FTA-Fixed Term Appointment
02 December 2011
Public Private Partnership Specialist, Harare (For Zimbabwe Nationals Only), Zimbabwe
Purpose of the Job: The successful candidate will report to the Communication For Development Manager, and work together with the Communications team. S/he is responsible for the conceptualization, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a strategy for communication for social change and private sector partnerships and fundraise from private sector to promote the rights of, while making investments for children and women in Zimbabwe. The role involves developing and facilitating implementation of a comprehensive private sector collaboration and engagement for UNICEF Zimbabwe to motivate private and public partnerships to contribute and work together towards the realization of children's and women's rights in Zimbabwe.
Key result areas for this senior level post include:
Providing proactive advice to the partnership stakeholders to organise short-term and long-term plans and activities to effectively implement the private sector strategy in Zimbabwe and ensure that the goals, activities and outcomes of the partnerships are aligned with those of UNICEF Zimbabwe's Country Programme Plan of Action.
Leading in the coordination of all aspects of private sector engagement and partnerships oversight activities, including planning, coordination and preparation of concept notes, proposal development, consolidation of data and knowledge, analysis of progress indicators, preparation of assessment missions and visits; monitor implementation of activities and results against annual and multi-year plans.
Contributing to development of training materials and activities to build capacity in participatory and behaviour change communication at various private sector stakeholders, government partners in support of programme sustainability.
Coordinating and organises field trips on private sector engagement and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Monitors progress of communication and social mobilisation activities and reports, documents lessons learned for sharing good practices.
Qualifications and Competencies
Advanced University degree in any of the following areas: Social sciences; public administration ; Communications; Business Administration.
Five years progressively responsible professional work experience in communication and private sector partnerships with proven experience in programme/project management , monitoring and evaluation.
Knowledge of computer systems, internet navigation and various office applications, specifically interactive digital media.
Demonstrable proficiency in computer application packages.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
How to apply:
If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send your application letter and curriculum vitae quoting vacancy notice number. HR Specialist (Vacancy Notice No. 46: Zim-2011) UNICEF
How to apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications with updated UN Personal History Form (P.11) form, updated CV and copies of academic certificates to the email below. UN staff are requested to provide the last two Performance Evaluation Reports (PERs). Please quote the title and the vacancy number in your application.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
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