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Deputy Director, Public-sector Alliances and Resource Mobilization Office (PARMO), D-1, New York

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 seeks a Deputy Director, Public-sector Alliances and Resource Mobilization Office (PARMO), D-1, New York.


Under the supervision of the Director, PARMO, undertake the following:
1. Support the strategic positioning and partnerships of UNICEF with key donors to mobilise quality resources for UNICEF. This includes monitoring external developments, identifying high risk issues, providing timely analysis/advice and co-ordinating inter-divisional actions to promote UNICEF’s engagement with key partners.
2. Support the development and implementation of an integrated resource mobilisation strategy for UNICEF, working closely with Private Sector Partnerships and Fund Raising office, Regional Offices and Country Offices to maximise outreach and engagement for UNICEF.
3. Guide the development of policy papers and positions and contribute to key organisational and inter-agency processes on resource mobilisation issues.
4. Oversee and assist in meeting divisional accountabilities for contribution management, including streamlining and automating internal processes and procedures.
5. Oversee planning for all of PARMO in close coordination with offices in Brussels and Tokyo. Oversee the Cluster which handles Strategic Planning and ODA policies, and ensure optimal policy advice.


Advanced university degree in social sciences, including international affairs, political science, law, economics, public health, administration, social development and/or other disciplines relevant to UNICEF activities.
At least thirteen years of progressively responsible professional work experience at senior managerial capacity in the UN system or international organizations.
Working closely at senior level with government officials and development cooperation agencies for a minimum of ten years desirable.
Knowledge of UNICEF and UN policies and procedures. Knowledge of donor government systems and procedures.
Management experience in programme and systems operations at HQ and in the field.
Negotiating and development experience required.
Fluency in English and a second UN language.  Knowledge of other UN, as well as other major country languages an asset.


Highly developed negotiation and communication skills
Highly developed strategic analysis skills
Highly developed management skills

This is an addendum to the Special Bulletin on UNICEF's Senior Staff Rotation & Reassignment Exercise (SSRRE) 2013 published on 2 November 2012.
Note: Candidates who have previously applied per the attached guidelines will be permitted to add one or both positions to their application.

Please submit a P.11 form and your application to recruit.ssr@unicef.org by 11 January 2013.

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.





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