Regional Resource Mobilization and Partnership Adviser, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Johannesburg, South Africa, P-5

Level: P-5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 24 October 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Johannesburg
Job ID: 12406

Position Summary:

Under the overall guidance/supervision of the Regional Director and a dotted reporting line to the Chief, Resource Mobilization Branch (RMB), the individual - located in a regional office - will focus on the development and implementation of a Regional  Resource Mobilization Strategy and on building and coordinating Regional Office resource mobilization, partnership and private sector outreach capacity. He/she will also provide capacity building to Country Offices (COs).

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Advanced  university degree in international relations, international development, public administration, communication, management or other related field;
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience in Resource Mobilization or partnerships building, including at least 5 at the international level
  • Established track record in fund raising and public-private sector partnerships;
  • Relevant work experience with UN, bi-lateral, international donors/agencies and/or non-governmental organizations;
  • Familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies, knowledge of international development policies and institutions, international politics an advantage
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written, is a requirement.
  • Working knowledge of French would be an asset.

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South Africa
Population : 55 mil
Fertility rate
2.3
Maternal Mortality Ratio
138
Contraceptives prevalence rate
66
Population aged 10-24
28%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 59%
Girls 69%