United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

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

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

Job no: 518885 Position type: Consultancy Location: Chad, Equatorial Guin, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, United States Division/Equivalent: PFP Offset Budget - New York Categories: Adolescent Development, Child Protection, Communication for Development (C4D), Education, Gender Equality, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nutrition, Planning, Social and Economic Policy, WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene), Alliances and Resource Mobilization, Communication / External Relations, Private Fundraising and Partnerships, P-3, Early Childhood Development, Expanded Programme Immunization, Knowledge Management, Statistics and Monitoring, UN and Multilateral Affairs, Innovation, Programme Management, Chief Field Office 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 6 months 5 years Fluency in English TOR - Ghana - Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Business Sector Engagement) Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Diaspora) Accra, Ghana 6 months 5 years Fluency in English TOR - Ghana - Partnership & Resource Mobilization Specialist (Diaspora) Reporting and Resource Mobilization Specialist Conakry, Guinea 3 months 5 years Fluency in English and French TOR - Guinea - Reporting and Resource Mobilization Specialist Corporate Partnerships Specialist/Manager Bamako, Mali 3 months 5 years Fluency in English and French TOR - Mali - Corporate Partnerships Specialist-Manager Advocacy and Strategic Communication Specialist Niamey, Niger 4 months 5 years Fluency in English and French TOR - Niger - Advocacy and Strategic Communication Specialist Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Specialist Niamey, Niger 4 months 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) in a 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. Advertised: Apr 19 2019 Eastern Daylight Time Application close: Dec 31 2019 Eastern Standard Time
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