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Call for Children’s Rights and Corporate Sustainability Consultants Roster (2020-2021)

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 fulfil 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,

UNICEF Thailand Country Office works to ensure the rights of all children in Thailand.  This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

  • survival – to basic healthcare, peace and security;
  • development – to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
  • protection – from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and
  • participation – to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

 

How can you make a difference?

The Programme Section, UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking applications to a roster for individual consultants to provide technical support and collaboration to the local companies ensuring the smooth operation of the designed activities that relate to the Child-Rights in Business.

 

Background:  In recent years UNICEF has been actively collaborating with business partners in promoting and supporting the Children Rights and Business Principles (CRBP) whereas the private sectors are increasingly interested in the business sustainability in response to the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals. UNICEF is therefore taking this opportunity as leverage to synthesise the Child-Rights in the business to raise the awareness and understanding of the private sector and ensure the sustainable process. In addition, the expansion of the groups of corporate will enlarge the numbers of companies to involve in Child-Rights activities. UNICEF believes that walking along with the corporate and providing the full guidance and support will bring mutual success in developing sustainability of Child-Rights in Business.

 

Work Assignment:

The successful consultant is required to undertake the following functions:

  1. Develop analysis proposal (with overall guidance from designated supervisors), including objectives, areas for analysis; list of data required, methodologies and expected outcomes;    
  2. Research / gather the data on business sustainability and strategies from the companies;
  3. Conduct analysis on the strategies in order to incorporate the Child-Rights to the business sustainability;
  4. Design the appropriate activities on the Child-Rights to fit the companies strategies;
  5. Provide guidance and support for the activities;
  6. Consolidate, streamline and develop Child-Rights in Business Sustainability Development databases for future use;
  7. Recommend future actions in data management including routine analysis; and
  8. Other function related to corporate sustainability and children’s rights as required.

 

Work Schedule:

This is a call for consultants to be placed on the Roster valid for 2 years. Work schedules will be agreed with hiring manager.

 

End Product: 

This is a call for consultants to be placed on the Roster, the end products will be defined upon specific task as following:

  • Concept note related to children’s rights and business and corporate sustainability.
  • Analysis on sustainability-related standards, regulations, ratings.
  • Policy briefs on corporate sustainability and children’s rights.
  • Reports related to social return on investment/ social valuation on CSR projects.
  • Other publications/presentations.

 

Estimated Duration of Contract:  This is a call for consultants to be placed on the Roster. The duration of contract and necessary official travel will be upon agreement with hiring manager.

 

Qualifications or Specialized Knowledge/Experience:

  1. Hold degree in Business Management; Social Science; or Public Relations; Corporate Sustainable development, Environmental Management, and Human Rights.
  2. Thai Nationality.
  3. Having work experience of at least 5 years in one of the following fields: Social Return on Investment, corporate sustainability, Human Rights and Business, public and private partnership development.
  4. Experience in Business Real Estate, Constructions, Food and Beverage, Retails, ICT will be an advantage.
  5. Fluency in Thai and English is required.

 

Interested candidates are requested to apply and submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 2 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in THB by 20 January 2020 to https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=528971

 

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

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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

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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.

Contact : hrbangkok@unicef.org


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