United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Individual Contractor (Partnerships Management)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

The Private Sector Fundraising Section, UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking an individual contractor to support TCO partnership and fundraising objectives, achieved through the securing and management of high value corporate partnerships. The individual contractor will also support the development of partnership propositions, campaigns, and related content such as proposals and reports, as well as coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the above.

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 fulfil 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

UNICEF Thailand Country Office works to ensure the rights of all children in Thailand.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:
  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate Nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, Child Labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them
How can you make a difference?

The Private Sector Fundraising Section, UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking an individual contractor to support TCO partnership and fundraising objectives, achieved through the securing and management of high value corporate partnerships. The individual contractor will also support the development of partnership propositions, campaigns, and related content such as proposals and reports, as well as coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the above.

Work Assignment:

  1. Provide technical assistance in managing corporate partnership activities including:
    1. Under guidance of the supervisor, finalizing partnerships strategies in consultation with partners.
    2. Executing partnership activities including PR and fundraising activities.
    3. Organizing meetings, taking meeting minutes, etc. including organizing leadership level meetings.
    4. Identifying issues with the partnership, informing relevant TCO leaders, and recommending and implementing solutions to keep partnerships on track.
  2. Assist the section in new business activities including:
    1. Researching potential prospects for partnerships aligning with UNICEF’s mission, vision and principles.
    2. Cultivating relationships with prospects to facilitate understanding of prospect interests and opening partnership discussions.
    3. Producing proposals and conducting pitches.
    4. Negotiating and securing partnership agreements.
    5. Developing pipeline and engagement strategies for potential Blue Carpet Show for UNICEF sponsors.
  3. In consultation with the supervisor and Partnerships team, provide technical knowledge in developing fundraising products including proposals, propositions, Marketing materials, etc. and supporting projects and consultancies to drive the Partnerships new business strategy.
End Product:

  • Realization of planned partnership funding in alignment with goals of partnerships under management.
  • Securing of new business (agreements, funding) in alignment with Partnerships team New Business goals.
  • Development of partnerships marketing and fundraising products in alignment with overall Partnerships team production plans.
Estimated Duration of Contract:  17 May 2021 - 30 April 2022 (11.5 months).

Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience Required:

  1. Advanced university degree in a related field, e.g. Business Administration, Public Relations, Marketing and Communications.
  2. Five years or more professional experience in corporate Advisory Services, corporate sales, corporate fundraising and/or public relations activities in marketing and communication.
  3. Experience managing marketing and brand-building corporate engagements including customer fundraising, cause marketing, and charity media events.
  4. Knowledge of UNICEF and UN partnership approaches and procedures is a plus.
  5. Proficiency in the use of computers, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software is required.
  6. Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas.
  7. Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form.
  8. Good analytical, negotiation, persuading, interpersonal and networking skills.
  9. Proven ability to manage complex projects and a track record of success.
  10. Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in an international multicultural environment.
  11. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  12. Meet UNICEF’s Core Values and Competencies (CRITA).
  13. Thai Nationality.
Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed monthly professional fee in THB by 25 April 2021

Download File FORM P11.doc

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) 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.

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:

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

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

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