Organisation: UN World Food Programme
Position: Head of Corporate Fundraising (New Business) P4
Location: New York, USA
Salary: P4 (Professional grade 4 level)
Closing date: 27/10/2019 (day/month/year)
UN World Food Programme
The Private Partnerships and Fundraising Division (PPF) is responsible for engaging the private sector (corporations, individuals, foundations) through high-impact partnerships in support of WFP's strategic priorities. Serving as a broker between WFP and the private sector, PPF strives to mobilize funding, technical assistance, innovative solutions and visibility and awareness to help WFP fulfil its mission, while offering the public and companies the opportunity to create a world with zero hunger. PPF also serves as the in-house ‘consultant’ guiding WFP Regional Bureaux (RB), Country Offices (COs) and HQ Functional Units on partnership development, best practices, compliance and rules and regulations.
WFP is in the process of finalizing a new partnership and engagement strategy, which will focus on cooperation with the business sector, foundations and individuals to drive towards zero hunger, scheduled for approval in late 2019. WFP will focus its efforts over the next strategic period (2020-2025) in three key pillars:
The Head of Corporate Fundraising Position reports to the Chief of Corporate & Foundations, PPF. Pillar two of the new strategy is dedicated to generating Income for the organization through individual giving, corporates and foundations. The incumbent on this new post will be responsible for driving the global fundraising strategy (financial contributions only, not technical), with corporations specifically.
The incumbent will be responsible for execution of the corporate fundraising strategy by proactively identifying target top prospects for WFP and developing successful approaches to secure new multi-year, multi-million corporate partners (minimum thresholds $1M for corporates, $500k for corporate foundations).
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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
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The selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. He/she will be required to travel abroad sometime to remote and difficult locations.
Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. These positions are rotational which means that the incumbent shall be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as non-rotational. Professional level positions are rotational on a period of 2 to 4 years, mobility is the essence of WFP.
WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days’ annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance.
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply.
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
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Closing date: 2019-10-27
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