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Senior Risk and Research Officer

Employer
The UK Committee for UNICEF
Location
Stratford and New Town, London (Greater)
Salary
c£32,000 per annum (Fixed term until 31 March 2022)
Closing date
19 Apr 2021
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Job Details

UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

The Resource Hub Team, part of UNICEF UK’s Partnerships & Philanthropy division. delivers risk screening/due diligence, strategic writing, prospect research, and administrative support. While the current post holder carries out a temporary assignment with another team, we are seeking a Risk and Research Officer to join our team.

As Senior Risk and Research Officer, you will support our cross-organisational risk screening process for selected contacts and organisations, and you will undertake high quality risk-based research. You will provide research and insight on high level partners, advocates, donors and prospects to support the work of a variety of teams across UNICEF UK. The role will have a particular focus on Talent, including Ambassadors and High Profile Supporters.

To succeed, you will have proven experience of prospect research and/or due diligence as well as experience of a variety of research resources such as online databases. You will have excellent verbal communication skills, and the ability to write short and long research profiles to a high standard.

Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 19 April 2021

Interview date: Friday 30 April 2021 via video conferencing

We are normally based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London but while our office is closed, this role will work from home or from wherever makes you happy.

We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at UNICEF UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.

We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.

If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)

Company

UNICEF UK raises funds for UNICEF’s emergency and development work for children. We promote and protect children’s rights in the UK and internationally. We are a UK charity, entirely funded by supporters.

UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

 

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Telephone
0207 490 2388
Location
1 Westfield Avenue
1 Westfield Avenue
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Stratford
London
E20 1HZ
United Kingdom
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