Re-advertisement Chief Resource Mobilization and Partnerships

United Nations Children's Fund

New Delhi, India

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

As Chief Resource Mobilization & Partnerships, you will be responsible for leading all private sector resource mobilization and partnerships and supporting broader engagement with business and key influencers in the private sector.

Under the general guidance of the Representative (Head of ICO), you will lead the planning, development and realization of the country office’s resource mobilization and partnerships strategy. The Chief Resource Mobilization & Partnerships oversees and coordinates various resource mobilization and partnerships channels and activities, maintains engaged and long-term partnerships, and drives revenue growth for  the Country Programme and UNICEF global needs and objectives.

functions/accountabilities of the Chief Resource Mobilization & Partnerships:

  • Leadership and Management: Lead and manage the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships Team, providing supervision, guidance, and leadership to ensure the achievement of resource mobilization and partnership goals. Represent the team in the Country Management Team.
  • Private Sector Plan Development: Collaborate with the Country Management Team and Private Fundraising and Partnerships Regional Support Centre to develop a comprehensive Private Sector Plan targeting audiences with strong potential. Ensure alignment with national, regional, and global priorities.
  • Innovation and Growth: Stay updated on external developments affecting resource mobilization and partnerships. Drive a culture of innovation within the team to maximize growth opportunities. Coordinate with global colleagues and engage in conferences and workshops to share learning internationally.
  • Acquiring and Retaining Donors: Strategically deploy various channels to recruit and retain individual supporters. Oversee acquisition, retention, and stewardship efforts, ensuring diversification across channels and optimal supporter experience.
  • Partnership Establishment: Identify, approach, and negotiate relationships with key influencers and businesses. Advocate and promote UNICEF goals  with partners, ensuring effective communication of UNICEF's mission and impact.
  • Public & Private Sector Engagement (PPSE): Lead ICO's PPSE activities, including identifying and negotiating relationships with relevant partners. Manage the PPSE team's efforts to develop Child Rights Business Principles (CRBP) and Family Friendly Policies (FFP) across the private sector in India. Oversees ICO's partnership with the Government of India's Departments of Public Enterprise and Corporate Affairs to maximize private sector impact on child rights issues.

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

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in one of the following fields: Business Administration, Marketing, Communications, Resource mobilization and partnerships, Management or another relevant technical field. (required)
  • A minimum of ten years of professional experience in private sector resource mobilization and partnerships, with progressively increasing responsibilities, including direct responsibility for setting and meeting income targets. (required)
  • Led diverse and geographically disperse teams previously in an inclusive and empowering manner. (required)
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, the India country context. (desired)
  • Mobilized resources and built partnerships in an international setting previously. (desired)
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) will be an asset.