Organisation: World Food Programme
Position: Head of Business Development and Account Management - P4, New York (US)
Location: New York, US
Reference: VA n. 112763
Closing date: 09/02/2020 (day/month/year)
World Food Programme
Are you passionate about building high-impact partnerships with large corporations? Are you ready to change and save the lives of the world's most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
We are looking for a talented Head of Business Development and Account Management based in New York, USA at a P4 level that will serve as part of the leadership team driving WFP’s new partnership and engagement strategy, mainly responsible for the execution of the global corporate fundraising strategy that consists in proactively targeting top prospects for WFP and developing successful approaches to secure new multi-year and multi-million corporate partners, with a minimum threshold of $1M for corporates and $500k for corporate foundations.
As Head of Business Development and Account Management, you will:
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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 challenging 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.
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.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
09 February 2020
VA Number: 112763
ABOUT PRIVATE AND FUNDRAISING DIVISION
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 fulfill 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.
Starting in 2020, WFP will embark upon a new partnership and engagement strategy, which will focus on cooperation with the business sector, foundations and individuals to drive progress towards zero hunger. WFP will concentrate its efforts over the next strategic period (2020-2025) around three key pillars:
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: 2020-02-09
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