Resource Mobilization Officer (For Indonesian nationality only) (FOR UN ROSTER)

Location : Jakarta, INDONESIA
Application Deadline :12-May-12 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :FTA Local
Post Level :NO-A
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :12 months


I. Organizational Context
The United Nations system in Indonesia works as a team to develop the best strategy to respond to national needs and plans, building on agency asset. To support its operations, UN Indonesia is opening vacancies for roster of qualified personnel.Candidates will be assessed by UN Human Resources team for particular type/level of function.

Under the guidance and of the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Officer participates in the overall effort to mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base for a large Country Office.  The Resource Mobilization Officer participates in the development and implementation of the country office resource mobilization and partnerships development strategies. 

The Resource Mobilization Officer may supervise support staff in the Resource Mobilization Unit and works in close collaboration with other Management Support and Business Development staff, Programme, Operations and other Teams in the CO,  HQ staff, UN Agencies.

* The nature of work at ICS 8 level is specific. This is an entry professional level. The incumbent (who has corresponding educational background, but no experience in the field) is expected to apply theoretical conceptual models, make rudimentary analysis of project parameters in support of greater programme development activities. Team environment provides rich learning opportunities, facilitates rapid professional development. The duties performed as well as external contacts are rather limited. The incumbent grows professionally to be able to embrace responsibilities at higher levels.


Duties and Responsibilities

II. Functions / Key Results Expected

Summary of key functions:

  •  Implementation of RM and partnerships development strategies
  • Strong positioning of UN
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing

1. Participates and provides support to the implementation of strategies related to RM and partnerships building  focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Assessment of CO opportunities for resource mobilization and identification and mapping of current and potential donors.
  • Analysis of key development and sectoral policies currently being discussed and implemented in the country and key donors willing to support these policies
  • Drafting and revision of agreements with donors
  • Identification of emerging sources of funding; assessment of their current usage and potential for the future.
  • Synthesis of proposals and inputs to the development and implementation of a donor intelligence strategy, RM strategy, Client Relationship Management strategy under the supervision of direct supervisor. 
  •  Inputs to and update of outreach/publicity material geared towards partners and donors.
  • Compliance with partner requirements, including systematized CO reporting to donors.  

3.  Strongly positions of UN focusing on achievement of the following results:

  •  Analysis of requirements and synthesis of proposals for development and implementation of CO strategy for partnering with UN Agencies around UNDAF, MDG and other joint programming for implementation of UN Reform.

4.  Facilitate knowledge  building and knowledge sharing as required by the organization, focusing on the following results:

  •  Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to resource mobilization and partnership-building activities.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Organization of training/briefing for the CO staff on resource mobilization issues.
  • Professional growth through active learning.

IV. Impact of Results

The position supports implementation of RM and partnerships development strategy and ensures sustainable funding base for the programme.


Functional Competencies:    

Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda

Level 1.2: Ppreparing information for advocacy

  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating UN'smandate

Results-Based Programme Development and Management

Level 1.2: Contributes into results through primary research and analysis

  • Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
  • Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
  • Monitors specific stages of projects/programme implementation

Building Strategic Partnerships

Levle 1.2:  Maintaining a network of contacts

  • Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues
  • Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders

Innovation and Marketing New Approaches

Level 1.2: Enhancing processes or products

  • Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things

Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)

Level 1.2:  Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies

  • Analyzes information/databases on potential and actual donors

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.2: Basic research and analysis

  • Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.2: Fundamental knowledge of own discipline

  • Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks 
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Global Leadership and Advocacy for UN's Goals

Level 1.2: Preparing information for global advocacy

  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for UN's goals for a variety of audiences

Client Orientation

Level 1.2: Establishing effective client relationship

  • Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

 Core Competencies

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  •  Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
  • Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
  • Informed and transparent decision making











Required Skills and Experience

V. Recruitment Qualifications


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.
  • Experience: Up to 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level. Some experience in research and policy-level analysis, design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and advanced programmes for data analysis.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.




Female candidates are encouraged to apply

UN Indonesia reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UN Indonesia at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and education requirements.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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