Partnerships Specialist (Partnerships and Communication)

Job categories Communications, Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5009/27842
Level ICS-10
Department/office GPO, GPOOD, Office of the Director
Duty station New York , United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 26-Mar-2024 to 09-Apr-2024

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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The Global Portfolios Office (GPO) comprises the New York Portfolios Office, the Geneva Office (hosted partnerships and the Water, Environment and Climate team - WEC - in Vienna).

The UNOPS Global Portfolios Office (GPO) works across the globe. It brings together:

  • The New York Portfolios Office, including the Sustainable Development Cluster and the Peace and Security Cluster
  • The Geneva Office, including hosted engagements, the Water, Environment and Climate (WEC) team based in Vienna, and other global programmes.

The office harnesses the collective expertise, resources, and networks of our Geneva and New York offices and the WEC team to amplify our impact globally in support of UNOPS strategic priorities and SDGs, ensure a streamlined approach to global programmes, and promote collaboration and communication with country offices.

The office works closely with major global partners and benefits from close links with the Geneva Liaison Office and the New York Board and External Relations Office.

We implement projects in over 130 countries on diverse thematics:

  • Sustainable development
  • Climate action and energy
  • Health
  • Peace & Security
  • Humanitarian leadership and people’s displacement

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director NYPO, and in consultation with the NYPO senior management team as needed, the Partnerships Specialist (Partnerships and Communication) will have the following key responsibilities:

  1. Strategic positioning of the NYPO portfolios;
  2. Development and follow up of strategic alliances an partnerships for NYPO portfolios;
  3. Management and implementation of strategic external communications for NYPO; 
  4. Internal communication and knowledge management for NYPO

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development.

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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