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New Consultancy Recruitment & Non-Staff Workflow, New York Headquarters, (USA)

Apply now Job no: 519044
Work type: Consultancy
Location: United States
Categories: Consultancy

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, hope...

The Division of Public Partnerships (PPD) works to enhance UNICEF's position as a partner of choice for children's rights among governments and public actors around the world. The division is doing this by connecting UNICEF's positioning of children in intergovernmental and multilateral fora and negotiations to the engagement with governments and public institutions (including IFIs) as resource, policy and programme partners. A key premise for PPD is that the engagement with countries should be based on multiple levels of partnerships, including around resource mobilization and policy advocacy.

How can you make a difference?

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 contribute to delivery of our organizational mandate.

The Grand Bargain's key success will be an improved quality and efficiency of our humanitarian action and the closing of the financing gap. As part of UNICEF's commitments to the Grand Bargain, we need to galvanize new partnerships to bring additional resources and capabilities with new partners (WB, Innovative funding), Global Funds, and advocate for innovative, predictable, flexible/multi-year funding (RR, Humanitarian Thematic funds).

This requires political will and stronger collective efforts to advance the bargain between more flexible and quality funding (sustainable, multi-year and un-earmarked), reduced constrains related to reporting requirements and management costs, and better needs assessments, planning, monitoring and reporting for results.

  1. Increase evidence-base for humanitarian multi-year funding and reduced earmarking
  2. Support UNICEF’s engagement in Grand Bargain workstream “Enhance quality funding 
    through reduced earmarking and multi-year planning and funding
  3. Support engagement in the Work Stream 9 on Harmonized Reporting, with pilot countries (Myanmar, Somalia and Iraq).

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An Advanced university degree in social and economic sciences or related field. 
  • A minimum of 7 of relevant professional experience in related field.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at:


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.



Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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