Donor Communication Specialist

Posted : 14 July, 2021
Location : Abidjan (CIV)
Category : Development & Humanitarian Aid
Job type : Full Time


Donor Communication Specialist

International Expert

Host entity

UNICEF

Country

Cote d'Ivoire

Location, Country

Abidjan (CIV)

Language skills

French

English

Expected Starting Date

01 August 2021

Duration

12 months

Application deadline

28 July 2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the supervision of Partnership Specialist/PME Manager the Reporting Officer UNV will help UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire’s donors understanding the work that the office does every day positively impacting the life of millions of children. To do so, The Reporting Officer will ensure the office will develop high quality documents: on one side helping shaping UNICEF’s projects and interventions (donor proposals) and on the other side reporting on the key progress and achievements (donor reports).

1.      Coordination of the donor reports and proposals development

·         Be responsible for the effective coordination and the continuous improvement of the donors’ reports/proposals development process, working in close collaboration with the Program Chiefs of Section, the Partnership Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the M&E Manager and the Deputy representative.

·         Work in close collaboration with management and programme staff to develop strategic documents (RAM, COAR, SMQ, SitReps, etc.), donor reports and proposals, improve their quality, and/or translate them, as required.

·         Formulates recommendations for improvements of program design (RBM) at the proposal stage and the improvement of the reporting/proposal

·         Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due to donors to ensure that they are submitted in high quality and on time and ensure that section chiefs and management are informed on reporting requirements

·         Be responsible for the office information system on donor reports and proposals (both VISION and share point).

2.      Creative/strategic writing for donor’s communication and advocacy

Work in close collaboration with the program staff, the Photographer, and the communication department to develop high quality human-interest stories and communication material for donors; this may include also the need of going to the field visiting several UNICEF’s projects, interview beneficiaries and document the results achieved

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level

Master degree or equivalent

Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, Journalism, or equivalent professional work in these areas combined with university degree in a related area. A Bachelor will be accepted with 15 years of experience in the field.

Required experience

180 Months

Experience remark

Required Experience: At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation

Developing country working experience is considered an asset.

Previous experience with report/proposal development editing and formatting will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Resource Mobilization, Program Planning and Result Based Management will be considered an asset.

Experience in international organizations, NGOs or UN agencies (particularly UNICEF) will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Private Sector will be considered an asset.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams, and Planner will be considered an asset.

Language skills

·         French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

·         English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise

Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation

Area of expertise details

At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation.

Driving license

Competencies values

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure

* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 28-07-2021

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