TECDEN Jobs Tanzania (1 POST), Executive Director. Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network (TECDEN) is a national umbrella network of Early Childhood Development (ECD) Civil Society Organizations which are working to promote Early Childhood Development in Tanzania by influencing change in policies, programmes and practices that impact on the holistic development of the child, inspired by a vision that the rights and needs of all infants and young children must be realized in order to survive, grow and develop to their full potential.
TECDEN is in a phase of institutional reform and national repositioning as lead platform for coordinating civil society engagement in ECD policy and programming in Tanzania. Funding has been secured for the next three years 2020-2022 to support this process. Building on the momentum of the National ECD Stakeholders Forum conducted in 2018 that led to the formation of the National ECD Task Force, and current roadmap process to develop a National Multisectoral ECD Programme, these are exciting times for TECDEN and the wider ECD ecosystem. Moreover, an organisational review has identified key areas of institutional consolidation for reinforcing TECDEN’s leadership role as national network for engagement in ECD policy and programming. To this end, the TECDEN Board of Directors is initiating an important recruitment process for the Network leadership position:
TECDEN Jobs Tanzania (1 POST), Executive Director
– EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for overall planning, organising, coordinating and overseeing operations of the National Secretariat including its programming, finances and staffing, in line with TECDEN’s constitution, policies and guidelines as established by the Board of Directors. S/he is expected to efficiently manage a strong network that brings together members, partners, and resources in support of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector in Tanzania by ensuring that programme activities run smoothly and accountably. As a team leader the Executive Director works independently performing a wide range of duties to support ECD programmes, collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders in driving strategic direction and programming to further ECD goals.
Detailed JOB DESCRIPTION and APPLICATION FORM for this position can be requested by email from: [email protected]
Only applications by TECDEN Application Form will be considered. Please email completed Application Form to: [email protected]. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Closing date for applications: 11 pm EAT, Wednesday 29 July 2020.