Consultant on Engagement with Private Sector at UNICEF

Background

 The UNICEF country office in Cote d’Ivoire wants to seize the opportunity to mobilize the private sector in Côte d’Ivoire around the child rights agenda in support of the organization’s role and mandate in the country. The concept of CSR and other forms of engagement with the private sector is a new area and the UNICEF country office wishes to make it a core strategy to achieve results and leverage resources for children and women in the context of its next country programme 2016-2020. The organization recognizes that partnerships with the private sector are needed in order to realize children’s rights, and business can play a strong role in helping to advance child rights through CSR as an element of its corporate engagement. 

Objective and Scope of Work

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical expertise to the country office in order to strengthen engagement with the private sector and to spearhead the development and implementation of a strategy of engagement with the private sector that covers the current country programme (2014-2015) and the next cycle (2016-2020).  

Contract: From 01 September 2014 to 31 December 2014 (4 months)

Closing date:  15 August 2014

Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (with possible travel inside Cote d’Ivoire)

Salary: The consultant will submit a financial offer for his fees for this assignment

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