All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
1. Role Summary:
The purpose of the Education Specialist position is technical development of the Education Programme, strategic direction, and quality assurance. He/She is also responsible for implementing the strategy and performing quality control. The Education Specialist is responsible for mentoring, training, capacity building of staff on technical capacity.
- Develop the Education strategy and provide technical guidance.
- Ensure compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
- Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposals, budgets and donor reports.
- Identify trends in technical standards and donor priorities.
- Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within Education Programme, and ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation.
- Provide technical direction and project implementation support.
- Ensure that key learnings are extracted from Education implementation, and incorporate them in the programme and staff development processes.
- Provide systematic training and build the capacity of technical staff.
- Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors.
- Oversee and be responsible of mainstreaming protection guidelines in the NRC’s related activities as per NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and ensure that all breaches/concerns reported are properly resolved.
- Receive the referral information related to protection cases on a monthly basis from the related focal points and take proper actions to ensure that the referral system is functioning to the best interest of beneficiaries as per NRC’s referral’s SOPs.
- Provide support and guidance to the non-formal education (NFE) projects implemented in country.
- Develop a Youth programme adapted to the Lebanon context and in line with the regulations of the Ministry of Education.
- Assist and support needs assessments and plan response to new emergencies.
- Strategic project/programme planning, resource mobilisation (including contributing to grant writing) and revising the project/programme as necessary throughout the project and programme life cycles.
- Ensure harmonisation and consistency across education projects implemented in the field offices.
- Ensure technical quality and innovation of the Education programme, and in seeking synergies with other programmes.
- Provide technical direction and project implementation support to Area Managers, Project Managers and Project Coordinators in the field.
- Evaluate, review and ensure quality control of ongoing and completed Education projects.
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
- Programme development: Core Competencies section (HO Oslo)
- Proposal development: Area Managers, Project Managers
- Quality control/ support: Area Managers
- Capacity development: Project staff, Area Managers
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:
- Professional Competencies:
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
- Bachelor degree in any related field
- Minimum 4 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/recovery context
- Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken
· Donor knowledge and experience: for ECHO and (ideally) KFW, or other donors
· Knowledge of Lebanon context and response is a plus
· Knowledge or Arabic language is a plus
- Behavioural Competencies:
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:
- Handling insecure environments
- Strategic thinking
- Empowering and building trust
- Initiating action and change
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