Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist (2 positions), Resource Mobilization Branch, Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, New York, P-4

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 7 August 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York
Job ID: 31760

The Position: 
 
The Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist post is located in the Resource Mobilization Branch, Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships (DCS) in New York.
 
Under the overall supervision of the Chief, Resource Mobilization Branch, the incumbent will work to broaden and increase UNFPA funding base, maintain and strengthen strong partnerships with government donors within her/his portfolio, provide guidance to regional and country offices with a view to meet donors requirements and
expectations. As part of the government donor team, the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist works within an integrated, coordinated, and systems strengthening approach which is fundamental to the Communication and Strategic Partnerships and UNFPA’s overall strategy.
 
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 strategic plan 2018-2021, focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal death; to end 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. 

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience 

Education:
 
Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Business Administration, Economics, or International Relations.
 
Knowledge and experience:
 
● 7 years of experience at national and international level, of which, 3-5 years must be related to Resource Mobilization and Public Relations, and in a managerial/ leadership position leading a team, as well as dealing with development assistance and donor relations;
● Previous experience in working with donors in the area of population and development is desirable; 
● Good track record in fund-raising and management of funding instruments;
● Familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies, knowledge of international development financing, and international politics;
● Excellent negotiation skills, advocacy and public speaking.
 
Language:
 
● Excellent English-language writing and communications skills; 
● Knowledge and fluency in one or more other UN official languages is an asset.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

United States of America
Population : 331 mil
Fertility rate
1.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
19
Contraceptives prevalence rate
64
Population aged 10-24
19.5%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 92%
Girls 93%