The mission of the External Relations, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization (ERP) Department is to mobilize political support, financial resources, and strategic alliances to support PAHO’s hemispheric health strategies and goals towards improvements in the lives of people in the Americas. ERP manages the PAHO Secretariat’s diplomatic functions and supports Member States and the PAHO Director in fulfilling their mandates.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the general supervision of the Director, External Relations, Partnerships & Resource Mobilization (ERP), and the direct supervision of the Senior Advisor, Resource Mobilization (ERP/RM), the incumbent is responsible for, but not limited to, the following assigned duties:
Essential: A bachelor’s degree in international relations, law, public administration or another social science and a master’s degree in economics, public policy, political science or a related field from a recognized institution.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/search/default.asp and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process.
Essential: Nine years of combined national and international experience in resource mobilization, fundraising, or partnership development with donor or development cooperation organizations or non-governmental organizations. Experience must include a proven successful track record in resource mobilization.
Desirable: Experience developing grant proposals for health or development projects, reviewing grant proposals, assessing project implementation, and/or undertaking evaluation activities within the United Nations system, development cooperation agencies, non-governmental organizations, or foundations would be an asset.
Resource Mobilization: Works in an objective manner to obtain and apportion resources (financial and non-financial) according to need. Supports and advises technical areas to enable best use of resources are aligned with the mission and vision of the Organization. Is able to work in a multicultural environment. Is flexible and has the ability to work well under pressure. Is able to give feedback to partners within and outside the organization about the use of the resources and the results acquired.
Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.
Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs such as Visio, Microsoft SharePoint and Project would be an asset.
Annual Salary: (Net of taxes)
Post Adjustment: 45.7% of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.
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