Consultancy Title: Resources Mobilization Consultant, Jordan 96 views


Job no: 528031

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Jordan

Division/Equivalent: Amman(MENA)

School/Unit: Jordan

Department/Office: Amman, Jordan

Categories: Consultancy

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,

BACKGROUND:

The Government of Jordan launched the National Social Protection Strategy 2019-2025 in May 2019. The strategy aims at supporting the country’s underprivileged population. The strategy is organized around three pillars – collectively directed at a decent life for all Jordanians – through provision of a comprehensive, transparent and equitable social protection system. The first pillar focuses on opportunities for families to be economically self-sufficient through the labor market. The second pillar focuses on empowerment of the population through education, health care and services that support those with special needs remain integrated into their families and communities. The third pillar focuses on targeted social assistance that allows the poor to maintain a basic level of consumption with dignity.

The implementation of the Social Protection Strategy will be supervised by a Steering Committee led by Minister of Social Development (MOSD) and consists of high-level representatives from relevant ministries and civil society organizations. The implementation will be supported with an Implementation Support Unit (ISU) that will be based at the MoSD and reports to the steering committee. The ISU will include technical teams which will oversee multiple thematic technical committees, support the resources mobilization and partnership, coordinate with the governmental entities, and undertake the monitoring and evaluation activities.

DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of USY Director, the Resource Mobilization Specialist will be responsible for identifying and nurturing strategic relationships with key development players in support of the NSPS strategy and its priorities. The Resource Mobilization Specialist supports the ISU developing strategic partnerships and leverage resources to achieve results of the NSPS strategy. In addition, the Resource Mobilization Specialist will develop relevant materials and tools needed to support the implementation of the NSPS strategy.

Scope of Task

  • Development / revision of a detailed Partnership and Resource Mobilization (PRM) Strategy with planning tools to implement the strategy.
  • External and internal analysis for assessing office opportunities for resource mobilization.
  • Negotiation, drafting and revision of agreements with donors. Monitoring of overall implementation of agreements.
  • Scanning of the opportunities in the country based on partner-specific intelligence and the competitive landscape; identification where the office competency strengths overlap with partner/client needs
  • Analysis of key development and thematic areas currently being discussed and implemented in the country and key donors willing to support policies
  • Assessment of the level of office engagement with each donor: type and level of contact and areas of interest; development of strategy to position the office to become a priority partner for the donor.
  • Identification of emerging sources of funding; assessment of their current usage and potential for the future.
  • Development of specific donor fund-raising strategies and approaches.
  • Provide quality assurance to office and donor progress reports
  • Implementation of office strategy for partnering with international development partners and UN Agencies.
  • Prepare comprehensive, analytical and substantive briefs, reports, statistics and other communications material in support of fundraising efforts.
  • Provide assistance to coordinate donor missions and meetings and prepare material/documents for donor meetings.

How can you make a difference?

Key deliverables and Payment schedule

  • Monthly payment based on attendance records and submission of monthly reports with progress against set deliverables and based on agreed rates.

Deliverable

Development of detailed partnership and resource mobilization (PRM) strategy

Analysis of office opportunities for resource mobilization

Monthly progress Report

Final PRM strategy

Development of specific donor fund-raising strategies and approaches

Development of analytical briefs, reports, and other communication material to support implementation of the strategy and fundraising efforts

Monthly progress report

Analysis of key development and thematic areas being discussed and in the country and key donors are willing to support

Development of analytical briefs, reports, and other communication material to support implementation of the strategy and fundraising efforts

Quarterly Progress Report

Report on emerging sources of funding, assessment of their current usage and potential for the future

Development of analytical briefs, reports, and other communication material to support implementation of the strategy and fundraising efforts

Monthly progress Report

Revised office PRM strategy

Complied records on partner engagement and briefing notes for office management.

Monthly Progress Report

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.
    • 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level involving multi-stakeholder projects and partnership development;
    • Extensive experience in research and policy-level analysis;
    • Ability to provide clear messages on complex information;
  • Ability to seek and synthesize information from a variety of sources and draw solid conclusion based on in depth analysis;
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to write high quality reports, conduct studies and to articulate ideas in a clear and concise style;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and adept at working with people of diverse cultural and social backgrounds;
  • Ability to coordinate well with personnel within and outside the government, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent English and Arabic verbal, writing, and editing skills.
  • National candidates only.

Qualified candidates are requested to submit:

  • Cover letter/application.
  • Financial quote (monthly rate)
  • CV.
  • Examples of previous, relevant work as applicable
  • Proposed methodology/approach to managing the project.

Late submissions, incomplete packets, or submissions with an incorrect email subject heading will not be considered.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are…

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Nov 20 2019 Jordan Standard Time

Application close: Dec 02 2019 Jordan Standard Time

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  • Closes Dec 02 2019

    Consultancy Title: Resources Mobilization Consultant, Jordan Country Office, 5 months in Jordan

    The United Nations Children’s Fund Jordan Country Office in Amman seeks a dedicated, experienced, highly motivated and proactive Consultant.

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