Lebanon: Donor Relations and Projects Officer

Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 01 Jan 2017

  1. Maintain and develop effective relations with assigned locally-based donors to create a better understanding of UNRWA’s work and seek funding from governmental and non-governmental sources;

  2. Liaise with the relevant staff in UNRWA Lebanon to ensure quality control and timely submission of project proposals, narrative and financial reports;

  3. Develop funding proposals and draft reports for submission to UNRWA headquarters and donors;

  4. Draft donor correspondence relating to the submission of projects/reports, using savings and interest, reprogramming, no cost extensions, etc;

  5. Ensure the smooth management of projects under her/his portfolio (including financial monitoring);

  6. Liaise with headquarters to check donor requirements, exchange information on donors requests/projects status, request financial statements, submit projects and reports to capitals (when required), etc;

  7. Draft briefing note/documents for the Front Office and the Head of Donor Relations Unit upon request. Attend donor and NGO meetings and events when requested; carry out field visits to UNRWA projects when required;

  8. Coordinate with the Public Information Office/Area Officers/ NMU to organize donor field visits and ensure media coverage and recognition of contributions;

  9. Update donor files (soft and hard copies);

  10. Write detailed handover note one week before completion of duties summarizing the status of each project.

How to apply:

If you have the skills and experience required above, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to improving the lives of Palestine refugees, then register on http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing the UNRWA Personal History Form; it is the responsibility of the candidates (internal and external) to make sure that their Personal History Form is duly completed with the needed information before they apply as amendments to the Form will not be accepted after the deadline of the vacancy announcement. Only applications received through this website will be considered and the system will not allow applications after the deadline. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Candidates may also be invited to take a technical exam in order further evaluate their qualifications for the post. Due to a high volume of applications received, only short-listed applicants will be contacted –“سيتم الإتصال فقط بالأشخاص الذين تنطبق عليهم متطلبات الوظيفة”. The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts. For further information in how to apply for a post, please visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JreyKoXXKEA&feature=youtu.be

For any queries please send an email to: recruitmentquestions@unrwa.org. Please apply as requested above, do not send your CV To this email address, all cvs sent to this email address will be automatically ignored. يرجى تقديم الطلبات حسب التعليمات اعلاها وعدم ارسال السيرة الذاتية الى هذا البريد الالكتروني, سيتم تجاهل السير الذاتية التي ترسل الى هذا العنوان تلقائيا. or contact the recruitment unit on 009611830403.

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