Partnerships Specialist at UNOPS, New York, United States

Deadline: 25 January 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Partnerships Specialist in New York, United States. The duration of this post is 12 months.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Partnerships Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support the Senior Partnership Advisor in developing and implementing UNOPS partnership strategy with New York based UN Partners.
  • Draft substantive briefs, papers and presentations on specific partners, UNOPS strategic positioning, and partnership opportunities.
  • Participate in interagency working groups and task forces such as those related to UN Development Group (UNDG), Security Sector Reform (SSR), Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR), Inter Agency standing Committee (IASC), sustainable development goals, follow up to Rio+20 and specific countries including but not limited to Syria, Libya, Somalia and Iraq.
  • Update the list of working groups/task forces, attend meetings, take minutes and support the drafting of relevant documents.
  • Organize events, conferences, workshops and missions of UNOPS team members to New York.
  • Prepare annual consolidated narrative and financial HQ reports to donors.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Public Administration, International Development, Political Science, Communications, International Relations, or any other relevant field with five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • First Level University Degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) Business Administration, Public Administration, International Development, Political Science, Communications, International Relations, or any other relevant field with 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Relevant work experience is defined as experience in Partnerships Development, Portfolio Analysis, Resource Mobilization, Business Development, or Project/Programme Management.
  • Fluency in English (speaking, reading and writing) is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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