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Consultant – Private Sector Fundraising and Partnerships Development
|Location :||Home based|
|Application Deadline :||12-Jul-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||9d 13h 20m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||5 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||5 Months|
The Joint SDG Fund supports countries as they accelerate their progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It operates through a series of Calls for the United Nations (UN) system that lead to the implementation of transformative Joint Programmes (JPs), under the leadership of Resident Coordinators (RCs). In doing so the Fund is committed to forge paths and partnerships that unlock public and private capital for the SDGs at scale
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of the Joint SDG Fund Secretariat and working in direct liaison with the Investment Advisor and team, the consultant will:
1) Substantively contribute to the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the private sector engagement aspects of the Joint SDG Fund’s work in the SDG Financing space:
a. Formalize the Fund’s partnerships with leading philanthropic actors.
b. Formalize partnerships with/make use of high-level ambassadors, to promote the Fund’s standing among partners.
c. Create new partnerships with universities to produce related research.
d. Scope for the establishment of global vehicles in support of the Fund with an initial focus on the set-up of a donor-advised-fund with Morgan Stanley.
e. Support the Secretariat operationalize the provision of the Fund’s ToR to establish private sector and philanthropy participation to the governance system.
2) Provide strategic direction to identify private sector donors.
3) Support the Secretariat in establishing and managing close-door advisory-groups for each identified cluster of catalytic investment proposals (e.g. climate and biodiversity, gender, etc.). The group will be composed by 3-6 members interested in the specific challenge or solution addressed by the proposal. The objective is to engage early on co-financiers and partners to support outside UN contributions. Up to 3-6 groups maybe established based on needs.
4) Facilitate the development and nurturing of strategic partnerships with Development Finance Institutions, Philanthropy, the Financial Sectors and Foundations to generate resources for the Joint SDG Fund.
5) Organize a “road show” of events between July-December 2020 to familiarize and engage partners with the Joint SDG Fund’s work in the SDG Financing space.
The consultant will be expected to work full-time for 5 months starting July 2020.
Ethics and Values
Working in Teams
Required Skills and Experience
Duration of the Work
Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (700 points)
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (300 points)
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 – RLA Template
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.