Temporary Manager, Global Cause Partnerships

U.S. Funds for UNICEF
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The United Nations Children\’s Fund (UNICEF) works in 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization, by providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) supports UNICEF\’s work through fundraising, advocacy and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when no children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, visit www.unicefusa.org.

Temporary Manager, Global Cause Partnerships (NYC National Headquarters)

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Global Cause Partnerships, the temporary Manager will monitor, review, compile and edit English-language proposals and reports for donors with a particular focus on one core partner, Rotary International. The incumbent will ensure that required documentation is in line with criteria set out in official guidelines and directives, and in line with the partnership agreement/stipulations.

This part-time temporary assignment is available immediately with an end date of June 30, 2016 and the possibility of extension.

Key Responsibilities/Outcomes include but are not limited to:

Assist Deputy Director with management of priority partner(s), particularly Rotary International

Develop 25-30 fundraising proposals per year to secure continued and/or new funding commitments from partners that could total $50+ million/year

Ensure fundraising proposals are in line with the overall Resource Mobilization Strategy for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)

Lead development of three comprehensive reports on above proposals per year

Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due

Serve as organization’s focal point on issues related to reporting and proposal procedures between UNICEF/USF/WHO/Rotary International

Identify opportunities to systematically improve upon reporting and proposal processes for  Rotary’s International PolioPlus Committee (IPPC)

Liaise with other USF departments and UNICEF HQ and Country Office staff to ensure timely and accurate submission of reports and proposals as stipulated by the donor and programme reporting requirements

Ensure quality assurance and adherence to criteria set out in Executive Directives/Guidelines, UN/UNICEF policy papers, Polio Programme plans, donor templates, etc.


Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in developing and managing reports and proposals

Direct experience producing “donor-friendly” materials

Significant knowledge of international development issues, including polio preferred

Familiarity with current global health and development issues and UN agencies preferred

Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, analytical skills and written/verbal communication skills

Proven ability to prioritize; work independently; handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously and generate pragmatic solutions to real or potential problems as well as recognizing and leveraging key opportunities

Ability to navigate complex environments and build relationships with individuals with diverse personalities and styles

Demonstrated aptitude to work well within a team setting

Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork and Service

Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

USF is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

To Apply- Please Apply Online at: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=682