Position: Private Sector Partnerships Officer (Private Partnerships and Philanthropy)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: USD 6,807 to USD 7,633
Closing date: 29/02/2020 (day/month/year)
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering an eight months full time short term position under International Individual Contractor
Agreement (UNOPS) within the Private Sector
Partnerships Service (PSP), Division of External Relations in our Asia Regional Office in Thailand.
For those activities that relate to Individual
Giving programmes, the PSP Officer will work closely with the digital team in
Bangkok (and Copenhagen if needed). S/he will bring market knowledge and
connections; the Bangkok team will help and support with marketing and
technical experience. The PSP Officer will be part of the PSP team in the
region and is expected to work closely with the PPH staff in Bangkok and in
Copenhagen when working on PPH issues.
The Private Sector Partnerships Service (PSP)
sits within UNHCR's Division of External Relations (DER) and is responsible for
mobilizing resources from the private sector for refugees. UNHCR has developed
a US$1 Billion Private Sector Fundraising Strategy 2018-2025. This strategy
focuses on both Individual Giving and partnerships and private philanthropy and
identifies priority fundraising markets and regions.
As a part of the strategy, our colleagues in
Private Partnership & Philanthropy (PPH) raise funds from corporates,
foundations and HNWIs against an ambitious target. This position will
operationalize these components in the Asia Pacific region in support of our
fundraising staff in key fundraising markets in the region.
incumbent will work under the direct supervision of the PSP Officer (Asia &
Pacific) with guidance and close consultation with the global PSP units in the
region and at headquarters. Particularly in Asia, UNHCR aims to increase
financial support substantially from Foundation and High Net Worth Individuals
(HNWIs)/Major Donors. This position will seek to increase the number or
relationships with foundations and HNWI and also maintain partnerships with
addition, the person is to assist and give guidance to foundation and
philanthropy work being done in China, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Korea and
other large fundraising markets. This particularly also working on the major
donors drawn from existing middle donor segments in database.
incumbent will be based in Bangkok, Thailand, where UNHCR has established its regional
team for Private Sector Partnerships.
Duties and responsibilities
A university degree
(BA) in business/marketing, social sciences or a related discipline plus at
least 6 years’ of previous relevant work experience (5 years with Graduate
degree equivalent of a Masters and 4 years with Doctorate equivalent of a PhD)
with at least 4 years international private sector fundraising experience in a
not-for-profit organization or an international organization.
The start date is in March 2020. It is a
full-time role with working hours starting from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday
(40 hours per week).
Please submit your Motivation
Letter, UNHCR Personal History Form (PHF) form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of
official ID card/national passport indicating the vacancy announcement number
and position title to: THAROPSP@unhcr.org.
Only candidates under positive consideration
will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.
UNHCR Personal History Form (PHF) and
supplementary forms can be downloaded from: https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm and
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Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2020-02-29
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