Job Opening

Posting Title: Partnership Coordinator
Department/Office: United Nations Office at Geneva
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 13 July 2021 - 20 July 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Office at Geneva-159580-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

In a continuation of the recent international meeting of mine action Directors and United Nations Advisers (NDM-UN), the Partnership Coordinator will support the team to strengthen partnerships in the mine action sector and promote the role of mine action in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus. Under the overall guidance of the Chief of UNMAS Geneva, the Partnership Coordinator will be responsible for generating relevant materials and tools needed for developing strategic partnerships and leveraging resources. In addition, the Partnership Coordinator will ensure that the MA AoR has a clear plan to support partnership initiatives developed. The services will be limited to a five months period.

Work Location

Geneva

Expected duration

The services will be limited to a five months period.
Expected start date: 1 August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

This Individual Contractor opening is located in the Geneva office of United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) within the Office of the Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peace Operations (DPO). The incumbent will report to the Chief of the UNMAS Geneva office.

Within limits of delegated authority, the Partnership Coordinator is responsible for the
following duties:

• Prepare and support implementation of a detailed partnership plan for the Mine Action Area of Responsibility.
• Organize and facilitate workshops and consultations, prepare workshop materials, liaise with relevant stakeholder, produce timely reports and support administrative and logistic activities.
• Identify emerging sources of funding and assess their current usage and potential for the future, including advocating for the inclusion of Humanitarian Needs Overviews (HNOs) and Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) to mobilize support from donors and partnering institutions.
• Prepare comprehensive, analytical and substantive briefs, reports, statistics and other material in support of fundraising and partnering efforts.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

Experience:
• Applicants must have completed a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent). A Master’s degree is a plus.
• Experience coordinating joint initiatives amongst several stakeholders.
• Ability to seek and synthesize information from a variety of sources, draw solid conclusion based on in depth analysis and articulate ideas in a clear and concise style
• Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and adept at working with people of diverse cultural and social backgrounds
• Familiarity with project management practices and procedures will be an asset.
• Experience in general office support or related area preferably in an international organization is desirable.
• Excellent ICT skills.


Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required and knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Additional Information

Established in 1997, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms. As a specialized service of the United Nations located within the Department of Peace Operations, UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates of both the General Assembly and the Security Council. UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.

For more information, please visit: https://www.unmas.org/en and https://www.globalprotectioncluster.org/themes/mine-action/

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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