Deadline: 5 September 2019
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer will perform the following functions:
- Support the development of consistent approach to country level resource mobilization to secure rapid, sustainable and predictable funding for the core positions and emergency related activities.
- Liaise with HQ and the relevant Regional Office to secure the required clearance, including legal and financial clearances for proposals and donor agreements before signature.
- Participate in donor coordination meetings; contribute to negotiations to rapidly conclude donor agreements.
- Monitor trends, identify opportunities and risks as regards to country level resource mobilization and inform HQ and the RM network in a timely manner, suggesting where appropriate actions to position WHE.
- Maintain project calendars and milestones; manage and analyze information on project activities and monitor progress towards targets using Excel and other project management databases.
- Work closely with relevant WHO staff on the preparation of concept notes and project proposals including providing guidance on the recalibration of inputs, outputs; ensure that timely donor approval is requested for project amendments.
- Prepare regular internal risk and progress reports to inform the country team of project progress and issues to be resolved.
- Support the preparation of donor reports and project evaluations, proposals, communications and advocacy documents, including success stories, required for resource mobilization and strategic decision making.
- Prepare regular reports on expected results and resource mobilization activities in compliance with related documents.
- Perform any other duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Applicants must have:
- University degree in public health, business administration, management, communications, international relations or a related field.
- At least 5 year’s relevant experience at national and international levels in communication and/or advocacy, grant management, donor funding, proposal development, resource mobilization part of which should include supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities.
- Proven experience in writing advocacy documents and in the production of communication materials and products.
- Strong interpersonal, representational and organizational skills, with proven ability to facilitate and strengthen the involvement and collaboration of a broad range of internal and external partners.
- Demonstrated success in resource mobilization, including the ability to develop resource mobilization approaches and materials, and promote consensus with donors and partners.
- Integrity, tact and discretion.
- Ability to work and achieve goals under pressure.
- Good knowledge of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context is an asset.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Expert knowledge of French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit at WHO.