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Private Sector Fundraising and Partnerships Development

at UN Joint SDG Fund in Home based / Other

About the Job

The Joint SDG Fund supports countries as they accelerate their progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In doing so we are committed to forge paths and partnerships that unlock public and private capital for the SDGs at scale. The Fund launched in December 2019 its 1st Call for Proposals on SDG Financing. The Call has two components. Component 1 is about the development of SDG-aligned financing strategies and enabling environment, while Component 2 is about catalyzing investment at scale for the SDGs. The consultant will support the Fund diversify its resource base and attract private donations and/or engage in innovative partnership with the philanthropic and private sectors. Responsibilities are detailed in the vacancy announcement.

Qualifications

At least 10 years relevant and progressively responsible professional experience in private sector fundraising and in mobilizing resources from philanthropy. The consultant must reference to resources mobilized/income targets achieved in previous roles. Knowledge of private sector fundraising techniques is required. Familiarity with the United Nations system is an asset.

To apply

UN Joint SDG Fund

The Joint SDG Fund supports countries in accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by integrating economic, social and environmental policies and applying multi-dimensional and cross-sectoral approach to complex social and environmental challenges.