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Education Project Manager Sudan Gadaref

Gadaref | Port Sudan

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Gadaref | Port Sudan
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Females are highly encouraged to apply. 

What you will do:

  1. Role and responsibilities: The purpose of the Education Project Manager position is to implement delegated Education project portfolio in white Nile.

Key objectives for this role include:

  1. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.
  2. Provide regular progress reports to the Area Program Manager and  Education Specialist.
  3. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  4. Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Cs) and coordinate across CCs.
  5. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  6. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing, training and building the capacity of education teams in XX area office.
  • Develop, coordinate and manage education projects in White Nile  in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements. 
  • Ensure high technical quality and transparent processes.
  • Overall budget management and holds the responsibility for all the Education projects implemented in the Area and ensure appropriate burn-rates are maintained and that solutions to over/under expenditure are applied.
  • Responsible for technical quality of education CC, Project Cycle Management (PCM), monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • Ensure high quality and timely manner of activities delivered by the pranters through close monitoring and coaching; 

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position. As the above responsibilities are just a snapshot from the Job description. 

What you will bring

Generic professional competencies: 

•             Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation specially in Education programming and/or EiE.

•             Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.

•             Technical expertise in Education including: Formal, Non-Formal, EiE, and Youth education. 

•             Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

•             Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.

•             Fluency in English, both written and verbal.


Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience: 

•             Knowledge of the context in Sudan.

•             Knowledge of the local language/Arabic – desired.

•             Experience with emergency setting and scale-up of programme.

What we offer
  • Duty station: Gedaref with frequent travel to Khosti and Port Sudan
  • Travel %: 60%
  • Salary/benefits: grade 8 on NRC’s salary scale. 
  • Duration of Contract: One year with possibility of extension
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process
  • Internal candidates only: To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity MarketPlace.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.
  • This position is open to all nationalities. Internal Candidates shall be assessed first. 
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email ESA Recruitment  esa.recruitment@nrc.nowith the job title as the subject line.
Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

The drought situation in Somalia has deteriorated rapidly and intensified much earlier than seen over the last decade. Life-saving assistance is urgently needed to halt further internal displacement.

Our emergency teams are on the ground responding to the ever-increasing needs. We target those who have been forced to flee with our activities, from building shelters to tackling agricultural challenges, and enabling them to acquire new skills that can increase their resilience to shocks in the future.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

  • Do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts.
  • Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.
  • Be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity.

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