Individual Contractor: Fundraising Programme Coordination, LACRO, Panama
Years of experience:
UN Children’s Fund
10 Dec 2019
For every child, a champion
How can you make a difference?
Income and non-financial contribution from private sector (Individuals, Corporates and philanthropic partners) has consistently grown in Latin America and the Caribbean during past years, becoming the most important source of funding for the programs in the region and helping achieve programmatic goals with the private sector as a development partner.
UNICEF identified the need for strengthening its management of private sector partnerships using UNISON (Partnership Management System). PFP will participate in a global project to inform and support this change, to connect and collaborate as one UNICEF towards accelerating achievement of our private sector partnerships goals.
Purpose of the Job:
1.Lead from PFP LACRO, the full implementation of UNISON system in LAC. This includes:
2.Ensure alignment of other projects related to partnerships in the region such as due diligence process and risk management, business for results and strategic outreach to governmental and intergovernmental partners.
3.Support other projects related to UNISON and to the broader partnership work in the region as needed.
Expected results and deliverables:
Implement an 8 months workplan in the region to ensure that the System is used in its full potential to achieve the above-mentioned objectives (presented in the PURPOSE section). The plan needs to consider a System Analysis phase and an Implementation phase.
The individual contractor will work with the following stakeholders:
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Key qualification, technical background and experience required:
An advanced university degree in Social Sciences, Sociology,, Marketing or equivalent professional work experience. A first degree with commensurate work experience would also qualify an applicant for the post.
A minimum of five years working in the field of partnerships management including experience with private sector.Experience working in a UNICEF office and familiarity with the work of UNICEF National Committees would be an asset.
Oral & written fluency in English and Spanish required. Working knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset.
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 contractor will work with guidance of the Regional Chief Partnerships, and in close collaboration relevant specialists (Corporates, Due diligence, Philanthropy, CRB), within the UNICEF PFP Unit of LAC Regional Office.
Individual Contractor’s workplace:
The hired individual contractor will work primary from home office but will need to be present every week to meet with PFP regional team in the Panama office.
Estimated start date of this individual contract is: 8 months.
Estimated start date of this consultancy: 1 February 2020Estimated end date: 31 October 2020
Travel (if applicable)
Travel will be covered by UNICEF as per policy.
Fees and how to apply:
Candidates are requested to submit a financial proposal based on the deliverables mentioned above. Application must include CV.
Only application with a financial proposal on expected fees will be considered.
Candidates are requested to submit:
******Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.UNICEF reserves the right to make additional assessment of the pre-selected candidates, if neededUNICEF 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.