Donor Analysis & Research Assistant, (GS6), Buenos Aires, Argentina (Open to Argentinean nationals)

  • Added Date: Sunday, 19 November 2017
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 30 November 2017

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Job no: 508874

Position type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Argentina
Division/Equivalent: Latin America and Caribbean Regional Off
School/Unit: Argentina
Department/Office: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Categories: Alliances and Resource Mobilization, Private Fundraising and Partnerships, G-6

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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

Under the close supervision and guidance of the Marketing Officer- NOA, supports the fundraising areas by providing assistance on implementation of research projects & analysis that could help to optimize the use of resources with focus in improve the retention rates.

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Provide technical support to the preparation of the legacies plan and campaigns calendar, objectives, metrics and KPIs.

  • Prepare and analyze of donor’s data base and market trends to leverage nutrition and upgrade campaigns.
  • Support to provide technical assistance & insights for the design a prospecting and House List research plan.
  • Generation of insights that could be applied in drawing up communications tools to improve retention rates.

Effective implementation & follow up of the research projects (qualitative & quantitative)

  • Be familiar with research methodologies (qualitative & quantitative) and with advanced statistical, business intelligence or data mining tools of and other common computer programs (EXCEL).
  • Define different criteria for marketing analysis of current and potential donors (based on behavioral and sociodemographic factors).
  • Provide technical support to implement research projects from other PFP areas.

Support on the analysis of current donor’s data base in order to determine their capacity of contribution, preferences & expected life time as donor. Analyze other external sources of information to find out social trends

  • Development of segmentation criteria of current donor’s data base.
  • Correct analysis, compilation of data and presentation of results for decision making of the retention tools currently used.
  • Provide technical support in the implementation of segmentation tools (for example surveys or profiling techniques) of current donors data base.

Administrative tasks and responsibilities are effectively carried out and delivered.

  • Provide technical support to search and evaluate potential suppliers, prepare terms of reference for quotations. Follow up quotation process.
  • Participate in CRC and other administrative mechanisms in those cases related to administrative issues.
  • Monitors budgets and financial expenditures of section, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision/follow up.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

Competencies of Successful Candidate

Core Values


Diversity and Inclusion


Core competencies

Drive for Results (L2)

Communication (L2)

Working with People (L2)

Functional Competencies

Following Instruction and Procedures (L2)

Analyzing (L2)

Planning & Organizing (L2)

Applying Technical Expertise (L2)

Recruitment Qualifications

Experience: 6 years of relevant national work experience in marketing, research agencies, market intelligence, data mining or any other relevant function. Experience in analyzing consumer trends, knowledge of business intelligence or data mining tools will be an asset.

Education: Completion of Secondary School. Technical and/or University level courses in marketing, business administration and/or sociology will be an asset.

Language Requirements: Fluency in Spanish is essential. Working knowledge of English.

Nationality: Argentinean

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 organization.

Advertised: Nov 15 2017 Argentina Standard Time
Application close: Nov 30 2017 Argentina Standard Time

This vacancy is archived.

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