Aug 072018

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 19 Aug 2018

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, hope

The PFP Market Knowledge Unit provides insights and knowledge to UNICEF National Committees and fundraising country offices, as well as other units within PFP.

The PFP Communication and Marketing Section provides UNICEF National Committees and fundraising country offices with guidance and technical support for their public outreach efforts, including individual donations, corporate engagement, and brand and communications.This involves providing market research services covering opinion surveys and market measurements.

How can you make a difference?

This consultancy is being established to increase the Market Knowledge unit’s capacity to provide reports, prepare supporting documentation and research summaries for an increasing number of markets it is serving.

Main Tasks:

From September to November:

  • Collate, analyze and write Strategic Market Knowledge insights summaries including the relevant available market knowledge for 30 National Committees and 21 fundraising Country Offices to help them prepare their Strategic Plans.
  • Prepare, analyze and write fundraising income country summaries.
  • From November to December:

  • Foundations mapping (desk research)
  • Create a fundraising income booklet with global summaries
  • Trends: (desk research) create trend reports by region.
  • Deliverables:

    High quality, accurate and timely project management, reports, summaries and insights for all studies.

  • Between 20 and 30 Market Knowledge Country Insights reports. Deadline for delivery of these reports is end of November 2018.
  • Analyze and comment on 10-20 fundraising income country summaries.
  • Create prospect list of foundations by country and foundation type.
  • Deliver 1-2 regional trend reports.
  • Report to:

  • Market Research Manager (Country insights reports)
  • Market Intelligence Manager (Other deliverables)
  • Work Place:

    The assignment is office-based. No travel is envisaged and no DSA payable.

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

    Minimum five years of market research or equivalent business experience, such as marketing, brand management. Experience in philanthropic and charitable organizations a plus.

    Relevant diploma in market research, marketing, social sciences, communications. Prior experience in market research or monitoring for a non-profit organization is highly desirable.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity.

    Core Competencies

  • Communication (LII)
  • Working with People (LII)
  • Drive for Results (LII)
  • Functional Competencies

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts (LII)
  • Analyzing (LII)
  • Persuading and Influencing (LII)
  • Technical Competencies

  • Proven skills in research project management
  • Proven skills in analysis of market research data
  • Solid market research background
  • View our competency framework at:


    Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable). Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered. Also, please mention the earliest date you can start.

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

    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.

    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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