NRC Education Programme is developing a community-based Youth project for migrants, refugees, and Libyan populations based in Ajdabiya. A Youth Project Officer is required to oversee the implementation of project activities of the programme that supports youth to transition from acquiring skills, to applying skills in professional or community contexts, to accessing employment or volunteering opportunities.

1. Role and responsibilities

The Youth Officer is responsible for project daily implementation, staff management, liaising with stakeholders and field-level reporting.

Generic responsibilities 

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines Strict adherence to the NRC Code of Conduct Implement the Youth project according to the plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Ensure proper filing of documents Promote and share ideas for technical improvement Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders Make decisions on the ground with limited or remote supervision.

Specific responsibilities

Implement project activities pathways focused on Technical Vocational Educational Training (TVET), work readiness, and life skills under direction of the Team Leader and Project Manager. Supervise project team (Youth Education Assistants and incentive volunteers and technical trainers), provide support in line with project objectives. In coordination with the line manager, develop weekly and monthly activity work plans for project activities, track progress, and supervision of implementation. Regularly plan and liaise with other NRC programmes and support unites to ensure complementary intervention; and identify opportunities for integration. Prepares field level reports on programme activities, ensures M&E correctly conducted and reported, and document technical issues and questions, and channel to the line manager. Monitor purchase requests as assigned by line manager and ensure proper follow  up with logistics and field teams Any other task relevant to the position as requested by line manager.

Critical interfaces

Education Project Manager, and Project Team Leader Other education staff supporting integrated approach Logistics staff supporting programmes Other Core competency staff operating at field level or at project sites

Scale and scope of position


Direct: 2 indirect: numerous Incentive workers/trainers


INGOs, local NGOs, governmental bodies, community members.


Responsible for tracking procurements against given budget.


Responsible for weekly and monthly reports and indicator tracking; assistance

with donor reports, annual reports and log frame updates required

Legal or


Responsible for reporting any Code of Conduct violation or Child Protection

concerns to PM immediately

2. Competencies

Professional competencies:

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

Experience working in a humanitarian/recovery context. Preferably in youth programmes and working with young people. Documented results related to previous responsibilities Written and spoken fluency in Arabic; proficiency in English. Solid computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook and Excel Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines Ability to work diligently both independently and in a team setting Previous experience supervising teams

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Understanding of the circumstances, needs and challenges Libyan and migrant youth face with a focus on Benghazi and Ajdabiya. Minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth and/or livelihood programmes focused on life and business skills, and technical vocational training.

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