Education Technical Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council , Kibondo, Tanzania

Skill Required:, Education ManagementProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
6th February, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

The purpose of the technical assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the Education project.

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Contribute to technical implementation of the Youth Education Program through daily supervision, coordination with partners and provide support to Vocation Centre and incentive staff in line with NRC quality standards
  • Responsible to secure documentation by ensuring that all distribution lists are scanned and archived in one drive
  • Assist NRC Education team in daily field activity planning and implementation
  • Take part in general assessments and carry out data collection to inform project design
  • Assist in mobilizing the community for proper participation and contribution to activities initiated by NRC in the camps
  • Responsible for provision and supervision distributed education materials
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by the supervisor
  • Support the Education officer in formulation of project work plans and provide quality and timely reports to the officer on projects progress.
  • Strengthen coordination with government technical departments, camp management authorities and partners
  • Support the preparation PRs and follows up for timely procurement of materials, tools and services.

professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as Education and/or Livelihood Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian or development context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, oral and written
  • Participate in appropriate professional development of project portfolio
  • At all times in and outside work adhere to NRC Code of Conduct
  • Degree/Higher Diploma in Engineering Science from a recognized technical college/university
  • Proven practical experience in working youth/ young people including TVET colleges and humanitarian assistance
  • Innovative in technical related skills
  • Ability to initiate, develop, plan and implement an integrated programme.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information.
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural/ political environment and managing conflicting.
  • Understanding of humanitarian standards and principles
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups, PSN etc)
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into vocational skills training programming.


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