International Rescue Committee - IRC

International Rescue Committee - IRC


Position: Education Officer
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Asosa
Posted date: 1 week ago
Application Deadline: Aug, 9/2020 (4 days left)


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. IRC works to address both the immediate, life-saving needs of conflict affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post conflict societies. IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve.  


Working under the supervision and mentorship of the Child and Youth Protection and Development (CYPD) Manager, the education officer will provide day-to-day project oversight in refugee camp. This position will ensure adequate participation, appropriate delivery, and sustained impact of all education interventions by supporting all aspects of technical design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project activities; development of implementation strategy/approaches and guidelines including providing feedback to clients to get program impact. He/she will lead internal capacity building activities, design activities such as internal technical trainings for ECCD facilitators and events and; implement, monitor and evaluate education project activities. The Education officer will lead with other significant actors (such as UN, government counterparts, and other national and international NGOs), and participate in local-level coordination forums, as needed.


  • Visit IRC field offices and emergency sites on a regular basis. Conduct risk assessments at the offices according to current and potential situations,
  • Ensures the quality day-to-day implementation of the education activities.
  • Keeps the record of number of clients in the target refugee camp.
  • Work closely and coordinate with IRC supply chain, finance and grant staff to ensure timely and compliant program activities and expenditures; including active participation in procurement, supply chain, grant and other meetings and ensuring timely and consistent spending tracking and budget management.
  • Works with the PTSAs to ensure that children are enrolled and maintained in the ECCD centers.
  • Conducts in-service teachers/facilitators trainings based on teachers training needs.
  • Ensures that the teaching and learning process is going on based on the curriculum.
  • Develops activity and spending plan once the budget is released.
  • Ensures effective budget management based on existing tools (PR tracking and BvA) to avoid under or over-spending. Tracks the PR on regular basis to ensure the quality budget management.
  • Communicates on regular basis to both the field office and/or Addis team on progresses and any challenges.
  • Represents the IRC in any coordination meetings at the local level.
  • Drafts monthly reports based on the IRC template and quarterly reports on the donor template.



  • MA/BA/BED in Education, Education Planning and Management or other fields related to the position.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience for MA and 3 years for BA/BED
  • NGO experience is a plus
  • Experience in managing emergency projects
  • Good technical and report writing skill
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate with MS Word, advanced Excel and Outlook

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