As part of the United Nation Foundation’s ongoing effort to deepen our alignment with UN priorities, build our capacity for thought leadership on policy issues, and strengthen collaboration across the Foundation, the UN Foundation is developing a Policy Planning Team. The Deputy Director, Policy Planning will work with the Head of Policy Planning in a variety of functions to help build this effort and to connect, leverage, and support policy-related work across the organization.
The Deputy Director, Policy Planning, working across the Foundation, will help track and scope emerging, cross-cutting, or time-limited issues and initiatives; lend surge support to select Foundation priorities; and work to create a hub for integrating policy thinking, forward planning, and guidance across the Foundation. The Deputy Director will work with policy-oriented colleagues in the NY and DC offices, including our communications team. S/he will track sustained policy developments related to international cooperation and global development to help complement ongoing work already taking place in the Foundation. This role offers an opportunity to work on a broad range of issues relating to multilateralism and global development in a fast-paced environment, and to scope new, emerging, and cross-cutting areas of focus.
For full-time employees we offer an excellent range of benefits, including a choice of two health plans through CareFirst (PPO or HDHP), dental insurance, vision discount plan, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Long-Term Care Insurance, Health Club Discounts, Commuter Benefits, and Employee Assistance Program.
12 Paid holidays, 4 weeks of vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days and 8 weeks of parental leave (mother or father), access to the UNFCU Credit Union, 150% match on our 403b retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, and discounted Zipcar membership.