United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Recruitment 2024

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) works to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home. Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to. We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Fundraiser

Job Requisition ID: JR2437551
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time

Key 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.
  • Keep the team informed about relevant local developments in Nigeria.
  • Undertake any other tasks as required by PSP Africa.
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

Qualifications and Requirements

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


  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language. (In offices where the working language is not English, excellent knowledge of UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)

Key Competencies:

  • (Technical knowledge, skills, managerial competencies or other personal competencies relevant to the performance of the assignment.
  • Clearly distinguish between required and desired competencies)


  • Commitment and understanding of the UNHCR Mandate, Knowledge of and experience in sales or promotion work.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Results-driven.

Personal Competencies:

  • Acts with integrity, honesty, and responsibility.
  • Positive and highly motivated.
  • Basic English skills are preferred.
  • Good communication skills.

How to Apply for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Recruitment

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Recruitment

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