Resource Mobilization and Partnership Specialist

  • Level: P-3
  • Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
  • Closing date: 20 Aug 2020 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Amman, Jordan

The Position

The Resources Mobilization and Partnership Specialist post is located in UNFPA Jordan Country Office (CO) and reports to the Head of Office. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Head of office and in close collaboration with the Humanitarian Coordinator, Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst, Communication Associate, and Operations Manager. S/he will lead office reporting and resource mobilization efforts to ensure quality and timeliness of donor reports, funding proposals and other external communication materials for optimizing the office’s resource mobilization capacity and demonstrating “value for money” to donors through effective resource mobilization and communication of results.

How Can You Make a Difference?

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan 2018-2021, focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal death; to end the unmet need for family planning; end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results. We need staff who are transparent and exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Head of office of Jordan CO, the Resource Mobilization and Partnership Specialist supports the office Management and spearheads the overall effort to build partnerships, reporting functions, and mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base in the Jordan Country Office. S/he will develop the country office partnerships building and resource mobilization strategy, tools and procedures and coordinates their implementation; and lead reporting functions in the Country Office, including timely preparation and completion of donor reports, proposals, presentations, briefing papers and the CO’s annual report, sitreps, amongst others. The incumbent will manage donors reporting and other programmatic documents in collaboration with the Humanitarian Coordinator and programme team, Operations Manager, the Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst, and Communication Associate based on the workflow and tools. S/he will also lead capacity development of the team in result-based reporting, analytical writing and other skills required for quality proposals and donors reporting that is fundamental to the CO’s partnership management, advocacy and resource mobilization.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s degree in international development studies, social sciences and/or business administration, public administration or related field.

Specialized knowledge of international development policies, international affairs, populations and related activities is desirable.

Background in planning, reporting and resource mobilization preferable with knowledge of the UN System and in particular UNFPA policies and procedures preferable;

5 years progressively relevant experience;

Strong analytical ability and professional experience in representing an organization;

Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills are necessary in this position.

Advanced computer skills are necessary;

Fluency in English is required; knowledge of another of the UN language is highly desirable.


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