- Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
- Location: Suva
- Grade: Consultancy – Consultant – Contractors Agreement
- Occupational Groups:
- Women’s Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
- External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
- Grant writing
- Closing Date: 2023-05-30
UNICEF, or the United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations that donate humanitarian and developmental support to children over the world. It was originally initiated in 1946 to give emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries devastated by World War II. UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to defend the rights of every child, especially those who are vulnerable. Its activities include giving immunizations, disease prevention, and treatment for children and mothers with HIV, as well as strengthening childhood and maternal health. UNICEF relies wholly on voluntary contributions from governments and private donors.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties fro Gender Fundraising and Partnerships Consultant are:
The Consultant will be accountable for developing concept notes that emphasize how UNICEF is contributing to key results on SDG5 and beyond, and developing a resourcing plan for precise programme areas in relation to the gender equality goals and targets. S/he will focus specifically on these areas of work: ECD, sexual and reproductive health, adolescent nutrition, mental health, violence against children, social norms, positive parenting and adolescent charge. S/he will also work with assigned staff in UNICEF to develop fundraising skills, expertise and capabilities in relation to gender programming.
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The requirements fro Gender Fundraising and Partnerships Consultant are:
- Advanced university degree in Gender and Development, Human Rights, International Development, Fundraising, Partnerships or another appropriate specialised field.
- Substantive background producing gender proposals, fundraising for gender programming, mainstreaming gender programmes in growth organizations.
- At least 8 years of skilled experience working with UNICEF or comparable international organizations/media in the capacity of an editor and/or reports writer.
- Proven background in working with development and/or humanitarian organizations in support of gender programme resource mobilization and grants management for public sector donors specifically in the area of gender and growth.
- Background in having worked on donor reports and resource mobilization proposals for public sectors including governments of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and US.
- Background in working with development organizations based in and/or working within the Pacific region.
- Fluency in written English is demanded. Expresses ideas and facts in writing and orally in a clear, organized, and convincing manner proper to the audience and occasion.