Consultancy: Child Rights & Business Partnerships Manager



  • Location: Geneva with monthly travel
  • Closing Date: 10/01/2017

The Child Rights & Business (CRB) Unit within the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division (PFP) is responsible for implementing UNICEF’s strategy for advancing children’s rights with business, and to guide UNICEF country offices, regional offices and National Committees in implementing this work. The CRB Unit is guided by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the Children’s Rights and Business Principles and the Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment no.16 on Children and Business, and works with all stakeholders – business, government and civil society – to create an enabling environment where business can respect and support children’s rights. 

Purpose of Post

 Provide sector leading account and relationship management to a number of UNICEF’s global CRB partnerships operating in the consumer durables and ICT markets  To build beneficial relationships at all levels within PFP in relation to the CRB partnerships including corporate fundraising and communication colleagues, colleagues in the Division of Communication and Programme Division and colleagues working in the relevant National Committees.

 To support the Child Rights and Business Unit in advancing the corporate uptake of the child rights and business agenda including through drafting and development of communication material and delivery of training modules on child rights and business

 To successfully and effectively manage all activities of any ongoing and new projects which relate to the CRB partners.


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