Corporate Alliances Manager, P-4, PFP, Geneva
Genève, GE

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Under the general guidance of Chief, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships (CFP), you will be responsible for managing, developing, coordinating, negotiating and monitoring key global alliances with the corporate sector. Also responsible to guide Country Offices and National Committees in the development and implementation of strategies for mobilizing resources from the corporate sector and building successful alliances.

Advanced university degree in Business Management, Communication, Public Relations; Marketing: or equivalent professional work experience in Fundraising and sponsorships, combined with a university degree in a related field.
A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
Eight years of relevant work experience in fundraising, marketing, sponsorship, communications, project management, with a minimum of four years at the national level and three at the international level. More than two years staff management experience required.
Fluency in English required; another UN language an asset.

Key Expected Results:
Proactively develop, manage, maximize and monitor existing alliances and signature UNICEF programmes with the corporate sector.

Manage, co-ordinate and supervise the account management team providing functional management of the staff including:

Establish clear strategies and work plans for team members within the overall goals and objectives of Central Fundraising and PFP.

Ensure that the allocation of staff time and expertise is in line with priorities to achieve the desired results for the organisation and maximize the ROI with a focus on raising quality, flexible resources and meeting the needs of corporate supporters.

Ensure that the team provides technical support and guidance to HQ Divisions, Country Offices and National Committees in developing, negotiating and implementing alliances with the corporate sector in line with UNICEF policy and guidelines in the area.

Contribute to and coordinate elements necessary for the development and implementation of UNICEF strategy, policy & guidelines for working with the business community.

Conduct training sessions and deliver presentations for HQ divisions, National Committee, Regional & field office staff in the development of alliances with the corporate sector.

Has highest-level communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.

Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals.

Has good leadership and supervisory skills; co-ordinates group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear.

Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.

Translates strategic direction into plans and objectives.

Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.

Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.

Seeks and proposes opportunities for advancing UNICEF's mission.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
If you want a challenging career while improving the lives of children around the world UNICEF, the leading children’s rights organization, would like to hear from you.

Visit us at to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2012-001829. Applications must be received by 18 December 2012.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:
Visit us at to register in our new e-Recruitment system and apply to this and other vacancies, quoting E-VN-2012-001829. Applications must be received by 18 December 2012.