Fund Raising Officer (Individual Giving Manager)/ NOB, Fixed Term Appointment, Lima-Peru # 111141 - Tenders Global

Fund Raising Officer (Individual Giving Manager)/ NOB, Fixed Term Appointment, Lima-Peru # 111141

  • Contract
  • Peru
  • Posted 4 months ago


Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Job Title/Level: Fundraising Officer (Individual Giving Manager) / NOB
Supervisor Title/Level: Fundraising Specialist /P3
Organizational Unit: Private Sector Fundraising
Post Location: Lima, Peru Country Office
Period of contract: 364 days



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, hope.

UNICEF is looking for an experienced and results driven Fundraising Officer (Individual Giving Manager) to support Peru Country Office to increase revenues and make an impact on children’s lives in Peru and around the world. You will be leading the Individual Giving team in Peru, a highly committed and performance-driven team responsible for overseeing an amazing fundraising program that delivers important revenue for children every year.

How can you make a difference?

Under the general guidance of the P3 Fundraising Specialist, supervisor of the post, and in close coordination with the PFP team, the incumbent is accountable for technical support and assistance in the design, execution, monitoring and evaluation of direct marketing campaigns for recruiting pledge donors as well as nurturing and cultivating relations with individual donors and audiences. Identify, increase and maintain contributions of individuals by building relationships and exploring new fundraising opportunities from various sources.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

  1. Supports the strategic fundraising plan for individuals including marketing, advertising and budget development activities to support strategic business goals. Develops an annual work plan after implementing the appropriate market research for the introduction and implementation of a methodical and profitable private sector fundraising programme, including a budget for expenses and projected revenues.
  2. Prospects new partners and negotiates alliances related to individual pledge and donors. Manage relationship with established partners to obtain free of charge services or significant discounts. Propose new donation channels always addressed to individuals.
  3. Analyzes and defines criteria to be adopted for the insertion and management of information at Donor Tracking and CRM systems. Apply advanced analytical techniques to assess donor database defining segmentation. Manage the printing, customization, and handling and roll out campaigns. Evaluate implemented strategies’ results and adequate as needed. Oversees databases to make risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus efforts on the most appropriate fundraising activities with the highest chance of success and to have reference information for decision making.;
  4. Motivates and inspires supporters with a holistic and sustainable social responsiveness approach, by giving talks to groups or seeking opportunities with the media to advocate UNICEF mission. Increase funds by researching and targeting trusts individuals, whose criteria match UNICEF aims and activities; while nurturing and cultivating relationships with existing supporters and donors
  5. Develops new and imaginative fundraising activities, many of which involve organizing events, management and development of direct marketing campaigns for recruiting pledge donors among others.
  6. Approves disbursement of funds ensuring proper utilization and accountability, and those activities are within established plans of action, and the programme budget allotments.
  7. Undertakes market research and field visits to monitor and evaluate strategy implementation. Identifies problems and proposes remedial action. Identifies alternative courses of action, to accelerate/improve results.
  8. Guides and supervises staff. Ensures their training needs are met and provides on-the-job training. Identify, recruit and supervise technical resources and consultants as necessary.
  9. Monitors compliance of work plan to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved and measures the impact of actions and analyses, reviews, and reports on effectiveness of actions in an effort to maximize results.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A university degree in marketing, public relations or related areas is required.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant fundraising work experience is required.
  • Experience in managing individual supporter’s portfolio is an asset.
  • Previous work experience with UN System and/or experience in human and children rights is an asset.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values.

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others and (8) Nurtures, leads and manages people.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks: This is a National Officer post in Peru, opened only to candidates with Peruvian nationality.

If you are a National of Peru and your competencies match the requirements of the post, apply by 22 November 2023.

UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: 08 Nov 2023 SA Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Nov 2023 SA Pacific Standard Time

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