Efetivo – Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) Officer – UNHCR – Brasília, DF

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Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Private Sector Partnerships Officer (PSP Officer) is a managerial position within a given PSP country or multi-country operation and is part of a larger Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) team expected to manage, advise and support PSP markets in their respective area of responsibility (AOR). The PSP Officer will be supervised by the senior PSP staff in the country, multi-country office or HQ. The PSP Officer is responsible for meeting the income targets within the given budget set by the senior PSP staff at HQ, MCO levels.



  • – Develop and implement a strategic plan for Private Sector Partnership in the market, reflecting the country advocacy strategies and global PSP strategies.
  • – Ensure coordination with programme, livelihoods, durable solutions and other key UNHCR staff in the AOR, as applicable, to identify programme areas for PSP to support; collaborate to structure donor proposals and secure donations from PPH partners.
  • – If delegated, manage and/or oversee the PSP budget in the AOR, supervise PSP (UNHCR regular and affiliated staff) in order to ensure National Growth Fund (NGF) projects operate within approved budget.
  • – Contribute in the effective implementation of the Organization¿s global private sector fundraising strategy within the AoR.
  • – Oversee the development of an individual giving acquisition program which could include Face to Face, Direct Mail, print ad, Digital or DRTV in addition to other methods determined to be appropriate.
  • – Oversee donor development, supporter experience and donor care programs to increase donor retention and improve life-time value of donors in the AOR.
  • – In consultation with the supervisor, provide advice on PSP investments (NGF) on the different fundraising channels, bringing maximum return on investment to the Organization at minimum risk.
  • – Cultivate and maintain cordial relations with relevant corporate donors and media partners when it is related for fundraising in order to seek their increased financial and other types of support for UNHCR.
  • – Oversee the development and maintenance of a donor database, in which financial supporter’s private information and donation history are saved.
  • – Oversee the development, maintenance, updating and enhancement of all the fundraising communication messages and materials for print and internet-based online outlets in order to maximize the loyalty of the donors for UNHCR.
  • – Provide regular and quarterly reports to the relevant internal recipients inside UNHCR (country, regional and HQ level).
  • – Ensure the compliance with the relevant domestic law related to fundraising practice, fundraising licencing and data protection.
  • – Manage PSP activities and staff in the AoR to ensure efficient fundraising operations meeting expected income growth targets.
  • – If delegated by the supervisor, give approval to national and/or regional PSP implementation of activities within agreed budgets, staffing plans and annual plans.
  • – Ensure the compliance with UNHCR corporate brand and its delivery for public engagement within the AoR and following PSP global guidelines.
  • – Coordinate and work closely with Representative(s) and Communications team to integrate plans as it relates to events, public engagement initiatives, campaigns, communications and outreach.
  • – Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P3/NOC – 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

business/marketing; social sciences; or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience


– Multiyear private sector fundraising experience in a not-for-profit organisation.

– Proven and successful multi-year track record in private sector partnerships (fundraising).

– Experience with developing and implementing private sector fundraising plans and budgets.

– Proven ability to meet fundraising targets and to negotiate and secure corporate and foundation partnerships for a monetary value of the one noted in the Operational Context.

– Proven experience in developing and implementing PSP plans and budgets.

– Proven ability to meet fundraising targets.

– Proven experience in managing high level meetings

– Proven ability in understanding how to reconcile the needs of the Organization with those of the donor.

– Experience with organizing workshops, trainings and coaching staff.

– Proven ability to write, draft, and edit letters, proposals, appeals, reports, acknowledgements, briefings, and donor correspondence when appropriate and ability to explain complex issues to external donors and present the Organization and diverse operations in an appealing and concise manner.

– Proven experience in managing growing teams; Excellent Leadership/Managerial skills and high emotional intelligence

– Proven ability to work with a variety of stakeholders.


– Experience of working within the UN system, either in headquarters, a field operation or in a fundraising position.

– Experience in emergency fundraising for a humanitarian organisation.

– Experience in handling ¿Corporate Social Responsibility¿ programs and corporate recognition programs.

– Experience with raising funds from large groups of individuals through direct marketing techniques.

– Excellent computer skills with particular reference to word, excel and PowerPoint.

– Ability to work independently and take initiative.

– Ability to solve problems creatively and efficiently.

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

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Internacionalista, mineira, radicada no Rio de Janeiro desde 2012. Idealizadora/Fundadora do What's Rel? (2011). Business Development Latin America para uma empresa canadense de engenharia, sócia da PAR Consultoria, e grande entusiasta da carreira de R.I. :)


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