CALL FOR INTEREST: Partnership Analyst, Global Engagement, Rome At International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Closing date: Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Job Title : CALL FOR INTEREST: 6 MONTHS TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT – Partnership Analyst, Global Engagement (Maternity Leave)

ID : 14216

Location : Rome

Date of issue : 07/13/2023

Close Date : 07/26/2023

Organizational Unit : Global Eng., Part. & res. Mob.

Full/Part Time : Full-Time

Regular/Temporary : Temporary

Assignment Duration : 6 months

Grade : P-2

Job Role

As part of the External Relations and Governance Department (ERG), the Global Engagement, Partnership and Resource Mobilization (GPR) Division has a specific focus on global engagement, partnerships (including with the private sector, foundations, bilateral and multilateral organizations), and on driving the resource mobilization efforts with traditional and non-traditional donors and partners. Within this framework, the GPR Division addresses three main functions: (i) Global engagement and multilateral relations; (ii) South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC); and (iii) replenishment, resource mobilization and advocacy.

Key Functions and Results

Under the guidance and supervision of the GPR Senior Partnership Officer, the incumbent will support the division’s global engagement unit in achieving its key deliverables for 2023 and 2024.

The purpose of the Partnership Analyst position is to deepen collaboration with key external and internal stakeholders and provide an interface for environmental scanning, knowledge exchange, resource mobilization, and policy influence within the scope of assignment. S/He may also serve as focal point and resource for team and broader GPR colleagues on specific thematic areas of strategic relevance for partnership development. The key result is to ensure greater visibility and influence for IFAD.

Specifically, the incumbent will work in close coordination with senior GPR colleagues to perform the following tasks:

  •  Stategic Planning and monitoring of IFAD global engagements:
    •  porting to EMC on results and lessons learned from 2022 engagements
    •  Support the planning and prioritization for 2023, based on interdepartmental discussions and agreement with EMC
    •  Structured approach to developing IFAD’s messages at global events, in collaboration with COM and SKD
  •  G20 process
    •  Support the coordination of IFAD’s engagement with the Brazil Presidency through (1) strategic outreach to relevant ministries, in collaboration with country office, for inclusion in the main working groups, (2) preparation of material about IFAD’s offer on the main themes of the Brazil presidency; (3) participating IFAD in working group meetings; and (4) secure strong role for IFAD senior management at ministerial meetings.
  •  G7 process
    •  Support the Partnership Officer in engaging with the G7 Italy Presidency
  •  Spotlight talk event series to support IFAD 13 replenishment
    •  Rethinking the way to fight global poverty – EB139, 12-14 September
    •  Building the resilience of rural livelihoods – IFAD13 3rd session, 2-3 November
    •  Organize other events or other type of outreach in 2024, to be defined
  •  Internal communication
    •  Weekly reports to staff and management
    •  Intranet corner on GE kept up-to-date and promoted
    •  Other communication efforts to ensure awareness and coherence internally
  •  Support the delivery of the IFAD13 campaign
  •  Any other relevant task

Other Information

IFAD staff members are international civil servants subject to the authority of the President of IFAD. In accordance with IFAD’s Human Resources Policy, the President can decide to assign them to any of the activities of the Fund. All International Professional staff members are required to be geographically mobile and positions in the professional category are subject to changes in location at any time in line with strategic priorities and reform initiatives in IFAD.

IFAD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic, social or political background, colour, nationality, religion, age, gender, disability, marital status, family size or sexual orientation.

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This call is advertised as a short-term assignment with a duration of initially 6 months and expected to start shortly after selection. Should an external candidate (including consultants and staff members not meeting IFAD HR Implementing Procedures’ definition of ‘internal’) be selected, the contract type would be that of a short-term professional (TPO). In the event an IFAD staff member, holding a Fixed Term contract be selected, the movement would be implemented as a Temporary Assignment through the applicable provisions and applicants should verify and obtain their supervisors’ support to be released in the event they are selected.


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