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, education . . .
The Public Partnerships Division (PPD) works to strengthen UNICEF's position as a partner of choice for children's rights among governments and public actors around the world. Along with the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP), PPD advocates for sustainable partnerships, and mobilize flexible and predictable resources to achieve UNICEF's Strategic Plan results in the context of Agenda 2030.
Thematic Funding (is recognized as the highest quality earmarked funding. This multi-year pooled funding mechanism is aligned with UNICEF Strategic Plan 2018-2021, adopted by UNICEF Executive Board in September 2017.
How can you make a difference?
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Adviser for Systems, Analysis, and Planning in PPD, the Financial Associate for Thematic Funding Reporting will perform a variety of information and financial data gathering, monitoring, technical and administrative services of some considerable scope and difficulty, in support of and delivery of the Thematic Funding reporting mechanisms for (global, regional, country level) consolidated annual reporting and coordination of the dissemination of yearly annual results reports.Collect information mainly from SAP/VISION, COGNOS and Performance Management. Using Excel advance applications, the incumbent records, reports and prepares periodic and routine and ad-hoc reports and presentations on data trends in the form of tables/graphs for the senior management meetings (GMT, RMT's, Regional Directors, Country Representatives) and donor consultations. Organize Thematic Funding data and information, prepares and maintains records and documents for the monitoring of contributions, regular and emergency funding from government donors for all funding types. Also compiles data used in UNICEF's response to donor assessments and evaluations such as MOPAN, and in internal audits. Contribute to the preparation of Thematic Funding reports, documents and submissions to the Executive Board and field offices by providing information, preparing tables and drafting relatively routine sections. These include the EDAR, UNICEF Annual Report, Compendium of Major Donors, Report on Regular Resources among others. Provide support in the organization of pledging conferences and related activities.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have . . .Completion of secondary education is required. A university degree or equivalent working experience in any of the following areas: social/behavioral sciences, communication or marketing and resource development (fund raising) is an asset. Must pass Global General Service Test (GGST). Non-US candidates must be in possession of a US G-4 visa or be a US permanent resident/citizen. Minimum seven (7) years of relevant work experience at the international and/or national level in resource development (fund raising) and/or donor/investor reporting required. Experience in market, data or policy analysis a plus. Previous experience with the United Nations preferred. Proven successful experience in communication related to resource mobilization advocacy in print, broadcast or media initiatives for either public or private sectors preferred. Fluency in English (written and oral) is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset. Strong project management and interpersonal skills. Be able to set high levels of quality and productivity for self. Ability to seek and quickly absorb new information and techniques. Have proven ability to work under tight deadlines and drive for results.
For every Child, you demonstrate . . .
UNICEF's core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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Duration of this temporary assignment is six (6) months. Starting date is 1 June 2019. 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.
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.