Resources Mobilization Specialist, P3, Abuja, Nigeria # 100713 (Fixed Term)
Job Number: 527204 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Nigeria
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, a future
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and specific guidance and supervision of the Programme and Planning Manager, responsible for the contribution management unit within the office, including donor liaison, donor proposals, partnerships management, reporting, and compliance with global and CO directives on budgets and grants management.
How can you make a difference?
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES and DUTIES & TASKS:
Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for programmes and/or sector to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data on children issues are available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts for setting priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans.
Monitor and analyze humanitarian trends and new partnership opportunities in support of UNICEF humanitarian interventions. Together with the CO management, develop a fundraising & partnership strategy to inform potential funding opportunities, in close collaboration with the programme sections implement and manage fundraising activities.
Enhance relationship with donors through setting up regular meetings between UNICEF management, the technical sections and existing/potential donors, phone calls, updates, briefing sessions, briefing notes and donor visits.
Write up briefing notes, reports and information as needed by HQ/RO/CO; Coordinate donors proposal, follow-up, facilitate meetings with donors, keep record, track progress and update the tracking matrix
Liaise between technical sections, potential donors and inform of potential funding opportunities; Review, edit and finalize donor reports compilation, ensure quality and submission by the programme sections, quality and timeliness, in line with the standards and requirements of each and every specific donor
Conceptualize and consolidate and monitor all aspects of resource mobilization with programme sections and field offices.
Develop and maintain a system for tracking funds for internal and external reporting on funding status and pipeline.
Follow the developments globally in the field of fundraising securing access to cutting edge expertise within the area. Keep track of competitor performance in new media fundraising and analyze trends. Maintain a network of leading donors in the area.
Facilitate the negotiation, consolidation and review of donor proposals in compliance with UNICEF standards and donors ‘requirements. Work with the Emergency Coordinator, CO management and programme teams to identify and facilitate well considered and coordinated funding requests for emergency response.
Prepare comprehensive, analytical and substantive briefs, reports, statistics and other documentation for senior management meetings or trips involving humanitarian and development resource mobilization; and maintain a regular up-to-date resources mobilization related communication material for sharing with donors and other partners at short notice.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have
An Advanced University Degree in Marketing, Economics, Communication, Fundraising or Business Administration. Up to date knowledge of new media and fundraising. Other social science field is required.
A minimum of 5 years progressively responsible professional work experience in communication, reporting, programme monitoring and evaluation. International level, some of which preferably in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.
Fluency in English and a second UN language; Local working language of the duty station an asset
4. Competency Profile
1. Core Values
Diversity and inclusion
2. Core competencies
Working with people (II)
Drive for results (II)ii)
3. Functional Competencies
Leading and Supervising [II]
Deciding and Initiating Action [III]
Persuading and Influencing [III]
Applying Technical Expertise [III]
Planning and Organizing [II]
Adapting and Responding Change [III]
Coping with Pressure and Setbacks [III]
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Closing Date Fri Nov 01 2019 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)