Partnerships Officer (Public Sector) at UNICEF, Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 25 November 2017

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Partnerships Officer (Public Sector) in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Partnerships Officer (Public Sector) will perform the following functions-

  • Provide support to new partnerships and resource mobilization, working with UNICEF colleagues to identify partnership and resource mobilization needs and provide information to broker resource mobilization agreements to meet those needs.
  • Receive and screens inquiries from potential collaborators and facilitates communication with appropriate UNICEF staff.
  • Scan and scouts external environment within designated partnership area for opportunities and risks and shares information in a timely fashion with relevant UNICEF staff.
  • Provide logistical and programmatic support to senior management and other UNICEF staff in corporate engagement and interaction with assigned partners.
  • Develop and maintains deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders, managing a database of key contacts and to UNICEF’s base of knowledge on partnership and resource mobilization.
  • Expand UNICEF’s network of key interlocutors to build stronger relationships between UNICEF and governments, other key-decision makers, regional development institutions, foundations, the private sector, international financial institutions and/or relevant constituencies.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have –

  • An Advanced university in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related field.
  • A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in external relations, liaison and any resource-mobilization related activities, preferably in an international organization is required.
  • Experience in Africa a plus.
  • Fluency in English is required with knowledge of another UN language considered as an asset.
  • Nationality of Kenya.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.