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Private Sector Fundraising Officer, NOA, FT, Post # 122496, Cairo, Egypt - Nationals only

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Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station: Cairo
Level: NO-1
Location: Egypt
Categories: Partnerships, Fund Raising

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.

How can you make a difference?

Under the general supervision and guidance of the Private Sector Fundraising Specialist, the officer contributes to the implementation of Egypt Country Office (ECO) private sector fundraising strategic plan.  The officer is responsible for mapping, researching, analyzing and screening potential partnerships against UNICEF procedures. 

Summary of key results:

The Private Sector Fundraising Officer will develop and maintain a deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders by researching potential partners and maintaining a database of key contacts.

Researching and analyzing potential private sector partners to support the office in determining programmatic fit and value-added to children.

The Officer shall identify the highest impact partnership ideas for priority prospects and support the development of a quality brief for further review, development and submission. Contributing to enhancing the section’s efficiency and effectiveness through implementation follow-on, monitoring inputs, local conditions and resources as per agreed action plans with partners.

In Coordination with UNICEF headquarters, the officer shall manage UNICEF’s due diligence process for private sector partners and opportunities and makes recommendations to the section based on the outcome of the process.

Initiating and managing feedback from legal team. Managing, maintaining and growing the portfolio of business for results, specifically the portfolio of partnerships with private sector linked to skilling of young people.

Coordinating the engage with external communication section. Guiding short-term staff, including interns and consultants.

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

A university degree in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science, communications, or another related field.

At least three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in external relations, liaison and/or any resource- mobilization related activities.

Fluency in Arabic and English is required.

Selection Criteria:

Experience managing and reporting on partnerships with private sector companies as part of an international organization or company.

Knowledge of Egypt Operational Environment and UN procedures and processes.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

Core Competencies:  Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness, Works Collaboratively with others, Builds and Maintains Partnerships, Innovates and Embraces Change, Thinks and Acts Strategically, Drive to achieve impactful results, Manages ambiguity and complexity.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

 

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.


We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.


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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

“UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable (Male and Female candidates) are encouraged to apply.

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.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

“UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/”.

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