Partnerships Manager

United Nations Children's Fund, N'Djamena, Chad

Skill Required:, Fundraising
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd July, 2021

Job Description

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks:

  • Enhance positive relationships with partnerships
  • Analysis, monitoring and reporting
  • Supervision of the Partnerships unit
  • Enhance positive relationships with partnerships

Enhance positive relationships with partnerships

  • Enhance positive relationships with donor groups through timely and accurate reporting and monitoring of donor interests and information needs. This includes gathering of information, consolidation, editing and production of all required reports on contributions to the Country Programme.
  • Develop resource mobilization strategy and technical guidance/quality control in proposal preparation and follow-up, as well as compilation of information, editing and layout, support donor and NatCom missions through the preparation of briefing documents for advocacy or information sharing.
  • Advocate and position UNICEF’s brand to generate a strong positive UNICEF image to motivate and inspire donor support in collaboration with Communication section.
  • Coordinate high level engagement with key donors from the public and private sectors to mobilize and influence cooperation with UNICEF to accelerate the achievement of results for children.
  • Motivate and inspire the corporate sector to collaborate with UNICEF within a social responsibility approach, while nurturing and cultivating relationships with existing and new supporters and donors.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the UNCT fundraising and reporting tasks within the framework of “Delivering as One”

Analysis, monitoring and reporting

  • Regularly monitor and share the donor reporting schedule, to ensure that quality reports are prepared and submitted timely to donors
  • Collaborate with other staff to compile, produce and disseminate mandatory UNICEF reports
  • Propose solutions for harmonization and standardization of reporting and monitoring mechanisms in order to limit parallel reporting and enhance the quality of data collection
  • Using appropriate tools and systems including InSight, report on status of Grant implementation and provide support in funds utilization and reporting
  • Prepare reports for CMT and Regional Office/HQ as may be required.

Supervision of the Partnerships unit

  • Ensure overall supervision of staff in the Partnerships Unit
  • Enhance teamwork for management of partnerships and resource mobilization, to enhance credibility of the Chad programme and achieve the funding targets as set out in the country programme.  
  • Organise training to programme staff as necessary

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


  • An advanced university degree in Political Science, Social Studies, Marketing, Business Administration, Communication, Public Relations or related field, with training and experience in fundraising. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of 8 years progressively responsible professional experience in partnerships, fundraising, external relations, funds management, reporting or information management at the national and international level some of which with the UN and/or in a developing country is required.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and French is required.


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