If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a TA for a Resource Mobilization Specialist (P-4), Nairobi, Kenya.
Please see Terms of Reference
• Advanced university degree in Communication, Public Relations, Social Sciences or related field.
• Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in fundraising, advocacy, resource mobilization, corporate social responsibility and external relations.
• Experience working with donors and partner agencies.
• Knowledge and understanding of Polio Eradication programme is an asset.
• Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is considered an asset.
Competencies of successful candidate:
• Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
• Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
• Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.
• Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.
• Analyses and integrates potentially conflicting numerical, verbal and other data from a number of sources.
• Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.
• Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.
• Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
• Contributes and tries out innovative approaches and insights.
UNICEF’s salary and benefits package is based on the United Nations Common System; visit www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances for further information.
UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly females are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send their complete Personal History (P11) form, which can be downloaded from the UNICEF Kenya website (http://www.unicef.org/kenya ), up-to-date CV/resume, as well as a cover letter explaining what makes them suitable for this position, to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 March 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.