Fundraising Specialist, NO-C, Resource Mobilization & Partnerships, Mumbai (Post # 118308) - This vacancy is open for Indian Nationals Only

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Fundraising Specialist, NO-C, Resource Mobilization & Partnerships, Mumbai [Post # 118308****]

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children.

Across 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive, and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. And we never give up!

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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. Our workplace policies promote flexible work arrangements, to support all staff in maintaining a healthy life balance, both in and out of the office.

We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification – the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.

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For Every Child, AN ADVOCATE:

In an effort to measurably improve UNICEF's ability to deliver better results for children, there is growing evidence that investing in the health, education and protection of a society’s most disadvantaged citizens — addressing inequity — not only will give all children the opportunity to fulfill their potential but also will lead to sustained growth and stability of countries. This is why the focus on equity is so vital. It accelerates progress towards realizing the human rights of all children, which is the universal mandate of UNICEF, as outlined by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, while also supporting the equitable development of nations.

Organizational Context:

The Resource Mobilization and partnerships section at India Country Office works to maximize income and drive income growth. There are 3 units within the RMP section. Within the Partnerships unit, the purpose of the Corporate Partnerships team is to drive impact through partnerships with the Business sector, defined as financial resources in addition to other valuable assets and opportunities, to optimize the value of the partnership to achieve UNICEF’s strategic goals. The team supports India Country Office with partnership strategies and in retaining and growing partnerships that bring quality income to deliver programmes for children in India.

In addition to the Corporate sector, the Partnerships team also drives best in class alliances with High Net Worth Individuals, Foundations and from UNICEF internal network. It also develops the partnerships strategy and internal processes to ensure efficient and effective coordination across all UNICEF actors.

Purpose of the job:

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in the world's thereby ensuring a better future for every child, this is the chance to make a difference.

The purpose of the Corporate Fundraising unit is to drive income growth from the corporate sector as part of an integrated corporate engagement strategy. Income growth will come from these sources: i) the renewal and growth of existing in-country and multi-country partnerships, ii) the development of new strategic partnerships and iii) support team with account stewardship.

Under the general supervision of the Corporate Partnerships Lead and direct supervision of Partnerships Specialist (Account Management), this post will manage key partnerships with the business sector. The incumbent will develop and implement fundraising strategies to focus on retention and maximization of national corporate donors in support of the country programme priority focus.

Key function, accountabilities and related duties/tasks:

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Developing and grow strategic long-term flexible income through existing partnerships. This may include corporate foundation grants, cause-marketing, in-kind donation, customer fundraising, sponsorship of campaigns, and/or workplace giving.

  2. Leading the account management process from contract signature through implementation to renewal for assigned partnerships.

  3. Working with ICO programmes and Communication colleagues to identify propositions for renewals, particularly for major grant growth opportunities where significant proposition development is required.

  4. Look for opportunities to activate UNICEF Global campaigns in India. Look for the right programmatic and activation fit for global partners and UNICEF India’s needs.

  5. Identify synergies between companies’ partnership needs and UNICEF brand and programme priorities to grow existing partnerships and establish higher value and more sustainable partnerships

  6. Reporting monthly on progress against the account management pipeline and income targets (including income from partnerships, reports delivered, global partnerships activation)

  7. Liaising with UNICEF PFP Due Diligence, legal and communication teams to ensure screening, proposal review and contracting is undertaken effectively.

  8. Providing input to Partnerships Specialist (Account Management) and Corporate Partnerships lead to ensure successful corporate fundraising strategy, plan and results.

  9. Perform any other tasks, as required


  • Advanced (Master’s) University degree in Marketing, Business Administration or Advertising. Training in sales required.
  • UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at htpp://


  • At least five years of practical professional work experience with progressively increasing responsibilities in Individual Fundraising and Customer Relationship management with individual clients in large numbers.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local language of the duty station is considered an asset.

For Every child you demonstrate:

Competencies and level of proficiency required:

Core Values:

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

Core competencies (Level 2)

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others

To view our competency framework, please click here.

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. Our workplace policies promote flexible work arrangements, to support all staff in maintaining a healthy life balance, both in and out of the office.

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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 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.


  • The position is based in Mumbai.
  • Selected applicant will have an initial two (2) year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and advance to the next stage of the selection process, which involves various assessments.
  • UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process, including application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training, etc. UNICEF is a nonsmoking working environment.

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