Org. Setting and Reporting
The UN Development Coordination Office (UN DCO) is the UN Office at the forefront of coordinating a collaborative contribution to the UN development system towards its achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The position is located in the Strategic Partnerships Unit (SPU) of the Integrated Office of the Office of the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG), Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (henceforth the Integrated Office) for Somalia and reports to the Senior Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning and Head of Integrated Office.
Assists with the provision of substantive support for strategic planning for and coordination of UN Country Team (UNCT) partnerships:
Guides joint resource mobilization for the UNDAF/UNSF:
Monitors, analyzes and enhances existing resource mobilization partnerships and relationships, including those with high net worth;
Plans and facilitates the design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of joint programmes and programming processes for use in joint resource mobilization;
Provides advice and guidance for the production and distribution of marketing materials to raise awareness about opportunities for working with the UN on SDG investment;
Strengthens the UN brand via events, media and public relations opportunities targeted to the diverse partners, in close collaboration with the UN Communications Group.
Plans and facilitates substantive support on financing for accelerating the achievement of the SDGs:
Conducts knowledge management and capacity development activities:
A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in strategic partnerships, project/programme management, or related area, is required.
Experience in managing a sizeable multicultural team at country, regional and global levels is desirable.
Field experience in development cooperation is desirable.
Experience in development planning and policy formulation in a development cooperation context is desirable.
Experience with inter-agency or inter-organizational collaboration in the development sector is desirable.
Experience in working with resource mobilization in middle income countries and/or in the region is an advantage.
Fluency in oral and written English is required.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.