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Database Management Assistant (FTA, G-5, Bucharest/Romania)

Apply now Job no: 525886
Work type: Fixed Term Appointment
Location: Romania
Categories: Private Fundraising and Partnerships, Finance and Administration, Support: Communication, G-5

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.


How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the Position

Under the general coordination of the Communications and Fundraising Specialist and direct supervision of the Fund Raising Officer, contributes to the development of local PSFR activities / donor activities according to the FR strategy for Romania, for a sustainable growth.

Key Expected Results

  • Support to programme development, planning and execution. 
  • Support to monitoring and reporting of programme results
  • Support in resource mobilization
  • Support in knowledge management and capacity building

Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks

  • In charge with, hands-on data collection, maintaining house lists and donors database, generating reports and providing statistics and information to be used for segmentation and managerial decisions, as well as providing trends and forecasts.
  • Responsible for maintaining donor stewardship and retention activities, work with printing houses, creative agencies, banks, local authorities for data protection, etc. to support the pledge programme and for Face-to-face follow up.
  • Responsible for fulfilling the process of development and implementation of FR campaigns. Under the supervision of the Fundraising Officer and in close cooperation with the Operations Section, develops the monthly PBA, monitors local PSFR income and expenses, prepares the necessary PSFR documentation in SAP and other platforms.
  • Contributes to the planning, logistics and administrative arrangements for local PSFR and Marketing activities as outlined in the annual work plan.
  • Assist in the preparation of fundraising newsletter, collect data for it, contribute to finding new lists of donors, etc.
  • Collects and provides data for the donors stewardship program. Administers the donor database, and prepares quality and timely documentation related to DM (annual donor reports, financial reports as required).

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

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably with specialization in the area of information technology/ databases, data analysis
  • University degree in economics, information technology, computer science or related fields would be an asset
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience, preferably in the private sector, including responsibilities for updating and database analysis, ability to operate, optimize and personalize database software and Microsoft applications, hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
  • Good organizational and communication skills, attention to details, initiative
  • Ability to establish harmonious working relations in an international and multicultural environment
  • Fluency in Romanian and English is required
  • Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

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.

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity

Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results

Functional Competencies 

  • Knowledge of data generation, input, administration
  • Knowledge of private sector fund raising for the non-profit sector
  • Sound organizational skills, leadership
  • Availability to work under fast changing schedules
  • Good writing, analytical, negotiating and communication skills
  • Knowledge of UNICEF field of work
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of computer applications
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and international environment
  • Excellent team player

View our competency framework at


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.



Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

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