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UN Women, Public Partnerships Specialist
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|Location :||New York City, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||25-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Strategic Partnerships Division (SPD) is responsible for proactively driving the strategic positioning of UN Women so that the size, sources and predictability of its resources help the organization achieve its strategic goals. Advising and supporting UN Women HQ and field offices, SPD is organized into two functional clusters: Resource Mobilization & Partnerships (including Liaison Offices in Belgium, Denmark, Japan, the UAE and Washington DC), and Communications & Advocacy. Given the scope and interrelationships of SPD functional responsibilities, the work of SPD is highly synergistic, involving constant and direct interaction and information-sharing among team members, to provide high-quality advice, services and support to UN Women as it strives to achieve resource mobilization goals set by the UN Women Strategic Plans, and the Resource Mobilization Strategy, and ensure donor satisfaction in the context of an evolving range of related expectations and obligations to key donors, and necessary actions for overall strengthened donor relations.
Under the supervision of the Team Lead–Public Partnerships Team, the Public Partnerships Specialist is responsible for providing global partnership building and coordination support, managing strategic relationships with major donors, monitoring and reporting on donor relations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide global partnership building and coordination support
Manage strategic relationships with donors
Monitor and report on donor relations
Provide knowledge management and communication support
Provide any other related support as requested by the supervisor
Key Performance Indicators
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master's degree or other advanced degree in one or more of the following disciplines: social sciences, international development, and/or communications.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels in the areas of partnership development and resource mobilization particularly with major government donors in an international organization.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
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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.