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Job opportunity: Resource Mobilization Officer at UNICEF

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job opportunity: Resource Mobilization Officer at UNICEF


Resource Mobilization Officer, NOA#107952, (Temporary Appiontment) 6 months,Yaounde, Cameroon (Only for Cameroon nationals)

Job no:
535455
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Level: NO-1
Location: Cameroon
Categories: NO-1

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,Protection

UNICEF
has been working in Cameroon since 1975 in order to allow women and children to fully realize their rights to development without restriction, as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides financials and technical support to Cameroon across seven areas in an effort to fully realize the rights of women and children. These areas include Health, HIV/AIDS, Water-sanitation-Hygiene, nutrition, education, child protection and social inclusion. UNICEF focuses mainly on children and the most vulnerable and excluded families. Cameroon 2020 population is estimated at 26,545,863 people according to UN data. The population is young and generates strong socioeconomic demand. In rural areas, limited access to basic social services and effects of climate changes lead to household impoverishment and severe child deprivations. The task is immense but not insurmountable; it requires the energy of all stakeholders in Cameroon and out of Cameroon: also, women, men, youth and children, government, technical and financial partners, donors, civil society, the private sector, parliamentarians, communities. Everyone is invited to take part in the struggle to meet the challenges that lie ahead. It is together that we will act for Cameroon, a country which summarizes the challenges and hopes of Africa.

How can you make a difference?

The Resource Mobilization Officer will work under the supervision of the Chief Partnership, Advocacy and Communication. The Resource Mobilization Officer participates in the development and implementation of the country office resource mobilization and partnership development strategies. S/he will support UNICEF PAC section in the overall effort to mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base. The incumbent will support the timely consolidation, editing and submission of high-quality donor reports, and review project proposals, in adherence to established standards and donor obligations. S/he will support UNICEF in reviewing partnership agreements with implementing partner.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing donor policies on humanitarian assistance, potential for accessing transition and development funding sources, policies/strategies of organizations competing with UNICEF over funds.
  • Research, develop and maintain donor profiles: fact sheets.
  • Assist in developing strategies to raise locally available funds, providing the necessary support, guidelines and tools.
  • Monitor recording and tracking of contributions and take necessary action to satisfy donor requirements. Follow-up the funding situation of the Programme areas and update the corresponding funding charts. Engage and maintain a strategic dialogue with donors to maintain/increase contributions.
  • Build trusted, effective relationship with donors including the NatCom network.
  • Consolidate and finalize donor reports, internal reporting including situation updates and project proposal. This includes quality check of donor reports in terms of conformity with original proposals, donor and reporting requirements, and compliance with results-based management.
  • Communicate deadlines for contributions to responsible Programme section chiefs and follow up closely to ensure timely submission.
  • Contribute to strengthen the capacity of section staff on donor reporting
  • Ensure coherence and consistency between upstream and downstream partnership agreements (donor & implementing partners).
  • Serve as resources mobilization focal point for specific global / regional operations or special projects.
  • Provide information to donors on UNICEF Cameroon operations and financial requirements including responding to donor governments request for information and ad hoc basis.
  • Support the drafting of communication plans for resource mobilization assist the research of news hooks, story angles and creative opportunities to optimize communication and fundraising.
  • Assist the research of news hooks, story angles and creative opportunities to optimize communication and fundraising.
  • Consolidate and finalize reports (such as bi-annual reviews and reports; UNICEF annual reports).
  • Update the Donor Toolkits, including the development of advocacy materials in coordination with Programme sections and the communication section.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

EDUCATION

University degree in International Relations, Business Administration/Management, Marketing, Political Science, or other relevant discipline.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Minimum one year of relevant job experience (external relations, donor relations) at professional level in UNICEF or other organization that work in humanitarian relief/protection actives.

LANGUAGES

Fluency in French and English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN language is desirable. Knowledge of any local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are:
  • Analyzing (I)
  • Relating and Networking (II)
  • Applying technical expertise (I)
  • Learning and researching (I)
  • Planning and organizing (I)
View our competency framework at:

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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:

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Advertised: 22 Oct 2020 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 02 Nov 2020 W. Central Africa Standard Time

All applications must be submitted ONLINE at : https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/535455/


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