Tanzania Education Network /Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania (TEN/MET) is a national education network dealing with the education sector and works with its members as well as the Government of Tanzania to ensure access, equity and quality inclusive education for all.
TEN/MET aims at strengthening the capacity of the Secretariat in order to manage delivery effectively and efficiently its current mandate and seeks to invite applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the Resources Mobilization Officer,
JOB ROLE PROFILE
Resources Mobilization Officer, TEN/MET – full-time
Leading the development and implementation of the network resources mobilization strategy and plans; conduct research to identify new funding opportunities such as potential private donors, public companies and partner relationships and managing the relationship with donors.
Reports to:National Coordinator
Key working relationships:Program Manager, MEL Officer, Finance, Grants and Administration Manager.
Location:Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Duties and responsibilities
i. Lead development of TENMET Business Development Strategy, in collaboration with the Management Team.
ii. Responsible for planning, writing and editing funding proposals in compliance with Network fundraising guidelines and standards, in collaboration with other staff and ensuring that applications and concept notes meet donor guidelines.
iii. In collaboration with the National Coordinator, develop and deepen existing donor and partner relationships, ensuring that the Network maintains effective communications through ensuring donors and partners are updated on the activities and achievements.
iv. Advise the Network on changing donor priorities and ensure that new local funding opportunities are identified and shared with the Program Unit in a timely manner, along with recommendations on whether and how to proceed.
v. Routinely conduct research to identify new business development opportunities, including potential private donors, public companies and within the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.
vi. In close collaboration with the program team develop and improve the effectiveness of the organization-wide oversight, monitoring and coordination of fundraising and reporting.
vii. In close collaboration with the Program team take the lead in developing Memorandam of Understanding to enter into agreements with different kinds of organizations as they pertain to funding or partnership opportunities.
viii. Liaise with the Program team and other staff and help them to build their fundraising capacities and knowledge.
ix. Manage Business Development related documents, files, and keep the fundraising section of Network website up to date.
x. Represent the Network at meetings with donors and external visibility events.
Requirements for appointment
i. Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Communications, Public Health, Business or other a relevant field.
ii. At least 5 years of relevant work experience in such a position
iii. Exceptional interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.
iv. Fluent in English and extensive verbal and written communications experience.
v. Highly proficient in the use of personal computers, specifically word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications, as well as use of e-mail and internet.
vi. Strong report writing and presentation skills, including in use of graphics, diagrams and data.
vii. Capacity to write and edit a wide range of materials including speeches, leaflets, briefing papers, web pages, press releases, newsletters and in-depth reports.
viii. Good understanding of production, graphic design and photography standards.
ix. Good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems
MODE OF APPLICATION: Applications Letter, curriculum vitae including emails and Phone numbers only should be submitted by email to the following address on or before 18th July 2021:
The National Coordinator
Tanzania Education Network/Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania (TEN/MET)
Plot No. 301, House No. 1, Lwehabura Road,
P. O. BOX 13547
DAR ES SALAAM
E-mail: '[email protected]'and CC to '[email protected]'
More information about TEN/MET and the positions is found on www.tenmet.or.tz