Partnerships Specialist

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2018/B0043/14803
Level ICS-10
Department/office NYLO, New York Office
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 12 months
Application period 10-Jan-2018 to 25-Jan-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peace-building, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  With over 9,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

The New York Office supports UNOPS activities concerning:

  • Strategic Positioning of UNOPS towards UN partners and Member States
  • Support to the UNOPS Executive Board
  • Key Partner Management of UN Secretariat, as well as partnerships with other UN organizations based in New York

As part of the Partnerships Team, and reporting to the Senior Partnerships Advisor, the Partnerships Specialist will support strategic positioning and the Key Partner Management function by collecting, analyzing and visualizing partnerships data, utilizing this information to develop high quality presentations, briefing notes and reports. The Partnership Specialist will also support external outreach initiatives and internal compliance and capacity building activities.

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Partnerships Advisor, the Partnership...

Education and Relevant Years of Experience: Advanced University Degree (Mas...

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Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

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 UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peaceb...
This vacancy is closed.


The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.


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