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Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership with the goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to access and use contraceptives by 2020. FP2020 supports the rights of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they want to have. FP2020 provides a platform to enhance information sharing and to support the coordination of efforts across the larger FP2020 community to advance access to family planning information, services and contraceptives under the guiding principles of rights, quality, equity, and voluntarism. The FP2020 Secretariat is hosted by the UN Foundation.
The Communications Officer, FP2020 will be an integral part of the Communications Team and will work under the direction of the Communications Director, FP2020. The Communications Officer, FP2020 will serve in a key role on the FP2020 Secretariat, providing general communications and public relations support in alignment with FP2020’s strategic priorities. These priorities are geared to support coordination and problem solving at the global, regional, and country levels with the overarching goal to enhance the ability of women and girls to access and use modern contraceptive information, services and supplies.
The position will support a range of activities undertaken by the Communications Team including but not limited to content creation, writing, editing, social media support, partner engagement, website support, and media relations.
Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership with the goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to access and use contraceptives by 2020. FP2020 supports the rights of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they want to have. FP2020 provides a platform to enhance information-sharing and to support the coordination of efforts across the larger FP2020 community to advance access to family planning information, services, and contraceptives under the guiding principles of rights, quality, equity, and voluntarism. The FP2020 Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Foundation.
The Associate is responsible for providing programmatic and administrative support to FP2020’s Country Support team – namely, the Asia Regional Manager, Rapid Response Mechanism Portfolio Manager and Country Support Director.
More specifically, the Associate provides informed recommendations and support to the Asia Regional Manager on country level progress and challenges, and helps to cultivate relationships with Country Focal Points and wider stakeholders at country level, to advance the goal of FP2020. The Associate liaises with the Asia Regional Manager and the Rapid Response Mechanism Portfolio Manager to identify programs that meet RRM criteria and collaborating with in-country experts as appropriate.
The Associate is an integral member of the Strategic Planning and Implementation team and will support organizational strategy development, resource allocation, strategy execution, and operational effectiveness for the UN Foundation. The Associate will support (1) internal consulting services across UNF and (2) Pan-Foundation projects. Additionally, the Associate will support financial and operational analysis as well as performance management and strategic planning across UNF campaigns, alliances and initiatives. S/he will support strategic initiatives, operational processes improvement, new business evaluation, and organization wide strategy.
The Senior Communications Director, Digital Media, occupies a key leadership position at the heart of UN Foundation's core communications team. S/he will be a creative storyteller, a digital marketing specialist, and an inspiring manager, whose unique skill set will help ensure UN Foundation's renowned digital work remains ahead of the curve and is championed to UNF leaders and external partners. The ideal candidate will have first-rate editorial and digital marketing experience, unfettered creativity, and technical proficiency. S/he will be a leader in the organization and a UNF ambassador outside.
On a daily basis, the Senior Communications Director, Digital Media, will coordinate closely with other team leaders across editorial, creative, planning and other areas, to design and implement strategies and campaigns that are engaging as well as intellectually nourishing, and that help advance the priorities and issues of UN Foundation and our constituent campaigns and initiatives, as well as supporting the work of the United Nations and our partners.
We are working to build a team of goal-focused multi-skilled content creators, and an enjoyable environment where all team members collaborate to produce focused, innovative, engaging content across channels and formats. Within this framework, the Senior Communications Director, Digital Media will, like other communications leaders, manage a small team, and ensure the content we produce across channels is consistently on-brand and engages target audiences most effectively.
Over the past several years, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) has supported the sector to develop international standards under the ISO process. This resulted in the first international lab standard for cookstoves. The Alliance is now shifting focus to support the adoption of these standards globally. The Associate for standards and testing will provide programmatic and administrative support in the areas of standards and testing, including educating, developing and disseminating resources and tools, supporting capacity building at testing centers, and communications. A component of this work will be to support sector actors, including standards bodies, testing centers, manufacturers and others, to understand and adopt new international lab standard on cookstoves. S/he will be an active and contributing member of the Evidence and Impact Team. The role will be in support of the Alliance’s overall mission to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership hosted by the UN Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. The Alliance’s 100 by ‘20 goal calls for 100 million households to adopt clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020. We are working with a strong network of public, private and non-profit partners to accelerate the production, deployment, and use of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels in developing countries.
The Haiti Program Coordinator, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, is responsible for coordinating and supporting the development and implementation of the Haiti Clean Cooking Market Development Program to transform the market for cleaner and more efficient cookstoves and fuels.
This foundation building program will be executed over four-years, as part of a larger anticipated ten-year initiative. The objective of this program is to reduce negative climate, environment, economic, and health impacts from traditional cooking practices on the Haitian population, with a focus on reducing the disproportionate impacts on women and girls. The program aims to set the foundation for a long-term, sustainable transformation of the market that will strengthen and diversify the supply of cleaner and more efficient cookstoves and fuels.
Our efforts will entail a combination of sector-wide, market development activities, including: capacity-building support for government, stakeholders and clean cooking enterprises; advocacy and technical assistance to develop better policies and regulations; and support for sector coordination. The program will also advocate for the inclusion of women and girls not only in the design of policies, but also across the clean cooking sector, to overcome historical exclusion and increase women’s economic and social empowerment. The program will be led by the Alliance, in close collaboration with the Government of Haiti, local stakeholders, practitioners, the private sector, donors, civil society organizations, and UN agencies.
The Haiti Program Coordinator (HQ), Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves will directly support the Haiti Program by coordinating the timely implementation of the Program at HQ. This includes coordinating annual work plan and budget development, assisting with the development of requests for proposals, shepherding contracts, coordinating experts for workshops, monitoring budgets, grant reporting, and overseeing the logistics of the Haiti Program. S/he will also work closely with the market development, demand and behavior change, evidence and impact, and communication and partnerships teams on issues related to program coordination, market development, market enablement, communications, and partner and donor engagement.
The Jr. Budget Analyst works with a variety of teams to track and analyze UNF’s budgets and management reports, prepare ad hoc financial analyses, and provide analytical and project support to the Executive Director and Cheif Financial Officer.
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is at the forefront of efforts to address the negative impacts of cooking with heavily-polluting stoves and fuels, which is a leading cause of household air pollution and a barrier to good health, a healthy environment, and multiple global development goals. With staff across five continents, the Alliance works with public, private, and non-profit partners to accelerate production, deployment, and use of clean cookstoves and fuels in developing countries. The Alliance has galvanized nearly 2,000 public and private sector organizations globally to help address this critical challenge, leveraging a market-based, systems approach to achieve universal access to clean cooking solutions by 2030.
The Manager, Communications, will help lead the Alliance’s global communications efforts including managing digital engagement, external relations, and content development. S/he will help develop and implement the overall communications strategy, supporting the Senior Director in ensuring the Alliance’s communications and advocacy activities help the Alliance meet its overall goals.
UNF is seeking a continuously inventive, multi-skilled communications team player with excellent judgment, sound knowledge, and an enterprising spirit for the new role of Senior Manager, Public Affairs.
The Senior Manager, Public Affairs plays a crucial frontline role in the Foundation’s working relationships with UN communicators, major communications agencies and partners. In addition s/he also leads on communications activities related to UNF's New York office, including developing and implementing communications plans and creating content. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in UNF’s considerable activities in New York including the Social Good Summit, Global Goals Week, Solutions Summit and in working with UN and other partners to effectively leverage major UN convening moments like the UN General Assembly, High Level Political Forum, ECOSOC Youth Forum and other key engagements. S/he also manages a network of communications agencies, and liaises with corporate partners and influencers.
Part of the Foundation’s integrated communications team that is led from our Washington DC headquarters, this role is based in our New York office, reports to the Senior Director, Communications and Special Initiatives, and manages a communications associate, both also NY-based.
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) is at the forefront of efforts to address the negative impacts of cooking with heavily-polluting stoves and fuels, which is a leading cause of household air pollution and a barrier to good health, a healthy environment, and multiple global development goals. The Alliance works with public, private, and non-profit partners to accelerate production, deployment, and use of clean cookstoves and fuels in developing countries. The Alliance has galvanized nearly 2,000 public and private sector organizations globally to help address this critical challenge, leveraging a market-based, systems approach to achieve universal access to clean cooking solutions by 2030.
The Director of Development is responsible for increasing and retaining support from foundations, the private sector, and individual donors, as well as continued engagement with governments and bilateral funds, for both general operating and project-specific goals. The Director manages the pipeline of foundation and corporate support across the Alliance, as well as a personal portfolio of institutional and individual donors, partners, and prospects. S/he works closely with Alliance leadership to identify and develop partnerships, grants, and donations to bring funding, marketing, in-kind contributions, and other assets to the organization. The Director will help facilitate relationships that bring together partners and donors in support of the Alliance’s priority issues, in a manner that also contributes to the Alliance’s self-sufficiency. The Director will be responsible for strategic development, operational management, partnership building, and resource mobilization relationships.
The Director of Development reports to the Senior Director of Global Partnerships and Communications, working closely with Alliance colleagues, and in collaboration with the UN Foundation’s Integrated Development team.
The Director, Resource Mobilization, Measles & Rubella oversees the mobilization of resources for the UN Foundation’s engagement with the Measles & Rubella Initiative (M&RI). The UN Foundation is a founding partner of the Measles & Rubella Initiative, and the Director will work closely with the Senior Director, Global Health to strategically oversee the work that the UN Foundation does to support the partnership, both working across teams inside UNF who are also engaged in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts (Shot@life, US Advocacy team, Integrated Development), and supporting the broader partnership as a primary external representative with donors, M&RI supported countries, and other key stakeholders.
The Director, Resource Mobilization, Measles & Rubella will drive the advocacy and external relations strategy for the M&RI, in coordination with UNICEF, WHO, U.S. CDC, American Red Cross and other partners; engage donors and sustain donor relationships; ensure operationalization of funds and secure additional funding; oversee development of a coordinated resource mobilization strategy; engage with technical experts and M&RI supported regions and countries to understand and advise the program on resource needs and gaps.
The Measles & Rubella Initiative (www.measlesrubellainitiative.org) aims to reach the measles and rubella elimination goals of the Global Vaccine Action Plan by supporting countries to raise coverage of measles, rubella and other vaccines; fund, plan, implement and monitor quality supplementary campaigns; investigate outbreaks and provide technical and financial support for effective outbreak response, propose and participate in solutions to strengthen immunization delivery; and support a global laboratory network for measles and rubella.
The Director, Resource Mobilization, Measles & Rubella operationally reports to the Senior Director, Global Health at the UN Foundation, and works closely with M&RI Resource Mobilization and Advocacy members from across the partnership to support the broader partnership’s resource mobilization and external relations goals. The Director will also work closely with the Chair of the M&RI Leadership Team, currently the Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy at the UN Foundation. He/she will also liaise closely with team members from Shot@Life, US Advocacy, Integrated Development, and Global Health.
The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is a global alliance to enable the digital ecosystem to deliver greater scale, efficiency, and social impact as it creates more inclusive digital economies in emerging markets. Working with partners, DIAL generates evidence of what works through a series of demonstration projects, distils insights and tools to promote scale-up and replication, and provides mechanisms to encourage knowledge sharing, collaboration, and co-investment throughout the ecosystem.
DIAL is funded through a collaboration among the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and hosted within the UN Foundation in Washington, D.C.
DIAL is seeking a Technical Program Manager to join the Data for Development (D4D) team. DIAL provides the enabling environment for release of public goods such as open source software, analytical methods, data models, APIs, algorithms, dashboards and visualizations that will aid the D4D ecosystem in effective program delivery. The Technical Program Manager shall manage and coordinate cross-functional technical partners in the delivery of these integrated data analytics solutions to deployment. Such solutions will be designed for rapid deployment in humanitarian and development settings and will leverage structured, semi-structured and unstructured datasets, such as mobile operator data, geospatial data, digital platforms and routine/ aggregate datasets. The Technical Program Manager shall ensure that technical partners deliver high quality and fit for purpose products with continuous improvements, feedback mechanisms and field learnings through the development cycle from inception to post production support.
The Director of Development is an integral part of the UNA-USA and UN Foundation team. UNA-USA is the grassroots public engagement arm of the UN Foundation. Under the direction of UNA-USA’s Executive Director, the position has primary responsibility for fundraising and partnership development for UNA-USA, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, corporate, and foundation donors. The position has secondary responsibility to support fundraising for the core U.S. engagement work of the Better World Campaign and UN Foundation, including to ensure that all fundraising to support this overall body of work is aligned and mutually reinforcing.
DIAL is a new global alliance to enable the digital ecosystem to deliver greater scale, efficiency and social impact as it creates more inclusive digital economies in emerging markets. Working with partners, DIAL will generate evidence of what works through field-based projects, distil insights and tools to promote scale-up and replication, and provide mechanisms for co-investment throughout the ecosystem. DIAL is hosted by the United Nations Foundation, and the team is based in Washington, D.C.
DIAL is seeking an Fellow ready to contribute to its research and advocacy work. The Fellow would conduct preliminary background research on digital development trends and topics, support the editing and curating of our organization’s content (blog posts, content, website materials) and offer overall support for the knowledge generation work of the organization.