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Temporary Position of Resource Mobilization Officer, P1, N'Djamena, Chad #00113226 ( 6 months)

N'Djamena (Chad)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: N'Djamena (Chad)
  • Grade: P-1, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2020-04-08

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Chad Country Office in N’Djamena seeks a dedicated, experienced and highly motivated Reports and Resource Mobilisation Officer for its Partnerships Team. Under the supervision of the Partnerships Manager, the Officer will contribute to the overall resource mobilisation efforts of the office by developing key strategic documents and building capacity of relevant staff, reviewing reports to ensure they are results-based and adequate donor visibility, and drafting and editing contents on issues related to UNICEF Chad Country Programme.

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, [insert tagline]

[Include information about the country/specific programme. Ideally include a link to a video]

How can you make a difference?

1. In collaboration with the programme section chiefs and officers, conduct donor report quality control to ensure conformity with the proposal, funds utilization and planned results. Review, edit and advise on layout and contents of the donor reports in cooperation with programme sections.
2. Ensure timely submission of donor reports. Maintain a donor reporting schedule and provide timely reminders to the sections to ensure that all donor reports are sent on time. Update and maintain donor reporting guidance and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), based on global guidance and the Chad office needs.
3. In close collaboration with the Budget Specialist, support Grant management and monitoring of allocations and financial reporting.
4. Ensure regular exchange of information with donors and strengthen donor recognition in collaboration with field offices and sections. Working closely with the Communication section, contribute to the organization of key events for advocacy and visibility.
5. Contribute to developing the UNICEF Chad Country Office Resource Mobilization Strategy, and other relevant presentations/updates on donor reporting for the CMT, RCP and Fundraising Taskforce.
6. Ensure programme sections and field offices are kept up-to-date with donor conditionality and it is respected. Organize training to improve staff capacity on donor reporting and knowledge management.
7. Support the Deputy Representative and section chiefs to compile and produce mandatory UNICEF reports (e.g. annual report) and other key strategic documents.

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

Advanced university degree in International Relations, Communication, Public Relations or related field. A first University Degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of Advanced University Degree.
Work Experience
- At least two years practical professional work experience in reporting, external relations or related field
- Strong demonstrated experience in donor reporting required. Proven ability to synthesize and powerfully convey messages and good knowledge and understanding of UNICEF programmatic work and principles will be an advantage
- Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with close attention to detail
- Solid experience in the usage of computers and office software programmes and experience in handling web-based management systems
- International and national work experience required
- Background/familiarity with emergency situations would be an asset
Language Proficiency
Fluency in English and French. Knowledge of the local working language is an asset

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are...

Competency areas
Builds and maintains partnerships:  Build a network of external stakeholders and alliances with government counterparts, civil society, the media and the private sector, in order to promote and advance the work of the organization
Drive to achieve results for impact: Commits to action and assumes responsibility and ownership for own performance and the associated outcomes.
Thinks and acts strategically: Understands the big picture and is able to identify potential opportunities for action and challenges that exist. Forms sound evidence-based judgements in the delivery of UNICEF’s results
Manages ambiguity and complexity: Demonstrate resilience and composure, get things done despite challenges and maintain performance levels in pressured, adverse and uncertain environments
Works collaboratively with others: Establish and maintain mutually supportive working relationships, demonstrating sensitivity to people of diverse backgrounds, respecting differences and ensuring that all can contribute and succeed

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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 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.



Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

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

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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