Sunday, March 20, 2016

Partnership Officer (NOB) - UNICEF (Apply by: March 28, 2016)

Partnership Officer (NOB), UNICEF, Delhi

Partnership Officer, NOB, New Delhi 
Vacancy No: ICO/HRS/2016/VN-011 
Job Level: NOB
Duty Station: Delhi 
Position#: 82410
Country: India 
Application Close: 28-March-2016
Region: ROSA 
Contract Type: Long-term Staff (FT)
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


Under the general supervision of the Chief-Resource Mobilization and direct supervision of Corporate Partnerships Specialist (CSR & Corporate Engagement), the incumbent will contribute to the delivery of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Engagement (non-financial partnerships with the corporate community) activities of UNICEF in India. This would be undertaken in alignment with the UNICEF’s global CSR framework and mandate, in support of UNICEF’s mission and objectives in the country. The broad mandate would be to enhance UNICEF’s role as a technical expert in the area of child focused CSR and leverage the private sector contribution and support, advocate for responsible business practices; in alignment with UNICEF India CSR and Corporate Engagement Strategy and plans. The position is also expected to provide technical inputs and create and contribute to activities in the areas of Business Responsibility and manage programmatic alliances with Corporates, Chambers of Commerce, Government and other national bodies and institutions, at all times working closely with internal UNICEF stakeholders. 


1. Internal CSR & Corporate Engagement Liaison: Mapping and tracking UNICEF India Country Offices internal needs for potential corporate engagement initiatives and CSR activities, in alignment with the Country Programme Action Plan results. Provide regular technical support, informative and corporate expert guidance to UNICEF State Offices on corporate engagement and CSR in complete alignment with UNCEF ICOs CSR and Corporate Engagement strategy and plans. Ensure a harmonious approach to the CSR activities and projects across all Field Offices in India. The task would also include leading the development of the necessary MoUs and other partnership instruments and modalities. (40%)
2. Contribute to CSR based Corporate Partnerships and their Management: Contribute to identification and scoping potential CSR based corporate partnership opportunities to support achieving results through the private sector, in line with the ICO programme priorities and section needs. Support development of and programme concept notes, presentations and MoUs with inputs from the relevant sections. Support effective and timely professional management of corporate partnerships and relations with potential, existing and past corporate partners. (20%)
3. Support Advocacy Efforts and Contribute Technical Inputs on CSR: Support ICO advocacy with Government of India, Industry Bodies and National think tanks on CSR/ Business Responsibility. This would include supporting efforts to expand UNICEF’s circle of partners and influencers on CSR and Corporate Engagement such as think tanks, industry bodies, CSR entities and academic institutions. (20%)
4. Documentation, monitoring and internal communications: Ensure that the CSR and CE activities are documented and shared internally and externally in an appropriate format. Facilitate documentation and sharing of lessons. Create systems for qualitative monitoring of CSR activities and lead the development of appropriate forms of documentation. This would also include tracking progress of MoUs and their execution. (15%)
5. Administrative and operational activities: Undertake all necessary administrative and operational activities related to MoUs, budgets, programme monitoring documents, compliance and other requirements, under the supervision of the CSR and Corporate Engagement Specialist. (5%)


University degree in Social Work, Development Studies, Law, Economics, Sustainability, Child rights, Human Rights, Humanities, Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce or any other related field. Sound and Up-to-date knowledge of CSR, responsible business practices, sustainability issues, corporate partnership management and India’s prevailing CSR environment. 

Work Experience
Minimum 2 years of professional experience in the relevant field, programme implementation, programme development and monitoring with particular focus on CSR, Corporate Partnerships, Responsible Business Practices, Sustainability activities. 

Language Proficiency 
Fluency (oral and written) in English and Hindi.

Competency Profile 
i) Core Values (Required)
• Commitment • Diversity and Inclusion • Integrity
ii) Core Competencies (Required)
• Communication [ II ] • Working with People [ II ] • Drive for Results [ II ] 
iii) Functional Competencies (Required)
• Formulating Strategies and Concepts [I] 
• Analyzing [I]
• Applying Technical Expertise [I] 
• Learning and Researching [II]
• Planning and Organizing [II]
iv) Technical Knowledge
a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required (for the job) 
(Technical knowledge requirements specific to the job can be added here as required.) 

Specific and up-to-date working knowledge of: 
• Executive Board and other policy documents. 
• Executive Directives,
• Thorough knowledge of Mid-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP)
 UN/UNICEF Policy Papers
 UNICEF programme policy, procedures and guidelines.
• Rights-based and Results-based approach and programming in UNICEF
• General administrative and financial guidelines.
• Human resources manual
 UNICEF communication and other DOC guidelines
• Private Fund raising and Partnerships Guidelines
• Brand Toolkit and Brand Book
 UNICEF Stylebook
• Ethical Guidelines on Reporting on Children

b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group) 
General knowledge of:
• Communication practice, methodology and practical application. Knowledge of current theories and practices in corporate engagement
• Computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications, and specifically, interactive digital media. 
• United Nations or other international organizations; good understanding of world affairs, current events and international development issues 
• Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and current UNCEF position and approaches.
 UNICEF PFP goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies.
 UNICEF policies and strategy to address national and international issues, including emergencies. 
 UNICEF emergency communication policies, goals, strategies and approaches, including emergency preparedness.

c) Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced (for the Job) 
• Knowledge and expertise in corporate relations, fundraising and networking. 
• Technical competence in producing content for corporate community 
• UN policies and strategy to address international humanitarian issues and the responses.
• UN common approaches to programmatic issues and UNICEF positions
• UN security operations and guidelines. 

If you meet the above mentioned requirements, please send the following documents to by 28th March 2016

• A completed and signed Personal History Form (P-11) – mandatory
• An updated CV
• A letter of motivation

The Personal History Form (P-11) can be downloaded from 
Completion of all fields is required.

In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please clearly mention the title and location of the post in the subject line of your e-mail/application. Only applications of short listed candidates will be acknowledged. This vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

UNICEF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process including application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training etc. UNICEF is a non-smoking working environment.

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