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Programme Analyst, Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization (JPO, P2)

Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, Kyiv - UNFPA

  Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. This position is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organisations (max. age: 32 years).   Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the UNFPA Representative for Ukraine, the Programme Analyst (Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization) supports the Management and spearheads in the overall effort to build partnerships and mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base in the Country Office. The/she develops the Country Office partnerships building and resource mobilization strategy, tools and procedures and coordinates their implementation, leads donor intelligence, supports strengthening of UNFPA position within the UN family and strategic partnerships with government, donors, private sector and CSO. The Programme Analyst (Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization) maintains a network with colleagues from UNFPA, UN Agencies, IFIs, Government officials, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors, private sector and civil society. While the first two assignment years will take place in Ukraine, the third year is planned to take place in UNFPA's headquarters in New York (subject to funding and candidate performance).   Duties and Responsibilities In the first two assignment years, the Programme Analyst will be based in the UNFPA Country Office in Ukraine. Under the day-to-day supervision and guidance of the Representative, the Programme Analyst will support initiatives and provide technical support in key areas for results-based programme and project management of strategic partnership and resource mobilization efforts. Specific tasks include:   - In collaboration with programme staff, development and implementation of the Country Office resource mobilization and partnership strategies and regularly update them - Monitoring trends and new developments with respect to resource allocations and new windows of financing of UNFPA's programmes and projects, identifying emerging sources of funding and assessing their current usage and potential for the future - Defining required systems for a consolidated and coherent approach of donors, partnership building strategy, adequate follow up and reporting to donors and partners - Developing and implementing a donor intelligence strategy (partners, needs and priorities, perception of UNFPA by its current and potential partners, and projection of UNFPA added value and potential role) - Preparing donor briefs on this basis for each of the key donors in Ukraine - Assessment of the level of Country Office engagement with each donor and development of strategy to position the UNFPA Country Office to become a priority partner for the donor - Negotiating mutually beneficial agreements, compliance with partner requirements, including donor reporting rules; mobilizing cost-sharing resources from the Government, donors and other partners to leverage UNFPA resources - Preparing thorough analysis and research of the local market for positioning UNFPA in Ukraine as a trusted and efficient service provider to potential bilateral and multilateral partners and formulating proposals to Country Office management on this basis - Identifying specific areas for support with due regard for UNFPA comparative advantages and UNFPA programmatic objectives in the country - Strongly positioning the UNFPA with the focus on identification of opportunities for UNFPA in its relationship with other UN Agencies and IGOs - Identifying innovative partnership opportunities with the private sector in close relationship with the programme staff - Organizing and conducting trainings on RM and partnerships building in the Country Office; - in consultation with the program staff, elaborating proper documentation in support of RM efforts, including concept notes, project documents, and any other document as required - Proposing and implementing activities, initiatives and programs to promote public awareness and access to UNFPA information and publicity materials in close collaboration with the Communication Unit. Effectively liaising with media, NGO's, civil society and other partners - Implementing joint formulation missions with potential donors to develop the sound partnership for the project designing stage - Assisting in any other task as required by the Country Office   Please find the full job description here:   For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations    For this position: - Master's degree in a subject related to international relations, development policy, economics, business law, or in a partnership development/resource mobilization related discipline - At least 2 years, ideally 3 years, professional experience in international development, donor aid programmes or other related fields Please be aware that 3 years' experience is a must for SDC. UNFPA does not count internships and experience gained prior to obtaining a Master - Strong advocacy skills desirable - A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA's mandate, policies and operations, as well as the current development topics and political issues in Ukraine would be an advantage - Excellent written and oral communication skills in English - Knowledge of another UN official working language - Working knowledge of Russian would be an asset Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application: Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' Application deadline: 25 April 2021 First round of interviews:  06 + 10 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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24/03/2021 - 25/04/2021

Principal Investment Officer - PL4

Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan - African Development Bank

Objectives   THE BANK:   Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.   THE COMPLEX:   The Vice Presidency for Finance oversees the financial management of the Bank Group. This encompasses the Bank Group's treasury activities including borrowings from the capital markets and investment activities; controllership functions including financial reporting and loan administration; strategic resource mobilization and the strengthening of the non-statutory financial resources and instruments; the overall asset/liability management for the Bank Group.   THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:   The Treasury Department is responsible for raising funds from capital markets, managing and investing the Bank Group's liquidity and shareholders' funds, processing and settling all financial transactions and managing the institution's banking relationships.   THE POSITION:   The Principal Investment Officer will be responsible for managing multiple fixed income investment portfolios for several entities of the African Development Bank Group.   Duties and responsibilities   Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Investments, the Principal Investment Officer will perform the following: - Portfolio management  - Manages the Bank Group's assets in its liquid currencies with the objective of capital preservation, profitability, and liquidity maintenance according to the investment guidelines of each specific entity by executing transactions in securities and derivatives such as swaps and futures; identify and execute investment and trading opportunities within risk parameters. The Principal Investment Officer is expected to manage large liquidity portfolios amounting to several billion Units of Accounts. - Manages the cash collateral portfolios by ensuring the investment of cash received as credit support in short-dated instruments with the objective of covering the financial costs. - Supports the development of the Investment Process and participates in the implementation of the Strategic Asset Allocation. - Executes the Bank's short-term funding strategy by issuing European Commercial Papers to cover short-term liquidity gaps, posting regular levels for European Commercial Papers to increase the visibility of the Bank and assessing other alternative short-term funding options such as repo transactions. - Contributes to the credit analysis process by ensuring that specific issuers/counterparties are assessed to ensure their creditworthiness. - Contributes to the selection process for external portfolio managers by assessing proposals; reviews external portfolio managers' activities to ensure adequate management of the Bank's assets by conducting regular meetings and reviewing performance reports. - Leads key projects on innovation in investment products and strategies by submitting concrete proposals to the Division Manager and Chief Investment Officer. The Principal Investment Officer is expected to be able to lead projects throughout their lifecycle: from their inception to Board approval and then follow up with their implementation. - Financial Policies  - Contributes to the formulation and reviews the African Development Bank Group's financial policies by making appropriate policy recommendation to Senior Management, the Board and Asset and Liability Committee; participates in the review of other financial policies including borrowing and currency management policies by providing feedback to proposals from other Divisions. - Ensures that Process manuals of the Division are up-to-date by contributing to their periodic review. - Market Intelligence & Reporting - Monitors political, economic and market developments and assess their implication for the Bank's assets and investment strategy. Monitors Central Banks activities to assess developments in their monetary policies and their implication for interest rate trends and the formulation the investment strategy for the Bank's Investment Portfolio. - Keeps Division Manager and Treasurer up-to-date on the investment strategy and developments in the financial markets by (i) providing regular updates at Strategy Meetings and through notes, (ii) responding to information requests from the Treasurer, Asset and Liability Committee, the Board, and the rest of the Bank, (iii) producing monthly and quarterly reports presenting performance results and market developments (iv) producing weekly economic and bond market reports prepared by the division. - Advisory & Capacity Building - Provides technical assistance to other divisions in areas of risk hedging, fixed income trading, and valuation of bonds and derivatives by reviewing reports produced by other divisions and responding to specific technical requests.  - Provides advisory services and technical assistance to African Central Banks and other financial institutions on fixed income investment management, and risk hedging by responding to specific technical requests or reviewing proposals or policies. - Designs courses and programs targeted at senior management, middle managers and officers of Central banks and other financial institutions. - External Relationships - Maintains and manages professional relationships with the investment community, dealer counterparties, central banks and other professionals operating in financial markets, by providing responses to information requests, representing the Bank at conferences and contributing to the expansion of the list of existing Global Master Repurchase Agreement and International Swaps and Derivatives Association agreements. - Analytics, Models and System Development - Contributes to the development of analytics tools in the team to improve the team's capacity to capture and monitor risks; such improvements include the implementation of portfolio analytical tools, such as Profit and Loss attribution analysis, cash flow projections analysis. - Leads key system development projects designed to improve operational efficiency; Examples include the functional testing of the deployment of Straight-Through Processing and electronic trading platforms.   Selection Criteria   - Hold at least a Master's Degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or another relevant quantitative discipline. Relevant Professional Certification such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or ICMA is a plus. - Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant and practical experience in International Capital Markets in general and with special emphasis on active management of complex fixed income portfolios. - Strong knowledge and understanding of financial instruments, particularly bonds, structured products, derivatives, and risk management concepts; Proven credit analysis and financial modelling skills; strong numeracy skills. - Experience in exercising a related/similar function in another Multilateral Development Banks, investment bank or top tiers asset managers. - Private sector experience will be an added advantage. - Takes ownership for projects, establishing key deliverables and timelines, consistently following up with others to ensure target dates are met. - Provides guidance to others in developing themselves within their area of expertise. - Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language. - Demonstrate a strong work ethic. - Good knowledge of the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and web tools); Excel VBA programming skills is desirable. - Hands-on experience with Treasury systems such as Bloomberg is required; Hands-on experience with Summit and Numerix is advantageous.       ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________    

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22/03/2021 - 18/04/2021

Regional Grant Acquisition Manager Africa, 80-100%

Switzerland, Zürich, Zürich - heks/eper swiss church aid

Are you passionate about business development to improve social justice, particularly in Africa? HEKS/EPER is seeking to strengthen, increase and consolidate its performance with regards to grant acquisition in our Africa portfolio. With a view to providing additional and more targeted support to our Country Offices in Africa, HEKS/EPER is looking to recruit an experienced, motivated candidate to take grant acquisition to the next level.   [Regional Grant Acquisition Manager Africa, 80-100%]     Your responsibilities: ​Identification of funding opportunities and proposal development - Identification of donors and funding opportunities in line with HEKS/EPER's global strategic goals and country programs through donor mapping, opportunity screening and effective networking. - Supporting or leading the proposal development process, incl. project design and proposal writing as required, liaising with relevant teams (M&E, finance, thematic advisory). - You ensure high quality and compliance of proposals with regards to content, structure and budget, as well as timely submission.   Donor relations - In coordination with Country Directors and HQ, engage with key donors. - Represent HEKS/EPER at external events for visibility and networking. - Conduct donor research, prepare donor briefings, and contribute to developing communication material.   Capacity building/ knowledge management - Contribute to capacity building of HEKS/EPER and local partners' staff on grant acquisition, donor compliance, grants business data collection and analysis and other relevant topics. - Support organizational learning and knowledge management related to grant acquisition, incl. support to Grant Acquisition Community of Practice.   Your profile: - University degree in International Development, International Relations, Communication, Macro-Economics, or related field. - Min. 5 ? 7 years' professional experience in a grant acquisition/ institutional fundraising role in the international development or humanitarian aid sector; field experience a plus. - Proven track record of successful acquisition of grants from bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g. EU, SDC, USAID, UN agencies) and/or international foundations; you are familiar with donor strategies, eligibility requirements, compliance and submission processes. - Excellent knowledge of project design (logframe, budget), Project Cycle Management (PCM). - You deliver results within tight deadlines. As an effective networker, you enjoy engaging with teams and stakeholders across different cultures. - Language skills: Excellent English (C2 level) and solid French are mandatory; German, Spanish or Portuguese an asset. - Readiness to travel extensively to African country offices and internationally.   We offer: - An opportunity to make a difference in this world. - An interesting and challenging position in a dynamic international context. - A dedicated and multi-disciplinary team. - A competitive salary package, 5 weeks annual leave. - Modern working conditions (flexible working hours, attractive parental leave policy). - Opportunities for continued professional development. - An open-ended contract. - Duty station: to be discussed; preferably in Switzerland or in one of our 17 coordination offices.   Are you interested? We are looking forward to your complete application documents (CV, cover letter and certificates). [Only online applications will be considered](https://en.heks.ch/who-we-are/working-hekseper).   Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Preferred start date: as soon as possible.   [Marisa Althaus-Vojta, Head of Grant Acquisition and Strategic Partnerships, is at your disposal for further information: +41 44 360 88 95].   For further information about HEKS/EPER, please consult our website https://en.heks.ch/.

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18/03/2021 - 17/05/2021

Grant & MEAL Manager, RDC, 100%

Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma - heks/eper swiss church aid

L'Entraide Protestante Suisse (EPER) est l'œuvre d'entraide des Eglises protestantes de Suisse et soutient des projets de lutte contre la faim, la pauvreté et l'injustice dans 31 pays sur quatre continents. L'EPER apporte également une aide d'urgence aux victimes de catastrophes naturelles et de conflits armés dans le monde entier et soutient le travail diaconal des Eglises réformées d'Europe de l'Est et du Proche-Orient. En Suisse, elle cible ses projets sur les droits et l'intégration des personnes réfugiées et des personnes socialement défavorisées.   En RDC, où elle est active de longue date à travers des programmes de développement, HEKS/EPER a ouvert en parallèle une mission humanitaire (Urgence) depuis février 2019. Elle concentre ses interventions dans les zones difficiles d'accès de plusieurs territoires du Nord-Kivu (Rutshuru, Masisi, Walikale et Lubero) où le manque d'assistance humanitaire engendre une grande précarité parmi les civils touchés par la crise dans la région. HEKS/EPER y met en place des activités de Réponse Rapide (à travers notamment la distribution de Cash inconditionnel), de Veille Humanitaire (suivi des mouvements de populations), d'Eau/Hygiène/Assainissement, de Réhabilitation/Ouverture d'accès humanitaires (en Cash for Work), et de Relance Agricole. Pour appuyer la coordination de ses différents projets, HEKS/EPER recrute un-e :   Grant & MEAL Manager, RDC, 100%   Vos responsabilités : - Participation à la stratégie de développement et rédaction de proposition de projets : Analyser en continu le contexte politique, sécuritaire et socio-économique de la zone et assurer sa communication en interne ; Suivre et identifier les opportunités de financement conformément à la stratégie nationale et globale ; Rédiger les propositions de projet et superviser leur compilation, ainsi que celle des rapports et des demandes de modification de contrat bailleur. - Gestion du système MEAL et participation à sa constante amélioration : Gérer, suivre et améliorer les outils spécifiques de planification, d'appréciation initiale, de suivi, d'évaluation et de compte-rendu pour garantir la cohérence et la qualité de la collecte de données, en adéquation avec les lignes directrices des bailleurs ; Gérer et améliorer les cadres, méthodologies, questionnaires et autres outils harmonisés visant à évaluer la qualité de l'ensemble des programmes ; Collaborer en interne pour le suivi des plans M&E. - Suivi des activités de veille humanitaire (Early Warning System) : Participation à la mise en œuvre et à l'analyse des Evaluations Rapides Multi-sectorielles (ERM) ; Participation à la coordination de la réponse humanitaire avec les partenaires. - Appui aux coordinateurs pour la supervision des équipes : Effectuer les missions de suivi selon le Plan M&E des programmes ; Effectuer des contrôles systématiques de la qualité des activités de suivi et évaluation ; Analyser les résultats des activités MEAL et de la pertinence des recommandations, ainsi que le suivi de celles-ci. - Représentation de l'ONG : Entretenir et développer les relations ainsi que la visibilité de la structure. - Reporting : S'assurer que les PM Box sont consolidés pour les projets ; Participer à la rédaction du SITREP et le consolider ; Participer aux rapports bailleurs et à la préparation des propositions de projet.   Votre profil : - Formation universitaire avancée, assortie d'une expérience à un poste similaire dans un contexte humanitaire qui vous apporte la connaissance des principaux bailleurs humanitaires (not. les méthodes de travail de ECHO, OFDA et des Nations unies) - Personne réactive, vous disposez d'excellente capacité d'organisation et de rédaction, vous avez le sens des priorités et des responsabilités - Autonome, vous avez le sens du travail en équipe, avec de fortes capacités d'analyse et de proposition - Français courant/langue maternelle et connaissances avancées en anglais (reporting) - Bonne connaissance d'Excel (base de données, publipostage, enquêtes) et de Word   Nous offrons : - Un poste stimulant et des conditions salariales intéressantes, dans une fonction d'expatriation. - Lieu de travail : La base de coordination se trouve à Goma, RDC. Visites régulières sur les bases avancées. - Durée du contrat : 6 à 12 mois - Entrée en fonction : idéalement 1er mai 2021.   Intéressé-e ? Nous nous réjouissons de recevoir votre candidature complète (CV, lettre de motivation et certificats d'emploi et d'étude) exclusivement [via le portail de candidature en ligne](https://www.eper.ch/leper-en-bref/travailler-pour-leper).   La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est fixée au 28 mars 2021. L'EPER se réserve le droit de sélectionner un candidat avant la date limite, et pourra commencer les entretiens avant la fin du délai.   Pour plus de détails, vous pouvez joindre Camille Konzelmann, Chargée de soutien aux programmes au + 41 44 360 88 61. Pour plus d'informations sur l'EPER, visitez le site [www.eper.ch](https://www.eper.ch/leper-en-bref).  

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18/03/2021

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