All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.Central African Republic is experiencing a humanitarian crisis, with more than 600,000 internally displaced. NRC started the current country programme in CAR in February 2014 and is currently operating in three field offices: Berberati in the South West, Kaga Bandoro in the Centre North, and Alindao in the Southeast, as well as the capital office in Bangui. The security situation is highly volatile and exceedingly difficult to predict. An electoral crisis is ongoing since mid-December 2020 with new non state armed groups coalition fighting against the Government and aiming to take over the control of the country.The programme portfolio includes all five core competencies of NRC; ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), Livelihood and Food Security, WASH, Shelter and Education, as well as Humanitarian Mediation and Community Based Protection programmes.The Education Project Manager reports to the Area Manager (line manager) with technical support from the Education Programme Development Manager, and will be based in Alindao (Basse Kotto prefecture)Roles and ResponsibilitiesLine management for project staffAdherence to NRC policies, guidance and proceduresContribute to the development of Country, Area and Education strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Education projectsCoordinate and manage Education project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirementsImplement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projectsProvide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Education PDMEnsure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assistDevelop and manage project budget (in cooperation with CCS) and coordinate across CCsEnsure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skillsResponsible for pedagogical planning, development, implementation and follow-up of the education project as agreed in the overall planDesign and implement education assessmentsAssess needs for capacity building among education staff, partners, teaching staff (beneficiaries) and discuss actions with AM and Education PDMDesign training programs based on needs assessmentsParticipate in defining a monitoring and evaluation strategyIn coordination with the M&E, monitor and follow-up on quality of services provided by NRC in the field. Make recommendations for improvementQualificationsMinimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery contextExperience from working in complex and volatile contextsTechnical education expertise, including Education in EmergenciesDocumented results related to the position’s responsibilitiesKnowledge about own leadership skills/profileFluency in French and EnglishExperience from working in AfricaExperience in alternative and youth education programs is an advantageExperience in team managementExperience in developing proposals and budgetsPersonal QualitiesManaging resources to optimize resultsHandling insecure environmentsEmpowering and building trustManaging performance and developmentMaking decisions by analyzing relevant information, developing appropriate solutions, providing reasons for decisions and taking actionTo learn more about this role, please click onWe Offer12 Months of full-time contractA Competitive salary and benefits according to International staff terms and conditions, including contributions to a pension fundGrade: 8 in NRC’s grade structureDuty station: Alindao, Central African Republic with 10% travel to the fieldStart date: 1 April 2021An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start!