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  • Jobs Associate PSP Officer | UNHCR | Dubai, UAE

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019

    Jobs Agency UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
    Jobs Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, is seeking an Associate Officer for foundations in the UAE to join the Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) Section in Dubai.

    Ninety percent of the funding received from the GCC region comes from foundations. UNHCR partnership with Emirates Red Crescent, Human Appeal and The Big Heart Foundation are just few examples of the importance of strengthening Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) capacity on foundations in order to optimize potential new partnerships and existing ones. In support of the Private Partnership and Philanthropy (PPH) Programme in MENA, Private Sector Partnership Service (PSP) needs to hire an Associate PSP Officer, He/She will support implementation of the PSP Programme with a particular focus on foundations based on the PSP Global Strategy. He/she will be responsible for new business development; maintaining and managing a prospect pipeline and account cultivation and management for UAE foundations mainly and as a primary function, as well as support on corporations and high net worth individuals. The Associate PSP Officer will play a key role in testing new fundraising strategies as it pertains to foundations in the UAE for new and untapped potential relationships. He/She will be part of the PSP global team and is expected to work closely with the entire PSP network. Under the guidance of the supervisor, the Associate PSP Officer will also manage relations with partners, media, contractors and suppliers for PSP Programme. He/she will be asked to provide support and guidance for other PPH activities in the UAE.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

     Manage foundation screening of any new partners wanting to enter into a relationship with UNHCR.

     Mapping of foundations in the UAE and preparing a long term strategy of cultivation for resource mobilization.

     Develop, implement and report on PSP activities in the UAE.

     Manage PSP resources under UAE, including human resources.

     Provide expertise on Foundations in the UAE and inputs for the Regional Strategic Plan.

     Develop and maintain close relations with identified foundations in MENA.

     Manage accounts for foundations in UAE.

     Maintain and manage a full prospect pipeline, including commissioning or performing prospect research as necessary and moving prospects along the donor development cycle.

     Communicate accurate and timely information on UNHCR's programs and activities, in conformity with the organisation's financial needs and priorities, to prospective and current donors.  Draft compelling proposals for submission

     Ensure timely and accurate reporting on implementation of funded projects, by obtaining and compiling information from relevant services within UNHCR (HQ PSP, desks, and field offices).

     Organize and accompany donor missions to HQ or the field as required.

     In co-operation with the other members of External Relations Section, develop and support activities within the framework of PSP projects with partners that will promote refugees and of UNHCR's public awareness in UAE/MENA.

     Assist the global PSP team in the adaptation, testing and/or development of activities and tools that support private sector fund raising efforts in the UAE, including digital advertisements and direct response television.

     Develop initiatives with foundations to obtain financial support for projects

     Ensure that the proper reporting framework is in place to measure and monitor progress.

     Liaise with the PSP Officer in the UAE on any fundraising opportunity that could be undertaken by the regional office and other offices in MENA in its fundraising sub portfolios.

     Perform any other tasks as required. 

    To view the full job description and apply please click on the link above 'Apply'. 
    Deadline for applications is 6th of August 2019.

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