Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 15 Aug 2016
Under the supervision of the Deputy Regional Director and in close collaboration with all eight Country Offices in South Asia and all programme sections in UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA), the consultant will be responsible to fulfil the following deliverables:
Coordinate with UNICEF Country Offices in South Asia, Programme Sections in Kathmandu, Public Partnership Division (PPD) and Public Fundraising Partnership (PFP), to identify and document potential areas of partnership engagement for sharing within UNICEF and prospective partners.
Work with Country Offices and ROSA Programme Sections to map engagement opportunities and key targets including
Review the pool of existing UNICEF ROSA partners
Conduct research on potential new partners and maintain a regional partner prospect list
Assess opportunities and offers of support received from PPD and PFP
Draft a strategy paper that incorporates all current and potential areas of partnership engagement, defines the support and oversight role of the Regional Office for each one of them, captures best practices and lessons learned, and proposes a way forward in expanding the number and scope of partnership opportunities in the region.
Consolidate and perform a quality review on all current CO-specific initiatives including, but not limited to, Resource Mobilization Strategies, Partnership Risk Mitigation Strategies, Integrated Corporate Engagement Strategies, or Implementing Partnerships Strategies.
Qualifications and Experience:
Advanced university degree in in one of the following fields: communications, social sciences communication, marketing, public relations, social policy, business administration and management
At least 5 – 10 years of progressively responsible work experience in partnership management, planning, strategy development, and/or in a corporate managerial role with engaging with partners
A track record of working on developing innovative solutions/partnerships and initiatives
Ability to work with a diverse set of partners to create problem specifications, system requirements, and then implement software and technology innovations
Prior experience in prospecting, fundraising and/or partnerships building required
Understanding of UNICEF partnership framework an asset
Familiarity with UNICEF Innovation’s work an asset
Prior experience in working on children’s issues an asset
Demonstrated research, planning, communication and writing skills
How to apply:
Qualified candidates who want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children are requested to send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae in English, a daily rate to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 August 2016. Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.
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