Non-Formal Education Officer
Position Title : Non-Formal Education Officer
Location : Maiduguri, Nigeria
Supervisor : Non-Formal Education Specialist
Basic Function :
Under the supervision of Non-Formal Education Specialist and as member of a program team, the NFE Officer will provide programmatic support and specific expertise for program implementation.
On an as-needed basis, provide support in trainings, material development, and program monitoring.
Duties and responsibilities :
Facilitate the implementation of projects and / or country programs, and ensure on-going program management, monitoring, and reporting on country and regional programs.
In collaboration with Non-formal Education Specialist and other relevant partners to establish and / or revitalize non-formal learning centers (NFLCs) in selected communities.
Monitor the implementation and ensure timely completion of non-formal curriculum. Assist in the selection of Master Trainers.
Provide leadership and oversight of training of trainers and step-down trainings to facilitators. Respond to a variety of programmatic, financial, administrative and logistics needs, and requirements generated from senior management.
Assist with planning logistics for trainings; provide oversight and facilitation support during trainings Provide support for material development, including participating in materials development workshops, editing, formatting, liaising with graphic designers and consultants, and coordinating printing.
Write reports of activities, including materials development and training. Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities :
Process sub-agreements and task orders; monitoring program progress as well as financial expenditures and subproject deliverables.
Ensure accurate and timely reports and other relevant documents for field programs, e.g., quarterly implementing agency and country office program implementation and financial reports.
Contribute to the Division’s annual work planning and budgeting processes, including identification of potential projects for bilateral or third-
party funding. Use knowledge of Hausa or Kanuri to contribute to materials development. Use knowledge of training facilitation to provide training support.
Provide leadership and team building at the task level. With minimal supervision manages high volume work flow. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues in assigned areas.
Sound written and verbal communication as well as editing skills. Relevant computer software skills. E.g Microsoft Office (i.
e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand-held devices.
Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.
Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs
Qualifications and requirements :
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Communications, Education, Behavioral, Life / Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field, and 5-
7 years relevant experience. Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Communications, Education, Behavioral, Life / Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field, and 3-
5 years relevant experience 2-4 years’ experience with education programs. Prior team lead experience preferred. Prior work experience in a non-
governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization. International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.
Problem Solving & Impact : Works on problems of diverse scope that require review of various factors.Exercises good judgment with selecting methods and techniques to determine appropriate action.
Builds productive working relationships internally and externally.Decisions may cause delays and affect a work unit or area within a department.
Supervision Given / Received :
Receives little instructions on routine work. Receives methods and procedures on new projects or assignments.May provide guidance to other lower level personnel.
Typically reports to a Manager / Associate Director / Director.
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent
Project Management (PM) Certification preferred.
Typically requires a minimum of 5-8 years’ experience with program management, US Government rules and regulations.Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate.Prior team lead experience preferred.
Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private organization.International or Domestic (US) Program Development or Program management preferred.
Typical Physical Demands :
Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.
Technology to be Used :
Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.
Travel Requirements : 10%-25%
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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