Education Programme Development Manager at Norwegian Refugee Council July, 2020 1011 views

The purpose of the Education Programme Development Manager is to be responsible to design, develop and implement Education projects in Tanzania.

This position is open to both Citizens of Tanzania and International applicants.

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Duties and responsibilities
  • Develop Education strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs
  • Responsible of development and manage funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
  • Overall management of Education project staff
  • Coordinate and manage Education project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent
  • NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, CC tools, handbooks and guidelines

Specific responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead on the different Education consortium and partnerships with (Norcap, Babawatoto, Right to Play)
  • Develop and maintain strong coordination at national and area level with key education actors (Save the Children, IRC, Plan International Unicef, UNHCR) to develop joint programming
  • Lead on the Accelerated Education Program AEP Curriculum revision
  • Develop a Youth Strategy for NRC Tanzania

Review the job description for more details


  • Minimum 5 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian context
  • Experience from working in refugee context
  • Technical Education expertise – strategy, development, coordination
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of the context in Tanzania
  • Experience with curriculum revision
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments
We can offer

This position is open to both Citizens of Tanzanaia and International applicants.

Contract Duration:  12 months renewable subject to funding
Travel:                       50% within Kibondo, Tanzania

*Female applicants are encouraged to apply*

Application deadline: 12/07/2020


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