Senior Philanthropy Engagement Advisor, Multiple positions

Job categories Urban Development, Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5115/22822
Level ICS-12
Department/office ECR, GVA, Cities Alliance
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration RETAINER (see details below)
Application period 29-Oct-2021 to 05-Dec-2021

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 has been cancelled.

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The Cities Alliance is a global partnership promoting the role of cities in poverty reduction and sustainable development. Hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and managed by a Secretariat based in Brussels, the Cities Alliance is a unique partnership with a diverse membership, which is committed to strengthen developmental impacts through improved coherence in urban development. Cities Alliance is a global leader with a strong track record in grant making, that supports strategic city planning, slum upgrading and national policies designed to make cities more inclusive and sustainable. Through UNOPS, the Cities Alliance operates a Multi-Donor Fund supported by an efficient, and flexible grant-making mechanism with a global reach. 

The Cities Alliance is now seeking a Senior Philanthropy Engagement Advisor to be responsible for the development and implementation of a new Cities Alliance partnership strategy with the philanthropic universe. Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for identifying private foundations, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) as well as Corporation with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes, engage and cultivate those relationships, and lead the development and negotiation of bespoke partnerships and ultimately donations. The role will be outward-facing looking to build and acquire the highest-value philanthropic partnerships for the Cities Alliance.

Private Foundations, HWNI and Philanthropic Corporations Prospects: Identificati...

Education: A Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Economy,&nb...

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