development Manager at country office level.

The purpose of the Education Specialist position is technical development of Education, strategic direction and quality assurance, develop Education strategy and quality control at country level. This includes mentoring, training and capacity building of staff on Education technical capacity.

What you will do

  • Develop education strategy, technical guidance and Macro logframes that are aligned with NRC’s Global Education Strategy and regional strategies and priorities
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports
  • Identify trends, technical standards and donor priorities
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within education, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support

Please download the detailed job descriptionto learn more about the position.

What you will bring

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within education in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Education expertise
  • Experience in drafting and encouraging implementation of policy/strategic guidance, and developing practical tools and resources
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Language: Proficient in English and French. Spanish would be an asset.

What we offer

  • Duty station: Global Roving
  • Contract: 2 years
  • Travel: 75%
  • Salary/benefits: grade 9 on NRC’s Head Office salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. 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.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process

  • To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity MarketPlace
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • 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.
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email [email protected] with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

Learn more about NRC

How to apply

All interested applicants apply here

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