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Resource Mobilization & Donor Relations Officer at World Health Organization

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

  • To support the Country Office to deepen and broaden its donor base andenhance relations with existing donors
  • To identify and follow up on potential partnershipopportunities with donors, UN agencies, national and international NGOs

Description Of Duties

Under the supervision of the ResourceMobilization and Partnership Team Leader, the incumbent will:

  • Develop and maintain effective relationswith assigned locally-based donors to create a better understanding of WHO'swork and seek funding from governmental and non-governmental sources;
  • Liaise with the relevant staff in WHONigeria to ensure quality control and timely submission of project proposalsand narrative reports;
  • Develop funding proposals and draftreports for submission to donors;
  • Draft donor correspondence relating to thesubmission of projects/reports, reprogramming and extensions, etc;
  • Liaise with headquarters to check donor requirements, obtain clearances fromthe various departments, exchange information on donor engagement,requests/projects status etc;
  • Draft briefing note/documents for theFront Office and the Head of Unit upon request. Attend donor and NGO meetingsand events when requested; carry out field visits to WHO projects whenrequired;
  • Coordinate with the Communications Officerand other relevant staff to organize donor field visits and ensure mediacoverage and recognition of contributions;
  • Conduct donor mapping and maintain up todate donor profile database
  • Update donor files (soft and hard copies)

    Required Qualifications

  • Education

     

    Essential: BachelorsDegree in social sciences, international relations, development studies orrelated area

     

    Desirable: Masters Degree in theabove mentioned subject areas

     

    Experience

     

    Essential: A minimum of five (5) years ofprogressively responsible experience in resource mobilization and partnershipsdevelopment.

     

    Desirable: i) Experiencewith the UN, national government or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), orother relevant organization.

     

    ii) Experience in humanitarian operations within orassociated with the system is desirable.

     

    iii) Experience in liaising with governmentagencies, UN funds and programmes, donors and other stakeholders.

     

    Experience working on EU funded projects

     

    Use of language skills

    Essential: Fluency in written andspoken English

    Specific skills required:

    Knowledge of institutionaldonor policies and procedures

  • ii) Experience in proposal andreport writing

  • iii) Interpersonal skills: Works collaboratively with colleagues toachieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise;
    iv) Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistentwith agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required;

     

    Professionalism: Knowledgeof principles of resource mobilization and partnerships development, strongconceptual and analytical skills, and demonstrated problem solvingabilities required

     

    Competencies
  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships withcolleagues and team members. Deal constructively with conflicts.
  • ii) Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Demonstrates ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds andorientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
    iii) Communication: Expresses oneself clearlyin conversation and interaction with others; actively listens. Produceseffective written communications.Ensures that information is shared.
    iv) Ensuring effective use of resources: Identifiespriorities in accordance with the organization’s strategic directions. Developsand implements action plans, organizesthe necessary resources and monitors outcomes.
  • Producing Results: Producesand delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achievingoutcomes.

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  • Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Higher Education
  • Government Administration

 

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