Job Opening

Posting Title: Consultant, Resources Mobilization/Government Relations
Department/Office: Global Compact Office
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 27 April 2022 - 03 May 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Global Compact Office-180217-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

¿ Meet ambitious fundraising targets by securing targeted contributions from governments

¿ Retain and recruit at least one new government group member

¿ Draft proposals to increase the effectiveness and results of fundraising efforts

Work Location

United Nations Global Compact

Expected duration

Six months initially with possibility of extension.

Duties and Responsibilities

This consultancy assignment is with the United Nations Global Compact Office (UNGCO) in New York.

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is the United Nations' voluntary corporate sustainability initiative in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption. It revolves around ten universal principles drawn from four key international instruments in these areas. The Global Compact Office is the United Nations entity responsible for the overall management and coordination of the Global Compact initiative. It pursues two complementary objectives: (1) making the Global Compact and its principles part of business strategy and operations everywhere; and (2) facilitating cooperation among key stakeholders by promoting partnerships and collective action in support of United Nations, and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Duties and responsibilities: The consultant will report to the Programme Officer in charge of the Government Relations portfolio and supports the Chief of Staff team in activities related to fundraising and reporting.

¿ Engage with current Government Group members; recruit new governments to join: manage relationships with government representatives, officials, ambassadors, etc.

¿ Manage and support fundraising efforts: update tracking databases, review agreements, track progress, draft reports, and get inputs for reports.

¿ Plan and oversee intergovernmental meetings and strategic UNGC strategic events (Government Group, Group of Friends), flagship events (Leader’s Summit, Uniting Business Live): draft agendas, invitation letters, logistics.

¿ Provide materials for strategic conversations: prepare draft summaries, memos, briefing notes, slide decks and speeches for senior leadership.

¿ Liaise between the Chief of Staff team, programmes, and other UNGC colleagues on funding proposals and reporting.

¿ Communicate regularly with Local Network colleagues to align on government engagement.

¿ Perform any additional duties to support the team

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: First-level university degree in social sciences or public administration is required. Master level university degree in public administration is desirable.
Experience: ¿ A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working with governments is required.

¿ Experience in resource mobilization, donor relations, and fundraising is required.

¿ Experience with project management, organization, ability to prioritize activities and assignments is desirable.

¿ Experience communicating effectively with government representatives, decision makers, and stakeholders is desirable.

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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