Apply: NRC Accelerated Education Specialist

Deadline: 29 April, 2020

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to fill the position of an Accelerated Education Specialist Coordinator. NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.


  • 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
  • Ensure that key learnings are extracted from project implementation and are incorporated in project and staff development processes
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of technical staff
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors
  • Promote the rights of refugees/IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Conduct a desk review/mapping and needs assessment related to current Ministry of Education policies and curriculums, with a particular focus on non-formal education provision in Kenya


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field of study
  • Relevant experience in education programming, specifically alternative education approaches for over-age children and youth and adult education specifically, including in emergency settings, especially protracted crisis (desirable)
  • Experience and technical expertise in non-formal/alternative basic education approaches for disadvantaged children and youth, particularly adult education
  • Experience of leadership and coordination working with multiple stakeholders at sub-national, national and international level
  • Experience in information management of multiple stakeholders in complex settings
  • Experience working with Ministries of Education at the national or sub-national levels, or other government counterparts
  • Six years of experience, minimum, within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Nationality of Kenya.

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