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8+ Year
Master Degree

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  • Organization: IRC
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor, Education in Emergencies
  • Close on: 1 Jul 2023

About Organization

The IRC, or the International Rescue Committee, is a global humanitarian organization that was founded in 1933. The organization provides assistance to people affected by conflicts, natural disasters, and other crises around the world. The IRC operates in over 40 countries and focuses on providing emergency relief, rehabilitation, and post-conflict development services. The organization’s programs cover areas such as health, education, economic empowerment, and protection services for vulnerable populations, including refugees, displaced persons, and survivors of violence and persecution. The IRC is committed to promoting humanitarian values and advocating for policies and programs that uphold the rights and dignity of all people.

About NGO Jobs in Kenya-Senior Technical Advisor, Education in EmergenciesAbout

The STA for Education in Emergencies will support the IRC’s emergency education programming by providing strategic resource creation and thought leadership support. He or she will oversee initiatives that advance education’s strategic priorities, such as raising awareness of and interest in education in emergencies and promoting the IRC’s work in this area. In order to guarantee the delivery of quick, scaled-back, and high-quality education programs, s/he will also be required to manage emergency education specialists in major acute emergencies. Working closely with senior technical advisors in education, technical advisors, and other IRC sector focal points involved in emergency response, this role reports to the IRC’s Senior Director for Quality in Emergencies.

The position directly supervises ERT and EER Education Coordinators, as well as any consultants hired for education in emergency, work.

closely collaborates with: Internal departments responsible for country programs, the EHAU, technical advisors in education, business development, and external relations; External: Promote the IRC’s programs for education in times of emergency at important external gatherings with donors, other non-governmental organizations, interagency working groups, foundations, and other industry professionals.

NGO Jobs in Kenya-Senior Technical Advisor, Education in Emergencies Requirments


  • It is preferable to have a master’s degree or similar experience in a related subject, such as international/humanitarian programming/public health/social work. Education may be replaced in some cases with further experience.


  • 8–10 years of experience implementing educational programs in low-resource contexts, and at least 5 years of experience doing so in crisis situations (such as conflicts, disasters, and outbreaks).


  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in French, Arabic, and/or Spanish is desirable

How to Apply?

  1. Click on the job position you are interested in to view the job description and requirements. Make sure you meet the requirements before applying.
  2. Click on the “Apply” button to start the application process. You will be required to create an account on the NRC website or sign in if you already have an account.
  3. Fill in your personal details, work experience, education, and skills in the online application form. You may also be required to attach your CV and cover letter.
  4. Review your application to ensure all the information is accurate and complete.
  5. Click on the “Submit” button to send your application to NRC.
  6. If your application is shortlisted, you may be contacted for an interview or an assessment.

Note that the recruitment process may vary depending on the job position and location. It’s also important to read and understand the job advertisement before applying to ensure you meet the requirements and can fulfill the responsibilities of the role.


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