EXTERNAL VACANCY- Fund Raising Associate (Donors Relations)-GS6, La Paz-Bolivia

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This is a G-6 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 6 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be more than 2,298 USD per month.

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The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of Bolivia is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country's children face. To find out more about UNICEF's work in Bolivia, please visit: https://www.unicef.org/bolivia/

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Purpose of the post

Under the guidance and supervision of the Partnership Specialist, the Donors Relations Associate will be responsible for supporting the fundraising efforts of the office. The work will be mainly oriented to donor profiling and to develop key products such as briefs highlighting under-funded areas, donor proposals and reporting and to support donor recognition efforts to maintain and strengthen the existing Government funding partnerships and to cultivate new ones. In addition, the staff member will be responsible for contributing to the construction of the B4R agenda with the private sector.

How can you make a difference?

Provide a high level of donor stewardship and cultivation and support the achievement of our fundraising goals.

  • Research strategic information on bilateral donors and other potential donors
  • Development and implement an annual plan for bilateral donors and other potential donors of the country offices;
  • Maintain updated donor profiles;
  • Provide updates on developments in financing for UNICEF relevant sectors.

Mobilize funds to fund priorities to support gaps in regular and humanitarian interventions.

  • Support the development and review of funding proposals, concept notes, fundraising briefs, proposals and other products as relevant;
  • Maintain donor proposal tracking sheet, pipeline and follow up on pledged funding;
  • Provide regular summaries of urgent funding needs for both the humanitarian and development programme consolidated for the office across all programme sections.

Maintain and strengthen relationships with existing donor partners

  • Consolidate and review donor reports;
  • Liaise with donors on reporting questions, contractual agreements and meetings; (including liaising with HQ as necessary);
  • Support the organization of donor events and field visits;
  • Facilitate the negotiation and processing of grant extensions;
  • Maintain donor reporting schedule and ensure timely submission of quality donor reports including oversight and assurance on report content;
  • Liaise with communication and programme section and zona office to support donor recognition initiatives and visibility;
  • Elaborate in coordination with communications quarterly donor newsletter;
  • Support in the elaboration of briefing notes and materials for donor meetings / annual consultations.

Improve the performance and capacity of the staff and the office in donor proposals and reporting .

  • Provide feedback to section colleagues on donor reporting including bilateral coaching;
  • Organize group training sessions colleagues on donor proposals and reports;
  • Support the elaboration and operationalization on SoP linked to donor proposals and reporting.

Contribute to the business for results (B4R) agenda

  • Support the implementation of an annual plan with the private sector to engage them in the achievement of the Bolivia Country Office outcomes.
  • Promote the integration of CSR and B4R agenda with key industries and companies that already are UNICEF´s associates.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work (Social Sciences, Law, International Relations, or another relevant field).
  • A minimum of 6 years of work experience in a relevant field with public donor relations and private sector are required.
  • Experience in a UN System agency or organization working with Children's Rights is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Spanish is essential.

For every Child, you demonstrate:

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

Core competencies:

▪ Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1) ▪ Works Collaboratively with others (1) ▪ Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1) ▪ Innovates and Embraces Change (1) ▪ Thinks and Acts Strategically (1) ▪ Drive to achieve impactful results (1) ▪ Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

The functional competencies required for this post are:

  • Following Instruction and Procedures (L2)
  • Analyzing (L2)
  • Planning & Organizing (L2)
  • Learning and Researching (L2)

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

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.

Added 11 months ago - Updated 10 months ago - Source: unicef.org