Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Donor Relations Senior Assistant is part of a team that maintains proactive dialogue with governmental donors or UN agencies and organizations, as well as with the regional and local donors aiming at building relationships, raise awareness and mobilize financial support for UNHCR¿s work and priorities.
The incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Snr. Programme Associate. S/he will have regular exchanges with other staff in the operation and constant coordination with the public information and protection unit, as well as, colleagues in our field offices. Externally, the incumbent may have contacts with DRRM's working level counterparts at Permanent Missions in Geneva regarding donors¿ requirements, meetings and some reporting issues.
We are seeking a dynamic and proactive team player, with a strong interest in not-for-profit brand and refugee issues to join our very dynamic Programme team in Quito. The Programme team works to raise the profile of UNHCR, embeds the brand internally and works across UNHCR Bureaux, divisions, sections and the field to promote an integrated approach and to inspire engagement with the brand strategy. The incumbent will work closely with the Donor Focal Points at HQ level and other members of the Programme Unit based in BO Quito as well as in the field locations. Liaising with UNHCR¿s wider internal programme network, as well as with the implementing partners, s/he will support the reporting and fundraising activities, preparing concept notes and proposals, serving donors¿ information needs on all aspects of UNHCR¿s work. UNHCR is an international organization and a large part of its work is in English, including the drafting of reports, project proposals and other documents which will be part of the responsibilities of this position.
Under the direct supervision of the Donor Focal point, the Donor Relations Senior Assistant will undertake the following tasks:
ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED