Vacancies at UNHCR

Abuja and Lagos

Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

UNHCR was established in 1950, in the aftermath of World War II, to assist millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We have three years to finish our work before disbanding. Today, over 65 years later, our organisation continues to fight tirelessly to protect and support refugees worldwide.

UNHCR was established in 1950, in the aftermath of World War II, to assist millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We have three years to finish our work before disbanding. Today, over 65 years later, our organisation continues to fight tirelessly to protect and support refugees worldwide.

1). Fundraiser – Lagos

Location: Lagos

Duties and Responsibilities 

The Fundraiser performs the following duties under the supervision of the Assistant PPH Officer and the overall management of the Associate PPH Officer:

  • Assist in generating donations from corporate organizations, foundations, HNWIs, and other private sector entities.
  • Undertake high-quality research to identify prospective major donors in Nigeria.
  • Share the details of the pipeline with his/her supervisor.
  • Support in the cultivation and stewardship of partners in the PPH Nigeria pipeline.
  • Use contacts and networks to inspire people to become UNHCR donor and manage relationships.
  • Keep the team informed about relevant local developments in Nigeria.
  • Undertake any other tasks as required by PSP Africa.

Training

  • Participate in training briefing sessions and meetings as required by UNHCR PSP Africa.
  • Maintain awareness of UNHCR’s mandate and its role as the lead organization for refugee protection work.

Administration

  • Ensure accurate capturing of donors’ details are filled out accurately, legibly, and completely on the reporting sheet.
  • Ensure you report weekly activities to your supervisor.
  • Manage and maintain iPad, and other UNHCR items in your possession.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education)

  • Completion of Senior secondary education or vocational training equivalent to (Senior secondary school level).

Work Experience 

At least one (1) year of relevant experience;

  • Proven experience working independently without close supervision;
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with integrity;
  • Experience in answering donor/customer inquiry in person, phone or email;
  • Sales experience (added value).

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2). Fundraiser – Abuja

Location: Abuja

Duties and Responsibilities 

The Fundraiser performs the following duties under the supervision of the Assistant PPH Officer and the overall management of the Associate PPH Officer:

  • Assist in generating donations from corporate organizations, foundations, HNWIs, and other private sector entities.
  • Undertake high-quality research to identify prospective major donors in Nigeria.
  • Share the details of the pipeline with his/her supervisor.
  • Support in the cultivation and stewardship of partners in the PPH Nigeria pipeline.
  • Use contacts and networks to inspire people to become UNHCR donor and manage relationships.
  • Keep the team informed about relevant local developments in Nigeria.
  • Undertake any other tasks as required by PSP Africa.

Training

  • Participate in training briefing sessions and meetings as required by UNHCR PSP Africa.
  • Maintain awareness of UNHCR’s mandate and its role as the lead organization for refugee protection work.

Administration

  • Ensure accurate capturing of donors’ details are filled out accurately, legibly, and completely on the reporting sheet.
  • Ensure you report weekly activities to your supervisor.
  • Manage and maintain iPad, and other UNHCR items in your possession.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education (Level and area of required and/or preferred education)

  • Completion of Senior secondary education or vocational training equivalent to (Senior secondary school level).

Work Experience 

At least one (1) year of relevant experience;

  • Proven experience working independently without close supervision;
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with integrity;
  • Experience in answering donor/customer inquiry in person, phone or email;
  • Sales experience (added value).

Deadline: Not Stated

How to Apply: Interested applicants should use the links below to apply: