Education Project Manager - Kauda

Education Project Manager - Kauda

Education Project Manager Sudan - Kauda
Education Project Manager Sudan - Kauda


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Posting Date

05/19/2024, 05:25 PM

Apply Before

06/02/2024, 03:59 AM

Degree Level

Bachelor's Degree

Job Schedule

Full time




Females are highly encouraged to apply.

What you will do:

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the Education Project Manager position is to drive the implementation of Education programming in the Nuba Mountains, ensuring implementation on-time, on-budget, in line with the proposal, and with excellent quality.

Key objectives for this role include:

Line management for project staff.

Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.

Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Education strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Education projects.

Coordinate and manage Education project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.

Specific Responsibilities:

Program Design and Planning:

In consultation with partners, staff, area office management, Education Specialist, maintain a watching brief on access to and quality of education in the area of operations.

Partnership Management:

Build and maintain strong relationships with partners, ensuring effective communication, collaboration, and coordination throughout program implementation.

Program Implementation:

Oversee the implementation of education programming, including interventions in primary, non-formal, and youth programming, ensuring adherence to program design, standards, and protocols.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning:

Support and collaborate with NRC’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team in conducting baseline, learning, and impact assessments, and relevant analytical activities.

Team leadership:

Line management of staff in line with NRC procedures, ensuring NRC is a great employer to work for.

Capacity building, coaching and mentoring of colleagues to ensure performance and growth.

Create and maintain a positive environment in which to work.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position. As the above responsibilities are just a snapshot from the Job description.

What you will bring

Generic professional competencies:

Bachelors or master’s in education, management, or relevant field; minimum three years of experience managing education programming for an NGO in a humanitarian context.

Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in remote areas.

Technical education expertise.

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

Ability to synthesize and communicate complex ideas in a simple manner.

Excellent cross cultural communication skills.

Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.

Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Experience with start-up operations and IDP contexts.

Knowledge of the context in Sudan a major advantage

Knowledge of the local languages (Arabic, Nuba) a major advantage

What we offer

Duty station: Kauda, Nuba Mountains, Sudan

Salary/benefits: grade 8 on NRC’s salary scale.

Duration of Contract: 1 year, fixed term contract.

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.

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Important information about the application process

Internal candidates only: 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.

This position is open to all nationalities.

If you have any questions about this role, please email ESA Recruitment [email protected] 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.

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The drought situation in Somalia has deteriorated rapidly and intensified much earlier than seen over the last decade. Life-saving assistance is urgently needed to halt further internal displacement.

Our emergency teams are on the ground responding to the ever-increasing needs. We target those who have been forced to flee with our activities, from building shelters to tackling agricultural challenges, and enabling them to acquire new skills that can increase their resilience to shocks in the future.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

Do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts.

Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.

Be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity.

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

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