Job Information Education Officer NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 7 months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift 9 hours
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-12-03
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title Bachelor in humanities
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-02-21
Deadline Date 2021-02-27
[Nineveh,Iraq ]

Education Officer- Roving West Ninewa

Main Purpose:

The Education Officer is responsible for coordinating the successful implementation of the educational activities in the framework of the project “Provision of integrated services in support of vulnerable secondary displaced and returnees in Federal Iraq”. Providing strategic advice, ensuring effective implementation of the activities, monitoring, reporting and maintaining relations with stakeholders.

Reporting to:

Hierarchical: Project/ Program Manager

Technical: Education Manager

  • General monitoring of the implementation of the project, providing guidance to the team in the planning and schedule of the education activities;

  • Conduct field visits to supervise the activities according to planned schedule as well as ad hoc visits according to needs;

  • Monitor results’ achievements and targets reached against indicators;

  • 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 INTERSOS Meal department;

  • Provide monthly report to the Education Manager/ Education Project Manager providing updates on the activities of the overall project and highlighting challenges and solutions;

  • 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 topics affecting beneficiaries;

  • 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 Education Manager/ Education Project Manager and Education Coordinator in the design of educational training contents and supervise training correct implementation and results;

  • Coordinate timely implementation of all aspects of the project related to the education activities in collaboration with the Education Manager/ PM;

  • Supervise and manage the education team staff (education monitors) and volunteers (education outreach workers and education facilitators);

  • Assist in the management of the resources of the project;

  • Assist in programs related tasks such as raising PRs, developing lists of education material, forms and templates, translations of documents, activities and educational material;

  • Support the Education Manager/ Education Project Manager and Education Coordinator in strengthening the local network, authorities and other NGOs/Agencies.

  • 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’s Principals and teachers ensuring the link between non-formal and formal education;

  • Contribute to the identification of new opportunities for education projects and to improve the education strategy of INTERSOS in the Country;

  • Take part/ conduct assessments in the same and/or different areas from the project’s implementation site when required;

  • Participate in trainings and workshops on education related topics and other capacity building activities according to the project needs and requests from the Education Manager/ Education Project Manager and the Education Coordinator;

  • Represent INTERSOS in meeting and working group as required by the Education Manager/ Education Project Manager;

  • Ensure adherence to INTERSOS and donor's administrative rules and regulations;

  • Ensure adherence to INTERSOS administrative rules and regulations;

  • 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.


Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Previous experience in similar position with INGOs (2 years);
  • University degree in Humanities and/or similar;
  • Strong knowledge of the Education system in Iraq;
  • Strong understanding of the Iraq crisis impact on the population and especially on children;
  • Adherence to humanitarian principles and code of conduct, in line with INTERSOS' principles, values and regulations;
  • Fluency in Arabic and English;
  • Good IT knowledge and skills;
  • Ability and willingness to travel across the assigned project areas (Balad) at short notice and spend extended periods with communities;
  • Previous experience in supervising educational activities;
  • Knowledge of Child Safeguarding policy and PSEA;
  • Previous experience in developing educational material for training;
  • Previous experience in relating with DoE and MoE;
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure;
  • Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, listening and communication skills.


How To Apply
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Your resume must be uploaded in PDF format.

  • INTERSOS is reviewing application on a rolling basis, the vacancy might be filled before the closing date.

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