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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Resource Mobilization Officer 01 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Afghanistan
UNICEF
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Resource Mobilization Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support to Donor recognition and engagement: ensure donor requirements are met, and UNICEF’s profile and reputation is enhanced, by supporting the development and implementation of each programme section’s donor recognition and visibility plans and briefs, the development of the regular donor newsletter, and donor engagement briefs
  • Support to donor submissions: Support the timeliness and quality of all donor submissions, such as donor reports, amendments, and proposals, by consolidation and editing of programmatic, financial and narrative information, ensuring high-quality layout and branding, compliance with donor requirements and results-based management tools
  • Fundraising systems administration and maintenance: Administer, monitor and strive to improve resource mobilization and grant management systems, processes, and information in line with agreed standards; this might include donor profile and contact information, donor submissions, and fundraising guidelines

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
  • Regular partnerships newsletter produced and delivered;
  • Donor recognition plans reviewed and supported;
  • Donor engagement briefs or consultations supported and developed
  • Donor submissions consolidated and reviewed
  • Pipeline and grant management/information systems updated and administered
  • The development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);
  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment
  • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant field.

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: fundraising, public affairs, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area.
  • Experience working with multi-lateral or bilateral donors; grant management skills; drafting, editing and proof-reading skills; production of newsletters and communications products desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: fundraising, public affairs, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area”

No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 1-10-2020

External Relations Assistant 05 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Lebanon
WFP
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
05 October 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of External Partnership Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV External Relations Assistant will:

  • Support in implementing the work plan for an assigned area to enable WFP to identify, develop and strengthen quality partnerships in support of WFP strategic objectives;
  • Under the supervision of the External Partnerships Officer, proactively contribute to a partnerships portfolio, including partner profiling and outreach activities, with the aim to maximize resources and leverage policy and technical support for WFP’s work;
  • Compile partner’s required visibility and ensure partner conditions are met;
  • Support the preparation of funding outlooks for programmatic activities, in close coordination with Budgeting and Programming unit, and flag any imminent pipeline breaks and grant expirations;
  • Gather up-to-date partner information including funding opportunities and ensure Salesforce is continuously updated;
  • Draft meeting minutes and ensure they are shared with relevant units and uploaded on Salesforce;
  • Support in the preparation and organising of partners’ field missions, in close coordination with relevant field offices, security, admin and drivers;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, International Relations, Law, Marketing, Communications, Business or other relevant field;

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in donor relations, communication, reporting, proposal drafting, or other relevant programmes. Experience with budgeting and programming, and resource management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent English oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent follow-up and deadline management;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 05-October-2020.