Fund Raising Officer/ NOA, Temporary Appointment, Lima-Peru #129133

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Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Post No. 129133
Job Title/Level: Fundraising Officer / NOA
Supervisor Title/Level: Fundraising Officer /NOB
Organizational Unit: Private Sector Fundraising
Post Location: Lima, Peru Country Office
Period of contract: 364 days

UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, defend their rights, and help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

At UNICEF, we are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not just a job – it is a calling.
UNICEF is a place where careers are built: we offer our staff diverse opportunities for personal and professional development that will help them develop a fulfilling career while delivering on a rewarding mission. We pride ourselves on a culture that helps staff thrive, coupled with an attractive compensation and benefits package.

Visit our website to learn more about what we do at UNICEF.

For every child, hope

The NO-A Fundraising Officer in the PFP Area of the Peru CO is accountable to the NO-B Individual Giving Fundraising Officer. Presently, approximately 85% of the monthly gross revenues are sourced from the donor portfolio, while the remaining 15% is derived from newly acquired donors. In order to augment our annual active donor count, it is imperative to fortify our acquisition strategy, emphasizing quality and pledging net long-term value to ensure program sustainability over an extended period.

How can you make a difference?

Under the guidance and leadership of the NO-B Individual Giving Fundraising Officer, the Fundraising Officer will oversee new acquisition projects with a focus on fostering quality growth, analyze current acquisition strategies, and collaborate with the team to implement enhancements aimed at reducing early attrition.

  • Implementing Fundraising campaigns: support the implementation of fundraising campaigns and activities that includes Face to Face and Telemarketing campaigns) Undertake different types of analysis information to improve and ensure campaign goals, fulfillment and attrition rates.
  • Implementing and delivering Fundraising material: Support negotiations and agreements with suppliers to provide technical support for the Annual Fundraising plan in coordination with Marketing Services. Follows up of the implementation of different BTL activities Timely implementation of workplan taking into consideration the campaign goals.
  • Monitoring and evaluation: Regular monitoring, testing and evaluation activities are undertaken in accordance with the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of individual fundraising efforts. Results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis.
  • Analysis: Research, synthesize and compile qualitative and quantitative data and information to facilitate preparation of reports, objectives, activities, etc.
  • Administrative tasks and responsibilities are effectively carried out and delivered: Provide technical support to search and evaluate potential suppliers, prepare terms of reference for quotations. Follow up quotation process. Responsible of monitors budgets and financial expenditures, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for follow up.

The proposed post will contribute to the expansion of the Individual Giving channel by:

  • Implementing innovative and cost-effective fundraising strategies: It’s anticipated that these innovative and cost-effective approaches will ensure a return on investment of at least 3. As a result, UNICEF will have additional funds to allocate towards the CPD.
  • Recommending enhancements to current acquisition strategies: We anticipate that these improvements will result in more impactful outreach efforts and improved conversion rates, ultimately expanding the donor base and boosting revenue.
  • Analyzing relevant data to be included in the PFP plan: By scrutinizing data on donor behavior, market trends, and campaign performance, informed decisions can be made, facilitating the refinement of the Private Fundraising Plan to optimize its impact and efficacy.

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

The following minimum requirements:

Education: A first university degree (equivalent to a Bachelor’s)  in Business Management, Communication, Marketing, International Relations, Social Sciences or related field is required.

Work Experience: At least one year of relevant work experience in fundraising, social projects, marketing or sales, business administration or related careers is required;

Language Requirements: Fluent level in Spanish and Intermediate level in English is required.

• Knowledge of a local language of the duty station (as quechua, aimara, and indigenous or amazonic dialects) is highly desirable.

The following desirables:

Experience and skills: Fundraising experience, hands-on technical expertise in a multi-channel campaign environment is highly desirable.

Language:  Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) as an asset.

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

The 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) for a supervisory role.

Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels.

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 does not hire candidates who are married to children (persons under 18). 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 promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will 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.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station is required for IP positions and will be facilitated by UNICEF. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be canceled.


As per Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.

UNICEF’s active commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable local native candidates, young professionals, gender diverse groups and professionals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Government employees who are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government positions 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. 

UNICEF shall not facilitate the issuance of a visa and working authorization for candidates under consideration for positions at the national officer and general service category.

UNICEF does not charge a processing fee at any stage of its recruitment, selection, and hiring processes (i.e., application stage, interview stage, validation stage, or appointment and training). UNICEF will not ask for applicants’ bank account information.

All UNICEF positions are advertised, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. An internal candidate performing at the level of the post in the relevant functional area, or an internal/external candidate in the corresponding Talent Group, may be selected, if suitable for the post, without assessment of other candidates.

Additional information about working for UNICEF can be found here.

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Advertised: 01 Jul 2024 SA Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Jul 2024 SA Pacific Standard Time

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