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Job Title : Senior Resource Mobilization Advisor (Nutrition)
Type of Contract : Regular Consultant
Division : PPR Public Partnerships and Resourcing Division
Duty Station (City, Country) : HQ Rome (or remotely)
Duration : 01 / 12 / 2020 31 / 03 / 2021
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
We are currently seeking to fill a Sr. Resource Mobilization Advisor Consultant position in our Public Partnership and Resourcing (PPR), based in Rome, HQ and / or remote based.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT :
The Public Partnership and Resourcing (PPR) department leads and coordinates WFP's corporate resource mobilization efforts with Public Donors at capital, regional and country office levels.
Under the strategic and operational guidance of PPR Director and in coordination with the Thematic Focal Point and a representative from the Nutrition Team, the consultant will conduct a strategic review and analysis of donor policies and priorities in the thematic area of nutrition, including an overview of potential new resourcing opportunities and possible entry points for WFP's 'changing lives' programmes.
The analysis will also include a review of recent developments and impact of COVID 19 on ODA budgets and priorities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The candidate will perform the following duties :
The analysis will also take into account complementarities and inter-linkages among different sectors.
The mapping should take into account the following programmatic areas : fortification, product innovation, adolescent focused nutrition, retail, and social and behavioral change communication (SBCC).
research institutes and think tanks, key CSOs / NGOs.
This should include guidance on how to access this information and look at linkages with existing products, including Partnership Action Plans.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE :
Education : Advanced University degree in Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, Marketing Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and / or training courses.
at least half of this experience should be working in an international context. Experience in engaging with public partnerships and / or resource mobilization is required.
REQUIRED SOFT SKILLS / WFP COMPETENCIES :
Strong analytical and writing skills are essential, as are excellent planning, management and coordination skills. Proven ability to network and navigate within public / political contexts.
Ability to work independently towards challenging targets and strict deadlines. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and dynamic environment.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT :
Full Fluency (level C) in English language is required. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language is highly desirable : Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and / or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.
Terms and Conditions
WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP.
http : / / www.wfp.org Click on : Our work and Countries to learn more about WFP’s operations.
Deadline for applications : 02 December 2020
Ref. : VA No. 131121
Qualified female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV / AIDS status
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.