Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the Organization:
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. They advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for them. They provide expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. They promote technical and investment cooperation among nations.
At the regional office, the Strategic Partnerships team is in charge of building partnerships with bilateral partners as well as private sector entities, non-profit organisations and the media. In addition, the Strategic Partnerships team supports country offices with their private sector engagement efforts and helps build their resource mobilisation capacity. The Head of Partnerships and Resource Mobilization manages the PRMAC (Partnerships and Resource Mobilization, Advocacy and Communications) unit and will be the consultant’s supervisor. The consultant will also indirectly report to the Partnerships Development Specialist (International Consultant) for operational/daily tasks.
The consultant will work under the supervision of the Head of Partnerships and Resource Mobilization. UN Women will provide the consultant with a work laptop and a workstation. In the event that the consultant needs to travel during the consultancy for assignment-related purposes, UN Women will bear the costs of requested travel expenses.
The duration of the consultancy is 6 months, starting on 4 January 2021 and ending 15 July 2021. Living expenses are to be covered by the consultant.
The consultant will be based in Bangkok at the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The purpose of the consultancy is to assist the Strategic Partnerships team in developing and managing UN Women’s relationships with strategic partners in the region, providing resource mobilisation support to the regional office and (multi-)country offices in Asia and the Pacific and supporting the overall execution of the strategic partnerships and resource mobilisation strategy.
In light of this, the consultant will perform the following tasks:
Required Skills and Experience
Requirements and Qualifications