Public Partnership Officer, P-2, Public Partnerships Division/Washington D.C

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This is a P-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 2 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 100,215 USD and 136,117 USD.

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The international rate of 57,661 USD, with an additional 73.8% at this the location, applies.

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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 fulfill 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 . . .

The Public Partnerships Division (PPD) is responsible for developing and strengthening public partnerships to support UNICEF’s work to protect the rights of every child. The PPD CANZUSI Cluster is responsible for partnerships with Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America and Israel.

The PPD outpost office in Washington, D.C., supports UNICEF’s work by managing partnerships and resource mobilization with institutions of the Government of the United States, including the White House National Security Council, U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, and the U.S. Congress. It also supports work with International Financial Institutions.

The partnerships with the U.S. Government (USG), managed by CANZUSI’s outposted USG team, are among UNICEF’s most important and multi-faceted external partnerships. The primary objective of the Washington, D.C. office is to strategically position UNICEF and the children’s agenda within the global leadership circles in D.C.

How can you make a difference? The Public Partnership Officer supports UNICEF’s USG team in Washington, D.C. in deepening collaboration with key stakeholders and advancing knowledge exchange, resource mobilization, partnership and grant management, as well as policy influence within the scope of assignment. The incumbent’s efforts will ensure greater visibility for UNICEF and support its mission with key partners.


Support high-quality and adaptive engagement, communication, and results-focused grant management approaches to maintain UNICEF’s position as a partner of choice for the USG. Duties include:

  • Provide comprehensive support in management of UNICEF-USG grant agreements, with specific emphasis on reporting requirements, inclusive of those related to COVID-19 readiness and response-focused grants. Engage frequently and directly with COs/ROs, headquarters teams, and donor grant management teams and facilitate related information flows. Support negotiation efforts related to design and implementation of grants and efforts to ensure compliance with negotiated agreements. Ensure that critical deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Remain updated on UNICEF policies and processes to contribute to, and inform, UNICEF’s work with USG partners; support efforts to ensure UNICEF positions are properly relayed and taken into account in decision-making and outreach to partners. Similarly maintain awareness of current activities, political and social events of UN and other multilateral bodies/governments.
  • Support promotion of, and advocacy for, UNICEF programmes by assisting with the preparation of information to internal teams, USG and other member states, UN agencies, NGOs, host government and other partners on the strategy, design, relevance and impact of programmes. Attend related meetings and provide readouts for appropriate focal points.
  • Engage and guide key support staff (including administrative staff, interns, and graduate fellows); provide guidance and support to colleagues in managing operations of the Washington, D.C. office, including budget, supplies and logistical support.
  • Serve as primary knowledge management focal point, helping to ensure partner information and materials are maintained, updated, and filed; guide other team members to implement knowledge management protocols to ensure consistency and ease of reference. Provide contribution and partnership related updates and information to internal and external partners as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: planning and logistics for UNICEF HQ or country/regional office leadership to participate in high-level engagements with U.S. Government officials and Congressional delegations; conducting research on prospective new partnership engagements for UNICEF and providing related analysis and outreach to support exploration of such opportunities.

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

  • University degree in international relations or another related field, including but not limited to the following fields: international relations, business administration, political science, health, education, English or writing, economics or international business, communications, or international development.

  • A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas or related areas is required : public affairs, communications, government, economics or finance, health, education, government, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, office management, customer relations, logistics or other relevant area.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

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

To view our competency framework, please visit 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 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.


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

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