Norwegian Refugee Council Skills Instructor (Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy) Vacancy in Kakuma

Norwegian Refugee Council

Skills Instructor (Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy)

(Kenyan Nationals Only) – Kenya

Ref. No: 3310706962

Full or part time (%): 100% Full time

Job location: Kakuma

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.

NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 4000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents.

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011.

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007.

NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counseling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab, Mandera and Kakuma.

The Youth Education and livelihoods Project is a program of the Norwegian Refugee Council with support from UNHCR, and other agencies and institutions in education.

The main objective is to ensure that displaced youth are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance protection, improve their knowledge and become productive members of their communities.

Youth Education and livelihoods Project is a non-formal education progrmme for refugees and local host population in between 15 – 24 years old, which combines literacy and Numeracy skills, life skills and vocational skills training. The training period is for 1 year and is full time, five days a week

Skills instructor (Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy) will report to the Project Officer- Education.

Job Description


Education field: Education

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal qualities

  • Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Good knowledge of English

Language: English

We offer

Duty station: Kakuma

Contract period is up to December 2017 with possibility of extension.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.

Miscellaneous info

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Search criteria:

  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Education / Training
  • Role: Worker

How to Apply

Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no.

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 24/01/2017


Education and Training, NGO and UN
Updated: January 14, 2017 — 10:35 pm