Position: Chief of Section – Private Partnerships & Philanthropy (P5)
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark or Geneva, Switzerland
Salary: This is a P5 post on the UN Salary scale
Closing date: 15/04/2018 (day/month/year)
in December 1950, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and coordinate
international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of
concern. For more than six decades, UNHCR has helped over 50 million people
restart their lives. Today, over 67 years later, our organization is still hard
at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.
has more than 10,966 members of staff. We work in a total of 130 countries and
our budget, which in its first year was USD $300,000, grew to USD $6.54 billion
in 2016. In 2015, we celebrated our 65th anniversary. During our lifetime, we
have helped well over 50 million refugees to successfully restart their lives.
We are currently recruiting a Chief of Section (Private Partnerships &
Philanthropy) to manage relationships with corporate, foundation and high net
worth donors to continue to generate increased yearly funding for UNHCR’s
programmes and build holistic strategic partnerships with the private sector.
Purpose of Role
The incumbent is a member of the Senior Leadership Team supporting the
Private Sector Partnership (PSP) Head of Service. He/she will provide
leadership, strategic direction and implementation for UNHCR’s Private
Partnerships & Philanthropy programme in order to generate increased year
on year funding for UNHCR.
The incumbent will also be responsible for managing relationships with
corporate, foundation and high net worth donors (collectively called “Private
Partnerships & Philanthropy”). The incumbent will also interact
periodically with senior managers within UNHCR for consultations, appropriate
relationship management of major donors and will directly and indirectly
oversee colleagues and Private Partnerships & Philanthropy programmes
throughout the PSP global network.
The job holder will have the following key responsibilities:
Key results that will be achieved:
Desirable Qualifications and Competencies
This is a P5 post on the UN Salary
scales, for more details please visit the UN site on Salaries and Post
UNHCR aims for workforce diversity at all levels and encourages
qualified women and persons with disabilities to apply. Acknowledgments will
only be sent to short-listed candidates under serious consideration.
a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to
the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to:
Zoe Oldham at (see email below).
ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” Please put “UNHCR – Chief of Section PPP in the
email subject line. Also please let us know where you saw the post advertised.
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2018-04-15
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