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Senior PSP Assistant (PPH) (UNOPS,LICA-5)

Athens (Greece)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Athens (Greece)
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Public, Private Partnership
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-23

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- This position is open to all applicants.
- Interested applicants are invited to apply on-line either through MSRP self-service (candidates with MSRP access) or using the external Careers pages www.unhcr.org/careers  and  https://www.unhcr.org/gr-jobs/  (External candidates).
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
- Shortlisted candidates might be required to sit for a written test and will have to undergo an oral interview. Essential Minimum Qualifications & Professional Experience Required:
- Secondary Education with preferably a Bachelor's or equivalent degree
- Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience or minimum 1 year of work experience combined with a Bachelor's or equivalent or higher degree in relevant field
- Good knowledge of Greek fundraising environment
- Working knowledge of fundraising database, preferably Salesforce
- Fluent Greek and excellent knowledge of English language (both oral and written)
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite

Required Qualifications & Competencies:
- High degree of commitment for UNHCR's mission
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Knowledge and ability to create, execute and support, a complete donor development plan
- High level of interpersonal, influencing, negotiating and diplomatic skills for engagement with a wide variety of contacts
- Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
- Good communication, problem solving and coordination skills
- Ability to prioritize work and work under pressure
- Self-motivation and attention to details
- Ability to think creatively and to innovate UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a contract within the Private Sector Partnerships Services in UNHCR Office in Athens, Greece. We are seeking a dynamic and proactive team player, who is able to work independently as well, with a strong interest in fundraising, to become a steady and reliable asset to the UNHCR Greek operation.
The position will be part of UNHCR¿s Private Sector Partnerships Unit, which sits within the Department of External Relations (DER) responsible for mobilizing resources to enable UNHCR¿s refugee response programming around the world. Under the supervision of the PSP Officer (Europe) and in close coordination with the External Relations team in Greece and the Senior PSP Associate (Greece), the tasks of the Senior PSP Assistant (PPH) will be the following:
- Contribute to a roadmap for testing private partnerships fundraising with Corporates, Foundations and Private Philanthropists in Greece and Cyprus, in order to sustain UNHCR's national and international activities
- Support the development and management of a robust prospect pipeline and a calendar of opportunities for applications
- Undertake detailed prospect research and identify the most appropriate funding and fundraising opportunity
- Implement and monitor a development strategy for Corporates, Foundations and Private Philanthropists
- Conduct due diligence assessment for identified Corporates, Foundations and Private Philanthropists, in line with the global instructions, in order to manage organization risks
- Design and execute customized cultivation plans for existing and potential Corporates, Foundations and Private Philanthropists, in line with the overall global strategy
- Help establish an appropriate strategic and tactical response to prospects in the event of humanitarian emergencies
- Monitor and report the overall performance of the program according to the given key performance indicators and review plans accordingly
- Support PSP Greece team to create a solid and clear ladder of engagement in the donor development program
- Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual reports
- Attend internal and external meetings and any other duty as required - The duration of the assignment is until 31st December 2020 (with possibility of extension).
- Non-EU applicants can apply provided they have the required documents to work in Greece.
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See below for this postion's Operational Context
======================================================================================================== Established in December 1950, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect and assist refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. UNHCR works in over 130 countries to protect and care for over 70 million people.
The Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) Services works in different regions: Europe, MENA, Americas, Africa, and Asia, and further decentralizes at local levels. The primary purpose of the Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) in Greece is to generate income from both individual donors (IG), as well as corporates, foundations and private philanthropists in order to sustain UNHCR activities both worldwide as for Greece Operations specifically.
Through this position, PSP Greece aims to develop and support income from partnerships with corporations, foundations and private philanthropists (PPH) and searches for a PPH fundraiser in order to roll-out the overall strategy for the next years in Greece, with an additional focus on Cyprus market. The closing date for submission is 23 September 2020 (Midnight, Geneva).
No late applications will be accepted.
If you have questions during the on-line application, please contact the HR Unit at greathr@unhcr.org well before the deadline.

Kindly note that only electronic applications submitted through the website mentioned above will be considered.
UNHCR is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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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