Posted on: October 24, 2013
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to save and improve children's lives, providing health care and immunizations, clean water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief, and more. The U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) supports UNICEF's work through fundraising, advocacy, and education in the United States. Together, we are working toward the day when ZERO children die from preventable causes and every child has a safe and healthy childhood. For more information, please visit unicefusa.org.
Manager, Foundation Partnerships
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is seeking a Manager to support the Workstream 2 portfolio of partners and grants within the Foundation Partnerships (FNs) team. The overarching goal of Workstream 2 is to leverage key foundation donor partnerships in support of UNICEF's work in the areas of maternal, neonatal and child health, health system initiatives in the post- 2015 environment, and humanitarian response.
Reporting to the Director, Foundation Partnerships, the Manager will help to secure, manage and grow grants/grant-based initiatives that effectively leverage leading global development partners in support of UNICEF's broad maternal/child health goals and post-2015 efforts, as well as the humanitarian emergency sector. The Manager serves as a point of contact with multiple partners for specific projects that include U. S. private foundations and other global development stakeholders, coordinating necessary internal and external resources to ensure grant programs are effectively executed and partners' needs are fully met. In addition, the Manager is responsible for cultivating relationships and identifying opportunities that can be leveraged to broaden and deepen support for UNICEF's efforts on behalf of the world's children.
Specific responsibilities of the Manager, Foundation Partnerships position include:
Grant Development/Grants Management:
New Business Development
Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.
To Apply – Please apply on-line at http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH07/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=UNICEFUSA&cws=1&rid=405
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The U. S. Fund for UNICEF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.