CV 871 | Inscrits 6821 | Recruteurs 119 | Offres 15105

Recherche par poste

Recherche par curriculum

Publiez une offre / Post a job

UNICEF seeks to recruit a consultancy (3 months): Programme donor matching team, financial services unit, finance, private fundraising and partnerships division (PFP), Geneva, Switzerland

Accueil » Offres » Avis de recrutement » UNICEF seeks to recruit a consultancy (3 months): Programme donor matching team, financial services unit, finance, private fundraising and partnerships division (PFP), Geneva, Switzerland

Publiez votre CV et recevez directement les offres de votre profil par email

UNICEF seeks to recruit a consultancy (3 months): Programme donor matching team, financial services unit, finance, private fundraising and partnerships division (PFP), Geneva, Switzerland


Job no : 517823
Work type : Consultancy
Location : Switzerland
Categories : Private Fundraising and Partnerships, Consultancy

Apply here


UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.


For every child, hope

The Private Fundraising and Partnerships (PFP) Division works with National Committees and UNICEF country offices to drive income growth. The Programme Donor Matching team of the Financial Services Unit serves as a broker between fundraisers and programme colleagues to encourage private sector donors – especially corporates, foundations and major donors – to provide UNICEF with the highest quality income.  A range of services and products are provided, which ensure that funds are strategically allocated, that UNICEF is in a position to deliver the highest quality programme results, and that donors receive high-impact and meaningful donor reports that meet their expectations.


How can you make a difference?

The post is responsible for management oversight of the Programme Donor Matching team that reviews and manages earmarked contributions (Other Resources – OR) from the private sector donors ensuring that they are aligned with quality income principles and that the intent of donors and recipient offices is correctly captured in UNICEF financial system. One of the key tasks is to oversee the team and provide additional technical training on grants management of received contributions from National Committees, PSFR country offices and global private sector partners as well as streamline and document financial processes.

It is also responsible for overseeing a broad portfolio of statistical analyses for internal and external stakeholders; for monitoring the utilization of high-value grants; for producing data analyses for global reports such as the annual Report on Regular Resources, Schools for Africa and Schools for Asia report; and for monitoring Emergency appeals.


Main tasks :

  • Oversees Programme Donor Matching team and provides additional technical training on grants management, streamline and document financial processes as required ;
  • Monitors the utilization of high-value grants, grants expiry timelines with unspent balances and advices office to expedite utilization or request for grant extension before grant expires ;
  • Manages the grant closure coordinating with NatComs to approve unspent balances to be reprogrammed to RR or repurposed for programs ;
  • Reviews complex funding agreements to ensure adherence to UNICEF financial rules and regulations, policies and directives ;
  • Provides guidance to COs/RSC, NatComs and PFP stakeholders, responds to NatComs and country offices general questions about UNICEF programmes and financial data including ad hoc revenue and expenditure analysis from fundraisers ;
  • Oversees preparation and assures high quality of a range of financial donor reports for private sector contributions :
  1. Annual report on Regular Resources ;
  2. Global Thematic and Thematic reports ;
  3. Annual Emergency Thematic reports.
  • Coordinates the team’s response to Emergency appeals, including monitoring private sector income, promoting quality funding, and preparing weekly income data during high-profile emergencies ;
  • Any other ad hoc task as may be required by the manager.


Delivrables :

  • Technical training on grants management provided to the team, financial processes documented ;
  • Grant utilization and grant closure monitored monthly and unutilized balances reprogrammed as requested by donors ;
  • Donor’s agreements reviewed and revenue recorded in compliance with UNICEF revenue management policy ;
  • Guidance to COs/RSC, NatComs and PFP stakeholders provided on a timely basis ;
  • All UNICEF reports that include private sector revenue data reviewed and reconciled ;
  • Response to Emergency appeals monitored weekly.


Estimated duration of the contract and proposal :

3 months.

Reporting to :

Finance Manager, Financial Services Unit, Finance, PFP.

Work place :

Geneva, Switzerland.


To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Language Proficiency

Fluency in English required. Fluency in other UN languages considered an asset.

  • Technical Knowledge

Advanced university degree in marketing, economics, social sciences, fundraising, international relations, communication, law, business administration or equivalent. A first level university degree, with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and seven (7) years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in data analysis and reporting, programme management, or similar.

Experience from UNICEF or other development agencies of work in the field an asset.

Understanding of ERP systems such as SAP highly desirable.


For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity.

  • Core Competencies (Required)

Communication (II)

Working with People (II)

Drive for Results (II)

  • Functional Competencies (Required)

Analyzing (II)

Planning and Organizing (II)

Relating and Networking (II)

Formulating Strategies and Concepts (II)

Persuading and Influencing (II)

Entrepreneurial Thinking (II)

Applying Technical Expertise (II)

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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.


Remarks :

Please indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate (in US$) to undertake the terms of reference above (including travel and daily subsistence allowance, if applicable).  Applications submitted without a daily/monthly rate will not be considered. Also, please mention the earliest date you can start.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


Applications close : W. Europe Standard Time


Cliquez ici pour télécharger l'application Android et lire la suite de l'offre

Publiez votre CV et recevez directement les offres de votre profil par email

Cliquez ici pour recevoir la version PDF.


Ils recrutent en ce moment