Job Opening

Posting Title: Associate Partnerships Officer-Islamic Philanthropy
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: AMMAN
Posting Period: 13 June 2022 - 03 July 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-UNRWA - External Relations & Communications-183823-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

Working under the supervision of the Chief of Private Partnership in the External Relations Department, the Consultant will support the Private Partnership division in developing all the activities related to the Islamic Philanthropy program.

Work Location

UNRWA

Expected duration

The duration of the consultancy is till end of December 2022 with the possibility for a renewal.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of the Chief of Private Partnership in the External Relations Department, the consultant will:

• Support the Private Partnership division in developing all the activities related to the Islamic Philanthropy program.

• Assist with identifying and developing strategic partnership and fundraising opportunities amongst Islamic charities and foundations through research, outreach to and cultivation of relationships

• Support the Digital team in creating digital campaigns focus on Islamic Giving.

• Ensure that regular proposals and reports on optimum and compliant utilization of Islamic funds received by UNRWA are drafted, submitted and published in a professional and timely manner

• Conducts research on Islamic social financing, including the Waqf, Sadaqah and Zakat.

• Ensure adequate legal and administrative tools for the development of Islamic Giving programs.

• Review of relevant rules, regulations, and guidelines for the Zakat Program.

• Support High Value Donors stream lead with analysis, drafting projects, Arabic/English translation of partnership documents related to Islamic Philanthropy programme.

• Ensure due diligence screening for all prospects. Review and clear comprehensive grant and cooperation agreements for relevant donors in the Private Partnership Division.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:
• A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Law


Experience:
• Minimum of 3 years of progressive work closely related to Islamic Philanthropy.
• Minimum of 2 continuous years of relevant international experience outside UNRWA’s areas of operations and outside the country(s) of which the candidate is a national or holds citizenship, a passport or a national identity number.

Competency:
• Excellent writing skills, and the ability to craft engaging content
• Communications, presentation and writing skills with attention to detail.
• Self-motivated, creative, willing to take initiative.
• Ability to follow through on tasks and handle multiple projects concurrently.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.
• Excellent written communication skills both in Arabic and English
• Good knowledge of the main Islamic giving technicalities
• Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to develop creative solutions
• Drive for results.
• Ability to work efficiently in a team.
• Track record of working independently and meeting tight deadlines.

Skills:
• Knowledge of the UN system is desirable
• Experience in the Middle East

Language:
• Fluency in English and Arabic

Additional Information

• The remuneration for this consultancy is $4,000 (equivalent to P1 level ).
• The consultant will be based in Amman/Jordan.

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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