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Senior PPH Assistant


  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Seoul
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Public, Private Partnership
  • Closing Date: Closed

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

A (least hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate Type


Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

September 21, 2023

Terms of Reference

1. General Background
(Brief description of the national, sector-specific or other relevant context in which the individual contractor will operate)
UNHCR Korea aims to increase financial support substantially from the Private Partnerships & Philanthropy (PPH) sector encompassing Corporate, Foundation and High Net Wealth Individuals (HNWIs)/Major Donors in the country, as part of the PSP strategies. This UNOPS LICA position will assist the Senior PSP Officer to develop the Private Partnerships & Philanthropy fundraising strategies and mobilize funds from the Private Partnerships & Philanthropy sector, and also maintain the partnerships with donors The need of this UNOPS LICA position and the budget required for this position was approved as part of UNHCR Korea's PSP Annual Plan for 2023 by the Global PSP Unit HQs

2. Purpose and Scope of Assignment
(Concise and detailed description of activities, tasks and responsibilities to be undertaken, including expected travel, if applicable)
• Assist to develop fundraising proposals to the identified PPH donors in line with the Private Partnerships & Philanthropy fundraising strategies and action plans;
• Assist to maintain and strengthen the partnerships with the existing PPH donors by providing daily care/support services to them;
• Assist to enhance the PPH donor journey in line with the global PPH strategies and policies.
• Liaise with global and regional PPH staff as well as field colleagues, when necessary to provide information and answers to the PPH donors;
• Conduct preliminary due diligence screening research about potential PPH donors, and process the due diligence clearance with the focal point of the global PPH team;
• Monitor market trends related to the overall PSP activities, particularly PPH sector;
• Draft regular and annual reports to the PPH donors based on the global reports available for the PPH donors in timely fashion and submit the reports to the PPH donors concerned after getting clearance from the supervisor;
• Process the donation receipt issuance, upon receipt of the donations from PPH donors and send it to the PPH donors in timely manner;
• Process income recording
• Attend local meetings, events and conferences related to the PPH activities in Korea, and assist to organize briefings, meetings and/or events for UNHCR to PPH donors;
• Perform any other related duties that may be required.

3. Monitoring and Progress Controls
(Clear description of measurable outputs, milestones, key performance indicators and/or reporting requirements which will enable performance monitoring)
The individual contractor will work in the UNHCR office under direct supervision of Senior PSP Officer.
4. Qualifications and Experience
(List the required education, work experience, expertise and competencies of the individual contractor. The listed education and experience should correspond with the level at which the contract is offered.)

a. Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education)
Completion of university degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Sociology or other related discipline.

b. Work Experience
(List number of years and area of required work experience. Clearly distinguish between required experience and experience which could be an asset.)
- Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience for high school diploma or minimum 1 year of experience for BA or higher.

c. Key Competencies
(Technical knowledge, skills, managerial competencies or other personal competencies relevant to the performance of the assignment. Clearly distinguish between required and desired competencies)
• Ability to produce high-quality written materials tailored to specific audiences
• Excellent Skill for preparation of pitches, presentations, proposals, reports and any other fundraising materials targeting PPH donors.
• Excellent written and spoken Korean language skills and excellent English language skills in Fundraising materials production and management
• Proven skills in writing, translation and communication and presentation skills;
• Work experience in professional fundraising skills, and/or marketing skills;

COVID-19 Requirement
• Recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under a UNHCR affiliate scheme or as an intern is subject to proof of vaccination against Covid-19.


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