Education Project Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council




Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Ensure that projects target people most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better 
  • ways to assist.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Contribute with Education CC specific technical competence to programme development, 
  • adjustment or review.
  • Conduct Education CC specific technical assessment and present recommendations
  • Provide Education CC specific technical input to coordination mechanisms (e.g. cluster 
  • coordination) and working groups as per the request of the Education PM
  • Ensure regular and consistent information flow within the team and with the line manager, 
  • including regular reporting and updates. 

Specific responsibilities:

  • The following is meant to capture the detailed level of responsibilities, with the caveat that change to the 
  • education intervention in the West Area Office might imply consequent changes to this list. 


  • Follow up implementing partners projects on their Youth Engagement activities through the 
  • needed support of Youth Council and Youth Centres under the supervision of the Education Project 


  • Monitor, evaluate, and review Youth Projects in coordination with NRC’s partner organisations and 
  • under the supervision of the Education Project Manager
  • Contribute to identification of community-based organizations / other local organizations for 
  • potential education partnerships.


  • Support the implementation of NRC school grants (cash and voucher) for school improvement 
  • activities under the technical management of the Education Project Manager and with the 
  • assistance of the relevant Education staff.
  • Plan and support the implementation of the BLP activities, including the BLP/Psychosocial Support 
  • (PSS) Teacher trainings and NRC newly hired staff;
  • Plan and provide regular technical support to the local relevant education authorities on BLP and 
  • PSS together with the support of the relevant staff.
  • To contribute on the compilation and dissemination of best practice, lessons learnt, 
  • recommendations, and case studies from project implementation, creating and tracking against a 
  • project improvement plan.
  • Communicate with the relevant stakeholders, authorities, school headteachers, teachers, in order 
  • to ensure positive and healthy relationships.


  • Support the education needs assessments in the Area (elaboration, planning, coordination with 
  • relevant actors, implementation, translation as appropriate, reporting);
  • Ensure the project supporting documents are collected and filed in accordance with NRC procedures. 
  • Collect and analyse qualitative and quantitative data. Present the data in a comprehensive manner.
  • Support in translating documents and meetings’ notes from English to the Ukrainian language as needed.
  • Contribute to the development of the education programme with technical and contextual inputs.
  • Contribute to the development of Education CC strategy, LogFrame, and Plan of Action with technical and contextual inputs.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Support on the development of procurement plan, financial plan, daily/weekly/monthly workplans, and administrative tasks as needed.


  • Line management of the education technical assistant/s or education officer to ensure the assigned 
  • tasks and responsibilities are delivered in timely manner and with the desirable quality.
  • Ensure the performance management of the education staff according to needs and professional growth. 
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

Critical interfaces

By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Area Programme Manager
  • Area Education Team
  • Education Specialist
  • Other CC Coordinators/managers
  • BLP Regional Capacity Building Manager (CEERO region) and Global Better Learning Programme Unit (GBU) 


Professional competencies 

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance. 

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise (Education in Emergencies, team and project management).
  • Documented technical competences related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector is an asset.






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