Resources Mobilization Officer at Tanzania Education Network

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 following four positions:


Resources Mobilization Officer

The Resources Mobilization Officer will be reporting to the National Coordinator. S/he will lead 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.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Lead development of TEN/MET Fundraising Strategy, in collaboration with the Senior Management Team.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Routinely conduct research to identify new funding opportunities, including potential private donors, public companies and within the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.
  6. In close collaboration with the program team develop and improve the effectiveness of the organization-wide oversight, monitoring and coordination of fundraising and reporting.
  7. In close collaboration with the Program team take the lead in developing Memorandum of Understanding to enter into agreements with different kinds of organizations as they pertain to funding or partnership opportunities.
  8. Liaise with the Program team and other staff and help them to build their fundraising capacities and knowledge.
  9. Manage Business Development related documents, files, and keep the fundraising section of Network website up to date.
  10. Represent the Network at meetings with donors.
  11. Lead on contract management

Qualifications and Experience

  1. Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Economics, Business Administration, Operations management, Finance or other a relevant field.
  2. At least 5 years of relevant work experience in such a position
  3. Exceptional interpersonal, teamwork, and communication
  4. Fluent in English and extensive verbal and written communications experience.
  5. Highly proficient in the use of personal computers, specifically word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications, as well as use of e-mail and internet.
  6. Strong report writing and presentation skills, including in use of graphics, diagrams and data.
  7. Capacity to write and edit a wide range of materials including speeches, leaflets, briefing papers, web pages, press releases, newsletters and in-depth reports.
  8. Good understanding of production, graphic design and photography standards.
  9. Good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems
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Applications including curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, telephone number and email address should be submitted by email to the following address on or before 5th July 2019:

The National Coordinator Tanzania Education Network/Mtandao wa Elimu Tanzania (TEN/MET) Plot No. 301, House No. 1, Lwehabura Road, Mikocheni A P. O. BOX 13547 DAR ES SALAAM E-mail: and CC to

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