UNICEF Vacancy: FT Reports Specialist NOC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Ethiopian nationals only)
Job Number: 516869
Locations: Africa: Ethiopia
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Provide Resources
– To monitor and write Donor Reports of all Programme funds, falling under UNICEF Ethiopia Country Office.
How can you make a difference?
Donor reporting and Contributions Management activities:
Ensure timely and accurate reporting and monitoring of donor interests and information needs. This includes gathering of information, consolidation, editing and production of interim and final reports.
Edit and advise on layout of donor reports and proposals in cooperation with programme sections and Donor Relations Specialist.
Assist in implementation of the Resource Mobilisation strategy by participating in proposal preparation and follow-up, as well as compilation of information, editing and layout,
In close collaboration with the Donor Relations Specialist, enhance positive relationships with donor groups through ensuring timely and accurate reporting and monitoring of donor interests and information needs. This includes gathering of information, consolidation, editing and production of all required reports on contributions to the Country Programme.
Support the drafting, review and negotiate funding agreements (MoUs) in order to ensure country office compliance to UNICEF rules and regulations and reduce transaction costs.
Support donor and Natcom missions through the preparation of briefing documents for advocacy or information sharing.
Collaborate with the Donor Relations specialist, Deputy Representative and Section Chiefs to compile, produce and disseminate mandatory UNICEF reports, including the Annual Report.
Harmonization and Standardization of Reporting and Monitoring mechanisms:
Assess, in collaboration with the Sections, the existing UNICEF and interagency/partner systems for information collection, storage and management which eventually feed into donor reporting.
Propose solutions for harmonization and standardization of reporting and monitoring mechanisms in order to limit parallel reporting and enhance the quality of data collection.
Roll out monitoring and reporting mechanisms, ensuring adequate training, troubleshooting and revision of mechanisms as required.
Promoting Compliance, Utilization and Control Methodologies:
Work with the Budget Specialist to enhance methods to increase office awareness of the utilization and reporting requirements. Build systems to promote compliance with terms of specified grants and agreements. This will involve training in donor conditions and donor friendly inputs in VISION/ SAP/ InSight.
Work with the Budget Specialist to promote regular monitoring of utilization/expenditure, expiring funds and funding gaps involving all sections.
Work with, train and plan regular meetings with programme officers and Programme Associates to ensure awareness of utilization and reporting requirements, familiarization with contribution SOPs and processes and where to find key information.
Edit and advise on layout of donor reports and proposals in cooperation with programme sections and chief of SPPM&E.
Update and maintain information on all the donor and programme proposal and reporting requirements.Â Ensure section heads and field offices are updated on these requirements and follow up as required.
Timely and accurate reporting and monitoring of donor interests and information needs. This includes gathering of information, consolidation, editing and production of interim and final reports
In collaboration with the Chief of SPPM&E and programme Sections Chiefs, develop fundraising proposals for LCO in line with the overall fundraising strategy. This includes compilation of information, editing and layout when necessary.
Write/produce, edit and disseminate human interest stories, photos and social media products with emergency and programmatic focus, in line with donor reporting requirements. Undertake field visits as necessary.
Support Field offices during donor other high level missions to the field in collaboration with Communications, Programmes and Field Teams.
Design and deliver briefing notes for the Representative when necessary.Â Provide inputs for briefing notes on advocacy, leveraging and fundraising activities as necessary.
Collaborate with the Deputy Representative, Sections Heads to compile, produce and disseminate mandatory UNICEF reports, including the Annual report and situation reports.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in social sciences, development, planning, communication, or related field
*A first University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience at national and international level in development, planning, communication, or related areas.
Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Wed Oct 10 2018 05:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Oct 24 2018 16:55:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)