External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer at WHO, Juba, South Sudan

Deadline: 10 October 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer in Juba, South Sudan. 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 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. Engage with the main donors in/to the country, in consultation with HQ and Regional Office Resource Mobilization teams, especially for donors whose agreements are managed by HQ e.g. CERF, DFID, ECHO, and OFDA/USAID etc.
  • 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 analyse information on project activities and monitor progress towards targets using Excel and other project management databases.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • First university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences, Communications, Marketing, Management, Economics, Accounting, financial management, business or public administration from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Specific studies on resource mobilization, studies on development and humanitarian work.
  • Training in donor intelligence, proposal writing, and general project management.
  • At least 5 years of related experience, at the national and international level, in resource mobilization, external relations and grants management.
  • Documented achievements in fundraising activities, part of which supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities.
  • Proven experience in writing resource mobilization proposals, donor reports and related documents.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and intermediate of French/another UN/WHO official language would be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.