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VMAM Code BFAR000132-6614

External Relations & Partnerships Officer

International Specialist
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
01 July 2020
24 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of the WHO Country Office or the External Relations & Partnership lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Mapping top donors the programme areas to which they provide funding
  • Research on donors and maintain extensive data on governmental, foundations and corporate donors and potential donors up to date
  • Assist technical staff to format and submit proposals and reports that meet donor requirements
  • Arrange visits from and meetings with donors, including briefing notes.
  • Assist in response to calls for proposals by major donors
  • Assist in the preparation of external relation trainings
  • Assist in maintaining and develop partnerships with external stakeholders
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • First level university degree in public health, business administration, management, communications, international relations or a related field.

36 Months

At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in grant management, donor funding, proposal development, and resource mobilization


  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Experience in WHO or other UN organizations would be an asset.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

This assignment falls within the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Application deadline: 29 March 2020