International Partnerships Consultant (Coordination of Donor Proposals & Reports), Kyiv, Ukraine

  • Contract
  • Ukraine


UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,

The country office’s budget in 2021 sums to more than 100 million USD resulting in a large number of donors’ reports, fundraising proposals and knowledge documents requiring drafting and editing work. Given that there is no dedicated function for reporting, the country office is seeking external support for that function.

How can you make a difference?

  • Donor Proposals and Report: consolidate inputs from sections especially for large cross-sectoral donor proposals and reports and review/suggest strategic inputs for donors’ proposals, reports and other programming documents to  ensure coherence and high quality of donor proposals/reports  in line with UNICEF programming and donor requirements. The insight schedule for reporting will be shared with the consultant. On average 3 days are allocated for the finalization of one donor report, up to two new donor proposals may require coordination during the assignment period.
  • Knowledge management: to design and develop in close collaboration with communication specialist, heads of programme sections and deputy representative knowledge products, such as “light monthly sitrep”, field offices fact sheets/briefing notes and programme fact sheets for information sharing and advocacy. The template will be shared with the consultant and 2 days are allocated for the finalization of one knowledge product.

Work assignment overview:

Deliverable:  8 individual donor reports.  Deadline: 31 December 2021 (24 w/days)

Deliverable:  2 donor proposals. Deadline: 31 December 2021 (6 w/days)

Deliverable:  3 knowledge management products. Deadline: 31 December 2021 (9 w/days)

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

Education: Master’s degree in Development Studies, Communications, International Relations or other relevant social science. A combination of a first-level university degree and relevant work experience (min 7 years) may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Professional experience: Five years of progressively responsible and relevant professional work experience in international relations, donor coordination, development program management, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and communications. International and national work experience. Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.

Language: English – Advanced [C1]

Skills and competencies: Advanced Writing and Communication skills. Good analytical skills.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

Please fill in the form properly and indicate your daily fee, travel lump sum, and total fee to complete the assignment.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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