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This post is based in the WFP Guinea Country Office (GNCO) and reports to the Partnerships Officer. Job holder primarily carry out day–to-day partnerships activities and research. He/She engages with internal stakeholders and a host of public, private sector and external entities. These can comprise governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental institutions and their member states, international financial institutions, individuals, corporations, foundations and NGOs.

Facilitate the work of senior staff to effectively position WFP with public, private and external partners to attract policy support, resources, technical assistance and innovative solutions to advance the work of WFP, while supporting member states in the achievement of the SDGs and Zero Hunger and emphasizing WFP’s contributions in this regard.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):
  • Implement the work plan for an assigned area to enable WFP to identify, develop and strengthen quality partnerships in support of WFP strategic objectives. Lead Interim Country Strategic Plan (I-CSP) process and all activity linked with UN and work on the partnership with national government and other Donors.
  • Proactively contribute to a partnerships portfolio, including partner profiling and outreach activities, with the aim to maximize resources and leverage policy and technical support for WFP’s work; Support partner visibility and ensure partner conditions are met.
  • Use data to present managers with well-researched ideas to expand support from existing partners and to scope new partners, guided by programmatic assessment and context-specific analysis with the aim to enhance the impact of WFP’s work and diversify the resource base.
  • Solicit inputs, including operational updates, from other WFP entities to inform partner audiences on WFP’s programmatic offering; Draft quality briefs and proactively highlight strategic issues to senior staff to inform best course of action and nurture partnership growth.
  • Gather and present internal and external data/information, using key information systems (e.g., Salesforce, WINGS, WFP Go), to support WFP’s effective positioning vis-à-vis national governments, regional and international institutions with the aim to influence the policy agenda.
  • Contribute to partnerships strategies, including the development of Partnership Action Plans; Draw up quality partner proposals and reports by engaging with other WFP entities and external stakeholders.
  • Support senior managers in the preparation of strategic agreements, joint strategies and MOUs in order to promote the SDGs and Zero Hunger on the national, regional and global agenda and to reach advantageous outcomes for WFP.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance, and monitor defined risks.
  • Other as required.


Education :
University degree (at least Bachelor's degree) in International Relations, Political Science, International Project Management, International Law, Marketing, Communication or Social Sciences.

Experience :
  • At least 5 years experience, of which at least 3 years must be in the fields of donor & partner relationship management, financial resource mobilization or international relations.
  • Strong conceptual thinking to create relevant fundraising materials, for projects and activities with innovative elements
  • Ability to produce high-quality written materials, including graphically based PowerPoint presentations as well as text documents for diverse audiences
  • Ability to interact with leaders and external audiences with maturity and tact
  • Collaborative spirit - able to liaise with a wide range of people at all levels and across different cultures and to act with credibility and diplomacy
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to plan ahead, anticipate requirements, problems and obstacles, and an ability to juggle competing priorities successfully, and to work on tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Fully committed and motivated to achieve the aims of the UN World Food Programme
  • Willing to work in and travel to different field locations and challenging operating environments

Languages :
  • Fluency (level C) in the French language.
  • Fluency (level C) in the English Language.



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