Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role – Home-Based

Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role – Home-Based

Partnerships Analyst (Home-Based)

Location: New York, United States
Job ID: 18778
Agency: UNDP
Practice Area: SDG Integration
Grade: IPSA-9
Type: International Personnel Service Agreement
Duration: 1 Year
Posting Date: 06/07/2024
Application Deadline: 06/22/2024, 05:59 AM

Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role - Home-Based
Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role – Home-Based



Education & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree with 2 years of experience OR Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of private sector fundraising techniques.
  • Required Languages: Fluency in English
  • Desired Languages: Working knowledge of other UN languages.

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Job Purpose and Organizational Context

The Joint SDG Fund supports countries in accelerating their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It operates through joint programmes (JPs) that provide transformative solutions implemented by governments and national stakeholders, supported by the UN Country Team led by Resident Coordinators (RCs). Strategic direction for the Fund is provided by the Strategic Advisory Group, chaired by the Deputy Secretary-General. The Fund is managed by the Operational Steering Committee, supported by the Fund’s Secretariat, and aligned with broader UN Development System reforms. The Administrative Agent of the Fund is the Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTF-O).

This position will be responsible for:

  • Partners Networking and Fundraising.
  • Philanthropy, blended instruments, and public finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Head of the Joint SDG Fund Secretariat, the Partnerships Analyst will:

  1. Advise and Support:
    • Diversify the Fund’s resource base and attract private donations.
    • Engage in innovative partnerships with the philanthropic and private sectors.
  2. Strategic Partnerships:
    • Develop and nurture partnerships with financial institutions, including banks, fintechs, insurance companies, foundations, asset managers, pension funds, and academic endowment managers.
    • Forge relationships with other organizations in the Private Sector, including Development Finance Institutions (DFIs).
  3. Relationship Management:
    • Establish and manage relationships with public and private institutions.
    • Provide quality assurance on partnership and communications materials.
  4. Other Duties:
    • Perform additional tasks necessary for the efficient functioning of the Joint SDG Fund Secretariat.

Institutional Arrangement

The Partnerships Analyst will report to the Head, Joint SDG Fund Secretariat.

Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role - Home-Based
Apply Now: UNDP Partnerships Analyst Role – Home-Based


Core Competencies:

  • Achieve Results: Plans and monitors own work, delivers quality work by deadline.
  • Think Innovatively: Open to creative ideas, pragmatic problem solver.
  • Learn Continuously: Shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback.
  • Adapt with Agility: Handles ambiguity, is flexible.
  • Act with Determination: Shows drive and motivation, delivers calmly in adversity.
  • Engage and Partner: Forms positive relationships.
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: Appreciates differences, confronts discrimination.

Technical Competencies:

  • Negotiation and Influence: Ability to reach mutual understanding and create win-win situations.
  • Resource Mobilization: Identify funding sources and establish plans to meet funding requirements.
  • Private Sector Resource Mobilization: Develop and manage partnerships with private sector entities.
  • Multi-Stakeholder Engagement: Forge partnerships and remove obstacles to resource mobilization.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage risks.
  • System Thinking: Understand interrelated elements within a system and their impacts.
  • SDG Finance: Knowledge of innovative finance mechanisms for SDG achievement.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced University Degree (master’s degree) in International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Policy, or related fields.
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) with an additional two years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a master’s degree.


  • Minimum of 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience in International Cooperation, SDGs, or work in developing countries.
  • Knowledge of sustainable finance topics and experience with multilateral, bilateral, and philanthropic partners.
  • Experience in private equity, venture capital, recognized foundations, family offices, global non-governmental philanthropic organizations, development finance institutions, or financial advisory teams.

Required Skills:

  • Experience and knowledge of private sector fundraising techniques.

Desired Additional Skills:

  • Experience in developing strategic partnerships and mobilizing resources.
  • Familiarity with the United Nations system.
  • Experience with financial instruments (debt, equity, guarantees, blended finance schemes).
  • Strong writing skills and ability to synthesize information.

Required Languages:

  • Fluency in English.

Desired Languages:

  • Working knowledge of other UN languages.

Additional Information

Non-discrimination: UNDP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin, or other status.

Scam Warning: The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing, or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process.

Keywords: Partnerships Analyst, Home-based, UNDP, New York, SDG Integration, private sector fundraising, strategic partnerships, sustainable finance, resource mobilization, International Cooperation, developing countries, financial instruments, equity, debt, guarantees, blended finance, multilateral partners, philanthropic partners, innovation, risk management, system thinking.


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