organization: UN Children’s Fund
deadline:27 Jan 2019
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential to the benefit of a better world.For every child, care
UNICEF aims to strengthen its capacity to build strategic partnerships with the corporate sector, and especially to build global, multi-country, and shared value partnerships with Chinese companies. The Corporate Alliance’s Officer will be responsible for managing China’s corporate research framework, prospecting and acquiring suitable and new corporate partners and servicing and growing existing partners.
How can you make a difference?
We are looking for an expert in corporate partnership development who, under the general guidance of Partnerships Manager, will be accountable for meeting the corporate fundraising financial targets in support of UNICEF’s programme for Children and will:Lead the establishment of corporate alliances in line with the Annual Work Plan and with corporate pipelinesLead the development of strategies for multi-sectoral and multi-channel fundraising engagement and interventions in line with UNICEF programmatic priorities, and in close collaboration with relevant sectionsImplement the strategic framework for corporate alliances to achieve a high quality diversified portfolio of corporate partnersManage relations with key players in strategic sectors of engagement, and develop strategic partnership proposalsLead the efforts for drafting and implementing corporate agreements and MoUs, monitoring compliance of corporate proposals and sending it to corporate partnersAssess and negotiate with companies based on qualitative and quantitative analysis in line with UNICEF corporate engagement and screening practicesDevelop appropriate annual work plans and knowledge products to support programme prioritiesDocument and share best practices on Corporate Fundraising among relevant colleaguesWork closely with Partnership Manager, CFR team members and other sections to achieve corporate partnership goals
To qualify as aCorporate Alliances Officer and advocatefor every child, you will have:An advanced university degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, Management or another related field. Exceptionally, a bachelor’s degree with additional work experience may be acceptedA minimum of two to five years of professional experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, partnerships or another related areaDemonstrated experience in resource mobilization and partnerships buildingFluency in English and Chinese is required
For every Child, you demonstrate:Respect for and adherence to UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity and proven understanding and sensitivity to cultural nuancesInterpersonal skills, capacity to work with different personalities to deliver on shared resultsDrive for results, setting high standards for the quality of workCapacity to think outside of the box and drive innovationStrong communication skills, fluently and confidently gathering and expressing and writing opinions and informationAbility to analyze various sources of information and make rational judgementsAbility to build effective relationships and maintain a strong network of individuals outside of UNICEF, building strategic partnerships with a range of key stakeholdersAbility to work strategically to realize UNICEF’s goals
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We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. In our effort to achieve a gender balance in our current workforce, we particularly encourage applications from qualified male candidates.
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, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.HOW TO APPLY:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=518886