Short Term Assignments for NatCom Staff in UNICEF West and Central Africa Country Offices: Communications, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization

Job
from UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 01 Jan 2020

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

To deliver results for children, UNICEF engages in public and private partnerships with governments, NGOs, civil society, corporations, and individual donors. In addition, UNICEF works with media to communicate and provide visibility to issues related to children’s rights and wellbeing at local and international levels.

The Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP), the National Committee Standing Group (SG), and the UNICEF Regional Office for West and Central Africa (WCARO) have agreed to provide interested UNICEF and National Committee staff with short-term assignments in WCARO or country offices in the region. These assignments will enable those National Committee personnel to support a number of areas in the region within different programmatic or functional areas, while providing opportunities for professional growth and development.

How can you make a difference?

You will support the office’s communications, partnerships and/or resource mobilization programmes. This may include development of strategies, creation of communication materials and campaigns, engagement with current and potential partners, and preparation of donor reports. For more information on the country context and specific deliverables expected for each assignment, please review the full Terms of Reference (TOR) in the below table.

Assignment title

Location

Duration

Years of experience

Languages

Full TOR

Donor Communication and Partnerships Officer/Specialist

N’Djamena, Chad

3 months

2 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Chad - Donor Communication and Partnerships Officer Specialist

Development of a resource mobilization and partnership strategy

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

3 months

5 years

Fluency in English, knowledge of Spanish and French desirable

TOR - EGuinea - Development of a resource mobilization and partnership strategy

Resource Mobilization, Communication and Partnerships Specialist

Libreville, Gabon

6 months

7 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Gabon - Resource Mobilization Communication and Partnerships Specialist

Communication Specialist

Bissau, Guinea Bissau

3 months

5 years

Fluency in English, knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese and/or French desirable

TOR - GBissau - Communication Specialist

Resource Mobilization Specialist

Bissau, Guinea Bissau

3 months

5 years

Fluency in English, knowledge of Spanish and/or Portuguese desirable

TOR - GBissau - Resource Mobilization Specialist

Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Business Sector Engagement)

Accra, Ghana

6months

5 years

Fluency in English

TOR - Ghana - Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Business Sector Engagement)

Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Diaspora)

Accra, Ghana

6months

5 years

Fluency in English

TOR - Ghana - Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Diaspora)

Reporting and Resource Mobilization Specialist

Conakry, Guinea

3months

5 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Guinea - Reporting and Resource Mobilization Specialist

Corporate Partnerships Specialist/Manager

Bamako, Mali

3months

5 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Mali - Corporate Partnerships Specialist-Manager

Advocacy and Strategic Communication Specialist

Niamey, Niger

4months

5 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Niger - Advocacy and Strategic Communication Specialist

Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist

Niamey, Niger

4months

5 years

Fluency in English and French

TOR - Niger - Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist

In addition to the above years of relevant experience and languages, you will also have…

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) ina relevant field of study. A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree for certain positions.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • A contract deemed eligible by a National Committee.
  • 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.

    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.

    Remarks:

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

    While on short-term assignment, a National Committee staff remains a National Committee employee.

    During the short-term assignment, a designated focal point on-site in WCARO will provide day-to-day direction and supervision, as well as an evaluation at the end of the assignment.

    Successful applications may be retained should additional opportunities arise, pending agreement from the relevant National Committee.

    How to apply:

    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. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=518885