UNICEF International Consultancy - Finalization of the Resource Mobilization Strategy Jobs in Malawi

UNICEF International Consultancy - Finalization of the Resource Mobilization Strategy Jobs in Malawi


  • UNICEF Malawi is an active partner with the Malawian government in the domain of children in addressing issues of Poverty, Nutrition, Health, Education, Child Protection, Social Protection, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene during normal and emergency situations.

  • The Malawi Country Office’s new Country Programme (2019-2023) commenced on the 1st of January 2019. The new country programme is unique in the sense that it adopted a pillar approach to promote an integrated approach to holistically address multi-faceted challenges facing children of Malawi. The innovative integrated country programme approach requires a robust resource mobilization strategy to raise adequate resources necessary to implement various innovative strategies to achieve expected results for children, especially the most disadvantaged.

  • This assignment requires an experienced international resource mobilization expert who has a track record in assisting UNICEF/UN country offices to develop resource mobilization strategies for low-income countries like Malawi. This entails an analysis of trends in the public and private financing landscape to propose innovative resource mobilization strategies for the new country programme.


  • The country program is in the second year of the five year country strategy.

  • The country program is also currently undergoing a mid-term review of its country program to evaluate where changes can be made so that UNICEF in Malawi can create impact in the lives of children.

  • The country program currently has a draft of the recourse mobilization strategy, and is in need of a consultant to finalise this strategy in line with the country program document.

    How can you make a Difference?

    successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Desk review of relevant documentations (country program Document; donor contributions, funding trends, nature of expenditures)

  • Conduct a comprehensive analysis of donor environment for potential global, regional and local donors

  • Review and assess government capacity for investment in Social sectors in Malawi.

  • Review and assess multilateral and International Financing institutions funding trends.

  • Conduct an analysis of Internal Office fundraising practices.

  • Facilitate dialogue around resource mobilization strategies to be undertaken by the country office.

  • Explore opportunities for partnerships from emerging donors- the BRIC countries and private sector and foundations.

  • Recommend ways to develop and maintain strategic partnerships and engagement with key donors, (past, present and future).

  • Revise and Finalize the RM strategy from the draft that already exist as well as finalize a detailed implementation plan of the strategy.

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

  • At least a masters degree in international relations, Business Administration/Management, Marketing, or other relevant discipline

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in fundraising in an international setting

  • Proven track record of generating significant funding with institutional donors and private sector and background in developmental and emergency programming

  • Facilitation analytical , coordination , research, writing and review competencies are required.

  • Mastery of English both written and spoken, is required.

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

  • UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF International Consultancy - Finalization of the Resource Mobilization Strategy Jobs in Malawi

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