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UNICEF looks for committed professionals willing to engage in the challenging and rewarding work of advocating for children's rights, helping to meet their basic needs and expanding their opportunities to reach their full potential.

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Generic Vacancy Announcement, Donor Relations / Partnerships Officer, NOB, Jordan Country Office

Apply now Job no: 518391
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Jordan
Categories: Communication / External Relations, Private Fundraising and Partnerships, NO-2

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.

Purpose for the job:

The United Nations Childrens Fund Jordan Country Office in Amman seeks a dedicated, experienced, highly motivated and proactive National Officer for its Donor Relations Team. Under the supervision of the Chief of Donor Relations, the Officer will contribute to including its Syria emergency response programme.

How can you make a difference?

  1. Oversees the coordination of field visits and special events with donors; including supervision of the Donor Visits Coordinator.
  2. Manages and develops the Gulf donors portfolio of the country office, ensuring regular review of developments from the donors side; maintains contact with the donor focal points in PPD; and maintains relations with the donor at a technical level in country.
  3. Develops and manages partnerships with the private sector, in close collaboration with programme sections; maintains contact with the donor focal point in PFP; design and deliver short fundraising documents tailored to the needs of the private sector
  4. Design and deliver briefing notes for Management when necessary. Provide inputs for background and briefing notes to the Partnerships section as well as other sections as necessary
  5. Supports overall efforts on donor relations including meeting with donors, preparation of background information materials for meetings/visits of donors, and other special interest groups.

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

Education: University degree in business administration, public relations, journalism or a related science.

Experience: Two or more years of professional work experience in the field of development and/or emergency programming with demonstrated experience in reporting, fundraising, monitoring of programme implementation, and/or communication. Experience from the on-going Syria crisis or from another emergency context with UNICEF, another UN agency, or NGO is highly desirable.

Language requirement: Fluency in English and Arabic. Knowledge of another UN working language is an asset.


For every Child, you demonstrate…

Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, 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


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



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Applications close: Jordan Standard Time

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