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Job Opportunity at Norwegian Refugee Council, Education Technical Assistant


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Education Technical Assistant  

Job Description

The purpose of the technical assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the Education project.

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Contribute to technical implementation of the Youth Education Program through daily supervision, coordination with partners and provide support to Vocation Centre and incentive staff in line with NRC quality standards
  • Responsible to secure documentation by ensuring that all distribution lists are scanned and archived in one drive
  • Assist NRC Education team in daily field activity planning and implementation
  • Take part in general assessments and carry out data collection to inform project design
  • Assist in mobilizing the community for proper participation and contribution to activities initiated by NRC in the camps
  • Responsible for provision and supervision distributed education materials
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by the supervisorSupport the Education officer in formulation of project work plans and provide quality and timely reports to the officer on projects progress.
  • Strengthen coordination with government technical departments, camp management authorities and partners
  • Support the preparation PRs and follows up for timely procurement of materials, tools and services.

Professional competencies:

  •  Experience from working as Education and/or Livelihood Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian or development context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, oral and written
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
  • At all times in and outside work adhere to NRC Code of Conduct
  • Degree/Higher Diploma in Engineering Science from a recognized technical college/university
  • Proven practical experience in working youth/ young people including TVET colleges and humanitarian assistance
  • Innovative in technical related skills
  • Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural/ political environment and managing conflicting.
  • Understanding of humanitarian standards and principles
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into vocational skills training programming.
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Duty station: Mtendeli, Tanzania       

Duration and type of contract: 12months with possibility of extension.

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 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 countr

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. 

About the Team

NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

The deadline for submitting the application is 06 February, 2021


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