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Private Sector Partnership Officer

UNHCR

Copenhagen, Denmark

Procedures and Eligibility
Before submitting an application, UNHCR staff members intending to apply to this Job Opening are requested to consult the Recruitment and Assignments Policy (RAP, UNHCR/HCP/2017/2 and the Recruitment and Assignments Administrative Instruction (RAAI), UNHCR/AI/2017/7 OF 15 August 2017.

Duties and Qualifications
Private Sector Partnership Officer (Planning)

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

UNHCR's Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) Service, supports private sector fundraising in over 20 countries. One of the most important sources of support are the funds made available in the National Growth Fund (NGF) as financial resources to be deployed to increase the scope and scale of UNHCR¿s fundraising campaigns. UNHCR decides on project funding requests in excess of US$80 million from the NGF funds each year, and the NGF is expected to grow.

The PSP Officer engaged in this position plays a critical role in the effective oversight and analysis of NGF¿s performance. S/he will oversee the effective use of more than a hundred allocations in at least 20 countries every year by leading the annual reporting processes, analyzing global results, and communicating fund performance to stakeholders. The NGF is also an important stream in the PSP annual planning process which the incumbent, as a member of the Global Operations Team, is required to support.

The incumbent is accountable for the timely delivery and quality of all NGF reports. S/he provides analysis and insight into fund performance based on the reports, and manages the systems that facilitate reporting. The incumbent ensures that the return on investment from investment funds is understood, and supports the Senior Global Fundraising Officer (NGF) with recommending action to optimize returns. By ensuring that the NGF performance is fully understood the PSP Officer in this position will support UNHCR¿s strategic fundraising goals and the maximizing of revenue generated for our beneficiaries.

FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

Accountability
- UNHCR has high quality NGF project funding requests, reflected in reliable information and verified data from fundraising partners.
- NGF committee meetings are well organized, managed and documented.
- Quarterly, annual NGF reports and ad hoc reports are prepared timely and appropriately.
- UNHCR has a clear and up to date NGF policy.

Responsibility
- Support the timely delivery and quality of all NGF project funding requests and reports.
- Provide analysis and insight into fund performances based on the reports, and manage the systems that facilitate reporting.
- Work under the supervision of the Snr. Global Fundraising Officer on project submissions, revisions and reallocations throughout the project lifecycle.
- Support the development and implementation of the annual schedule of investment fund reporting, including the systems, documentation and processes that support it.
- Act as the first point of contact for the Regional Managers on the completeness of the documents and logs applications.
- Produce written and verbal communications for a range of stakeholders on the status of investment fund reports.
- Document changes to the reporting procedure, timing or systems that improve investment fund insights, performance or efficiency in order to maximize returns.
- Document recommended changes to investment fund allocation guidelines that will optimize returns or improve the efficiency of the process.
- Implement recommended improvements to the tools used to track and allocate investment funds thus optimizing the insights into fund performance and also fund efficiency and returns.
- The incumbent acts with minimal supervision. S/he seeks approval to proceed based on recommendations and reports when a project is complete. Exercises judgement as to when issues or opportunities need escalating.
- Performs other duties as required.

Authority
- Decide on the annual reporting processes and schedule, so that all reporting meet the NGF requirements.
- Decide if reports meet required standards and on any actions related to individual reports.
- Decide if the data and qualitative information provide sufficient and credible insight into the fundraising performance of the investments made.
- Decide on the methodology used to analyse and present data, so that it is communicated clearly and concisely to stakeholders.
- Recommend changes to the reporting procedure, timing or systems that improve NGF insights, performance or efficiency in order to maximize returns.
- Recommend changes to investment fund allocation guidelines that will optimize returns or improve the efficiency of the process.
- Recommend improvements to the tools used to track and allocate investment funds thus optimizing the insights into fund performance and also fund efficiency and returns.


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