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Job Description

Type: Facilitation
Duration: estimated 3 working days
Duty station: Virtual
1. Context
Today Non-Governmental Organizations have realized that it is their basic responsibility to show
accountability towards their donors and the public. They have to constantly work with an
outcome focus and think long-term impact. As a consequence, NGOs are currently under pressure
to prove themselves by increasing their organizational effectiveness, and accountability to
showcase their impact on society. Good governance is the one method that helps NGOs to
strengthen their internal systems and processes in their organization. At the centre of good
governance are the organization`s board of directors and the senior management, whose
efficiency and relationship will determine the success of the organization in its mandate. Thus, to
this end, the Zimbabwe Network of Early Childhood Development Actors (ZINECDA), as the lead
organization is seeking the services of a consultant firm or individual that can facilitate a training
workshop on internal governance and financial management, leadership development/management,
and resource Mobilisation. ZINECDA in partnership with Lesotho National ECD Coalition of
Lesotho (NECDOL), the Malawi ECD Coalition, Eswatini Early Childhood Network (EECN), Zambia
National Education Coalition (ZANEC) and Rede para o Desenvolvimento da Primeira Infância
(RDPI) are implementing a transnational advocacy capacity building project which seeks to
Improve Early Childhood Education, legislations, policies, strategies and services in Southern
Africa. This project is implemented in Lesotho, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Mozambique, and
Zambia running from 2023 through to 2026.

Duties and Responsibilities

2. Objective and purpose of the consultancy
The objective of this consultancy is to develop stronger good governance, resource mobilisation
and leadership competencies for resilient ECD networks’ board trustees and senior management
for better EOL project and organisation implementation capacity through a facilitated workshop
over a 3-day hybrid (physical and virtual) training workshop.

Qualifications and Experience

2. Details of how the work should be delivered
The assignment consists of the following components:
1. Development of appropriate program content and training manual to be used for the
facilitated workshop.
2. Facilitate the 3-day practical and participative workshop.
3. Produce a workshop report that is brief, analytic, and futuristic oriented.
3. Key Deliverables
• Good governance and leadership training manual containing alignment of organizational
policies, processes, procedures, and systems.
• A facilitated workshop that fosters a sound working relationship between management
and the board of directors.
• Workshop report

How to Apply

4. Timeframe and Duration
The consultant should be available to start as soon as possible and be available for three days of
the training most likely from xx to xx 2024.
5.Payment schedule
The winning consultant will be paid 50% of the total agreed service amount after acceptance of
the content development and training manual while the balance will be paid upon the acceptance
of the workshop report.
6. Application submission processes
To apply for this position, please submit your resume, technical bid, detailed budget, programme
for the training, and writing samples highlighting your specific experience in training corporate
and NGO governance. The proposal must be less than 6 pages.
In addition, please provide your Curriculum Vitae.
All applications should be sent by 16 February 2024 to the following email address:
zinecdanetwork@gmail.com. Hard copies will not be accepted