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Resource Mobilization and Contract Management Consultancy

  • UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 19, 2024
  • UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
Brussels, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
Application Deadline: May 19, 2024
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To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: brussels.office@unfpa.org


WHO WE ARE:

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA Representation Office in Brussels represents UNFPA and liaises with key external partners, including the European Commission, governments, parliaments, CSOs and media.

CONSULTANCY:

UNFPA Representation Office in Brussels is looking for an individual consultant to assist for a period of 12 months with the resource mobilization and contract management of UNFPA’s development projects funded by the European Commission (EC).

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support to resource mobilization

  • Assist with the identification and dissemination of new funding opportunities under the EU’s international development cooperation (non-humanitarian);

  • Monitor, update, and follow-up on deadlines for submission of EU funding proposals for international development cooperation;

  • Conduct a detailed review of narrative funding proposals under UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio to ensure their overall quality and conformity with established requirements;

  • Assist the review of draft EU Contribution Agreements under UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio to ensure conformity with established requirements;

  • Assist the review of standard instruments signed between UNFPA and other UN agencies for EU funded Joint Programmes to ensure their compliance with relevant templates and guidelines.


Support to Contract Management

  • Support the maintenance of UNFPA Brussels Representation Office’s records and electronic filing for UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio;

  • Monitor, update, and follow-up on reporting deadlines for UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio;

  • Conduct detailed review of interim and final narrative reports under UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio to ensure their overall quality and compliance with EU related requirements;

  • Support data entry and updating of UNFPA’s EU funded projects in the European Commission’s Operational System (OPSYS);

  • Support compliance with EU visibility requirements under UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio;

  • Assist in the review of draft contractual amendments (including revised contractual amendments) under UNFPA’s EU funded development portfolio.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Education

  • University degree required in International Development, International Law or another related field is required.


Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience at national and/or international levels;

  • Knowledge of international development cooperation, EU policies and institutions, international politics;

  • Strong organizational ability with attention to detail and quality; ability to work in a team environment;

  • Experience of working in the UN system is desirable.


Languages

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.


Others

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software package is required;

  • Knowledge and experience of project/programme management is an asset;

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in teams;

  • Only holders of a valid permit authorizing them to work in the European Union are eligible to apply.


HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your application with cover letter and CV in one pdf-file (named first name and last name) by email to brussels.office@unfpa.org, no later than 19 May 2024. Write “Application Consultancy” in the email subject line. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Belgium
Apply now

Apply for this job

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: brussels.office@unfpa.org

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