Jun 182017

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 29 Jun 2017

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Purpose of the Position

This post is responsible for maximizing private sector income from a designated group of National Committees. The post holder will work with specified National Committees in developing the right fundraising strategies and portfolio for their market conditions. They will be responsible for ensuring that global best practice is effectively implemented in the specified National Committees. As part of the Market Development team, within the Private Sector Fundraising (PSFR) section, they will contribute to maximizing PSFR from the family of UNICEF National Committees. **

Acts as focal point for the strategic development of PSFR for a designated group of National Committees. Advises on the optimal fundraising portfolio of these countries and the strategies required to maximize opportunities. Works with PSFR specialists to ensure that appropriate support is provided to specified National Committees.

In conjunction with the National Committee Relations team, ensures that fundraising plans in the Joint Strategic Plans (JSPs) are aligned with global priorities and maximize opportunities for income growth. This includes advising on the allocation of UNICEF investment funds to National Committees and the preparation of investment proposals.

Monitors and evaluates the PSFR performance of specified National Committees identifying strengths and areas for improvement. This includes detailed analysis of annual PSFR results by channel, income type and comparison to long term targets.

Supports knowledge management through the stimulation and dynamic exchange of knowledge across fundraising markets and drives the application of global best practice by specified National Committees. Stays in touch with latest thinking and trends in PSFR and contributes to UNICEF’s global fundraising expertise.

In relation to PSFR, ensures a risk management approach is taken by specified National Committees, in particular compliance with corporate due diligence processes.

Ensures adequate emergency fundraising preparedness plans are in place in specified National Committees and that committees support the maximization of ORE fundraising

Key Expected Results **

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

Qualifications of Successful Candidate **

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values

  1. Commitment
  2. Diversity and Inclusion
  3. Integrity

Core competencies

  1. Drive for Results (III)
  2. Communication (III)
  3. Working with people (II)

Functional Competencies

  1. Formulating Strategies & Concept (II)
  2. Analysing (II)
  3. Relating and Networking (II)
  4. Persuading & Influencing (III)
  5. Entrepreneurial Thinking (II)

Technical Knowledge

  1. EDUCATION (Indicate the level of formal education and/or training and field of specialization required.)

    Advanced university degree in marketing, economics, social sciences, fundraising, international relations, communication, business administration or equivalent. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

  2. WORK EXPERIENCE (Indicate the length and type of practical experience required at the national and international levels.)

    Minimum 8 years relevant work experience in fundraising, marketing, brand management, management consulting and/or strategy, out of which minimum 4 years with fundraising and management responsibility in a leading non-profit organization.

    Preference will be given to candidates with international fundraising experience and those with experience as a Fundraising/Marketing Director with responsibility for significant (i.e. multi-million $) annual income targets and expenditure budgets and for a broad fundraising portfolio i.e. multiple income channels including pledge, corporate, legacies, major donors, and foundations. Preference will also be given to candidates who have been in charge of a significant fundraising channel.

    Knowledge of the UN system is an advantage.

  3. LANGUAGES (Indicate the language requirements.)

    Fluency in English is required and working knowledge of another UN language is preferred.

    Knowledge of other National Committee languages is an asset.

To view our competency framework, please click here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation. **

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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