Closing date: Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Job no: 514527
Position type: Temporary Appointment
Department/Office: Amman, Jordan
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.
Purpose for the job:
The United Nations Childrens Fund Jordan Country Office in Amman seeks a dedicated, experienced, highly motivated and proactive National Officer for its Donor Relations Team. Under the supervision of the Chief of Donor Relations, the Officer will contribute to including its Syria emergency response programme.
How can you make a difference?
Oversees the coordination of field visits and special events with donors; including supervision of the Donor Visits Coordinator.
Manages and develops the Gulf donors portfolio of the country office, ensuring regular review of developments from the donors side; maintains contact with the donor focal points in PPD; and maintains relations with the donor at a technical level in country.
Tags civil service donor relations human rights humanitarian law international civil service persons with disabilities private sector programme implementation public relations
Develops and manages partnerships with the private sector, in close collaboration with programme sections; maintains contact with the donor focal point in PFP; design and deliver short fundraising documents tailored to the needs of the private sector
Design and deliver briefing notes for Management when necessary. Provide inputs for background and briefing notes to the Partnerships section as well as other sections as necessary
Supports overall efforts on donor relations including meeting with donors, preparation of background information materials for meetings/visits of donors, and other special interest groups.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:
Education: University degree in business administration, public relations, journalism or a related science.
Experience: Two or more years of professional work experience in the field of development and/or emergency programming with demonstrated experience in reporting, fundraising, monitoring of programme implementation, and/or communication. Experience from the on-going Syria crisis or from another emergency context with UNICEF, another UN agency, or NGO is highly desirable.
Language requirement: Fluency in English and Arabic. Knowledge of another UN working language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate:
Our 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 qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Candidates will not be considered if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.
UNICEF is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.Â
The technical competencies required for this post are.
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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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Advertised: Jul 11 2018 Jordan Daylight Time
Application close: Jul 25 2018 Jordan Daylight Time