NRC Job in Afghanistan
Education Officer - EFPR
(Afghan National)
Kabul

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:
NRC programme aims to ensure that vulnerable people (returnees, refugees, as well as people internally displaced by conflicts or natural disasters) are able to meet their essential needs – in terms of quality, diversity and quantity – both in times of emergency and in situations of protracted displacement. Education programme seeks to enable vulnerable displaced people to access to quality education. The Education Officer (EPR) with direct supervision under Education Coordinator will be responsible for implementing, reporting and ensuring that the Education EPR activities are properly implemented in around the country. This will include participating in data collection field work; overseeing the beneficiary selection process in coordination with communities, SIP and rehabilitation activities, teacher training, local stakeholders and other NRC units; ensuring that projects are timely implemented (including keeping clear records of distributions); ensuring that monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plans are being implemented, and immediately flagging any challenges or delays to the direct supervisor.
Please note this position requires frequent travel to NRC’s education projects in different provinces across the country.

You can read more about this position here: Job Description and NRC Grade Structure

Application deadline: 08.10.2020
Employer:Norwegian Refugee Council
Town/city: Kabul
Title:Education Officer – EFPR (Afghan National) – Location: Kabul
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Webcruiter ID: 4295399554
Positions: 1
 
Duties and responsibilities
Generic Responsibilities:
Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
Support the education team with ongoing technical guidance to field staff implementing the project, in particular with regards to monitoring and reporting
Support evidence-based learning for programme development. Ensure that lessons learned are properly documented, effectively disseminated and where appropriate, incorporated into wider design and advocacy initiatives.
Conduct regular field visits to provide supportive supervision to all BLP Programmes.
Provide support with the proofreading and translation of the related materials.
Manage all logistical responsibilities of the field visits and trainings.
Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes
 
Specific responsibilities
Ensure the implementation of education activities:
Raising awareness among local authorities, communities, adolescents and other partners on various topics relating to education in emergency situations and on the importance of education in collaboration with the school authorities.
Identification and targeting of beneficiaries for re-enrolment into the project
Ensuring legal documentation of displaced children and dealing with PED and DEDs for getting documents for them
Training of teachers and PED, DED members, parent and school shura members
Ensuring planning and organization of the distribution of school materials and equipment, development of School Improvement Plans (SIP) and cash activities to schools in collaboration with the school authorities.
Support for the development of rehabilitation activities and the proper implementation throughout the intervention.
Promotion of other awareness sessions related to NRC’s education interventions (themes: Education for girls, child protection, gender in Education)
Mobilize local people and beneficiaries to become involved in the implementation of activities in order to ensure a good appropriation of the project by the communities;
Ensure regular monitoring of EFPR activities in schools in accordance with the School Improvement Plans (SIP) established by the directors and community members;
Also monitor staffing and recreational activities;
Ensure the proper use of the knowledge received by teachers and directors
Prepare a detailed mapping of child protection needs and actors present on the spot;
Ensure the organization of recreational activities that allow children who are victims of displacement
movements to find a place capable of responding to their potential trauma;
Promote psychosocial support and new awareness-raising subjects on the protection of children;
Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses
Qualifications

University degree in either Education/ Master Degree is an advantage  

Minimum of 3 years’ working experience with humanitarian programme in Education with at least 1
years’ experience engaging with IDPs or other vulnerable populations environment
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Knowledge of INEE Minimum standards is an asset
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
Experience of education grants management and staff capacity building
Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
Flexible and creative
Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market based
Understanding of child protection concerns within the context
Knowledge of relevant legal and policy frameworks, international and domestic
Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
Flexible and creative

Personal qualities
Result and process oriented
Handling insecure environments
Communicating with impact and respect
Managing resources to optimize results
Empowering and building trust
Initiate action and positive change
We can offer

Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale
Top up Credit card on monthly basis
Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labor law

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