UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a contract within the Private Sector Partnerships Services in our Office in Brussels, Belgium. The position will be part of UNHCR’s Private Sector Partnerships Unit, which sits within the Department of External Relations (DER) responsible for mobilizing resources to enable UNHCR’s refugee response programming around the world.
As a part of the service, colleagues in Leadership Giving roles (LG) raise funds from corporations, foundations and HNWIs against an ambitious target. LG does this through its established network of fundraisers located across 4 regions (Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East and North Africa) and the coordination and support provided by LG headquarters unit in Copenhagen. LG manages a portfolio of around US$ 130 million annually.
PSP having identified the need to further expand relations with foundations and major donors in Belgium and Luxembourg has decided to create this function that will report to PSP Europe’s management.
UNHCR has developed a $1billion PSP fundraising strategy 2018-2025. Foundations has been identified a key area of LG growth as part of this strategy. This role will be key in operationalizing the foundation component of the new PSP and LG strategies.
The Associate PSP Officer (LG) position, based in Brussels, offers a unique opportunity to work within the PSP Europe team dedicated to raise funds and establish partnerships for UNHCR with the private sector in Europe.
Duration: 1 April 2018 – 31 December 2018
Contract Type: Local Support, LICA-9 (equivalent to NOB)
Closing date: 21 March 2018
The Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) Services works in different regions: Europe, MENA, Americas, Africa, and Asia, and further decentralizes at local levels. The Associate PSP Officer (LG) position is part of PSP Europe Regional team (support Team for PSP Europe region) and it is based in the UNHCR Office located in Brussels.
We are seeking a dynamic and proactive team player, with a strong interest in fundraising, to become a steady and reliable asset to the LG fundraising operation within PSP Europe.
The main responsibility of this position is to further expand relations with foundations and major donors in Belgium and Luxembourg, but it will also play a key role in operationalizing the Foundation component of the new PSP and LG strategies.
This role will work closely with the PSP Officer (Europe) who will set short term goals and monitor progress in line with the 2018 plan.
Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision of PSP Officer (Europe), the Associate PSP Officer (LG) will perform the following responsibilities:
The ideal candidate will be required to have:
The successful candidate will be based with the team in UNHCR’s office in Brussels, Belgium.
The position is associated with a yearly contract, valid until end of the year, with possibility of renewal. It is a full-time role with working hours starting from 9 AM to 6 PM, Monday to Friday (40 hours per week).
The salary is in line with the local UN NO Salary scale.
Interested applicants should submit their letter of motivation, Personal History Form (P11), and CV to [email protected] indicating ‘Associate PSP Officer (LG), Brussels’ in the subject of the email.
P11 forms are available at www.unhcr.org/recruit/p11new.doc.
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