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Job Title
Education Officer

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Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor/ License Degree

General Duties and Tasks:
- Coordinate timely implementation of all aspects of the project related to the education activities in collaboration with the PM.
- Supervise and manage the education team staff and volunteers.
- Assist in the management of the resources of the project.
- Assist in program-related tasks such as raising PRs, developing lists of educational material, forms, and templates, and translations of documents, activities, and educational material.
- Ensuring quality implementation and achievements of results related to Education activities through observation, application of standard education tools, and FGDs with beneficiaries.
- Provide updates about needs and vulnerabilities affecting beneficiaries and communities in relation to education.
- Supervise the teachers’ and learners’ improvements and daily challenges to assess the impact and quality of the education services provided.
- Propose new/ tailor/ adapt activities according to identified needs and suggest solutions for problems encountered during the implementation;
- Support the Project Manager and Programme Coordinator in the design of educational training content and supervise training correct implementation and results;
- Participate in trainings and workshops on education-related topics and other capacity-building activities according to the project needs and requests from the Project Manager and the Programme Coordinator;
- Coordinate with INTERSOS Engineer for the timely completion of rehabilitation works in target schools.
- Support INTERSOS Engineer in the coordination with MoE for rehabilitating target schools.
- Contribute to the identification of new opportunities for education projects and to improve the education strategy of INTERSOS in the country.

Coordination and External Representation:
- Establish and maintain positive working relations with authorities and relevant stakeholders in the community to ensure cooperation and success of project implementation;
- Establish and maintain positive working relations with DoE and MoE ensuring constant information sharing, reporting, and coordination.
- Establish and maintain positive working relations with school supervisors, school Principals, and teachers ensuring the link between non-formal and formal education.
- Represent INTERSOS in meetings and working groups as required by the Project Manager.
- Support the Project Manager and Programme Coordinator in strengthening the local network, authorities, and other NGOs/Agencies.
- Ensure adherence to INTERSOS and donor's administrative rules and regulations.
- Ensure adherence to INTERSOS administrative rules and regulations.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting:
- General monitoring of the implementation of the project, providing guidance to the team in the planning and scheduling of the education activities.
- Conduct regular field visits to supervise the activities (distribution, training, NFE, etc.) according to the planned schedule as well as ad hoc visits according to needs.
- Ensure the activities are fully documented through attendance sheets of participants, pictures, videos, and activities ad hoc reports.
- Ensure systematic and timely data collection and guarantee the data entry on regular basis as per the standard monitoring formats and in coordination with the INTERSOS MEAL department;
- Provide monthly report to the Project Manager providing updates on the progress of education activities against indicators/targets and highlighting challenges and solutions;
- Take part in/conduct assessments in the same and/or different areas from the project’s implementation site when required.

- Perform any other task not here listed and necessary for the implementation of the project activities or the mission program as requested by the Project Manager.

- University degree in Humanities and/or similar.
- Previous experience in a similar position with INGOs (2 years).
- Fluency in Arabic and English.
- Strong knowledge of the Education system in Syria.
- Strong understanding of the Syria crisis’s impact on the population and especially on children.
- Good IT knowledge and skills.
- Excellent analytical skills and observation capacity.
- Strong report writing skills.
- Ability and willingness to travel across the assigned project areas at short notice and spend extended periods with communities.
- Previous experience in supervising educational activities.
- Excellent communication skills with different population groups (age, gender, social status, etc.).

Specific Vacancy Requirements
- Previous experience in developing educational material for training;
- Previous experience in coordinating with DoE and MoE.
- Ability to work independently and under pressure, while respecting deadlines.
- Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, listening, and communication skills.

Salary and Benefits
per INTERSOS salary scale

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

All INTERSOS employees are expected to perform their roles and responsibilities according to the INTERSOS charter of values, code of ethics, PSEA, and Child Protection policies.

About us
A humanitarian organization that works all over the world bringing assistance to people in danger victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts.

With its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively meet the needs of people in crisis, with a particular attention to the vulnerable groups, as women and children. It provides first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance and basic goods. It ensures that basic needs, as education, clean water and health, are met.

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Posted On
Nov 02, 2022

Expiry Date
Dec 02, 2022


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