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Associate PPH Officer

pretoria (gl. p)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: pretoria (gl. p)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public, Private Partnership
  • Closing Date: 2022-01-25

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Candidates must be South African Nationals

Interested staff members should consult the Administrative Instruction on Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff (RALS, UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.2). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.

In line with the RALS, the below category of candidates are eligible to apply for internally/externally advertised vacancies.

Group 1 candidates: Current NPO staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment are eligible to apply to advertised positions in the NPO category at their personal grade and one grade below or above, as Group 1 candidates.

External candidates: All other candidates are eligible to apply to positions in the NPO category as external
candidates, including GS staff members holding a university degree and fulfilling eligibility requirements, regardless of grade or length of service, who may apply to any vacant NPO position in their country of assignment for which they qualify. External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position.

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: Interested internal candidates need to apply through MSRP ¿ Self-Service ¿ Recruiting Activities ¿ Careers (please search by JO number or by Location). Please update your personal profiles with all required information in order to be able to apply. Please consult the attached documents for further guidance on how to update the personal profile.

¿ Interested external applicants need to apply online and complete the mandatory motivation letter. For help with logging in to the MSRP External Portal, or with online applications, please contact the HR Unit well before the deadline to allow sufficient time for any technical problem to be resolved. External vacancies are posted on the external UNHCR website and applicants who do not have internal status must apply through the external UNHCR website. ¿ Careers ¿ Career opportunities ¿ Other Opportunities ¿ Vacancies ¿ sort by Location or search by Job Opening number.

¿ Applications will be accepted only via the online portals. Please do not send application via email.

¿ Not signed, incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test and oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).

¿ The evaluation of applicants will be conducted based on the information submitted during the application. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

¿ UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants to apply. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms gender, disability, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

¿ UNHCR has a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA). SEA is unacceptable behavior and prohibited conduct for UNHCR personnel. It constitutes acts of serious misconduct and is therefore grounds for disciplinary measures, including dismissal. Any concerns or suspicions about a possible case of SEA should be reported immediately to the Inspector General's Office (IGO) at [email protected] or through the online complain form at or by confidential fax: +41 22 739 73 80.

For any technical problems encountered during the online application, please send an email to the below email address titled ¿Online VA Query-your name and surname¿. Human Resources Pretoria SAMCO [email protected] Associate PPH Officer

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Private Sector Partnerships Service (PSP) sits within UNHCR's Division of External Relations (DER) and is responsible for mobilizing resources for refugees from the private sector. UNHCR has developed a Private Sector Fundraising Strategy 2018-2025 which has the ambition of growing PSP into a service capable of generating $1 Billion annually and identifies priority fundraising markets and regions.
As part of this strategy, and in order to achieve the ambitious objectives of mobilizing necessary resources for UNHCR, PSP's Private Partnerships and Philanthropy (PPH) Section develops and strengthens long-term partnerships with companies, foundations and private philanthropists (PPH donors). As part of a wider fundraising team, the primary role of PPH colleagues is to seek various forms of support from PPH donors: securing funding for UNHCR programmes and projects will be considered priority, but the work also includes leveraging the capacities of these partnerships beyond funding, in order to build long-lasting holistic partnerships bringing various forms of support to UNHCR and to persons of concern, such as advocacy, visibility, expertise, innovation and public engagement.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

- As delegated by the supervisor, support the engagement with a portfolio of PPH donors, and all activities relevant for the acquisition and strengthening of partnerships and relationships with them, ensuring that a dynamic pipeline is in place and regularly assessed and updated.
- Support the preparation of pitches, presentations, proposals, reports, and any other fundraising material targeting PPH donors. This can include working with PSP HQ to support the delivery of on-time reporting on contributions, and the development of funding proposals representing UNHCR¿s priorities and donor needs.
- Support the management of partnerships and relationships, e.g. by helping to draft donor reports, plan donor missions or other tasks necessary to ensure that relationships are appropriately nurtured.
- Undertake market research to provide intelligence to inform PPH initiatives and/or the approach to specific donors or sectors.
- Support on the engagement of existing and potential donors at high-profile events, which can include being responsible for the logistics to ensure events are adequately planned and executed, and supporting on the preparation of the agenda, briefing notes, and talking points.
- Support the organization of internal meetings and skill-shares; and help plan the agenda points relevant to matters pertaining to partnerships and philanthropy.
- Support the drafting of the PPH section of the PSP team¿s PSP Annual Plans and Budgets, as the Quarterly Reports, by supporting the preparation of budgets and creating financial reports.
- As delegated, and in collaboration with Administrative colleagues, support PPH colleagues with procurement, admin and travel matters.
- Support the maintenance of up-to-date and accurate records of partnerships and relationships. This might include helping to keep track of income raised, keeping internal calendars and plans updated, and supporting on data entry and maintenance on Salesforce.
- Contribute to the development and updating of content on PSP's SharePoint platform, in order to improve internal communications, and to maintain a regular flow of information with colleagues within and outside PSP.
- Contribute to information management and knowledge-sharing, through the collation and dissemination of data and information on partnerships and philanthropy.
- Support the delivery of communications and visibility plans with PPH donors. This can include gathering, consolidating and presenting data and information for the preparation of communications materials in collaboration with Communications and/or Public Information colleagues.
- The incumbent of the position will perform in direct link with the broader PSP country market plans and context, including effective collaborating on and working towards non-direct cash elements together with IG and campaigns, such expanding network for other purposes like in-kind, free publicity, CRM or location access for face-to-face frontliners.
Private Philanthropy
- Support the development of relationships with philanthropists, major donors, HNWIs and ultra HNWIs, by supporting the implementation of bespoke care plans to ensure that donors are engaged with the organization.
- Support the delivery of high-quality presentations, proposals and reports for major donor audiences, including through impact reporting.
- Support the organization of high-level events tailored for philanthropists, major donors, and (U)HNWIs.
- If requested, analyse the relevant data to ensure that donors are identified and cultivated towards their peak giving level.
- If requested, work with Individual Giving colleagues on initiatives, plans and messaging on specific themes to ensure that materials can be tailored for major donors and (U)HNWIs. This can include supporting the development of marketing materials on legacies and planned giving; or supporting activities to upgrade and transition appropriate middle donors to the major donor/HNWI programme.
- Support the development and implementation of initiatives designed to engage with foundations.
- Support on the preparation and submission of foundations grants, including budget and narrative submissions, by helping gather, consolidate and present information in line with agreed deadlines.
- Support the logistics and planning of the organization of or participation in events for foundation and philanthropic networks and/or events in which senior foundations leaders are attending.
- Support colleagues in implementing initiatives designed to acquire and strengthen partnerships with corporations and corporate foundations.
- Support colleagues in the management of corporate partnership and in the implementation of cultivation and stewardship plans with corporate partners to ensure that their competencies are leveraged for the benefit of UNHCR and persons of concern, and that the partnership is achieving its full potential. This might include support on joint initiatives, such as cause-related marketing campaigns, joint communications and employee engagement plans.
- Support the preparation of pitches, presentations and reports which communicate to corporate partners' representatives, in an accurate, timely and persuasive manner, relevant information on UNHCR's programs and activities.

- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P2 - 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Marketing, Communications, Journalism,
International Relations, Economics, Business Administration/Management,
Social Sciences or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
- Relevant professional experience in fundraising and/or partnerships and/or management of relationships with donors and/or external partners, with exposure to an international environment and/or with humanitarian organizations.
- Ability to produce high-quality written materials tailored to specific audiences.
- Ability to balance different and sometimes competing needs and deadlines.
- Experience in coordinating between multiple stakeholders, with an ability to multi-task, manage time, and thrive in a high-pressure environment.

- Knowledge of humanitarian and/or development programming.
- Knowledge of CRM systems, ideally Salesforce.
- Knowledge of SharePoint 365 platform.
- Experience in marketing and/or communications.
- Experience in a UN field location and/or working in a developing country, with an ability to function well in a multi-cultural environment.

Functional Skills
IT-Computer Literacy
PS-Fundraising (incl. operations, programmes)
PS-Managing corporate partnerships
IT-Business Intelligence (BI)
PS-Private sector fundraising and partnerships
PS-Fundraising - High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI)
PS-Partnerships / Individual Giving Programmes
PS-Middle donor programme development and management
PS-Emergency Fundraising
PS-Fundraising materials production and management
PS-Fundraising from foundations
PS-Management of Private Sector Fundraising Investments in new markets
CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, Government & Community
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates. Core Competencies
¿ Accountability
¿ Communication
¿ Organizational Awareness
¿ Teamwork & Collaboration
¿ Commitment to Continuous Learning
¿ Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies
¿ Empowering and Building Trust
¿ Managing Resources
¿ Managing Performance

Cross-Functional Competencies
¿ Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
¿ Political Awareness
¿ Stakeholder Management Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for a written test and oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees). Closing date is the 25 January 2022
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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