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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)/Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS)

Beigeordnete Sachverständige (BS) sind international bekannt als Junior Professional Officers (JPOs), Associate Experts (AEs) oder Associate Professional Officers (APOs). Die Bundesregierung hat mit etwa 20 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als Beigeordnete Sachverständige geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO/BS-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 22.Februar 2019, 24.00 Uhr MEZ

 

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UNICEF - JPO, Public Partnerships Manager, New York


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Public Partnerships Manager, New York
Sector/Unit: Public Partnership Division (PPD), Europe Team
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!
 

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. Contribute to the Partnership, Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Strategies with Member States:

  • Under the supervision of the Partnership Manager contribute to the partnership, advocacy and resource mobilization strategies for assigned Member States, in coordination with the respective National Committees and relevant UNICEF Divisions and Offices.
  • Support implementation of engagement plans and activities with the objectives of (1) increasing core and quality resources; (2) identify all possible sources of new and continued funding; and (3) advocating for child rights with selected partner countries.
  • Ensure timely response and follow-up to queries from public partners.


2. Support senior management for their strategic engagement with government partners:

  • Assist with the organization of Annual Programme Consultations or mid/term evaluations for multi-year programmes with assigned resource partners, including preparation of the agenda, and ensure suitable participation of UNICEF staff.
  • Prepare briefing notes and any other documentation required by the Executive Director and Senior Management for visits to and from assigned resource partners.
  • As required, meet with scheduled and ad hoc visitor from resource partner headquarters and capitals, Missions and field offices.
  • Participate in and summarize results from internal and external meetings with assigned resource partners.


3.  Effectively manage partnership agreements:

  • Provide Quality Assurance for management of contribution tasks in close coordination with the Division of Financial and Administrative Management (DFAM) and field offices.
  • Review and process contribution agreements.
  • Negotiate no-cost extensions with resource partners where needed.
  • Oversee timely and quality submission of reports to partners.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in social, political, or economic sciences or international relations.


Experience:

  • 2 years of entry level professional experience in a related field with UNICEF, the UN, a donor, or Non-Governmental Organizations;
  • Field experience a strong asset, international headquarter experience useful in working in large, multi-division environment;
  • Resource mobilization experience in international organizations an important asset;


Key Competencies:

  • Fluent in English, an additional UN language is considered an asset.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, negotiation and organization skills;  
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, and take forward ideas, as well as to share and communicate these to others;
  • Negotiation/liaison skills an important asset;
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Strong skills in working with financial figures.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team