Within the Private Sector Engagement section of UNICEF’s Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP), the Child Rights and Business Team supports the work of UNICEF National Committees, country offices, and relevant HQ divisions and teams to expand strategic engagement with business and key business influencers, including governments, on respect for children’s rights. It works alongside PSE’s Advocacy Team, which engages with multi-stakeholder platforms and supports National Committees to advance UNICEF’s advocacy objectives, and PFP’s Corporate Partnerships Team which supports resource mobilization and the development and management of major global business partnerships. This position reports to the Corporate Alliances Manager (CRB). Under the overall guidance of the Corporate Alliances Manager, Children’s Rights and Business, the incumbent will develop and identify effective approaches to advancing children’s rights with prioritized business streams on prioritized business practices in the workplace, marketplace and community, and will support UNICEF HQ, NatComs and country offices in implementation. This will include engaging businesses and business influencers, including governments, directly to advance their awareness of business impact on children. The position will provide technical guidance to policy development to both business and UNICEF Headquarters, country offices and National Committees in the development of strategies for corporate engagement with a focus on children’s rights.The position will contribute to the development of capacity on child rights and business in UNICEF Headquarters, regional/country offices, National Committees and among partners.
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.